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Achieve Success As A Massage Therapist


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Achieve Success As A Massage Therapist

This International Massage Certificate is designed for anyone who is passionate about massage and wants to start a career as a massage therapist. The course provides insight into all aspects of massage, ensuring you get a complete overview that you can use to secure a position within the massage industry.

This industry recognized certificate comprises of nineteen modules. Each module is brimming with valuable information, techniques, advice and more to help you achieve success as a massage therapist. The modules include the convenience of video tutorials, providing you with advice and assistance when it comes to various techniques.

The complete massage therapy course takes around twenty hours to complete. This can be studied in your own time, at your own pace and wherever you feel most comfortable. You can access your course modules on any device, whether it’s a desktop computer on your desk at home, your tablet or your mobile phone.

During your studies you will have access to an online tutor who is always on hand to assist you as you may need. Further good news regarding the International Massage Certificate is that it is open to anyone, there are no entry requirements.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • During this course you will learn everything you need to know when starting a career as a massage therapist. On completion you will be awarded a certificate as proof that you have the knowledge and insight you need to secure a position within the massage industry.
  • Get an understanding about massage therapy, its history, how it is used and the physical and psychological effects massage can have on the body.
  • Understand the human body from the skeleton to the central nervous system. Knowing the body's anatomy can help you become a successful therapist in the future.
  • Learn about massage equipment from how to use massage tables to the various types of oil you can use.
  • Understand why listening skills are so important to your success as a massage therapist.
  • Get an understanding of the different massage techniques you can use. Also learn more about alternative therapies and reflexology.
  • Use the video guides to determine how to use your new found techniques to assist your clients.
  • Learn how to perform Indian head massages, facial massages, pregnancy massages.
  • Identify the correct techniques you should be using for each part of the body.
  • Know what should always be discussed with your client at initial consultations to ensure you know what services they need.
  • A guide to medical massage, understand how to provide massage for special groups and how massage can be beneficial when it comes to certain illnesses.
  • Identify what techniques you should be using when you massage a baby and how this can be beneficial to both the mother and the baby.
  • Learn more about aromatherapy and how you can use this in conjunction with massage. Learn about the different oils and what they are used for. You will also gain valuable insight into why oils are so important in aromatherapy.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of International Massage
  2. Comprehensive 19 module Accredited Certificate in International Massage Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading International Massage experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

All CoursesForSuccess.com classes are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Introduction to Massage Therapy

  • What massage therapy is and about the heritage and traditions of massage therapy
  • How effective massage therapy can be as treatment and how it works
  • The different types of massage and the different techniques they use
  • What psychological and physical effects massage therapy has on the body

Module 2 : The Anatomy

  • About human anatomy and what it means
  • All about the central nervous system and the role it plays in the body
  • About the structure of the skeletal system and where to locate specific parts of the body
  • About the different systems in the body

Module 3 : Equipment

  • About the equipment that is used in massage therapy
  • How to use the equipment required for the job
  • How effective equipment or resources can be when practicing massage therapy
  • The different types of oil that can be used

Module 4 : Listening Skills

  • The importance of communication and listening to your clients
  • Why listening is vital when delivering specific needs to your clients and ensuring you give them what they want
  • How to listen reflectively and how to empathise
  • How to successfully conduct and partake in interviews

Module 5 : Techniques

  • What kind of massage techniques you can use throughout your career
  • About the different types of massage strokes that are used
  • What other types of therapies can be used alongside massage techniques
  • About reflexology and how to treat different parts of the body

Module 6 : Eastern / Indian Head Massage

  • How to give an Indian/ Eastern head massage
  • The heritage and inspiration that this type of massage was invented from and why
  • How the upper body region works in synergy when giving a head massage
  • What to do after you have given a massage

Module 7 : Facial Massage

  • Why you should always start with a consultation when giving facial massages
  • How to perform a skin analysis
  • About the need for cleansing
  • How to properly conduct a facial massage and why it is different to a body massage

Module 8 : Back and Neck Massage

  • How to give a proper back and neck massage
  • The problems and symptoms that can cause back and neck problems or pain
  • The correct techniques to use when giving a massage on a person's back or neck
  • You will learn the different areas around the neck and spine, understanding what precautions must be taken

