Massage & Electrotherapy Treatments Level 3 Diploma | LBTA
 
 

ITEC Level 3
Diploma in Massage
& Electrotherapy
Treatments


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This course qualifies for the Advanced Learner Loan

The main aim of the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage and Electrotherapy Treatments is to enable Learners to gain the necessary practical skills and knowledge in order to provide Beauty Therapy treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the Spa and Beauty Industry. The qualification is suitable for Learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at Level 3. It also provides a sound platform into further learning at Levels 3 and 4.

What the qualification covers:
 
ITEC Level 3 ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage and Electrotherapy Treatments Units:
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Provide Body Massage
Provide Body Electrotherapy Treatments
Provide Facial Electrotherapy Treatments
Working in the Beauty Related Industries
Monitor and Maintain Health and Safety Practice in the Salon
Client Care and Communication in Beauty Related Industries

 The main skills the Learner will perform are:

Consultation techniques – to include treatment plan and contraindications and contra-actions, identifying general body types, different types of body fat and common postural faults, carrying out skin analysis and identifying skin types and conditions.

Massage techniques – to include the classical massage movements, use of different massage mediums, mechanical massage and pre-heat treatments and adapting the massage to suit the clients’ specific needs.

Body Electrotherapy treatments – to include carrying out relevant tests, selecting, using and adapting products and equipment to suit the clients’ treatment needs and body types and conditions such as Electro Muscle Stimulator, Galvanism, Microcurrent, Vacuum Suction and Mechanical Massage (G5).

Facial Electrotherapy treatments - to include carrying out relevant tests, selecting, using and adapting products and equipment to suit the clients’ treatment needs and skin types and conditions such as Electro Muscle Stimulator, Galvanism, Microcurrent, Vacuum Suction and High Frequency.

The learner will also develop knowledge about related health and safety and client care and communication which is essential in order to work and be successful in the industry.

This qualification also provides:

The related knowledge and understanding required to perform the Massage and Electrotherapy skills outlined above; in particular, the anatomy and physiology of the body and common diseases and disorders that may affect when a client should or should not receive treatment.

Assessment and Grading of the Qualification 
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This qualification will be internally and externally assessed using the assessment of skills as set out below. Once all of the treatment evidence documentation, assignments and underpinning knowledge have been completed, the Learner will have a final practical assessment carried out by the ITEC External Examiner, who will also verify a minimum of all treatment evidence documentation and assignments.

Course Fee: The qualification fee for Level 3 is £2,067.00 + VAT (£2,583.00). There are no additional registration or certification fees. All students will be required to purchase a uniform and kit costing £200.00 Total fee: £2,783.00 including VAT.

You can finance this course through the Advanced Learner Loan or our finance instalment payment plan. (The £200.00 fee for the uniform and kit are not covered in the Advanced Learner Loan).

Flexible Study Options:  You can study for these programmes part-time with attendance at the Academy either on two days during the week or evening attendance or weekend attendance.

Duration: 15 weeks if studied for 2 days a week or 30 weeks if studied over 2 evenings a week.

Entry Requirement: A Level 2 Beauty Therapy qualification with massage techniques is required and a good command of written and verbal English language is required.

Employment Opportunities: 
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This ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage and Electrotherapy Treatments qualifies Graduates to operate their own salon or home visiting practice. Graduates can also gain employment in Beauty Salons, Hotels, Health Clubs, Spas and Cruise Liners.

Most employers in salons, spas, nail bars and on cruise ships will require therapists to hold a Level 2 and/or Level 3 Qualification.

If you are already a qualified therapist, you may wish to study The ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage and Electrotherapy Treatments courses to refresh your knowledge or acquire new skills. There are opportunities to find employment in a variety of areas:

Beauty salons
Hotels
Health clubs
Health Spas
Owning your own business  
Cruise liners 

If you wish to work as a mobile therapist or offer occasional treatments from home, you will be sufficiently qualified with The ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage and Electrotherapy Treatments. All students receive the Diploma which allows you to gain public liability (beauty) insurance to work with paying clients from home or mobile. It allows you to begin earning straight away, even while working towards a qualification.

Professional Body Membership and Insurance 
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Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance can be obtained via The Complementary Therapists Association (www.CThA.com) and other Industry Associations who recognise the ITEC Diploma.
 
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