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|Mode of study||Vocational Full Time|
|Campus||London Road Campus|
|Start date||2 September 2019|
|Course code||FLR3DCT (1920)|
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapies is a tech level qualification aimed at learners who wish to pursue a career as a massage therapist. Learners could progress directly into employment in a variety of contexts, which include: commercial salons, spas, massage clinics, self-employed, cruise liners, airlines or hotel chains and care homes. Whilst the primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment, learners may choose to develop their knowledge and skills further by completing a specialist qualification at Level 4 in one or more of the following areas : Salon Management, Complementary Therapies.
You should have a VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Specialist Techniques or a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy (General) or an equivalent qualification. Good communication and personal presentation skills. You must have an interview with the tutor prior to enrolment.
This qualification is based on the national occupational standards for massage therapy and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a massage therapist. Learners must achieve all mandatory units which include:
Health and safety in the salon
Client care and consultation
History and origins of massage therapies
Indian head massage
Anatomy and physiology for the face and body systems
Promote and sell products and services
Contribute to the effective running of a business
Learners will develop their communication and customer service skills, they will gain an awareness of environmental sustainability and commercial skills, all of which are valued highly by employers. Problem solving and research skills will also be developed.
Achievement is through end of module assessment with pass, merit and distinction. End of year written exam and synoptic assessment.
It is an expectation of professional practice to wear a uniform whilst in salon sessions. It is advisable to purchase a kit to allow you to practise skills out of College. Order forms are available at the Group Interview event.
You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study on the application page. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Previous Institution: The Grove School, Market Drayton
I really enjoyed working on clients in College, performing massage with pre blended Aromatherapy oils and hot stones. I gained my position at Albrighton Hall spa in the second year of my course and I felt the course prepared me for employment.
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