The Oriental Hand Massage online accredited course is a massage of the hand, arms & shoulders using oriental massage techniques. It combines Eastern Hand Massage techniques, reflexology as well as acupressure. The hand contains many thousand sensory nerve endings which makes them one of the most sensitive areas of the body. A great course to learn as a treatment on its own or to incorporate new techniques into a manicure or body massage.
Pre-requisite / Entry level
A massage qualification
Online learning (incl pre course reading, a video demonstration of the routine & audio presentation) + case studies. + live video lesson/assessment option (to gain accredited qualification from ABT Insurance)
Training material is accessed through our online portal
Training materials: This includes - downloadable course modules in pdf format, video demonstration of the routine, an audio / video presentation just like being taught in a classroom, Printable notes, and access to a comments section to ask questions to the tutor)
Live video assessment: If you opt for the live video assessment, you will have the opportunity, once you have studied the modules, to a video call lesson with your tutor to discuss any questions and run through any practical demonstrations of the routine. You will then schedule your live video assessment, to complete your course.
No attendance required. This course is completed via online learning, with live video assessment option.
FREE access to the following courses:
- Health and safety for therapists online course
- Listening skills for therapists online course
This course is carried out as a home study course and can be started at anytime. This course is approx. 40 hours study (this does vary from student to student.)
Online assessment = You are required to carry out a treatment on a model, to include consultation and aftercare. (Applicable if you book the live video assessment option)
Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.
You are required to complete 3 treatments as case studies.
* ABT - Associated Beauty Therapists ( If live video assessment is booked)
* IPHM - International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine
An accredited certificate emailed to you on successful completion of the course.
Self-Employed complementary / massage therapist working from home, own salon, mobile.
You will need products and equipment (such as a massage couch and oils) in order to complete your case studies.
We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied here: https://holistic-therapies-training.teachable.com/p/student-resources-free
Oriental Hand Massage Accredited Diploma
Please check your insurance companies requirements before enrolling on this course? (It is the students responsibility to check coverage with their insurers BEFORE enrolling on this course)
Here are some insurance companies, some with introductory discounts - https://holistic-therapies-training.teachable.com/p/accreditation
Sadly, due to insurance, we are unable to accept any learners residing in USA or Canada at this time.
If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, PayPal or PayPal credit, here are the details
Please note, if you choose either of these methods, your booking will be processed manually, and can take up to 24 hours to receive access to your training pack.
Karen has more than 16 years experience in the industry, she is the founder of Holistic Therapies Training, launched in 2007. Karen is a course writer and author of 'The Essential Oils Guide'. Writing is her passion and she has a wealth of knowledge in beauty, massage and complementary therapies.
PreviewModule 1 - Introduction
StartModule 2 - The skin & the body
StartModule 3 - Treatment Preparation
StartModule 4 - Contra-Indications, Aftercare & Contra-Actions
StartModule 5 - Massage and A&P
StartModule 6 - Evaluating & completing treatment
StartModule 7 - Oriental hand massage
StartModule 8 - The Routine - Visuals & video demonstration (14:15)
StartModule 9 - Powerpoint presentation video lessons (21:03)
StartModule 10 - Case studies