Hair and Beauty

Certificate in Swedish Massage (Part Time)

Course overview

This course is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a Swedish Massage Therapist.

Basic equipment is provided for this course.

Entry requirements

This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over.

Entry onto this course is subject to the previous attainment of a Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification and successful interview.

Course Modules

This qualification will cover the following units:
> Providing body massage
> Health and safety
> Anatomy and physiology
> Client care

How will I be assessed?

VTCT qualifications are assessed and quality assured by centre staff. Throughout this course work will be set to improve your practical skills, knowledge and understanding.

For practical elements, you will be observed by an assessor. All your work must be collected in a portfolio of evidence and cross-referenced to requirements listed in this record of assessment book.

Externally assessed question papers completed electronically will be set and marked by VTCT.

What can I do next

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a Swedish Massage Therapist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a Swedish Massage Therapist. Career opportunities within this sector include:

> Working in commercial beauty salons
> Working in a destination and day spas
> Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings