HOLISTIC MASSAGE DIPLOMA (ITEC)
January to July 2024 (part time -weekend based )
*Theory classes are online, all Massage classes are hands on at Golden Egg Holistic
(anatomy and physiology module can be taken before starting the Holistic Massage Diploma )
Holistic Massage(also known as Swedish Massage) is the practical application of a full body massage using all of the classical movements and theory for same. As well as full body massage, you will also learn neck & shoulder massage, foot massage, hand and facial massage.
Adopting to each technique and maintaining good posture throughout a massage treatment is of great benefit to a Massage therapist, therefore we give emphasis on posture during this training. Good posture while working will strengthen the therapists body instead of causing strain.
Massage is no longer just considered a ‘pampering’ treatment for many people. Research has proven Massage effective in so many ways for so many different ailments and conditions including stress and anxiety, back pain, migraine, fertility, digestive disorders, oedema, soft tissue strains and injuries, Arthritis, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, side affects to cancer treatments etc.
From premature babies, toddlers, teenagers, Pregnant women, cancer patients and the eldery, Massage and Touch therapies have been proven to have many fantastic benefits.
On successful completion of this course, the student will be fully qualified to confidently begin working as a Massage Therapist. An Holistic Massage diploma is also the perfect foundation course for those who would like to further their knowledge and specialise in different areas of Massage and Bodywork such as Pregnancy Massage , Baby Massage, Fertility Massage, Pediatric Massage, Story Massage,Sports Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Massage for people living with Cancer, Lymphatic Drainage Massage etc
Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology:
Classes covering all systems of the body and their related pathologies. (Cell, Tissue/Skin, Skeletal, Muscular system, Circulatory, Lymphatic system, Nervous system, Endocrine system, Digestive system, Respiratory system, Reproductive System and Urinary system ).
Unit 22 Business Awareness:
Theory classes for Unit 22 Professional Conduct and Business Awareness will give the student confidence that they are working within the professional model
**Infection prevention This new exam module ensures students understand the Covid-19 infection prevention methods required within their working environments in order to maintain high standards of health and safety in the provision of their services to clients
Course Fees: Holistic Massage Diploma without A&P: €1500 plus ITEC Exam fees
Course Fees: Holistic Massage Diploma with online A&P: €1700 plus ITEC Exam fees
A booking deposit is required to hold a place on this course. Payment plan options available at no extra cost.
A commitment to full attendance is required of candidates who register for this course.
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Why choose ITEC ?
The International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC) has been awarding high quality and respected qualifications since 1947. It is the leading Irish and International examination board providing quality qualifications allowing people to practise professionally throughout the world. ITEC currently has centres registered in countries in Africa, North America, South America, Asia, Middle East and Europe.
It is one the world’s leading and most successful awarding bodies specialising in Complementary Medicine and Sports & Fitness Training. During 2011 – 2012 ITEC conducted over 38,000 examinations worldwide.
ITEC is an official awarding body approved by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and the Department for Education and Employment. It is a recognised awarding organisation regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations regulation (OFQUAL). As such all the ITEC QCF qualifications are approved on the Qualifications and Credits Framework.
ITEC Diploma qualifications are highly regarded by prospective employers who know an ITEC qualification means excellence in both theoretical knowledge and practical ability, as well as a rigorous and independent examination process.