Diploma In Swedish Massage Online Course

Learn To Tailor Treatments To Suit Your Client


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Learn To Tailor Treatments To Suit Your Client

Massage is a very powerful tool in assisting the body to balance itself. Through the skilful application of tools and techniques, knowledge of the human body, a relaxing environment, and taking the time to engage in explorative consultation, a therapist can provide safe, effective massage that provides an exceptional boost to wellness. The Swedish Massage Course shows you how.

The course covers all the basic anatomy and physiology knowledge that you need in order to understand how the body works and to tailor treatments to suit your client, including the form and function of the skin, musculature, skeletal and organ systems. You will be guided through the beneficial effects various massage techniques have on the body and how to perform them. Additionally, you’ll explore the individual advantages and disadvantages of using oil, powder, lotions, creams, and balms in your massages, giving you an understanding of what will work for particular clients.

Getting to know your client is important so that you can provide the best treatment for them. The Swedish Massage Course talks you through the information you need to gather before you commence treatment – exploring what they want to gain from the treatment and ensuring that you are aware of any contraindications or contra-actions they may have so that you can advise your client accordingly or tailor your treatment appropriately. You’ll also learn about relevant legislation that affects a massage therapist, making sure that both yourself and your clients know and understand your legal duties and rights.

Of course, you will not just learn the theory but the practical aspect of Swedish massage. You’ll be guided through a suggested massage routine that uses your newly-acquired knowledge and puts it to practical use. You’ll learn how to set up your therapy room and massage couch to ensure your clients’ comfort, enhance their experience, and make them feel instantly at ease as they walk through the door. The aftercare advice you should provide to clients is also covered, making them aware of any aftereffects they may experience and give them total confidence in your position as a professional.

Massage can place enormous strain on a therapist’s body, through the Swedish Massage Course you learn will learn effective self-care techniques and hand exercises that will ensure your long and healthy career as a massage therapist.

Getting your business off the ground and customers through the door can be an exhilarating but daunting task. This course provides quick-fire hints, tips, and ideas that will help you to promote your business cheaply and effectively.

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

With comprehensive materials, the Swedish Massage Courses take you from complete beginner to practising therapist. You’ll learn it all, from the theoretical to the practical and everything in-between. Those already working in the relaxation and holistic therapy industries who wish to expand their skillset will also learn a lot.

Those looking to apply Swedish massage to their friends, family or partner will also enjoy the course’s modular approach that makes learning easy to consume and simple to follow.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Swedish Massage
  2. Comprehensive 11 module Accredited Certificate in Swedish Massage Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Swedish 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 online courses are accessed via 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

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

Module 1 – Introduction to Swedish Massage

  • Introduction
  • Part 1: A Brief History
  • Part 2: The Effects of Massage
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 - Anatomy & Physiology

  • Part 1: The Skin
  • Part 2: Skeletal System
  • Part 3: Muscles
  • Part 4: The Circulatory System
  • Part 5: The Respiratory System
  • Part 6: The Digestive System
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 - The Effects of Massage Therapy on the Body

  • Part 1: The Effects of Massage Therapy on the Body
  • Part 2: Massage Techniques
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 - Massage Mediums

  • Part 1: Carrier Oils
  • Part 2: Powders
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 - Contraindications to Massage

  • Part 1: Contraindications
  • Part 2: Contra-actions to Massage
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 - Health and Safety in the Workplace

  • Part 1: The Health & Safety at Work Act (HAS) 1974
  • Part 2: Using Hazardous Substances or Materials
  • Part 3: Fire Safety Procedures
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 - Client Consultation

  • Part 1: The Consultation
  • Part 2:  Body Fat
  • Part 3: Communication Difficulties
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8 - Preparing your Therapy Room

  • Part 1: Making Your Client Comfortable
  • Part 2: Anatomical Terminology
  • Part 3: Swedish Massage Routine
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9 - Aftercare Advice

  • Aftercare Advice
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10 - Things to Consider as a Therapist

  • Part 1: Hand Exercises
  • Part 2: Personal Hygiene
  • Part 3: Equipment Required
  • Part 4: Insurance and Professional Membership
  • Module 10 Assessment

Module 11 - Ways of Promoting your Business

  • Marketing Ideas

  • Module 11 Assessment
  • Conclusion
  • Appendices

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

The Swedish Massage Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

About this Course

Learn To Tailor Treatments To Suit Your Client

Massage is a very powerful tool in assisting the body to balance itself. Through the skilful application of tools and techniques, knowledge of the human body, a relaxing environment, and taking the time to engage in explorative consultation, a therapist can provide safe, effective massage that provides an exceptional boost to wellness. The Swedish Massage Course shows you how.

