Body Massage with Practical Training

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Kick-start your career as a massage therapist, from home!

  • Attend a 3.5 days practical training in Swedish, Indian Head and Hot Stone Massage
  • Choose from of a variety of beauty centres throughout the UK in major cities where you can take your practical days
  • Develop an excellent understanding of various styles of massage
  • Develop a professional understanding of anatomy and physiology required for massages
  • Study from home, at your own pace
Course overview

This course includes 3.5 days practical training which will be accredited by Professional Beauty Direct. Once accredited, you will benefit from being affiliated with Professional Beauty and Professional Beauty Direct Insurance.

All our massage courses include a required anatomy and physiology course to be completed before attending your practical days. This course will require a half day classroom attendance and the rest is completed online. After completion you will gain a recognised anatomy certificate.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Course Outcome

You will receive your Body Massage Level 3. You will be eligible for professional insurance.

Entry Requirements

You do not need any previous knowledge or skills to enrol onto this course.


Series of written assignments. Practical training.

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This course will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which will be sent to and marked by your tutor.

After you have completed the Massage Level 3 theory part of this course you will then progress onto the Anatomy and Physiology theory course with a half day attendance in the classroom. The rest of this will be completed and marked online.

Your coursework and Anatomy course must be completed before you can proceed onto your practical training days. Please note that you must complete your Swedish Body Massage practical day before you attend your Hot Stone Massage practical day.

**Due to COVID-19 practical’s are temporarily postponed until January 2021**

Course Duration

Once enrolled, you can start at any time and have 12 months to complete your studies.

This course will allow you to study at your own pace and in your own time, without the pressure of tight deadlines. This means that learning around your other commitments is stress-free and convenient.

You will also take part in 3.5 days of practical training which we will arrange for you when you are ready. Simply call our Student support team when you have completed your coursework and anatomy course.

Study Method

The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work. For the massage Level 3 theory you will receive course materials, assignments and tutor support.

The Anatomy and Physiology section of this bundle is only available to be studied online with half a day’s attendance. You will receive a copy of the full colour 480-page anatomy and physiology textbook at the classroom attendance.

You will also need to attend 3 practical training days, in which you have a choice of over 20 centres to choose from throughout the UK in major cities.

Please note the 3.5 practical days will be split rather than taking place over 3.5 consecutive days to minimise impact on working and family life. This also enables students to choose when and where the practical take place.

Course Outcome

At the end of the Massage Level 3 course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality License Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Your Practical Training days will be accredited by Professional Beauty Direct.

Completion of the Anatomy and Physiology course will result in a recognised Anatomy certificate required for practicing massage and beauty treatments and for being eligible for professional insurance. This course will cover all the anatomy & physiology required for the Level 2 and 3 National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistic therapy treatments.

Awarding Body

Professional Beauty Direct are specialist insurance providers for the beauty industry and offer accredited training for students and professionals. Once accredited by Professional Beauty Direct you will benefit from being eligible for professional insurance.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.


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