The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Massage a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a Swedish massage therapist.
This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a massage therapist including, units covering the following: providing body massage, health and safety, anatomy and physiology and client care.
Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, and client care.
You will develop a range of technical skills enabling you to provide relaxing massage treatments using classical Swedish massage movements. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
This course now includes the VTCT Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Complementary Therapies and Sports Massage.
Theory elements are covered online in your own home, in your own time and at your own pace via self study using our Virtual Learning Environment. This theory elements are perfectly suited to online delivery therefore they can be delivered and learning assessed online. You will be fully supported by your course tutor who’s role it is to help and guide you through the process from beginning to end. Both your tutor and assessor will ensure that you not only reach your goals but maintain industry and awarding body standards.
Practical elements are brought to life in a treatment room environment which enhances the learning experience. Complusory Interactive Treatment room sessions will be accessed by attending 4 practical training days at our centre over a period of 10 weeks.
This qualification will confirm your competence 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 as a swedish massage therapist exist in a variety of contexts, including:
This qualification is based on the complementary therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS). This qualification is recognised by the UK’s leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose for preparing you for a career as a Swedish massage therapist.
Learners who wish to undertake this qualification must also achieve the VTCT Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Complementary Therapies and Sports Massage qualification or a regulated equivalent. It is recommended that you have a level of general education comparable to GCSEs, a caring disposition and be committed to fulfilling both Practical and Theory Elements. You must meet the required Guided Learning Hours (GLH) by attending our centre for the Practical Elements and by working through the Theory Elements online.
Upon enrolment you will be able to login and access your course content. Simply progress through each section and lecture, complete all your written assignments and upload them for marking. Upon completion you will be required to attend our Assessment centre here in Dukinfield, Greater Manchester to sit external and invigilated multiple choice exam papers and internal observations as part of your final assessment.
You must carry out and document evidence for at least 20 treatments on a minimum of four clients to consolidate the learning and practice skills required. There must be a minimum of four treatments for at least two clients. Each case study must include a client questionnaire, lifestyle assessment, consent form, consultation record, treatment record, after care advice and client feedback.
This qualification can be completed in a minimum of 3 months, however on average it takes 6 months to complete the practical and theory elements. VTCT completion criteria allows a maximum of 2 years from registration.
The course fees for this qualification are £645 which includes life time access to course materials, practical tution fees, VTCT registration, assessment and exam fees and Portfolio of Evidence marking. Payment Plans are available as well as a £50 Pay In Full Discount for upfront payments.
All necessary materials and equipment will be provided for use during the practical elements and assessments however you will be required to ensure that you have the necessary materials and equipment to complete this qualification.
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