Massage Therapy Course

International Career Institute
Course summary
Length: 14 - 31 Weeks
Location: Distance
Next available date: Enquire for details - Distance

Course Description

Massage Therapy Course

Massage Therapy Distance Learning Course

This Massage Therapy Distance Learning Course is designed for professionals with an interest in healthcare, massage, and therapies for relaxation.

The intensive programme is grounded in the practical experience of healthcare specialists and massage therapists with a long experience in the area. Participants also benefit from the unique features of ICI's distance learning format, which allows them to study at their own pace, wherever they are, to kickstart a career in the popular health & lifestyle area on their own terms.

Course length and study mode

Students can choose from the following options:

  • Certificate Level - 14 weeks
  • Diploma Level - 24 weeks
  • Advanced Diploma Level - 31 weeks

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Massage Therapy Course is designed to professionals who want to fast track a career in healthcare and relaxation therapy.

Choose from 3 course levels

This distance learning course leads to the awarding of either a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma depending on which level you enrol at, the course content and the type of assessment:

  1. Certificate Level: Suitable for basic entry level positions this level represents a basic level of operational knowledge with general knowledge.
  2. Diploma Level: Suitable for those with personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.
  3. Advanced Diploma: Suitable for those expect to be involved in significant judgements, planning, and leadership/guidance functions related to workplace products, services, operations or procedures.


There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Participants may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This ICI distance learning course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC).

On successful completion of the course you will receive:

  • A graduation certificate officially recognising your successful completion of studies and qualifications as a massage
  • Transcripts indicating units completed
  • Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
  • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification. For example: John Smith, DipMsg
  • Job search assistance: Graduate Career Services Programme

Training Course Content

This course covers the following areas:

  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Professional Ethics for Massage Practitioners
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Effects, Benefits, Indications and Contraindications of Massage
  • Equipment and Products
  • Sanitary and Safety Practices
  • Massage Movements
  • Massage Techniques
  • Therapeutic Procedure
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massage In a Spa Setting
  • Massage In Medicine
  • Athletic and Sport Massage
  • Therapeutic Massage Styles
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Business Practices (employment / running your own practice)


The cost of this course depends on the level chosen, and prices are as follows:

  • Certificate  £498
  • Diploma  £798
  • Advanced Diploma  £998

All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

  • All required study materials and course notes
  • Practical assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback
  • Industry based tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs

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Provider: International Career Institute

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WC1N 3AX London

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