“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

Swedish Body Massage

Course Overview

This Level 3 Swedish 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.

Course covers:

  • Consultation
  • Preparation of client and treatment area
  • Perform body massage
  • Perform mechanical massage
  • Aftercare advice

Theory covers:

  • Health & safety and hygiene
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Benefits of massage
  • Equipment and products


  • Home study prior to the course is required
  • 20 hours practical, comprising of 2 sessions of 5.5 hours and 3 sessions of 3 hours
  • This course can also be covered in 3 full days

This is a very intensive course and requires commitment and dedication

Assessment requirements:

  • Full attendance to practical sessions, home study/practice
  • Followed by a practical assessment at a later date
  • If following the VTCT qualification then further assessments and a portfolio of evidence is required

Pre-requisites to course:

  • Relevant Anatomy & physiology qualification, if not held then this can be studied alongside the massage course at an extra cost of £85. See separate Anatomy & Physiology page for details

Training and assessment fees:

  • The Guild – Inspiring Beauty Swedish Body Massage Diploma £390.00
  • VTCT – Swedish Body Massage Diploma £490.00

Included in the course:

  • Course training manuals
  • Ongoing guidance and support during and on completion of the course

Beauty kit costs:

  • 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 Please leave a message if we are unable to take your call and we will call you back as soon as possible.