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Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage (QCF)

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The Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop the practical skills in how to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of Indian Head Massage.

Indian Head Massage has been practiced for over a thousand years in India and focuses on massaging the neck, back, arms, shoulders and face and scalp in a seated position working either directly on the skin or through the client’s clothes.

Who is the course designed for?

This course is designed for anyone with an interest in massage. An interest in other people and an ability to communicate with the public is important.

What will I learn?

  • The history of Indian Head Massage
  • Benefits and effects of Indian Head Massage
  • Related Anatomy and Physiology
  • Contra-indications
  • Preparation of the treatment room and client
  • Providing Indian Head Massage
  • Feedback & Aftercare
  • Health, Safety and Hygiene in a salon environment
  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries

What is the programme structure?

The course comprises of the practical aspects of Indian Head Massage and learning the correct techniques to a competent standard. You will also study Health and Safety in a salon environment, Code of Practice and Ethics, professional appearance, customer care etc. Please note that related anatomy and physiology is part of this course and home study is essential. Assignments and case studies will also form part of your portfolio.

How long does it take to complete?

The course duration is 2 days + I/2 day assessment. However, students do not return to sit the multiple choice paper and carry out 3 practical assessments until they feel ready. Please give us a call to arrange assessment dates. Students are given plenty of time to complete 4 case studies and assignments to show evidence in their portfolios.

How much does the course cost?

£500 (including assessment fees).

Non refundable deposit payments secure your place on the course. The remainder or first instalment (half the total cost of the course), must be paid before commencement of the course agreed with the centre for either tutored sessions or distance learning.


If you are interested in gaining this new qualification, please contact us for more details.

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What is VTCT?

The Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) is an awarding body offering vocational qualifications in Complementary Therapy and Bodywork. VTCT is recognized and regulated by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA), and the Department of Education and Employment. VTCT is an independent examining body that offers impartiality and objectivity in its examinations. VTCT is recognised by governing bodies and insurance companies for professional liability insurance.