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Hair, Beauty & Therapies

Hair, Beauty & Therapies

This course is eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan

An easy to apply for, low interest loan that you only start to repay when you complete your course and start earning over £25,000. Household income isn’t taken into account and the loan does not involve a credit check.

Mode of study Part-time
Duration 20 Weeks
Campus London Road Campus
Start date Please ring Course Advice on 01743 342333 to find out when this course next runs
Tuition Fee £3,345
Exam/Reg Fee £115
Material Fee £80
Course code PLR3DCT001 (2021)
Runs on Thursday
  • Who is it for?

    This course is suitable if you have a keen interest in massage therapy and wish to find employment as a therapist within salons, clinics, hotels, spas and cruise ships or set up your own business. This qualification will provide you with the skills to communicate with clients which will be developed by carrying out a range of treatments in our Academy salons.  Development will be monitored to determine individual’s learning plans, to identify goals and targets.

  • Entry Requirements

    You will be required to have an informal discussion with tutor prior to enrolment.

  • What does the course involve?

    This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a beauty massage therapist including : body massage, pre-blended aromatherapy, client care, stone therapy, health and safety, indian head massage.

    Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and massage medium products.  You will develop a range of technical skills enabling you to provide a variety of relaxing massage treatments using different techniques.  You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

    Attendance Pattern :-

    Monday 9.30 – 4pm from 09.09.19 – 23.03.2020 : Indian Head Massage, Pre-Blended Aromatherapy and Hot Stone Massage AND

    Thursday 12.30 – 7pm from 12.09.19 12.12.19 : Swedish Body Massage and Anatomy and Physiology


  • How is the course assessed?

    Achievement is through continual assessment in oral, practical and written situations; external end tests; project and portfolio work. 

  • How much does it cost?

    It is an expectation of professional practice to wear a uniform whilst in salon sessions.

  • Additional Notes

    You will take part in promotional activities: - pamper days, off site promotional work, attending trade events. External workshops:- Dermalogica skin products, Thai Massage Techniques, Hopi Ear Candling, Bamboo Massage and Lava Shell Massage.


  • What do I do next?

    If you meet the entry requirements for this course, please use the Register my Interest or Apply Now buttons or contact Course Advice on 01743 342333 to organise enrolment. If you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Course Advice on 01743 342 333, use our Live Chat facility or email:

    Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for 2 or 3 years will be subject to further fees and possible price increases each year.