Module 1 - Introduction
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Welcome to the VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Beauty Therapy Massage course.
As part of this course, you are required to:
- Attend ALL of the planned practical training days
- Complete the online theory
- Complete all the coursework (provided in this online theory)
- Complete 3 treatments per therapy as case studies
- Attend your assessments (as part of your training days)
- Revise and sit your written exams
The VTCT Level 3 certificate in Beauty Therapy Studies (Massage) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills by achieving units in body massage, health and safety and client care and communication, Indian head massage, stone therapy massage and how to contribute to the effective running of a business. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of how to monitor and maintain health and safety practices in a salon environment, and how to communicate and provide excellent client care in beauty related industries. You will also develop underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills gained throughout this qualification. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in beauty therapy to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own massage therapy services.
On completion of the course you will be awarded VTCT qualification.
Throughout some of the modules, you will come across this image, where it will ask you to complete a task.
This is part of your coursework and is a requirement to complete the course.
Recommended reading list
Professional Beauty Therapy: Level 3 Paperback – 23 Jun 2016
by Lorraine Nordmann (Author)
The Essential Guide to Holistic and Complementary Therapy Paperback – 28 Jan 2005
by Suzanne Le Quesne (Author), Helen Beckmann (Author)