Level 3 Swedish Massage Certificate       

Next courses: 

 Starts Tuesday 4th May - and runs every Tuesday evening 6 -9pm until September 14th

* we reserve the right to change dates as necessary or cancel the course if circumstances dictate. If the course is cancelled by us a full refund will be given. 

Cost £550  -  Deposit £150    Payment terms of three equal payments are available to pay the balance

VTCT fee £68.50

This is a Swedish Massage qualification which can be used to gain employment in health spas, clinics, hotels, or other beauty or complementary therapy premises, offering body treatments, or as a self employed massage therapist working from your own premises.  

You will learn a wide range of specific massage skills with which to give a excellent relaxing and stress-relieving massage.  You will learn how to perform a 30 minute back massage, and 60 minute full body massage and a 75 minute full body massage including the head and face. 


Underpinning your knowledge there are two units covering health and safety in the salon workplace and also client care and communication.  There is also Anatomy and Physiology tuition given to support your understanding of the body and how it functions. 

Units within the qualification are:

  •  Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the Salon

  •  Client Care and Communication in beauty-related industries

  •  Provide body massage

Progression:  obtaining this qualification will help you move onto other specialist vocationally related qualifications such as Aromatherapy, Sports Massage, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology, if you should want to. 


 Tutor:  Your tutor for this course is Hannah Freimanis.   Hannah has been a tutor with the West Shires School for many years and has a very busy clinical practice offering Sports Massage and other therapies. 

There is an element of self study to do as a part of this course - practicing the practical work learnt in class with the help of videos, and completion of an Anatomy and Physiology workbook. 


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send in with your deposit. 




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