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If you are looking to gain professional accreditation or continue professional development in the sector, the School of Massage can offer you new opportunities.

Each of the massage courses is situated at the university, which boasts exceptional and spacious facilities for both theoretical and practical learning, teamed with specialised equipment including hydraulic massage couches. The facilities, equipment and professional network of like-minded students and tutors allow you to optimise the learning opportunities available.

Tutors who deliver the massage courses are experienced practitioners, who ensure that your learning is first hand and authentic to the industry. This professional approach of the centre has ensured its track record of a 100% pass mark for the massage practical exams.

School of Massage courses FAQ’s

What does this course qualify me to do?

Our massage courses are accredited by ITEC and are recognised internationally.  Once successfully completed, you will be able to professionally practice massage either as a self-employed practitioner or within an organisation.

What is ITEC (VTCT)?

ITEC - the International Therapy Examination Council is the awarding body who provide the course syllabus which we cover in class.  The examiner works for ITEC and will be responsible for the practical exam.  Your certificate will be issued by ITEC. 

Do I need to bring my own massage bed?

No, our classrooms are equipped with hydraulic massage tables for you to use.  You will need to provide some equipment (towels, lotion etc.) which is detailed in your welcome pack you receive once you sign up to a course.

Am I insured to practice massage?

During your course you are insured to practice your skills whilst completing your portfolio.  Once you pass you will need to get your own insurance cover.  ITEC qualifications are recognised by insurance companies as they show you have met the industry standards and are a competent therapist.

Do you accept student finance?

No, we do not accept student finance however you can pay in instalments.  Please get in touch with us if you have any questions regarding payment. 

Are there opportunities for employment post course?

Yes!  We offer opportunities to volunteer at sporting events and you will build a portfolio throughout your course.  Once you pass you will be qualified and ready to enter the industry.

How many students are in a massage class?

We require a minimum of 6 students to run a course and we can accept up to 16. 

Would I be too old/ too young to join?

No, as long as you are over the age of 18. We have a great variety of students join our courses both male and female.

Who will my tutor be?

Our tutors are experienced practitioners who offer a wealth of practical knowledge and experience.