Beauty therapy Massage VTCT Level 3 course


Course available at venue below:

Bideford, Devon


Course Dates:

(8 days)

August 2019 – Tues 13th & Wed 14th

September 2019 – Tues 17th

October 2019 – Tues 23rd, Tues 30th

November 2019 – Thurs 14th

December 2019 – Thurs 5th

January 2019 – Thurs 9th



Beauty Therapy (Massage) VTCT Level 3 VRQ certificate Training course

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Beauty Therapy (Massage) LEVEL 3 (VRQ)



The VTCT Level 3 certificate in Beauty Therapy Studies (Massage) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills by achieving units in body massage, health and safety and client care and communication, Indian head massage, stone therapy massage and how to contribute to the effective running of a business. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of how to monitor and maintain health and safety practices in a salon environment, and how to communicate and provide excellent client care in beauty related industries. You will also develop underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills gained throughout this qualification. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in beauty therapy to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own massage therapy services.

VTCT Level 3 certificate in Beauty Therapy Studies (Massage) (QCF)

Entry level:    

There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification.

Course format:          

Practical attendance & assessment: 8 days

Coursework: Home study and portfolio of evidence containing questions and assignment work

Written Exam: 7 papers

Training material is accessed through our online portal

Course content:                    

UV30491 Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

UV30468 Client care and communication in beauty-related industries

UV30424 Provide body massage

UV30475 Apply stone therapy massage

UV30574 Provide Indian head massage

UV30425 Provide massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils


GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 306 – 341. (GLH incl’s. practical, coursework, case studies, assessments, written exams)

Home study (Coursework): This can be started at anytime,


8 days

Model required?:      

Group training = No, students will work on each other.

One to one training = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to the practical training to practice your routine on.

Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.

Assessments = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to assessments to practice your routine on.

Case Studies: 

You must carry out and document evidence for at least 3 treatments per subject.

Exam board:  

The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust)

  Our students have been offered an amazing opportunity to apply as a volunteer at North Devon Hospice to offer treatments to carers and staff to complete their case studies.
The application is subject to interview & recruitment process.Click here for more details


Career Opportunities:          

Self-Employment or Employment as a massage therapist

Additional Costs:      

You will need to purchase your own products (massage medium), equipment (e.g. massage couch / chair, hot and cold stones set and heater) in order to carry out your case studies & practice your skills at home. We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied with your training pack.

Qualification gained:

A VRQ – VTCT Level 3 certificate in Beauty Therapy Studies (Massage) (QCF)

This qualification is mapped to the relevant NOS (National Occupational Standards), where applicable. This qualification is accredited on the qualifications and credit framework (QCF).  This qualification is a VRQ (Vocationally Related Qualification.)


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