Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapies


The Level 3 Massage Therapy course is designed to help you become a qualified therapist, with expertise in a range of massage techniques including aromatherapy massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and Indian head massages. You’ll also learn important theory related to the body, as well as how to care for your clients. At the end of the course, you’ll be entered into an exam and the fee for this is £106.

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Price Starter Kit Exam Fee
£2100 Not Applicable +£106
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The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Massage Therapies is a popular course here at the Chill Out Beauty Training Academy. It aims to teach you all about the art of massage, through eight mandatory units.

Course Content

The course has eight mandatory units, leading up to 52 credits.

Mandatory Units:

  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Maintaining personal health and wellbeing
  • Explore the origins of massage and principles of complementary and alternative medicine
  • Body massage treatments.
  • Indian head massage treatments.
  • Massages using Pre-blended aromatherapy oils.
  • Stone therapy treatments.


VTCT courses are assessed internally. For this course, you’ll be assessed on your practical skills and observed by your assessor. You will also be required to complete question papers which are assessed externally.

Completing the Course

By the end of the course, you will understand the health and safety procedures surrounding massage, and how to implement them. You’ll understand how to set up the treatment area, communicate effectively with the client and complete the treatment. You will be able to evaluate the client’s needs and explain how eating/exercising/stretching can affect the treatment if applicable. You will have a portfolio where you can effectively illustrate how you have completed each aspect of the course.

Entry Requirements

To enrol on the Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy:  you must have a GCSE or equivalent to grade D or above in English and Math’s, as well as a positive attitude and a willingness to learn.

Course Fees

To secure your place on this course, you will need to pay a £400 deposit. You can set up payment terms upon request – call us on 0151 548 7730 for more about this and the future course dates. Deposits are non-refundable.


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Learning all the different treatments and how to adapt to suit the client. Fiona was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Small classes meant you was able to get help individually if needed.

April 16, 2019

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Rachel and Fiona were both great tutors and helped so much in making the whole experience brilliant!

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All of it, great course and tutors were fantastic.

June 24, 2019

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