IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT 05/012021 - Due to the current lockdown, all practical course dates are currently on hold until we can return to work again. All dates will then be rescheduled. You can still book any course and complete online learning in the meantime, with a view of booking the practical learning when we are able to do so. We also offer learning support via zoom and email, and some of our courses are formulated solely as online / zoom learning. Stay safe everyone. Karen & Jason x
Course available at venue below:
February 2021 - Tues 23rd, Wed 24th
March 2021 - Mon 29th, Tues 30th
The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; how to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of massage using hot and cold stones. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, client care and communication. You will also develop a knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification, such as anatomy and physiology. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in providing stone therapy massage treatments to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to provide your own services for clients.
Pre-requisites (entry level):
1. A massage qualification
2. You are required to undertake the following qualification (this can be studied alongside this course, but must be completed prior to practical assessments) - Infection Prevention (Covid-19) for Beauty Therapy and Nail Services VTCT Level 2
4 practical training/assessments + home study + portfolio coursework + case studies + written exams. Training material is accessed via our online portal.
Unit UV30491 – Monitor & maintain health & safety practice in the salon
Unit UV30468 – Client care and communication I beauty-related industries
Unit UV30475 – Apply stone therapy massage
The home study can be started at anytime, but please ask for course dates practical training element.
Self-paced home study can be started at anytime and covers
GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 132. (GLH incl’s. practical, coursework, case studies,
assessments, written exams)
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.
You are required to complete enough treatments to cover the range requirements.
The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust
Self-Employed / employed massage therapist working from home, salon, Spa or
Whats included in the course fee:
Training pack (PDF format & word format) A coursework tutor is assigned to you for full support throughout the course. Personalised study plan tailored to the individual students requirements. A VRQ qualification is posted to you on successful completion of the course.
You will need to purchase your own products and equipment in order to carry out your case studies and practice your skills. We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is available in the training pack, and here - https://holistic-therapies-training.teachable.com/p/student-resources-free
We are an affiliate of Vulsini, suppliers of stone kits, click here to view and purchase your kit with a discount code - HTT919 - www.vulsini.com
A VRQ – VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy 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.)
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
If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, PayPal or PayPal credit, here are the details.
Receive 10% off if you pay by bank transfer, and 5% off if you pay by PayPal. Not valid with any offer discounts.
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.
To select one of these options, or to find out more, click below:
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 - Video powerpoint presentation lessons (25:50)
StartModule 9 - The Routine - Video demonstration & routine notes (16:59)
StartModule 10 - Assessments