Cost: £490 (including deposit of £100)
- Course MCA6. Apr Sat 6th, Sun 7th, Sat 13th, Sun 14th + May Sat 11th, Sun 12th
- Course MCA8. Apr Mon 8th, Tue 9th, Wed 10th, Thu 11th + May Mon 13th, Tue 14th
- Course MCJN15. Jun Sat 15th, Sun 16th, Sat 22nd, Sun 23rd + Jul Sat 13th, Sun 14th
- Course MCJN17. Jun Mon 17th, Tue 18th, Wed 19th, Thu 20th + Jul Mon 22nd, Tue 23rd
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.
Jean Pinion, Karen Dixon, Karen Atkinson, Gillian Proctor, Marguerite Halpin
No previous experience is necessary. Attendance at an introductory weekend prior to the course would be beneficial.
Continuous assessment by means of written homework, assignments and home practise. 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 £130.00 is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification.
Level 3 Diploma in Massage.
Membership is available to the Federation of Holistic Therapists which offers insurance and other benefits for therapists in the UK. Employment is available in clinics, spas, beauty salons and working from home. The Manchester Therapy Centre usually has part-time work available on an ongoing basis for therapists in the Manchester area.
Course times are from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm depending on the group size.
The qualification is recognised in many countries outside the UK and gives a good grounding for further qualifications in complementary therapies.
The venue is at the Manchester School of Massage in South Manchester.
The group size is usually kept at eight or below for more individual attention.