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Body Massage NVQ Level 3 Award at Buxton & Leek College

Course description

This course will provide you with a detailed knowledge and understanding of the Level 3 massage treatments. The qualification gives opportunity to study a wide range of massage treatments which are currently used out in industry. 

Areas of study include: 

• Practical body massage 

• Infra-red 

• Audio sonic 

• Gyratory massage. 


As part of the programme you will have the opportunity to attend additional qualifications and training in gel nails, spray tans, ear piercing, cat walk make up and professional beauty exhibitions.

Entry requirements

For this course you will need a Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification and a good standard of education.


The programme is assessed continuously via practical assessments. There is a strong student centered approach to the course where all students are encouraged to develop confidence to learn independently.

Future opportunities

This course will enable successful students to move into a career in the massage industry. Upon completion you will be able to make informed choices regarding future employment in spas, cruise liners, salons or teaching. 

The course can also lead on to further courses in Pre Blended Aromatherapy Massage, Stone Therapy Massage and Indian Head Massage.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buxton & Leek College directly.

Last updated date: 23 February 2016
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