VTCT Diploma in Massage – QN600/4841/4 – AC30406 – MQA/EQF Level 4

Program TitleVTCT Diploma in Massage QN600/4841/4 – AC30406

This course is accredited with the National Commission for Further and Higher Education of Malta (NCFHE) as MQA Level 4 and European Qualification EQF Level 4 and is suitable for beginners with no experience in the field or for those who would like to advance in their career.

Course CodePSV 214
OverviewThe main objective of this diploma is to provide a good working knowledge of the human anatomy and physiology for non-medical therapy and to specify the use of body massage primarily for relaxation and lymphatic drainage in a safe effective manner. It enables candidates to provide massages using various techniques to assist in posture improvement, muscle discomfort, stress and other conditions.
Entry Requirements
  • Students must be over 18 years of age and have full dexterity, good standard of personal presentation and the ability to work with others. 
  • Good English literacy and Communication Skills. 
  • All therapists will be required to own kit/tools and uniform.
  • You will need to provide models for all practical assessments and practice techniques outside college hours.
Course ContentsThis course is suitable for those wishing to achieve full body holistic treatments. It will equip the participants with the necessary theory and practical skills. It covers: to prepare for and provide body massage; to specify the use of body massage primarily for relaxation and lymphatic drainage in a safe and effective manner; relevant Anatomy & Physiology; Equipment & product knowledge; Professional Ethics; Business Studies; Safety & Hygiene; Client Care & follow-up.
Units Covered

Principles and practice of Complementary Therapies

Health, Safety & Hygiene for Complementary Therapies 

Anatomy & Physiology 

Provide Body Massage for Complementary Therapies

Course LengthOctober till June – Once weekly, Salon Practice Theory Evaluations Final Practical & Theory Assessments June/July
Course CostPlease contact us for cost details and for the Peach & Sorrel Cash Special offers that are currently being offered on this International Qualification.

Starting DatePlease check with us for next available dates.
Who is the course for?Students seeking a professional career in Beauty Therapy.
Learning MethodsStudents will learn through a combination of theory and practical work. Initially students will practice on class colleagues, but all assessments will be carried out on a model brought in by student.
Assessment MethodsDemonstrate competence in realistic Academy working practice, Portfolio of evidence, practical demonstration supported by written and oral questioning. Assignments, case studies. Final Practical and Theory Assessments by VTCT IQAs and EQAs June/July.
Qualifications Gained

VTCT Diploma in Body Massage

MQA Level 4