Massage Therapy (Level 3) Diploma

Massage Therapy (Level 3) Diploma

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Massage Therapy (Level 3) Diploma

This is a vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed or self- employed beauty massage therapist. It is designed for learners aged 19+ years. 

The units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this specific job role. 

This is a vocational qualification to develop practical skills, communication and professionalism. Throughout the year, you will work on external clients in beauty commercial sessions.


Duration 36 weeks
Study mode Part Time
Start date 02/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 48385-01
Fee 19+: £3,345

What you learn

This vocational qualification includes all the required elements to work as a beauty therapist. The mandatory units include: 

  • Exploring the origins of massages and principles of complementary and alternative medicine
  • Providing body massages
  • Providing massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Applying stone massage
  • Monitoring and maintaining health and safety practice in the salon
  • Maintaining personal health and wellbeing
  • Providing Indian head massages


How will you be assessed

You will build a portfolio of evidence and be assessed continually throughout your programme:

Practical observations – assessment of treatments

Written assessment is a variety of tasks, assignments, workbooks and case studies

End of unit tests


Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

The course runs at our Printworks Campus.

Entry Requirements

Learners will be invited in for an information and interview session on completion of application form

Previous employment, life experiences and a good level of maths and English.


Previous attainment of a level 1/2 qualification in beauty therapy along with a successful skills test and interview.

What's next?

You could progress on to the Level 4 Beauty Specialist qualification in Skin Rejuvenation and Advanced Hair Removal Techniques to broaden employability and career opportunities. 

On successful completion of the Level 3 Beauty Therapy course, you could work in a commercial beauty salon, destination spa or as a day spa massage therapist or work independently as a freelance.


Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite