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Hot Stone Massage With Practical Training

Course Code: OSC1057
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Know how you can give hot stone massage treatments in this one day practical course!

This course allows you to:

  • Apply a highly effective hot stone treatment on a one day practical training
  • Understand the history of stone therapy
  • Gain an understanding of the physical and spiritual properties of stones
  • Preparing and using different stones
  • Learn about semi-precious crystals and how they can influence the body’s chakras to promote the clients sense of well being

This course will allow you to study in the comfort of your own home and provides you with a one day practical.

You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. So fitting studying around your other commitments is easy and hassle-free.

Start your journey and develop your skills join over 50,000 students that already have!

Please note: To enrol on this course you must have studied Anatomy and Physiology Level 3.

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  •  Massage Level 3:

     

    Unit 1: Essential Anatomy and Physiology 
    • Body systems
    • Nervous system
    • Muscular system
    • Muscle groups
    • The skeletal system
    • Joints
    • Tendons and Ligaments
    Unit 2: Understanding Massage
    • What is massage?
    • Types of massage
    • Massage suitability
    • How massage works
    • Benefits of massage
    • Equipment
    • Hygiene
    Unit 3: Contraindications and Special Populations
    • Special populations
    • Pregnancy and massage
    • Lymphatic drainage
    • Contraindications
    • Massage modifications
  • Unit 4: Client Consultation
    • Therapist safety
    • Client assessment
    • Care plan
    • Massage environment
    Unit 5: Massage Techniques and Components
    • Massage tools
    • Pressure
    • Direction
    • Duration
    • Speed
    • Massage techniques
    • Friction
    • Petrissage
    • Tapotement
    • Hacking
    • Prayer
    • Cupping
    • Tapping
    Unit 6: Massage Positions
    • Prone massages and techniques
    • Supine massages and techniques
    • Guidance for seated message

     

     Practical Day:

    6.5 Hours

    • History of stone therapy
    • Physical effects
    • Origins of stones used for massage
    • Spiritual aspects
    • Preparing to use the stones to perform a treatment
    • Semi-precious crystals
    • Body’s chakras
    • Carrying out a stone therapy massage

Other Information

  • Assessment

    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 days.

    Course Duration

    You may start at any time and have a full year 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.

  • Study Method

    The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work. Students receive a course manual, assignments and tutor support for the home study part of the course 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.

    Course Outcome

    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.

    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.

course questions & answers

What are the requirements for this course?

You will need to have successfully studied Anatomy and Physiology Level 3. Why not check out our Anatomy and Physiology Level 3 course?

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This course is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

How do I arrange my practical days?

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 these include: Birmingham, Coventry and Leicester. Simply call us whenever you're ready and we'll arrange this for you.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • One day practical training
  • 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
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
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  • * Not included with the online study option

Do I have to sit an exam?

No. We will issue your certification based on your coursework and practical sessions.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in this course.

How will I get my work assessed?

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.

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.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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