ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage Level 3 (International)

ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage Level 3 (International)

The ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage Level 3 (International) course at Vedas Academy is an accredited course recognised by employers and insurers the world over. It is ideal for someone looking to begin their career as a massage therapist.

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The course is designed to accommodate learners with no prior knowledge of the field or those with basic knowledge looking to up-skill.

Holistic Massage

The components of this course are Holistic Massage (practical & theory) with Business Awareness & Professional Conduct.

The course will provide students with the abilities in the following key areas as well as many more:
  • Understanding of the structure of the body, its physiology, and the study of its function
  • Understanding of the Holistic Approach to Massage
  • Insight into the history of the development of Swedish (classical) massage
  • Methods of consultation
  • The classical massage movements and their physiological and psychological effects
  • The structures theses movements are working upon and their function
  • Salon Ethics, Procedures and Management
  • How to deal with First Aid emergencies in the clinic (candidates are advised to take a St Johns Ambulance or Red Cross First Aid Certificate)
  • Other complementary therapies and the ways in which they are performed

Vedas Academy aim to provide opportunities for candidates to focus on the development of wider skills in a therapy context such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving. Thus making our graduates highly employable upon completion of the course.

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Progression routes

We would like to encourage all our students past and present to continue to add to their skill set. It is our goal that each of our students’ start off on our Stepping Stone System and are guided through their careers from beginning to end with all the help they need. We offer a wide range of other progression routes with other body therapy diploma courses from ITEC:

  • ITEC Diploma in Reflexology
  • ITEC Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology
  • ITEC Diploma in Sports Massage
  • ITEC BEAUTY Specialist Diploma

When you have completed your first body therapy diploma we would always recommend that you attend some of our short courses/ workshops that we have designed for qualified professional therapists:

  • Ear candling 1-Day €90
  • Indian Head Massage 1-Day €90
  • Stone Massage Therapy 2-Days €180
  • Threading 1/2 Day-€60

Course fee

A €200 non-refundable booking deposit is required to secure your place on this course. Here at Vedas Academy we want everyone to achieve their goals. We also want to ease the financial burden on students and as such we do not require an upfront full payment of course fees. We can offer our students monthly payment options. Please discuss this with a member of our team when booking.

Holistic Massage cost €799 (exam fee to be announced)

If taken with Anatomy & Physiology concurrently €1250

The course cost includes:

  • Holistic Massage Diploma training
  • Course notes
  • Louise Tucker book
  • Student handbook

Places are limited on this course to 10 students.

Items you will need to provide

Stationery: Clipboard, pens, pencils, highlighter markers, A4 pad, 2 ark folders with plastic pockets (one for notes and one for case studies). Massage couch (optional but necessary for home use when doing case studies)

Sundries: Other recommended books

Minimum numbers on all courses apply. All equipment provided. Deposit is non-refundable unless otherwise agreed with Vedas Academy.

Deposit (€200)

Balance (€599)

Monthly Payment (€149.75 x 4 months)

If you have already paid your deposit, please proceed to Monthly payment

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