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Course Description

Massage therapy is recognized by many individuals and even by medical professionals as highly effective in alleviating and managing many kinds of body pains and illnesses. With such acceptance, it is not surprising that the massage industry grew to a remarkable level. Join this fast-rising industry today by completing a massage course from ICI.

Massage therapy is recognized by many individuals and even by medical professionals as highly effective in alleviating and managing many kinds of body pains and illnesses. With such acceptance, it is not surprising that the massage industry grew to a remarkable level. Join this fast-rising industry today by completing a massage course from ICI.

Course Content

Students will complete the following units:

1 Human Anatomy and Physiology (Structure, Tissues and Systems)

2 Effects, Benefits, Indications, and Contraindications of Massage

3 Equipment and Products

4 Massage in Medicine

5 Athletic and Sport Massage

6 Consultation and Documentation

7 Equipment and Products

8 Provide Aesthetic Aromatic Massage

  • Prepare for treatment
  • Perform aromatic massage
  • Provide aftercare

9 Provide Body Treatments

  • Prepare for treatment
  • Perform body massage
  • Apply electrical body treatments
  • Provide aftercare

10 Provide Superficial Lymph Drainage Massage

  • Identify the lymphatic system
  • Prepare for treatment
  • Perform lymph drainage massage

11 Use Reflexology Relaxation Techniques

  • Prepare for treatment
  • Apply reflexology relaxation techniques

12 Preliminaries and Draping

  • Equipment and Products
  • The consultation
  • Draping / Sheet Methods
  • Positioning and Bolsters

13 Classifications

  • Definition of Massage Classifications
  • Application of Massage Strokes:
    • Torch (superficial & deep)
    • Gliding Movements
    • Kneading Movements and Petrissage
    • Friction Movements
    • Percussion Movements

14 Body Mechanics

  • Stances
  • Finding Your Centre
  • Hand Positions
  • Shoulder Awareness
  • Applying Deeper Pressure
  • Table Mechanics
  • Summary of Body Mechanics
  • Movement Exercises
  • Exercises to Counter Repetitive Posture

15 Application of Massage Techniques, Movements & Styles

  • Sequence
  • Step-by-step Procedure for Massage:
  • Massage of the Face
  • Massage of the Neck
  • Massage of the Arm and Hand
  • Massage of the Feet
  • Massage of the Front Leg
  • Massage of the Back
  • Finishing Massage

16 Business Practices (employment / running your own practice)

Students will complete the following units: 1 Human Anatomy and Physiology (Structure, Tissues and Systems) 2 Effects, Benefits, Indications, and Contraindications of Massage 3 Equipment and Products 4 Massage in Medicine 5 Athletic and Sport Massage 6 Consultation and Documentation 7 Equipment and Products 8...

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Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the course.

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the course.

Assessment Methods

At the end of certain modules, you will be assessed via project-based or written assessment tasks. You are to submit these assessments to your tutor who will mark and return your submissions. You will find the submission link on the course page. The process is repeated until you have completed all the assessment tasks.

At the end of certain modules, you will be assessed via project-based or written assessment tasks. You are to submit these assessments to your tutor who will mark and return your submissions. You will find the submission link on the course page. The process is repeated until you have completed all the assessment tasks.

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