Swedish Massage Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Massage is a very powerful tool in assisting the body to balance itself. Through the skilful application of tools and techniques, knowledge of the human body, a relaxing environment, and taking the time to engage in explorative consultation, a therapist can provide a safe, effective massage that provides an exceptional boost to wellness. The Swedish Massage Diploma Course shows you how.

The course covers all the basic anatomy and physiology knowledge needed in order to understand how the body works and to tailor treatments to suit each client, including the form and function of the skin, musculature, skeletal and organ systems. You’ll be guided through the beneficial effects various massage techniques have on the body and how they are performed. Additionally, you’ll explore the advantages and disadvantages of using oil, powder, lotions, creams, and balms in your massages, giving you an understanding of what works for particular clients.

Getting to know the client is an important step in ensuring the best treatment can be provided to them. The Swedish Massage Diploma Course talks you through what information is required before treatment can commence – exploring what a client wants to gain from the treatment and ensuring that you are aware of any contraindications or contra-actions they may have so that they can be advised accordingly or the treatment tailored appropriately. You’ll also learn about relevant legislation that affects a massage therapist, making sure that both the therapist and client know and understand the legal duties and rights of the therapist.

You will not just learn the theory but also the practical aspects of Swedish massage. You’ll be guided through a suggested massage routine that uses your newly-acquired knowledge and puts it to practical use. You’ll learn how to set up a therapy room and massage couch to ensure client comfort and make them feel instantly at ease as they walk through the door. The aftercare advice that is to be provided to clients is also covered, to ensure they are aware of any aftereffects they may experience and give them total confidence in the professionalism of the therapist.

Massage can place enormous strain on a therapist’s body, through the Swedish Massage Diploma Course you will learn effective self-care techniques and hand exercises that will ensure a long and healthy career.

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Swedish Massage Diploma Course

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: A Brief History
  • Part 2: The Effects of Massage
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Skin
  • Part 2: Skeletal System
  • Part 3: Muscles
  • Part 4: The Circulatory System
  • Part 5: The Respiratory System
  • Part 6: The Digestive System
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Effects of Massage Therapy on the Body
  • Part 2: Massage Techniques
  • Part 3: Video - Effleurage
  • Part 4: Video - Petrissage
  • Part 5: Video - Tapotement/Percussion
  • Part 6: Video - Friction
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Carrier Oils
  • Part 2: Powders
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Contraindications
  • Part 2: Contra-actions to Massage
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Part 2: Using Hazardous Substances or Materials
  • Part 3: Fire Safety Procedures
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Consultation
  • Part 2:  Body Fat
  • Part 3: Communication Difficulties
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Making Your Client Comfortable
  • Part 2: Anatomical Terminology
  • Part 3: Swedish Massage Routine
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Aftercare Advice
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: Hand Exercises
  • Part 2: Personal Hygiene
  • Part 3: Equipment Required
  • Part 4: Insurance and Professional Membership
  • Module 10 Assessment
  • Marketing Ideas
  • Conclusion
  • Appendices
  • Module 11 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This course provides theoretical and practical knowledge on the practice and techniques used in Swedish massage, so that you may go on to gain practical experience and take on further study.

Those looking to provide Swedish massage to their friends, family or partner will enjoy the course’s modular approach that makes learning easy to consume and simple to follow.

Swedish Massage Diploma Course
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The Swedish Massage Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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