Anatomy, Physiology & Holistic Massage Certificate

This course provides a foundation for and underpins the knowledge on which all complementary therapies are based. It is a requirement for diploma courses in Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Lymphatic Drainage and Sports Therapy.

The course runs for 12 weeks, with one full day per week of attendance at lectures and practical sessions. Those who complete the course and pass the end of course examinations will be awarded certification by CIBTAC & ITEC.

Course Overview

  • Duration: 12 weeks, 1 day per week
  • Hours: 9.00am – 6.00pm
  • Certification: CIBTAC, ITEC (More info)

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Anatomy, Physiology & Holistic Massage Syllabus

This is a short outline of the topics covered by the course.

Systems of the body

  • Skeletal
  • Vascular
  • Neurological
  • Respiratory
  • Genito-urinary
  • Muscular
  • Lymphatic
  • Endocrine
  • Digestive
  • Reproductive
  • Structure and functions of the skin
  • Theory of Massage
  • Practical Massage Technique
  • Professional Ethics
  • First Aid & Salon Safety
  • Hygiene & Sterilisation
  • Client Handling
  • Business Studies