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Diploma in Body & Spa Therapy

This is a professional qualification for anyone wishing to train in luxurious beauty and massage treatments for work in a professional spa or holistic salon. You will study a range of massage treatments as well as learn about health and safety, anatomy and physiology and client care.

Units covered in this programme include:
– Swedish massage
– Hot stone massage
– Aromatherapy massage using pre-blended oils
– Monitoring the spa area
– Body wrapping techniques
– Indian head massage
– Health and safety
– Anatomy and physiology
– Client care
– Promoting and selling products

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15/09/2021 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB126L
Level : Level 3
Duration : 1 Year

Cost : Total Fee £3345

North Devon campus Apply
14/09/2022 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB126L
Level : Level 3
Duration : 1 Year

Cost : * Total Fee £3349

North Devon campus Apply

Course details


A variety of assessment methods will be used during the programme of study to include written assignments, on line tests, practical tests and the submission of a written portfolio of evidence.

Entry Requirements

The course is a City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma available to students who are over 17 years old.

Students are required to be over 17 years of age and must hold either a Level 2 Beauty qualification or equivalent GCSE. Mature Students with suitable experience will be reviewed on an individual basis and may be given accreditation for prior achievement.

Applicants will be required to attend an interview prior to the start of the course.


This qualification is internationally recognised and many graduates fulfil their dreams by pursuing a career working on cruise ships, and as national and international spa therapists.


Q: Can I get any financial assistance for my kit?

A: Financial assistance to support kit purchase may be available for some learners. This will be discussed at interview.

Q: Is there any funding available to help pay for my course?

A: Many of our courses are free to attend (subject to eligibility). We will carry out a fee assessment when you enrolment to establish if you meet this criteria.

Apply for this course

Staring Date : 15/09/2021
Course Code : PTB126L North Devon campus Apply
Staring Date : 14/09/2022
Course Code : PTB126L North Devon campus Apply

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