This bundle combines everything you need to know about massage, Indian head massage and aromatherapy!
This course will enable you to:
Boost your knowledge about massages, Indian head massage and aromatherapy, from home!
Kick-start your career in the thriving beauty industry
Develop your knowledge and learn how to apply various beauty treatments. This is perfect if you currently own your own salon and want to offer additional services
Understand the process of client consultation
Gain an insight into different massage types and know how to apply them
Explore the benefits of an aromatherapy treatment
This course will allow you to study at a time and place which suits you with no strict deadlines or timetabling to contend with. This means you can fit studying around your other commitments.
You will receive your course by post, so getting your materials is easy and hassle-free. Your personal tutor is there to support you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away.
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Massage Level 3:
Unit 1: Essential Anatomy and Physiology
The skeletal system
Tendons and Ligaments
Unit 2: Understanding Massage
What is massage?
Types of massage
How massage works
Benefits of massage
Unit 3: Contraindications and Special Populations
Pregnancy and massage
Unit 4: Client Consultation
Unit 5: Massage Techniques and Components
Unit 6: Massage Positions
Prone massages and techniques
Supine massages and techniques
Guidance for seated message
Indian Head Massage Level 3:
Unit 1: Essential Anatomy and Physiology
Bones of the head, face, neck and shoulders
Structure of the skin and hair
Unit 2: What is Indian Head Massage?
The origins of Indian head massage (IHM)
The benefits of IHM
Unit 3: Contraindications to Therapy
What are contraindications?
Local and total contraindications
Modifications to massage
Unit 4: Client Consultation
Assessing the client
What information should I use?
Client history forms
Unit 5: Indian Head Massage Techniques
Before you begin
Unit 6: Massage Application
Massage positions and sequence
Health and safety
Aromatherapy Level 3:
Unit 1: Introduction to Aromatherapy
History of philosophy
Role of aromatherapy
Methods of extraction and sourcing of essences and oils
Unit 2: Anatomy
Physiological and psychological effects of aromatherapy massage
Benefits of aromatherapy on different body systems
Unit 3: Safety
Contra-actions that may result from treatment
Cautions that may restrict or prevent treatment
Unit 4: Blending
Chemical constituents of essences
Dilution and blending techniques
The uses, applications and origins of essences, fixed carrier oils and other media
Unit 5: The Treatment
Professional aromatherapeutic treatments
Characteristics of an appropriate consultation
Aromatherapy techniques used in conjunction with reflexology treatments
Professional codes of conduct
Unit 6: Aftercare and Reflection
The effectiveness and results of aromatherapeutic treatments
Reflective practice and its relevance to the aromatherapist
Maintaining treatment records
This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.
Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle, which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 24 months tutor support, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.
You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you. Your course materials will be delivered to you by post, so receiving your course is easy and hassle-free. Tutor support is also available by email, so help is only a click away! You will send your assignments to your tutor for marking. Assignments can be sent by email or post, it’s up to you!
At the end of this course successful learners will receive three Certificates of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.
The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.
The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.
ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.
course questions & answers
What are the requirements for this course?
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
Is there a time limit for this course?
You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle. This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.
What is included in the cost of my course?
Dedicated personal tutor support
Dedicated student support
Assignment marking and feedback
FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
FREE CV writing service
Comprehensive study guide
Exclusive Open Study College Pen
Student study planner
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Do I have to sit an exam?
No, you will be assessed on your tutor marked assignments only.
Are there any additional costs?
No, everything you need is included in the price!
How will I get my work assessed?
You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Certificates.
What happens if I lose my course pack?
We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.
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