(Full Time - 32 weeks)
(Evening Only - 16 weeks)
This Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Massage will prepare you to enter the beauty therapy sector as a beauty therapist specifically within Swedish massage and all units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role.
In this qualification you will providing body massage, health and safety, anatomy and physiology and client care, and will also develop your knowledge and understanding of health and safety, and client care.
You will develop a range of technical skills enabling you to provide relaxing massage treatments using classical Swedish massage movements. You'll also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
Applicants will require entry level English and Maths and a keen interest in beauty therapy, massage or Swedish massage.
You will be assessed for this qualification through a portfolio of evidence, by observation and by practical assessments and assignments.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will be able to progress onto Level 3 Sports Massage or Level 3 Beauty Therapy. You can choose to progress on to degree-level study with our higher education partner, UCEN Manchester. Students progressing from The Manchester College will receive a cash award through the Achievers Scholarship.
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This qualification will prepare you for employment as a beauty therapist (Swedish massage and you will be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance in this role.
Career opportunities as a beauty therapist in Swedish massage exist in a variety of contexts, including:
- Working in commercial beauty salons
- Working in a destination and day spas
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.Fees, finance and funding page
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When there is always a demand to look good and feel great, you'll find rewarding careers for hairdressers and beauty therapies all across Greater Manchester and the North West.