VTCT Certificate in Hot Stone Therapy Massage Level 3
Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
Part Time Day
50% discount available to learners on a Means Tested Benefit
100% discount available to Under 19s dependent on course suitability.
Other fees may include any of the following: registrations, exam fees or any course materials
Please note, all advertised fees are for one year only, unless otherwise stated in the additional information below
31 January 2024
In a nutshell
This course is specifically designed to help you develop the practical skills and knowledge to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of massage using hot and cold stones.
The technique uses specific types of stones applied at different temperatures to the body and face during massage. Once these skills have been perfected they can also be used as part of facials, manicures and pedicures, giving your clients more advanced treatment options.
This course is for...
...those who have an interest in the complementary and holistic therapy sector
...learners with excellent communication and people skills
...those with an interest in working independently as a self-employed therapist or in a clinic environment
Throughout this course you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and massage products. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the body, use a stone heater and place stones and provide relaxing massage treatments using basalt stones and a variety of techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
The units covered in the course include:
- Client Care and Communication
- Stone Therapy Massage
- Health and Safety Practices in the Salon
This qualification will prepare you for employment as a stone therapy massage specialist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a stone therapy massage specialist. Career opportunities as a stone therapy massage specialist a exist in a variety of contexts, including:
- Working in commercial beauty salons
- Working in a destination or day spa
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
Level 2 qualification in Beauty Therapy or Complementary Therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.
You must have a keen interest in Complementary Therapies with excellent communication skills and be committed to the course.
You will be required to purchase a clinic uniform - this information will be provided on the first evening of the course.
Sensible shoes should also be worn in the clinic.
After booking your course you have 14 days to change your mind and request a full refund. You can still request a refund after this date, but this will only be given if you meet the criteria from the college fee policy.
If your chosen course starts within 14 days of you booking your place, then the 14 day refund policy does not apply and any refund will be subject to the college fee policy.
All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
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