Do I need any qualifications to attend this course?
You do not need any previous qualifications to attend this course. This is a 2-day basic introduction to massage therapy course so as long as you have an interest in that area, then you are more than welcome to attend.
What is involved within the course?
The 2-day course will be mainly practical based, however, there will be elements of theory added throughout. The main aim of this course is to give you a basic introduction to the main techniques used within the practice. From here, you can choose to attend further course in order to become a qualified massage therapist or you can use the skills and techniques learnt throughout the course on friends and family as a little treat. Where this course does not qualify you to perform massage therapy in a professional practice, you will receive a certificate of attendance.
Are there any exams involved within the course?
As this is only an introduction to massage course, there will be no exams to complete at the end of the course.
What should I wear?
Loose, comfortable clothing is always recommended when attending this course. Due to the high level of practical based learning, we also recommend you wear or bring with you clothing such as shorts and a vest top to make it easier to practice massage techniques on each other.
Do I need insurance?
No, you will not need insurance whilst on this course. If you wish to take massage therapy further and are looking for a career in this area, you will need insurance to perform massage therapy in a professional environment. You will only be able to gain this type insurance once fully qualified.
What/who will this course qualify me to treat?
This course will not qualify you to practice massage therapy in a professional environment. This course is only intended as an introduction to massage therapy so you will not be able to gain the insurance to perform this clinically.
Do we still get support after the course?
You will get 100% support from out therapists running the course throughout and after the course. Our therapists will always be available for advice and support around this topic.
Are there any further courses I can attend to qualify me to perform massage in a professional environment?
If you are looking to further your learning in massage therapy, the next step is attending a full level 3 massage therapy course. On completion of your level 3 massage therapy course, you will be able to gain the insurance needed to perform massage therapist clinically. Further advice and details can be given by the therapist running the introductory course.
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