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Level 3 Diploma in Body Massage

Cost: £650 (Including deposit of £100)

Course MCJN6. Jun Mon 6th, Tue 7th, Wed 8th, Thu 9th, Mon 10th, Tue 11th

Course MCJN11. Jun Sat 11th, Sun 12th, Sat 18th, Sun 19th + Jul Sat 9th, Sun 10th

Course MCJY4. Jul Mon 4th, Tue 5th, Wed 6th, Thu 7th + Aug Mon 8th, Tue 9th

Course MCJY23. Jul Sat 23rd, Sun 24th + Aug Sat 6th, Sun 7th,  Sat 20th, Sun 21st

Course MCS24. Sep Sat 24th, Sun 25th + Oct Sat 1st, Sun 2nd, Sat 22nd, Sun 23rd

Course MCS26. Sep Mon 26th, Tue 27th, Wed 28th, Thu 29th + Oct Mon 24th, Tue 25th

Course MCN5. Nov Sat 5th, Sun 6th, Sat 12th, Sun 13th + Dec Sat 10th, Sun 11th

Course MCN7. Nov Mon 7th, Tue 8th, Wed 9th, Thu 10th + Dec Mon 5th, Tue 6th

Course Dates

Course Content
Anatomy & Physiology, Effleurage, Friction,  Kneading,  Wringing,  Hacking,  Cupping,  Tapotement, Physiological Benefits, Psychological Benefits, Contra-Indications, Posture & Stance, Setting Up In Business, Professionalism, Patient Care, Salon Layout, Record Keeping, Aftercare Advice, Full Body Intuitive Massage. All aspects of massage are covered, backed up throughout by written material.

Course Tutors
Jean Pinion, Lisa Hamblin

Entry Requirements
No previous experience is necessary. Attendance at an introductory weekend prior to the course would be beneficial.

Examination System
Continuous assessment by means of written homework, assignments and home practice. Home study and practice is over a minimum period of three months following the school attendance days. A final assessment date is arranged after the home study period. Please note that a fee of £140.00 is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification.

Qualification Attained
VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Body Massage.

Professional Insurance
Membership is available to the Federation of Holistic Therapists which offers insurance and other benefits for therapists in the UK. You may also join other organisations such as the Independent Professional Therapists International. Employment is available in clinics, spas, beauty salons and part-time freelance, working from home. The Manchester Therapy Centre has part-time work available on an ongoing basis for therapists in the Manchester area.

Further Information
The course is mainly ‘hands on’ pairing up to give and receive a massage. Course times are from 10.30 am to about 4.30 pm depending on the group size.
You will learn how to massage professionally as well as the background knowledge necessary to be able to deal with clients and setup in business. The Body Massage Diploma qualification is recognised in many countries outside the UK and gives a good grounding for further qualifications in holistic therapies. The venue is at the Manchester School of Massage in
South Manchester. The group size is kept at ten or below for individual attention. Please book early to ensure a place on a particular course. In certain circumstances we may be able to offer a monthly payment scheme. Part-time work experience for students is available at Manchester Therapy Centre.

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(Updated June, 2022)


















77 Russell Road, Manchester, M16 8AR Tel: 0161 862 9752