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Part Time Holistic Body Massage ITEC Diploma

Newbury College

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Holistic Body Massage ITEC Diploma - Newbury College Full Time courses for under 19's are free of charge Code : Start : End : Times : Day : Duration : Cost (Year 1)* BT0304 091001 : 15092009 : 15062010 : 18:30 to 21:30 : Tuesday : 36 Weeks : 663.00 Course Overview This is a professional course for students who wish to learn the basics of body massage and Anatomy and Physiology. It is aimed at those who wish to take up a career in Holistic Therapy and offer treatments to members of the public. Students will be required to give and receive massage on both male female students and clients during the course and undertake a number of case studies. All learners will need to have regular access to a suitable massage couch. This is a very intensive course, it is important not to fall behind. The tutor strongly recommends not taking holidays during term time for the duration of the course. Any student doing so, will have to catch up with work in their own time. This is a very intensive course, it is important not to fall behind. The tutor strongly recommends not taking holidays during term time for the duration of the course. Any student doing so will have to catch up with work in their own time. Qualification gained: ITEC level 3 diploma in holistic body massage Course Content: The course consists of 7 units covering body massage theory and practice, anatomy and physiology of the whole body and business related theory for setting up and running a business including health and safety and other legislation. All subjects are considered in depth and at a level suitable for a professional qualification at level 3 so students must be prepared to work hard both in class and at home to achieve. Work Experience: There is no work experience associated with this course. Course Assessment: There are 6 written assignment based assessments, and one multiple choice paper set externally taken at the end of the course. In addition, there is an hour long practical examination with an external examiner assessing massage technique and client care skills. Students will have to answer oral questions during this exam. All examinations will be held in July, so students should not book holidays at this time until the dates have been confirmed. Two of the written assessments consist of 14 treatment evidence assignments and 4 reflective case studies covering 4 treatments each. These are marked by the tutor and sampled by the ITEC practical examiner. Progression: Remedial massage, aromatherapy, reflexology, Indian head massage. This qualification will enable you to begin a career as a massage therapist. Homework: You will need to spend at least 5 hours a week at home learning material, completing assignments and practising massage. From January this will increase to 6 hours a week to incorporate case studies, revision and homework. Additional Costs: A massage couch will cost in the region of 200 (if purchased new), text books approx 40, towels and products for home approx 30, uniform approximately 70 Course Fees Fees quoted with the course information are for the current academic year. Fees for the next academic year starting in September are subject to change and will be confirmed annually. Part Time Course Fee Relate to Year 1 course fees only. Two year course fees will have an additional course fee for the second year these fees are subject to confirmation annually. Popular courses fill quickly and early enrolment is recommended. Please note that course information may be subject to change and you are advised to check the current details with Newbury College before you enrol.

Holistic Body Massage ITEC Diploma - Newbury College Full Time courses for under 19's are free of charge Code : Start : End : Times : Day : Duration : Cost (Year 1)* BT0304 091001 : 15092009 : 15062010 : 18:30 to 21:30 : Tuesday : 36 Weeks : 663.00 Course Overview This is a professional course for students who wish to learn the basics of body massage and Anatomy and Physiology. It is aimed at...

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