Course Code: OSC1058
Course Level: 3
Know how you can give hot stone massage treatments from the comfort of your own home!
This course includes 1.5 days practical training which will be accredited by the Hair and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA) who set the standards for training for the UK.
This course allows you to:
This course will allow you to study in the comfort of your own home and provides you with a one day practical. Please note that the Anatomy and Physiology Theory section to this course is to be studied online only with half a day attendance in classroom.
You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. So fitting studying around your other commitments is easy and hassle-free.
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Before you go onto your practical day you will need to have completed the Gti Anatomy & Physiology Theory part of the course. This is essential for your practical training day. This will cover all of the anatomy and physiology required for the Level 2 and 3 National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistic therapy treatments.
This course will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which will be sent and marked by your tutor. Your coursework must be completed before you can proceed onto the practical day. You must also progress onto the Gti anatomy and physiology theory work with a half day attendance in the classroom. All modules and examinations for this are completed online with full online support.
You may start at any time and have two years to complete your studies. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines. Your practical day will last 6.5 hours.
The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work. You will receive your course materials online and by post, and will also need to attend a day’s practical training. You choose out of Birmingham, Coventry and Leicester where you would like to attend your practical day.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate 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.
The Anatomy and Physiology theory part of this course will be accredited by The Guild of Beauty Therapists. Guild Accredited courses are recognised throughout the industry for their content and delivery. Once completing this practical day you will be able to obtain insurance and membership from the Guild which will enable you to carry out and charge for treatments on members of the public.
Your practical training will be accredited through the Hair and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA) who set the standards for training for the UK. You will also receive a Certificate in Stone Therapy from Ellison’s Academy.
There are no requirements needed to enrol onto this course.
In order to progress onto your practical days you will have needed to complete the GTi Anatomy and Physiology Theory and half a day attendance.
However please note that the online GTi test for the Anatomy and Physiology theory, currently do not run on some mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads and are not compatible with Google Chrome browsers. If in doubt, please contact us for advice.
You may start at any time and have a two years to complete your studies. This course is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.
Once you have passed your written assignments, you may book your practical day. You have the choice of 3 centres to choose from to take your practical training day and classroom learning. These include: Birmingham, Coventry and Leicester. Simply call us whenever you're ready and we'll arrange this for you.
You will have to take an online exam for the anatomy and physiology theory part of this course.
No, everything you need is included in this course.
Once we receive your work, we will mark it and return it to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your certificate proving your success in Hot Stone Massage.
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.
For further information please contact us.