Important Entry Requirement & Application Update
College is still accepting online applications for courses starting in September 2020.
Interviews are cancelled to help to limit social contact during this time.
Instead, you will be invited to a college welcome event to meet the tutors before the start of the course. If you do not meet the entry criteria you will have the opportunity to discuss an alternative programme during this event.
Is this course right for me?
Are you looking for a career within the spa or holistic industry? It is a career choice that challenges, inspires and offers a wide range of employment opportunities.
On the practical side, you will learn body massage, stone therapy, massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils, Indian head massage, self-tanning and ‘hopi ear’ treatments. Facial electrotherapy is also an option.
On the theory side, you will learn about anatomy and physiology in depth, to underpin your practical skills development.
In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:
- A relevant Level 2 qualification at Pass
- Relevant industry experience
As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.
The course is delivered through a blend of the following:
- Group work
- Theory workshops
- Practical sessions within a realistic working environment
- Work experience
The course is assessed through a blend of the following:
- Practical and written assessments
- Portfolios of work
- Performance and observation
- Multiple choice online examinations
Completion of the programme can lead to a range of options in employment and education.