Module 9 : Full Body Massage

  • What a full body massage is
  • About the 6 steps involved in performing a full body massage
  • What you should look to discuss in the initial client consultation
  • Things you should avoid

Module 10 : Swedish Massage

  • About the history of Swedish massage
  • What happens in a Swedish massage session
  • The techniques required to perform Swedish Massage
  • A video tutorial guiding you through the whole process

Module 11 : Sports Massage

  • What a sports massage is and what it encompasses
  • Why people will need sports massage therapy
  • How to give a proper sports massage
  • The benefits of sports massage

Module 12 : Lomi Lomi Massage

  • What a sports massage is and what it encompasses
  • Why people will need sports massage therapy
  • How to give a proper sports massage
  • The benefits of sports massage

Module 13 : Anti-cellulite Massage

  • What cellulite is and how it is caused
  • How anti-cellulite massage therapy works
  • How to give an anti-cellulite massage
  • What to avoid when giving an anti-cellulite massage

Module 14 : Hot Stone Massage

  • What a hot stone massage is
  • How to give a hot stone massage
  • The benefits of a hot stone massage
  • What different techniques can be used

Module 15: Thai Foot Massage

  • About Thai foot massage
  • How to give a Thai foot massage
  • About the history and efficacy of Thai foot massage
  • What to avoid when giving a Thai foot massage

Module 16: Pregnancy massage

  • The advantages this can give to pregnant women
  • Necessary precautions to ensure maximum safety for clients and yourself
  • Who should avoid pregnancy massage
  • And an in-depth look on how to give a pregnancy massage

Module 17: Medical Massage / Massage for Special Groups of People

  • How to give a medical massage to specific groups
  • The importance of being able to accommodate special groups
  • The benefits this can have for your career as a massage therapist
  • How massage therapy can help different types of illnesses

Module 18: Baby Massage

  • How to give a baby massage
  • What to avoid when giving a baby massage
  • How it can benefit both mother and baby
  • The techniques that should be used

Module 19: Aromatherapy

  • What aromatherapy is
  • How you can combine aromatherapy with massage
  • What essential oils are and how they work
  • What the most important oils in aromatherapy are

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Achieve Success As A Massage Therapist

This International Massage Certificate is designed for anyone who is passionate about massage and wants to start a career as a massage therapist. The course provides insight into all aspects of massage, ensuring you get a complete overview that you can use to secure a position within the massage industry.

This industry recognized certificate comprises of nineteen modules. Each module is brimming with valuable information, techniques, advice and more to help you achieve success as a massage therapist. The modules include the convenience of video tutorials, providing you with advice and assistance when it comes to various techniques.

The complete massage therapy course takes around twenty hours to complete. This can be studied in your own time, at your own pace and wherever you feel most comfortable. You can access your course modules on any device, whether it’s a desktop computer on your desk at home, your tablet or your mobile phone.

During your studies you will have access to an online tutor who is always on hand to assist you as you may need. Further good news regarding the International Massage Certificate is that it is open to anyone, there are no entry requirements.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • During this course you will learn everything you need to know when starting a career as a massage therapist. On completion you will be awarded a certificate as proof that you have the knowledge and insight you need to secure a position within the massage industry.
  • Get an understanding about massage therapy, its history, how it is used and the physical and psychological effects massage can have on the body.
  • Understand the human body from the skeleton to the central nervous system. Knowing the body's anatomy can help you become a successful therapist in the future.
  • Learn about massage equipment from how to use massage tables to the various types of oil you can use.
  • Understand why listening skills are so important to your success as a massage therapist.
  • Get an understanding of the different massage techniques you can use. Also learn more about alternative therapies and reflexology.
  • Use the video guides to determine how to use your new found techniques to assist your clients.
  • Learn how to perform Indian head massages, facial massages, pregnancy massages.
  • Identify the correct techniques you should be using for each part of the body.
  • Know what should always be discussed with your client at initial consultations to ensure you know what services they need.
  • A guide to medical massage, understand how to provide massage for special groups and how massage can be beneficial when it comes to certain illnesses.
  • Identify what techniques you should be using when you massage a baby and how this can be beneficial to both the mother and the baby.
  • Learn more about aromatherapy and how you can use this in conjunction with massage. Learn about the different oils and what they are used for. You will also gain valuable insight into why oils are so important in aromatherapy.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of International Massage
  2. Comprehensive 19 module Accredited Certificate in International Massage Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading International Massage experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

