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Beauty Therapy- Massage Level 3 NVQ Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

If your interests lie in a more holistic approach to beauty therapy, then this qualification is for you.

Massage therapy has grown massively in popularity. It is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension.

What was once available as a treat in hotels or spas is now offered widely in clinics, hospitals, airports, shopping malls and businesses.

Course content

This course explores Ayurvedic principles, focusing on the art of various massage techniques. You’ll develop your skills across several treatments including:

  • Swedish

  • Hot stone therapy

  • Indian head massage

  • Blended oils massage

You’ll also learn about anatomy and physiology, providing you with a deeper understanding of the human body. Wider skills development includes tanning and product selling.

Practising on paying clients and working in our professional salons is central to the course. There’ll be workshops on the latest techniques, plus opportunities to take part in competitions and events.

In addition, you’ll study English and maths and take part in GAP work placements to develop your skills and confidence.

Entry requirements

NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy or equivalent, plus interview.

Future opportunities

Further study or work with a spa, resort or cruise ship. It’s also an essential stepping stone for further study if you have an eye on a management career or teaching.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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