Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy - Ixion Holdings
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Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy

17 weeks

Blended Learning (classroom sessions are based in Plymouth, St Austell)


Qualification Overview

The Level 3 Certificate in Beauty (Massage) is a technical level qualification that provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as a massage therapist.


Register here for more information, or contact us at 07984 485587 / 07958 229373.


Who’s it for?

For those looking to start a career in the beauty industry, specialising in beauty massage. If you’re looking to work your own hours, go freelance or start your own business – it’s time to get qualified and start your new career.


What will I learn?

As part of your training, you will undertake the following mandatory units:

  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client care and communication within beauty-related industries
  • Maintaining personal health and well-being
  • Provide body massage
  • Provide Indian head massage
  • Provide stone therapy massage
  • Provide massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Explore the origins of massage and principles of complementary and alternative medicine


Where will I learn?

The qualification is delivered through a blended learning approach – a combination of traditional classroom teaching (face-to-face) and online learning/independent study.

  • Classroom – full-day sessions to begin each unit
  • Independent study, reading and research with remote tutor support - recommended self-study of 10 hours per week


How will I be assessed?

  • You will be assessed through a combination of practical assessments, multiple choice theory exams, evidence portfolio and workbook
  • Learners are required to source their own clients/models for practical assessments during course times
  • 90% attendance is required to pass the course due to the intensity and duration. Learners must make every effort to catch-up with any missed learning, or risk not qualifying


How much is it?

The cost is £3,345 and may be funded by an Advanced Learner Loan. Find out more here.


Who is the awarding body?

The awarding body is VTCT


Course eligibility

You will need to be 19+ to take the course


Register here for more information, or contact us at 07984 485587 / 07958 229373.