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Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Massage)

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

Specialise your skills in massage with this alternative route in to the beauty industry. You will gain experience by providing treatments to paying clients in our on-site salon and develop your massaging expertise to include, Swedish massage, stone therapy and Indian head massage.


What Does The Programme Include

You wil learn through practical demonstrations and practice what you have learnt on real, paying clients in our commercial salon and structured work experience.

Entry Requirements

A relevant Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma or equivalent.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

Practical assessments will be completed throughout your course as you provide treatments to clients and produce a portfolio of evidence. You will also be assessed through an external exam, grade synoptic test and a treatment portfolio.

Additional Information

Candidates wishing to pursue a career in this industry should be of smart appearance, reliable, articulate and of a caring nature with good communications skills.

It is imperative that you plan ahead as you will be expected to source your own clients to enable you to complete your practical assessments.

You will be required to purchase a beauty uniform and a kit; this is mandatory requirement within the first six weeks to enable you to complete this course. We will notify you about the contents and the suppliers of both the kit and the uniform during the Inspire information day.

Potential Future Career

On successful completion of this course, you could progress to careers in commercial salons, destination spas or work for hotel chains, cruise ships or airlines. You could also further your studies with a Level 4 qualification in Salon Management, Holistic Therapy or Advanced Beauty Therapy at University.

Course Content

You will study the following units:

  • Health and Safety in the salon
  • Client care and consultation
  • History and origins of massage therapies
  • Swedish massage
  • Stone therapy
  • Indian head massage
  • Anatomy and Physiology for the face and body systems
  • Promote and see products and services
  • Contribute to the effective running of a business


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