Holistic Massage Diploma Course

Accredited by MTI (Massage Training Institute) Level 4 and ITEC (International Therapies Examination Council) Level 3

Learn how to be a massage therapist who is confident in the practical and theoretical skills and knowledge required to be able to practise professionally, and give a massage that is relevant to the client’s needs.

What you’ll learn on the course?

  • Full body, head and face massage
  • Massage techniques including effleurage, petrissage, tapotement, vibration, passive joint manipulation and deep tissue/advanced massage/side position/NMT (neuro-muscular technique)
  • Massage oils and their therapeutic use
  • Benefits and contraindications of massage
  • History of massage
  • Communication skills and the use of therapeutic language
  • Taking case histories and treatment planning and giving aftercare advice
  • Postural assessment
  • Clinic sessions: experience working with ‘real’ clients
  • Client care and hygiene
  • Professionalism and ethics
  • Chi kung practice is included to develop aligned posture, ease of movement and looking after yourself
  • Awareness of the human energy field, holism and mind, body, spirit links
  • Stress management and relaxation
  • Setting up a massage practice: starting out, marketing, financial and legal aspects of business
  • Structure and functions all the systems of the body: skeletal, muscular, integumentary, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, digestion, urinary and reproductive
  • Pathologies and their relevance to massage
  • Emergency First Aid at Work qualification
Holistic Massage Diploma (weekend course)

Holistic Massage Diploma (weekend course)

Accredited by MTI (Massage Training Institute) and ITEC (International Therapies Examination Council).

The MTI is the only accrediting board that specialises in Holistic Massage, and ITEC is the largest examining board in this field.

How long is the course?

The Diploma consists of 22 days training over about 9 months, covering anatomy, physiology, pathology, first aid and the theory and practice of holistic massage.

 

About the coursework and exams…

  • The coursework consists of set homework on anatomy, physiology, and pathology, massage theory, massage practice and case studies.
  • The minimum number of home-study massage hours (including case studies) is 40 given treatments and 10 hours received treatments.
  • The MTI exam: there are 2 parts to the exam: the theory which is 3 hours long and consists of short answer questions, brief essays and labelling diagrams; and the practical which consists of 45 minutes working with a client taking a case history, giving a massage relevant to their needs and aftercare advice.
  • The ITEC exam: there are 2 parts to the exam – the theory which consists of a 1 hour multiple choice paper on anatomy/physiology/pathology and a 45 minute practical exam.
  • Students can choose whether to sit the MTI or the ITEC exam, and it is possible to sit both (additional exam fee is required in this case).

Who is the course for?

  • Individuals looking for a change in career
  • People who want a sound addition to their existing career
  • Practitioners of other therapies wishing to broaden existing skills and knowledge base
  • Anyone with an interest in helping others
  • For anyone who ultimately aims to be an Aromatherapist or Sports Massage Therapist

What’s included?

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Exam fee
  • First Aid qualification
  • Massage tables, couch roll, bolsters, trolley and oils are provided for classroom use
  • Light refreshments at break time
  • Excellent level of support and guidance both during and between class sessions

What else?

  • You’ll receive a high level of massage therapy training
  • You’ll know how to give a holistic massage that is tailored for each client
  • The theory is integrated with the practical
  • Enhanced individual guidance, attention and personal feedback due to excellent student to teacher ratio
  • Central London location
Holistic Massage Diploma (weekday/intensive course)

Holistic Massage Diploma Intensive (weekday course)

Accredited by ITEC (International Therapies Examination Council). ITEC is the largest examining board in this field.

How long is the course?

The Diploma consists of 2 modules of 11 days training over about 3 months, covering anatomy, physiology, pathology, first aid and the theory and practice of holistic massage.

 

About the coursework and exams?

  • The coursework consists of set homework on anatomy, physiology, and pathology, massage theory, massage practice and case studies.
  • The minimum number of home-study massage hours (including case studies) is 40 given treatments and 10 hours received treatments.
  • The ITEC exam: there are 2 parts to the exam – the theory which consists of a 1 hour multiple choice paper on anatomy/physiology/pathology and a 45 minute practical exam.

Who is the course for?

  • Anyone wanting to study intensively and qualify more quickly
  • Anyone wishing to study on weekdays
  • Anyone with an interest in helping others
  • Individuals looking for a change in career
  • People who want a sound addition to their existing career
  • Practitioners of other therapies wishing to broaden existing skills and knowledge base
  • For anyone who ultimately aims to be an Aromatherapist or Sports Massage Therapist

What’s included?

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Exam fee
  • First Aid qualification
  • Massage tables, couch roll, bolsters, trolley and oils are provided for classroom use
  • Light refreshments at break time
  • Excellent level of support and guidance both during and between class sessions

What else?

  • You’ll receive a high level of massage therapy training
  • You’ll know how to give a holistic massage that is tailored for each client
  • The theory is integrated with the practical
  • Enhanced individual guidance, attention and personal feedback due to excellent student to teacher ratio
  • Central London location

“I knew from the moment I spoke to you on the phone that  I wanted to do my course with you. And every training session has reinforced to me that I made the right choice. Professional, informative and compassionate. I feel ready to begin my work as an Holistic Massage Therapist.”

Richard Haslam, qualified Massage Therapist

 

INTENSIVE DIPLOMA (WEEKDAY)

Dates:
Module 1:
17 February to 2 March 2020

Module 2:
20 April to 4 May 2020

Investment: £2235
Including £400 enrolment fee

Venue: Ashlins Natural Health, 181 Hoe Street, E17 3AP

Note: Weekdays only

 

DIPLOMA WEEKEND

Dates:
14 and 15 March 2020
4 and 5 April
25 and 26 April
16 and 17 May
6 and 7 June
27 and 28 June
18 and19 July
8 and 9 August
5 and 6 September
26 and 27 September
17 and 18 October

Investment: £2235
Including £400 enrolment fee

Venue: Old Diorama Arts Centre
Regent’s Place, 201 Drummond Street,  NW1 3FE

 

INTENSIVE DIPLOMA (WEEKDAY)

Dates:
Module 1:
20 July to 3 August 2020

Module 2:
21 September to 5 October 2020

Investment: £2235
Including £400 enrolment fee

Venue: Ashlins Natural Health, 181 Hoe Street, E17 3AP

Note: Weekdays only

 

DIPLOMA WEEKEND

Dates:
19 and 20 September 2020
24 and 25 October
14 and 15 November
5 and 6 December
9 and 10 January 2021
30 and 31 January
20 and 21 February
13 and 14 March
10 and 11 April
1 and 2 May
22 and 23 May

Investment: £2235
Including £400 enrolment fee

Venue: Old Diorama Arts Centre
Regent’s Place, 201 Drummond Street,  NW1 3FE