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This BTEC Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology & Therapeutic Massage course (level 5) provides the firm foundation for the professional practice in massage therapy and forms the basis for study of advanced massage courses and massage therapies.
The BTEC Professional qualification is a well recognised standard which on completion, will allow the practitioner to obtain full professional insurance.
Completion of the massage course will leave therapists confident to carry out tailored treatments, not only for relaxation, but also to provide therapeutic massage for the relief of muscular pains and areas of tight knots and tension.It will introduce students to the concepts of Therapeutic Massage and the principles of deeper and effective massage techniques.
This massage course will also include the basis of postural observation and show students how to utilise this information to assist in forming a specific client treatment plan.
Our BTEC massage courses are taught by professional and successful practising massage therapists who are all trained above the taught level and who are passionate about the subject. Each massage course lecturer will impart a wealth of information from their own massage practice as well as using accelerated training methods and NLP techniques to facilitate your learning of the subject.
What I will learn in this BTEC uprade Massage Course ...
The course will cover the full BTEC Professional Therapeutic Massage Diploma (level 5) syllabus through formal lectures, practical classes and home assignments.
Prior knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology of body systems is expected, but all learners will be provided with notes to refresh these topics in their own time.
The Therapeutic Massage course will include:
BTEC Massage Course Theory & Practice
The principles of Holistic Therapeutic Body Massage, and guidance on how to develop a massage routine for each individual client.
Supervised hands on approach to teaching practical massage skills
Be able to treat common complaints effectively using "Effective Therapeutic Massage Techniques" such as: Low Back ache, Neck & Shoulder Pain, Headaches, Asthma, RSI, etc.
The proper application of massage techniques integrating use of body applicators such as:
Heel of Hand, Forearms, Elbows, Fists and Knuckles
How to palpate body structures and what to feel for
Postural Observation and its importance for formulating a treatment
Surface anatomy of muscles
How to take the body massage further and be able to apply techniques beyond the routine to tailor them to an individual - make them "therapeutic".
How to resolve tightness and "knots" in tense muscles using soft tissue massage techniques
BTEC Professionalism & Business
Concepts and practice of of hygiene
Forms of Marketing and how to get yourself noticed
UK Business Laws relevant to sound practice
Health & Safety related to clinical practice.
Setting up a successful massage practice
How to get clients
In class talks on key aspects and how to tap into the market
Prerequisites for joining this BTEC Massage Course ...
Entry onto this course requires previous study of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology & Massage (level 3) or above.
The level of English required for overseas students is IELTS level 6-7 or equivalent.
The course will involve some computer work and students are requested to have access to a PC or laptop.
Massage Course Length ...
This course is studied over a period of 5 days and with an emphasis on the practical elements of the massage.
5 Day Fast track Intensive Course
BTEC Upgrade Massage Course Exams ...
What the Exams Consist for this BTEC Massage Course ...
Completion of 36 case studies
Written Question Paper - mixture of short answer questions, labelling diagrams and multiple choice
A practical examination lasting 1 hour
In class assessment and examinations
Opportunities after Completing this Massage Course ...
Following successful completion of our massage courses, students have progressed to go on and:
Open their own private practice treating clients either full or part time
Work in Health Clubs, Hotels, Ski Resorts (abroad)
BTEC (Edexcel)is an abbreviation of the Business and Technology Education Council. They are qualifications that are associated with actual jobs and are related to a working environment. In 1996, University of London Examinations & Assessment Council (ULEAC) and BTEC merged to form Edexcel which now offer BTEC qualifications.
BTECs have been around for 25 years and their reputation is second to none. They're recognised by schools, colleges, universities, employers and professional bodies across the UK and in over 100 countries worldwide.
They offer natural progression along a vocational path, from and to academic qualifications and university.
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Eligibility: Open to anyone with a Level 3 QCF qualification in Massage