Body Massage (Accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists)

Course Information

  • Course Code: CM118
  • Duration: 8 weeks x 3 hours
  • Price: £175.00
  • Times: 18:00-21:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

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Overview

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In order to complete the Accredited practical element of this course, students will need to become a member of the Beauty Guild at www.beautyguild.com and complete the Theory module, upon which you’ll receive a code (which will need to be provided to ourselves to undertake the practical sessions).

Performing a Body Massage treatment is an opportunity for you to give your client a relaxing and enjoyable treatment designed to encourage a feeling of well being.   This course will teach you everything you need to know about offering a professional body massage and includes a practical training session and assessment.   Prior to this online course you should have completed an Anatomy and Physiology course.

This GTi Body Massage course follows the National Occupational Standards and covers reception, consultation and ventilation.  It also covers anatomy & physiology, contra-indications and contra-actions, skin conditions, preparing for treatment, massage techniques and a full body massage routine.

The course is accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body. The course covers the consultation, contra-indications, technique and aftercare needed to perform a waxing treatment and is written following the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistic therapy treatments.

The course is beautifully written and accompanied by images, video and a voiceover. Upon completion of the online theory modules, students will receive a manual which they can use to refer back to. Six of the modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available. The remaining module is completed at college and consists of a practical and examination at College.

 

What will I study?

How soon after enrolling can I start the course?

Once you have enrolled on the course and paid the course fee, you will have immediate access to the online course modules which means you can start learning straight away. Practical training will take place on a date booked by yourself (see below).

 

How long will it take me to complete the course?

The time it takes to complete the course will depend on how quickly you learn as an individual, and also on the number of hours per day you spend on it. Most students are able to complete the course within approximately 21 hours of study..

 

Is the course accredited?

The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists for membership and insurance and follows the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistic guidelines.

 

Is the course accredited for Continuing Professional Development - CPD?

Yes. The course is accredited by the Guild and is worth 39 CPD points.

 

What content is covered in the course?

The GTi Body Massage course comprises of 21 modules which are listed below:

  • BM001 Introduction, Reception, Consultation and Ventilation
  • BM002 The Cellular System
  • BM003 The Muscular System
  • BM004 Muscle Positions and Actions Part 1
  • BM005 Muscle Positions and Actions Part 2
  • BM006 The Skeletal System Bone Structure
  • BM007 The Skeletal System Bone Position
  • BM008 The Circulatory System
  • BM009 The Lymphatic System
  • BM010 The Nervous and Endocrine System
  • BM011 The Respiratory System and Digestive System
  • BM012 The Skin
  • BM013 Contra-indications and Contra-actions
  • BM014 Preparing For Treatment
  • BM015 Massage Technique
  • BM016 Perform Manual Massage - Front Of The Leg
  • BM017 Perform Manual Massage - Hand And Arm
  • BM018 Perform Manual Massage -Neck, Shoulder, Chest, Head and Face
  • BM019 Perform Manual Massage - Abdominal And Back Of Leg
  • BM020 Perform Manual Massage - Back And Neck
  • BM021Treatment Adaptations And Aftercare

 

Entry Requirements

In order to complete the Accredited practical element of this course, students will need to become a member of the Beauty Guild at www.beautyguild.com and complete the Theory module, upon which you’ll receive a code (which will need to be provided to ourselves to undertake the practical sessions).

Performing a Body Massage treatment is an opportunity for you to give your client a relaxing and enjoyable treatment designed to encourage a feeling of well being.   This course will teach you everything you need to know about offering a professional body massage and includes a practical training session and assessment.   Prior to this online course you should have completed an Anatomy and Physiology course.

How will I be assessed?

Practical assessment?

  • Perform a GTi Manual Massage - Front of Leg routine.
  • Assess a GTi Manual Massage - Front of Leg routine
  • Perform a GTi Manual Massage - Hand& Arm routine
  • Assess a GTi Manual Massage - Hand & Arm routine
  • Perform a GTi Manual Massage - Neck, Shoulder, Head & Chest
  • Assess a GTi Manual Massage - Neck, Shoulder, Head & Chest
  • Perform a GTi Manual Massage - Abdominal & Back of Leg routine.
  • Assess a GTi Manual Massage - Abdominal & Back of Leg routine
  • Perform a GTi Manual Massage - Back & Neck routine.
  • Assess a GTi Manual Massage - Back & Neck routine
  • Give appropriate aftercare advise

 

What support is available to me whilst doing the course?

All GTi courses have access to integrated email support from fully qualified therapists and tutors.

 

How will the course be marked?

Following each course module you will take an online examination which requires a pass rate of around 70%. For the practical module you will need to demonstrate that you can perform the outlined tasks to the skill level required.

 

Am I allowed to refer to text books or notes during the examination?

No. You are expected to complete online tests under exam conditions without referring to any notes, text books or online help.

 

What will I receive when I complete the course?

You will receive a GTi certificate in Body Massage which will be mailed to you on successful completion of the course.

 

Expectations on the day (Practical element):

  • All students will be dressed in salon clothing.
  • Long hair should be tied back.
  • Comfortable shoes must be worn.
  • Minimal jewellery should be worn.
  • Socks or tights should be worn.
  • Students will be required to bring a model

 

If a student thinks that they may be contra-indicated or may have an infection it is very important that they contact us at their earliest convenience

What can I do next?

BOOKING OPTIONS:

Accredited Option 1:

  1. Become member of the Beauty Guild here: https://www.beautyguild.com/.  The cost of membership is £25 and lasts for 3 months.   Theory modules are also paid to the Guild directly.  These do not form part of the College fee stated below.
  1. Book your place on the practical element at a date to suit you (options below), please be aware that once you have enrolled onto the course and paid the course fee and become a Guild Member, you will have immediate access to the online course modules which means you can start learning straight away. Please note that you have 3 weeks to complete the theory, please allow yourself enough time to do this when you book your place as practical course bookings are non-refundable.
  1. Complete the theory and required Professional Standards module with the Guild, providing your certificate of completion code to us to enable us to authenticate you at the end of the practical session.

 

 

Non-Accredited Option 2:

Book your place on the practical element of this course only and receive a Blackburn College Certificate of Attendance upon completion. 

 

 

 

Following this course, we offer a wide range of hair & beauty courses, click here for further information.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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