International Career Institute

Massage Therapy

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Typology Course
Methodology Distance Learning
Duration 24 Weeks
Start Different dates available
Delivery of study materials Yes
Support service Yes
Personal tutor Yes
  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration:
    24 Weeks
  • Start:
    Different dates available
  • Delivery of study materials
  • Support service
  • Personal tutor

Do you want to learn more about massage therapy? More and more people are discovering the power of massage therapy to feel better from within. Take advantage of this course offered by Emagister to know everything about this subject.

Medical professionals have long recognized massage therapy as a valid and very effective method to put under control all kinds of tension, stiffness and body pain. In addition, medical research has shown that, apart from pain treatment, it treats patients with Alzheimer's, massage therapy also increases flexibility, improves breathing, sleep and blood circulation, increases immunity, reduces pressure high blood pressure and helps relieve depression and anxiety. Ultimately, it is a very effective natural therapy that improves health and well-being.

Massage therapists have the incredible opportunity to develop a great career or business for themselves, while helping others to relax, feel good and lead a healthier life.

The nature of the massage industry allows incredible self-employment and employment opportunities. It offers freedom, flexibility and security. The forecasts of the Statistics Office point to a large expected growth in the coming years. We are not surprised that massage therapy is today one of the most demanded alternative health treatments.

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Distance Learning


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To take into account

· Requirements

There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

· Qualification

Diploma Qualifications recognise the graduates capacity for initiative and judgment across a broad range of technical and management functions. Diploma holders typically have personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.

· What marks this course apart?

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.

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Reviews on this course

Ma Margarita .
4.5 24/01/2017
What I would highlight: It is a significant intriguing course. I have learnt a ton since I have seen the exact clarification and video representation, and I have enough time to learn so well as I did it in my own particular pace. I have completely comprehended the entire idea on every module. Presently, I can appropriately apply the strategies into our massage spa business.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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All courses are up to date

The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

This centre has featured on Emagister for 10 years

What you'll learn on the course

Massage Therapy
Medical training
Lymphatic drainage
Sport Massage
Athletic Massage
Aromatic Massage
Body Treatment
Relaxation Massage
Body Mechanics
Equipment and products
Body Treatments
Lymphatic System
Relaxation Techniques

Teachers and trainers (1)

Paul Tiongson
Paul Tiongson
ICI Tutor Co-ordinator

Course programme

1 Human Anatomy and Physiology (Structure, Tissues and Systems)

2 Effects, Benefits, Indications, and Contraindications of Massage

3 Equipment and Products

4 Massage in Medicine

5 Athletic and Sport Massage

6 Consultation and Documentation

7 Equipment and Products

8 Provide Aesthetic Aromatic Massage

· Prepare for treatment

· Perform aromatic massage

· Provide aftercare

9 Provide Body Treatments

· Prepare for treatment

· Perform body massage

· Apply electrical body treatments

· Provide aftercare

10 Provide Superficial Lymph Drainage Massage

· Identify the lymphatic system

· Prepare for treatment

· Perform lymph drainage massage

11 Use Reflexology Relaxation Techniques

· Prepare for treatment

· Apply reflexology relaxation techniques

12 Preliminaries and Draping

· Equipment and Products

· The consultation

· Draping / Sheet Methods

· Positioning and Bolsters

13 Classifications

· Definition of Massage Classifications

· Application of Massage Strokes:

· Torch (superficial & deep)

· Gliding Movements

· Kneading Movements and Petrissage

· Friction Movements

· Percussion Movements

14 Body Mechanics

· Stances

· Finding Your Centre

· Hand Positions

· Shoulder Awareness

· Applying Deeper Pressure

· Table Mechanics

· Summary of Body Mechanics

· Movement Exercises

· Exercises to Counter Repetitive Posture

15 Application of Massage Techniques, Movements & Styles

· Sequence

· Step-by-step Procedure for Massage:

· Massage of the Face

· Massage of the Neck

· Massage of the Arm and Hand

· Massage of the Feet

· Massage of the Front Leg

· Massage of the Back

· Finishing Massage

16 Business Practices (employment / running your own practice)