“It was so nice to do this training, really enjoyed the course. A lot was covered but the pace was still relaxing and had plenty of time for practical”.



Glastonbury, Somerset

Body Massage

Course Overview

This Body Massage qualification is designed for those wishing to pursue a career as a Massage Therapist. During the course you will learn the manual skills of massage techniques along with the use of mechanical machines aid. This course is also available as a VTCT qualification and forms part of the VTCT Level 3 Beauty Therapy Diploma.


  • Consultation
  • Preparation of client and treatment area
  • Perform body massage
  • Perform mechanical massage
  • Aftercare advice
  • Introduction to Mechanical massage, Hot stones, Cupping


  • Consultation
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Contra-indications & contra-actions
  • Preparing for treatment
  • Body massage technique
  • Treatment adaptations
  • Aftercare


  • Home study prior to the course is required
  • The Guild – up to 20 hours
  • VTCT – up to 20 hours
  • This course can also be covered in 3 full days

This is a very intensive course and requires commitment and dedication

Assessment requirements:

  • The Guild – home practice and practical assessments at a later date
  • VTCT – additional practical assessments, portfolio evidence – case studies

Pre-requisites to course:

  • None

Please note that The Guild qualifications are not insurable with the FHT unless you hold pre-requisite qualifications (please call for details), there are many other insurance providers though who will.

Training and assessment fees:

  • The Guild – Body Massage Award £325 plus Guild membership fee
  • VTCT – Level 3 Certificate in Body Massage £490
  • Leisure course (no certification) £250

*A non-refundable deposit of £100 is required

Beauty kit:

  • None Required
  • It is highly recommended you get a beauty couch for your practice at home

If you wish to book please do so through the Book a Course form, we will then contact you to make sure you are on the right course and you can then make payment.

If you wish to have an informal chat prior to booking please either complete the contact form, send an email or call Billie on 01225 680245. If we are unable to take your call, please leave a message and we will call you back as soon as possible.