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Holistic Centre of Excellence
Ballyvoureen, Cappamore, Co. Limerick, Ireland
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Phone: 061-381947
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Holistic Massage

Start :               Friday 6th October 2017 2-5pm

 

Fee:                 1200 plus ITEC exam fees

 

Holidays:         Mid-Term;                              1st-3rd Nov

                        Christmas;                               15th Dec-8th Jan

                        Mid-Term;                               14th-16th Feb

                        Easter;                                     23rd Mar-9th April

 

In addition to the ITEC Syllabus listed below we also include training in the Chakra System, to ensure that our Graduates have a complete understanding of Holistic Massage.

Students must also take the Anatomy & Physiology and Business & Professional Conduct Qualification.

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Holistic Massage

The main aim of the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Holistic Massage is to enable Learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide Massage treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the Massage Industry. This qualification is suitable for Learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at Level 3. It also provides a sound platform into further training at Level 3 and 4

Content

This qualification is for Learners who want to work within the Massage Industry. The qualification consists of 3 mandatory units with a total of 250 hours of Guided Learning (GL) to achieve the full qualification

The main skills the Learner will perform are:

  • ·  Consultation techniques - to include understanding the needs of clients and when and when not to treat them, contraindications, referral procedures explaining possible contra-actions and providing aftercare and home care advice
  • ·  Health, safety and hygiene - contextualised to the environment in which the Learner is working
  • ·  Holistic Massage techniques - to include selecting a suitable massage medium for the client’s skin type, classical massage movements and adapting the treatment to the client’s specific needs

The Learner will also develop knowledge about current legislation and working practice requirements and client care and communication which is essential to work and be successful in the Industry

This qualification also provides:

  • The related knowledge and understanding required to perform the Massage skills listed above effectively, in particular the anatomy and physiology of the body and common diseases        and disorders that may affect when a client should or should not receive treatment
  • Knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of complementary therapies
  • Knowledge and understanding of professional conduct and business awareness in a    complementary therapies context
  • Opportunities for Learners to focus on the development of their wider skills in a Massage setting such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving
  • Opportunities for Learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as an Holistic Massage Therapist

Assessment

This qualification will be externally assessed using a range of assessment methods as set out in the table below:-

Table 1

ITEC Unit Number

Unit Title

Guided Learning (GL)

1

Anatomy and Physiology

100

2

Holistic Massage

100

22

Professional Conduct and Business Awareness

50

 

ITEC Unit Number

Unit Title

Assessment

Grading

1

Anatomy and Physiology

50 MCQ
– Paper

Pass – 60-74%
Merit – 75-89% Distinction –90-100%

2

Holistic Massage

Practical examination

Case studies

5 clients x 4 treatments (20 treatments)

50 MCQ
– Paper

 

Pass – 50-74%
Merit – 75-89% Distinction –90-100%

Pass or Refer

Pass – 60-74% Merit – 75-89% Distinction –90-100%

 

22

Professional Conduct and Business Awareness

50 MCQ
– Paper or online

Pass – 60-74%
Merit – 75-89% Distinction –90-100%