The course covers all the basic anatomy and physiology knowledge that you need in order to understand how the body works and to tailor treatments to suit your client, including the form and function of the skin, musculature, skeletal and organ systems. You will be guided through the beneficial effects various massage techniques have on the body and how to perform them. Additionally, you’ll explore the individual advantages and disadvantages of using oil, powder, lotions, creams, and balms in your massages, giving you an understanding of what will work for particular clients.

Getting to know your client is important so that you can provide the best treatment for them. The Swedish Massage Course talks you through the information you need to gather before you commence treatment – exploring what they want to gain from the treatment and ensuring that you are aware of any contraindications or contra-actions they may have so that you can advise your client accordingly or tailor your treatment appropriately. You’ll also learn about relevant legislation that affects a massage therapist, making sure that both yourself and your clients know and understand your legal duties and rights.

Of course, you will not just learn the theory but the practical aspect of Swedish massage. You’ll be guided through a suggested massage routine that uses your newly-acquired knowledge and puts it to practical use. You’ll learn how to set up your therapy room and massage couch to ensure your clients’ comfort, enhance their experience, and make them feel instantly at ease as they walk through the door. The aftercare advice you should provide to clients is also covered, making them aware of any aftereffects they may experience and give them total confidence in your position as a professional.

Massage can place enormous strain on a therapist’s body, through the Swedish Massage Course you learn will learn effective self-care techniques and hand exercises that will ensure your long and healthy career as a massage therapist.

Getting your business off the ground and customers through the door can be an exhilarating but daunting task. This course provides quick-fire hints, tips, and ideas that will help you to promote your business cheaply and effectively.

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

With comprehensive materials, the Swedish Massage Courses take you from complete beginner to practising therapist. You’ll learn it all, from the theoretical to the practical and everything in-between. Those already working in the relaxation and holistic therapy industries who wish to expand their skillset will also learn a lot.

Those looking to apply Swedish massage to their friends, family or partner will also enjoy the course’s modular approach that makes learning easy to consume and simple to follow.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Swedish Massage
  2. Comprehensive 11 module Accredited Certificate in Swedish Massage Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Swedish 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 online courses are accessed via 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

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

Module 1 – Introduction to Swedish Massage

  • Introduction
  • Part 1: A Brief History
  • Part 2: The Effects of Massage
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 - Anatomy & Physiology

  • Part 1: The Skin
  • Part 2: Skeletal System
  • Part 3: Muscles
  • Part 4: The Circulatory System
  • Part 5: The Respiratory System
  • Part 6: The Digestive System
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 - The Effects of Massage Therapy on the Body

  • Part 1: The Effects of Massage Therapy on the Body
  • Part 2: Massage Techniques
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 - Massage Mediums

  • Part 1: Carrier Oils
  • Part 2: Powders
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 - Contraindications to Massage

  • Part 1: Contraindications
  • Part 2: Contra-actions to Massage
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 - Health and Safety in the Workplace

  • Part 1: The Health & Safety at Work Act (HAS) 1974
  • Part 2: Using Hazardous Substances or Materials
  • Part 3: Fire Safety Procedures
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 - Client Consultation

  • Part 1: The Consultation
  • Part 2:  Body Fat
  • Part 3: Communication Difficulties
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8 - Preparing your Therapy Room

  • Part 1: Making Your Client Comfortable
  • Part 2: Anatomical Terminology
  • Part 3: Swedish Massage Routine
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9 - Aftercare Advice

  • Aftercare Advice
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10 - Things to Consider as a Therapist

  • Part 1: Hand Exercises
  • Part 2: Personal Hygiene
  • Part 3: Equipment Required
  • Part 4: Insurance and Professional Membership
  • Module 10 Assessment

Module 11 - Ways of Promoting your Business

  • Marketing Ideas

  • Module 11 Assessment
  • Conclusion
  • Appendices

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

The Swedish Massage Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 012CE223
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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