About the course
Who is this course for?
The Level 3 Diploma in Massage therapy is designed to provide learners with a 20 weeks course in which they will learn the necessary practical and theoretical skills to enter the specific sector of beauty therapy as a massage therapist. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of a massage therapist.
A good understanding of English is essential.
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma is an internationally recognised qualification. It is based on the beauty therapy National Occupation Standards and 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 beauty massage therapist. Holders of this qualification are eligible to become a professional member of BABTAC.
What will I learn?
You will recognise salon hazards, carry out risk assessments and then implement the necessary actions. You will monitor and support your colleagues to ensure your salon complies with health and safety requirements. You will implement and supervise salon procedures for all aspects of salon safety and security including the need for insurance.
This will include setting a personal action plan, having clear goals, regular monitoring, reviewing activities, evaluating your progress and updating your action plan. This is a continuous cycle for monitoring your eating, lifestyle, exercise and weight management.
You will need to maintain effective, health, safety, hygiene and client care throughout your work.
How will I be taught?
You will be taught by professional experts through practical sessions alongside theory in a classroom.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment will be carried out during the course by an assessor observing your practical work. You will also complete written tests and assignments.
All practical work must be carried out on clients which you will be asked to provide.
Is there anything else I need to know?
You will need to purchase a uniform (black CPBA t-shirt – provided, black trousers and black shoes).
The course fee is
This course can be FUNDED by the government – eligibility criteria applies*.
* You can apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your training that you only have to pay back if you earn more than £25,000 a year.
All learners are required to pay a £10 admin fee that they will get back once they completed the course. For full terms and conditions of the funding and eligibility please visit http://www.cpba.co.uk/course-funding-2/
You must have a keen interest in massage therapy.
No prior experience is required.
You must be 19 or older.