Swedish Body Massage with Practical Training

Course code: OSC1055
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Learn the knowledge and practical skills needed to perform a luxury Swedish massage to a high standard.

  • Understand key theoretical knowledge behind the swedish body massage technique.
  • Review and demonstrate effective massage techniques and routines.
  • Gain health and safety knowledge required to confidently perform a tailored Swedish massage.
  • Develop a professional understanding of anatomy and physiology required for practicing massage.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging learners to select online study as the delivery of study packs will be delayed up to 2 weeks. For those students who still wish to select study pack, we are providing free e-learning access, where available, to avoid any interruption of study. These students will receive access to our e-learning platform within 24 hours, and their study pack will follow in due course. Students who wish to study online only, are unaffected and will receive their e-learning access within 24 hours.

Course Overview

This course includes 1-day practical training which will be accredited by Professional Beauty Direct. Once accredited, you will benefit from being affiliated with Professional Beauty Direct and eligible for professional insurance.

This course will allow you to study the convenient way. You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

All our massage courses include a required Anatomy and Physiology course to be completed before attending your practical day. This course will require a half-day classroom attendance and the rest is completed online. After completion, you will earn a recognised certificate.

This course includes 1-day practical training which will be accredited by Professional Beauty Direct. Once accredited, you will benefit from being affiliated with Professional Beauty Direct and eligible for professional insurance.

This course will allow you to study the convenient way. You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

All our massage courses include a required Anatomy and Physiology course to be completed before attending your practical day. This course will require a half day classroom attendance and the rest is completed online. After completion, you will earn a recognised certificate.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Course Outcome

You will receive a certificate in achievement in Swedish Body Massage.

Assessment

Series of written assignments, half a day classroom exam and a practical training day.

Course Content
  • Body systems
  • Nervous system
  • Muscular system
  • Muscle groups
  • The skeletal system
  • Joints
  • Tendons and Ligaments
  • What is massage?
  • Types of massage
  • Massage suitability
  • How massage works
  • Benefits of massage
  • Equipment
  • Hygiene
  • Special populations
  • Pregnancy and massage
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Contraindications
  • Massage modifications
  • Therapist safety
  • Client assessment
  • Care plan
  • Massage environment
  • Massage tools
  • Pressure
  • Direction
  • Duration
  • Speed
  • Massage techniques
  • Friction
  • Petrissage
  • Tapotement
  • Hacking
  • Prayer
  • Cupping
  • Tapping
  • Prone massages and techniques
  • Supine massages and techniques
  • Guidance for seated message
  • Before you go onto your practical day you will have to have completed the Anatomy and Physiology Theory part of the course. This is essential for your practical training day. This will cover all the anatomy and physiology required for the Level 2 and 3 National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistic therapy treatments. It will require all-day classroom attendance and the rest is studied online.
  • Understand key theoretical knowledge behind the Swedish body massage technique
  • Review and demonstrate effective massage techniques and routines
  • Gain health and safety knowledge required to confidently perform a tailored Swedish massage
  • Develop a professional understanding of anatomy and physiology required for practising massage
  • Learn about client consultation and aftercare advice
Extra Info

Assessment

The theory part of this course will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which will be sent and marked by your tutor. After you have completed the Massage Level 3 theory part of this course you will then progress onto the Anatomy and Physiology theory with a half-day attendance in the classroom and the rest is completed online.
You will also need to attend a practical training day in which you have a choice of a variety of centres to choose from throughout the UK. Simply call us whenever you’re ready and we’ll arrange this for you.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have up to 1 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. You will also take part in a one day practical.

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 need to attend a practical training day. You will also study the theory for Anatomy and Physiology which can only be studied online. You will find this is written and illustrated with an audio soundtrack. Part of this section you will receive a copy of the Guild’s full-colour 480-page anatomy and physiology textbook.

Course Outcomes

You will receive your Swedish Body Massage Level 3 and a recognised Anatomy certificate. You will also be eligible for professional insurance. Your Practical Training day will be accredited by Professional Beauty Direct.

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.

This course has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Professional Beauty Direct are specialist insurance providers for the beauty industry and offer accredited training for students and professionals. Once accredited by Professional Beauty Direct you will benefit from being eligible for professional insurance.

Q&As

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