Announcement: 9 May 2020
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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.
VTCT Level 3 certificate in Beauty Therapy Studies (Massage) (QCF)
There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification.
Practical attendance & assessment: 8 days
Coursework: Home study and portfolio of evidence containing questions and assignment work
Written Exam: 7 papers
Training material is accessed through our online portal
UV30491 Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
UV30468 Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
UV30424 Provide body massage
UV30475 Apply stone therapy massage
UV30574 Provide Indian head massage
UV30425 Provide massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 306 - 341. (GLH incl’s. practical, coursework, case studies, assessments, written exams)
Home study (Coursework): This can be started at anytime,
Group training = No, students will work on each other.
One to one training = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to the practical training to practice your routine on.
Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.
Assessments = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to assessments to practice your routine on.
You must carry out and document evidence for at least 3 treatments per subject.
The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust)
|Our students have been offered an amazing opportunity to apply as a volunteer at North Devon Hospice to offer treatments to carers and staff to complete their case studies.
The application is subject to interview & recruitment process.Click here for more details
Self-Employment or Employment as a massage therapist
You will need to purchase your own products (massage medium), equipment (e.g. massage couch / chair, hot and cold stones set and heater) in order to carry out your case studies & practice your skills at home. We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied with your training pack.
FREE student and therapist resources section -- https://holistic-therapies-training.teachable.com/p/student-resources-free
A VRQ – VTCT Level 3 certificate in Beauty Therapy Studies (Massage) (QCF)
This qualification is mapped to the relevant NOS (National Occupational Standards), where applicable. This qualification is accredited on the qualifications and credit framework (QCF). This qualification is a VRQ (Vocationally Related Qualification.)
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Jason is a fully qualified holistic therapist, Sports Therapist and teacher. He has many therapies ‘under his belt’ and is very passionate about his work. He comes from a martial art background of 33 years and is the holder of 4 Black belts. And loves adventure and enjoying life. He recently had to give up Teaching martial arts through an Injury, and restarted his holistic Massage path from years ago, Like all our tutors he believes that all our students should have the best training available, and with his background of Martial arts he is dedicated in doing this.
Jason is qualified in and teaches the following therapies:
Level 3 Sports Masssage
Level 4 Sports Therapy
Level 3 Invigilating Exams
Level 3 Nutrition and Diet
Level 3 Education and Training
Level 3 Beauty Therapy Studies
Level 3 Beauty Therapy General (body/Face Electrics, Body/Face Massage, electrical epilation)
Level 3 Swedish Massage
Level 3 Hot Stones
Level 3 Personal Training
Level 3 Assessor
Level 3 Complementary Therapies
Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work
Level 4 IQA
Preventing Injuries in Sports
Taping and Strapping
Thermal Auricular Therapy
Indian Head Massage
Makeup Treatment (Body Art, Photographic and Media, Airbrush, Camouflage,SFX)
Providing Therapies With Cancer and Other Life Limiting Conditions
Lymphatic Drainage Massage
Being a martial arts practitioner for over 34 years and an Instructor for 13 years holding 3 Black Belts in 3 disciplines, it is nice to actually help treat people rather than teaching someone to defend, or fight.
“ I love teaching, and seeing whether its a fresh student or experienced one, learning new techniques and progressing their knowledge in helping others.'
StartPractical Training Days - Attendance required
PreviewModule 1 - Introduction
StartModule 2 - Preparing your portfolio
StartModule 3 - VTCT Assessment log book
StartModule 4 - To do list
StartModule 5 - Knowledge questions (Coursework)
StartModule 6 - Training Resources
StartModule 7 - Revision for written exams
StartModule 8 - Assessments