Diploma in Massage Therapies
Retail and Commercial Enterprise
What will you be working towards?
||National Award (BTEC)
Taught by industry experienced tutors, you will develop your beauty therapy and massage
techniques to an advanced level. Equivalent to three A Levels, you will learn a range of new treatments, primarily in massage, preparing you to work in a beauty salon or spa. If you're interested in managing your own business in the future, you will also learn how to set-up and market your own beauty salon.
Units you may study include:
Knowledge and skills in Indian head massage, Swedish massage and massage therapies
Knowledge and skills in stone therapy
Promotion and sales of products and services
Contributing to the effective running of a business
Client care and consultation skills
Knowledge and skills in anatomy and physiology for the face and body systems
Health and safety in the salon
How will it be delivered?
50% Assessment - Coursework
30% Assessment - Exam
20% Assessment - Synoptic EXAM
Ideally at least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-5 or A*-C including English and Maths or a Level 2 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.