This Level 3 Certificate in Swedish massage has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of body massage. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, client care, and communication.
You will also develop a knowledge and understanding anatomy and physiology to support the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.
The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in providing body massage treatments to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to provide your own services for clients
As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement. For more details please click here.
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You are looking to advance in your profession and serious about practicing professionally as a therapist in Swedish massage; it is a good grounding for other types of massage.
There are no formal prerequisites for this course. However, a good standard of English and the motivation to self-study are both needed as this is a fast track course that requires the student to be able to study to a high standard.
If you are unsure as to whether or not you meet the requirements, please ring Cornwall College on and speak to one of our advisors who will be happy to assist you.
Students will study practical massage techniques and the relevant supporting theory. To gain this qualification you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. Evidence may take the following:
- Observed work
- Evidence of prior learning or attainment
- Written assignments/case studies
- Externally set and marked theory paper
To be required to read, revise and study at home to support their learning and help prepare for the theory exams.
Having the opportunity to work on members of the public in the college therapy rooms enhancing your work skills and client contact.
This qualification may lead directly into employment in the beauty or complementary therapy industries as a massage therapist in a salon or clinic or self-employment as a massage therapist.
It is always an advantage to offer as many different treatments as possible to your clients and at Cornwall College we offer a full range of Hair, Beauty and Holistic qualifications. You may like to think about one of our other beauty qualifications such as Beauty Therapy, Sports Massage or Spa Therapy.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.