All CoursesForSuccess.com classes are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Introduction to Massage Therapy

  • What massage therapy is and about the heritage and traditions of massage therapy
  • How effective massage therapy can be as treatment and how it works
  • The different types of massage and the different techniques they use
  • What psychological and physical effects massage therapy has on the body

Module 2 : The Anatomy

  • About human anatomy and what it means
  • All about the central nervous system and the role it plays in the body
  • About the structure of the skeletal system and where to locate specific parts of the body
  • About the different systems in the body

Module 3 : Equipment

  • About the equipment that is used in massage therapy
  • How to use the equipment required for the job
  • How effective equipment or resources can be when practicing massage therapy
  • The different types of oil that can be used

Module 4 : Listening Skills

  • The importance of communication and listening to your clients
  • Why listening is vital when delivering specific needs to your clients and ensuring you give them what they want
  • How to listen reflectively and how to empathise
  • How to successfully conduct and partake in interviews

Module 5 : Techniques

  • What kind of massage techniques you can use throughout your career
  • About the different types of massage strokes that are used
  • What other types of therapies can be used alongside massage techniques
  • About reflexology and how to treat different parts of the body

Module 6 : Eastern / Indian Head Massage

  • How to give an Indian/ Eastern head massage
  • The heritage and inspiration that this type of massage was invented from and why
  • How the upper body region works in synergy when giving a head massage
  • What to do after you have given a massage

Module 7 : Facial Massage

  • Why you should always start with a consultation when giving facial massages
  • How to perform a skin analysis
  • About the need for cleansing
  • How to properly conduct a facial massage and why it is different to a body massage

Module 8 : Back and Neck Massage

  • How to give a proper back and neck massage
  • The problems and symptoms that can cause back and neck problems or pain
  • The correct techniques to use when giving a massage on a person's back or neck
  • You will learn the different areas around the neck and spine, understanding what precautions must be taken

Module 9 : Full Body Massage

  • What a full body massage is
  • About the 6 steps involved in performing a full body massage
  • What you should look to discuss in the initial client consultation
  • Things you should avoid

Module 10 : Swedish Massage

  • About the history of Swedish massage
  • What happens in a Swedish massage session
  • The techniques required to perform Swedish Massage
  • A video tutorial guiding you through the whole process

Module 11 : Sports Massage

  • What a sports massage is and what it encompasses
  • Why people will need sports massage therapy
  • How to give a proper sports massage
  • The benefits of sports massage

Module 12 : Lomi Lomi Massage

  • What a sports massage is and what it encompasses
  • Why people will need sports massage therapy
  • How to give a proper sports massage
  • The benefits of sports massage

Module 13 : Anti-cellulite Massage

  • What cellulite is and how it is caused
  • How anti-cellulite massage therapy works
  • How to give an anti-cellulite massage
  • What to avoid when giving an anti-cellulite massage

Module 14 : Hot Stone Massage

  • What a hot stone massage is
  • How to give a hot stone massage
  • The benefits of a hot stone massage
  • What different techniques can be used

Module 15: Thai Foot Massage

  • About Thai foot massage
  • How to give a Thai foot massage
  • About the history and efficacy of Thai foot massage
  • What to avoid when giving a Thai foot massage

Module 16: Pregnancy massage

  • The advantages this can give to pregnant women
  • Necessary precautions to ensure maximum safety for clients and yourself
  • Who should avoid pregnancy massage
  • And an in-depth look on how to give a pregnancy massage

Module 17: Medical Massage / Massage for Special Groups of People

  • How to give a medical massage to specific groups
  • The importance of being able to accommodate special groups
  • The benefits this can have for your career as a massage therapist
  • How massage therapy can help different types of illnesses

Module 18: Baby Massage

  • How to give a baby massage
  • What to avoid when giving a baby massage
  • How it can benefit both mother and baby
  • The techniques that should be used

Module 19: Aromatherapy

  • What aromatherapy is
  • How you can combine aromatherapy with massage
  • What essential oils are and how they work
  • What the most important oils in aromatherapy are

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 070NSA98
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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