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VTCT Swedish Massage 8 Day Course - Level 3

VTCT Swedish Massage 8 Day Course - Level 3


Swedish massage has been around since 1776 and invented by Dr Per Henrik Ling, aiding muscle pain, poor circulation, emotional well being and relaxation.  It's popularity has been adopted throughout the west and remains part of the beauty and holistic world of today.  


Our VTCT L3 Swedish Massage 8 Day Course is the perfect opportunity for those looking to expand their skillset and pursue a career in massage therapy. This fully accredited course is specifically designed to provide all the necessary skills and knowledge required to become a successful Swedish Masseuse at level 3. You will learn essential health and safety practices, effective communication with clients, as well as detailed anatomy and physiology knowledge. The course also includes practical training to develop a high level of occupational ability in body massage. Upon completion, you will be fully equipped to enter the industry with confidence.


Daily commitment to attend practical sessions alongside theory sessions and independent study is mandatory to achieve the qualification for five days.   Level 2/GCSE A- C English is required to participate.  English as a Second Language support is available at extra cost for International Students wishing to gain this qualification.  


Commitment to the course as well as home study/case study is expected.  There are internal practical assessments as well as external electronic and paper assessments set to complete the criteria of a Level 3 qualification.


Course Content - to complete within 8 weeks of commencement.   

Day 1 - H&S, Consultation, Client care, Presentation, A&P, product usage & body analysis 
Day 2 - Massage techniques and terminology, A&P Practical, contraindications & contractions 
Day 3 - Massage techniques and terminology, A&P, Practical & use of pre-heat 
Day 4 - Massage techniques and terminology, AG, Practical & G5 
Day 5 - Massage techniques and terminology – Practical timings, A&P, Feedback & Alternative therapies 
Day 6 - Linking all body massage, oil selection, A&P, Aftercare 
Day 7 - Practical Assessment x 3  (3 weeks after day 6)
Day 8 - Online exams x 2

*Minimum participation booking required to run the course.  Eastern Shimmer reserves the right to withdraw services should it not meet the required pax to run.  
**A kit will be required to purchase also upon booking.  Further details will be given once payment has been received.  


Price includes:-

Registration with VTCT for 2 years;

1 year access to google classroom;

Downloadable digital workbooks;

Tracking timeline of workbook with hand in dates;

2 x tutorials of 30 mins each - includes feedback of workbooks/assignments.

2 x online exams with VTCT in an exam environment

9 practical sessions per unit (x3) including formatives and summative assessments over a 12 week period from start date.

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