ITEC Level 3 Diploma
      Middlesex School Of Complementary Medicine

      Massage Diploma (ITEC Level 3)

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      Middlesex School Of Complementary Medicine
      In Ruislip Manor

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      Typology Vocational qualification Level 3
      Location Ruislip manor
      Duration 6 Days
      Start 05/10/2019
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      • Vocational qualification Level 3
      • Ruislip manor
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      Becoming a massage therapist is an exciting, fun and rewarding challenge in which you will experience life changing personal growth while creating a great career for yourself helping and caring for others. Today there are more opportunities for massage therapists than ever before, including: sports massage, clinic massage, corporate massage, private practice, the medical field, baby and infant massage, Indian head massage.

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      Where and when
      Starts Location
      05 Oct 2019
      17 Jan 2020
      15 Mar 2020
      20 Jun 2020
      11 Oct 2020
      Different dates available
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      Ruislip Manor
      Windmill Studio Centre, 106 Pembroke Road, HA4 8NW, Middlesex, England
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      Starts 05 Oct 2019
      17 Jan 2020
      15 Mar 2020
      20 Jun 2020
      11 Oct 2020
      Different dates available
      Different dates available
      Ruislip Manor
      Windmill Studio Centre, 106 Pembroke Road, HA4 8NW, Middlesex, England
      See map

      To take into account

      · What are the objectives of this course?

      Successful completion of this ITEC Level 3 Diploma Course will enable you to begin your career as a professional massage therapist. You will be able to use a title of 'Massage Therapist' and obtain progessional liability insurance.

      · Who is it intended for?

      This course is designed for anyone who has completed their ITEC Level 3 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology Diploma (or an equivalent) and wishes to persue the career in massage.

      · Requirements

      The entry requirement for this Massage Diploma course is the successful completion of the Anatomy & Physiology Course or previous relevant qualification in Anatomy & Physiology. You are able to book your place and start this course before you have the results of your Anatomy and Physiology exam.

      · Qualification

      ITEC Level 3 Diploma

      · What happens after requesting information?

      After contacting us, you will receive information about the course via email. To book your place please contact the Middlesex School of Complementary Medicine by e-mail: or call us on: 020 8429 2895.

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      Reviews on this course

      5.0 29/10/2016
      What I would highlight: The teaching is the best, not just the content presented but the way in which it is delivered. Great school. I have three more workshops booked with MSCM and I wouldn't go anywhere else.
      What could be improved: No complaints
      Would you recommend this course?: Yes
      Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
      4.0 19/09/2014
      What I would highlight: I took the massage diploma course. The course is affordable and there's an option to pay in installments. The courses are well run and structured However, the best thing about MSCM is the tutors. Passionate and knowledgeable. They love what they do and pass it to students!
      What could be improved: Nothing
      Would you recommend this course?: Yes
      Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
      4.0 02/09/2014
      What I would highlight: Have taken a number of courses including A&P and the massage diploma. All well delivered at an appropriate level. I have really come away with a huge amount of knowledge and an interest in learning more.
      What could be improved: No complaints
      Would you recommend this course?: Yes
      Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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      What you'll learn on the course

      Massage Therapy
      Alternative Medicine
      Health Care
      Holistic massage
      Aromatherapy oils
      Alternative Health
      Complementary Medicine
      Alternative Therapy

      Teachers and trainers (1)

      MSCM Tutor
      MSCM Tutor

      Course programme

      International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC) - LEVEL 3

      The course will cover the following subjects:

      o History of massage
      o Theory of massage therapy
      o Philosophy of massage
      o Palpatory techniques
      o 6 classical massage movements
      o Connecting and completing strokes
      o A full body massage routine using oils
      o Physiological & psychological effects of massage
      o Contra-indications (restrictions and cautions) to massage
      o How to develop a holistic and intuitive approach
      o Working with an awareness of pacing, fluidity, continuity and rhythm
      o Sensitivity, adaptability and creativity in applying techniques
      o Working at a range of depths and pressures
      o How to look after yourself and your posture as a therapist
      o The use of preparatory exercises to centre and ground yourself
      o Carrier oils and their properties
      o Appropriate conditions for massage:
      § Temperature
      § Décor
      § Ventilation
      § Privacy
      § Hygiene
      o Patient care and modesty
      o Towel management and supports
      o Consultations & patient note taking
      o Effective listening and communication skills
      o Awareness of non-verbal signals
      o After-care advice
      o Self-massage skills for clients
      o Relaxation, breathing and stress management
      o Holistic approach
      o Professionalism & ethics
      o Health & safety
      o Professional associations
      o Hygiene
      o Basic first aid
      o An introduction to other natural therapies


      During the course we will prepare you for your final exam and will conclude the course with a mock examination from which we will be able to offer you guidance. Upon satisfactory completion of this mock examination, you will be eligible to sit the ITEC Diploma in Massage QCF Level 3 examination which comprises coursework, case studies and a practical examination with an external ITEC examiner.

      PLEASE NOTE:- New Therapists – If you don’t already hold a recognised therapy qualification you will also need to complete the assignments for the ITEC Business Modules in order to take your Massage Exam. (For further details see ITEC Business Modules)


      Once qualified, you will be awarded an ITEC Diploma in massage - a fully accredited, level 3 diploma linked to National Occupational Standards. ITEC qualifications are recognised nationally and internationally - UK, Ireland, Australia, Greece, South East Asia but to name a few. Successful completion of this diploma course will also provide you with the title of 'Massage Therapist', and the knowledge and techniques needed to give a treatment. Practitioner professional liability insurance is also available upon successful completion of the course.

      Qualification Recognition by Professional Associations:

      The ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage is one of the best recognised complementary therapy qualifications in the UK and across a range of countries.It is widely accepted by most Professional Bodies including:

      o IPTI (Independent Professional Therapists International)

      o CThA (Embody)

      o APNT (Association of Physical and Natural Therapists)

      o FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists)

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      Testimonial say it all!

      Tracey Quirke: You might surprise yourself. You just do not realise what you are capable of with the right guidance of MSCM
      Helen Quinlan: Really good course, excellent tutor. Would recommend the course to other people wanting to learn massage.
      Nicola Moreton: I had a fantastic time, thoroughly enjoyed the course. I cannot believe how much I have learned in what feels like a short time.

      John Szabo: I’ll be back!!!!