Massage Therapy Level 3

Massage Therapy Level 3

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; how to provide body massage, massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils, Indian head massage and stone therapy massage. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of how to monitor and maintain health and safety practices in a salon environment, how to promote client care and communications in beauty related industries, how to maintain personal health and wellbeing as well as exploring the origins of massage and the principles of complementary and alternative medicine. You will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in beauty therapy to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own salon services.

Entry requirements

Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in beauty therapy, will need to hold a GCSE Grade 4 of English and Maths and/or a successful skills test and interview.

Future career and study opportunities

Once learners have achieved the VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy may progress on to other VTCT courses at level 3 and could progress onto Level 4 salon management.

Work experience/Careers Extra

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a beauty (massage) therapist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a beauty (massage) therapist. Career opportunities as a beauty (massage) therapist exist in a variety of contexts, including:

- Working in commercial beauty salons

- Working in a destination and day spas

- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

Additional resources/costs

On success on application, you will need to purchase a Beauty Kit and a Beauty uniform

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other full-time course, email admissions@newcollege.ac.uk or call 01793 611470

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