Deep Tissue Massage - Therapy Course

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    Home Use
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deep tissue massage online learning course

Deep Tissue Massage - Accredited Online Course

Our Deep Tissue Massage Course is an intermediate course for those already qualified in body massage and is supported by FREE tutorial videos. Learn both front and back body massage techniques so that you can confidently deliver a professioanl and effective deep tissue massage treatment.

You can choose the either the Home Use option intended for delivering treatments to friends and family, or you can select to complete the Professional Certificate Course where you will gain a fully accredited qualification upon successful completion of the theory test. Our Certificate Qualification will allow you to work self employed, start your own home-based business, or work as a mobile therapist and is fully insurable.

Should you wish, you can Upgrade your Certificate qualification to a Diploma at any time by attending practical training with one of our experience and friendly teaching staff. We have venues all across the UK.

Pre Requirements

  • This is an intermediate course and you need a body massage qualification to undertake this qualification.

Video Tutorials

  • Fantastic video tutorials FREE for 3 months with this course.

Accreditations and Insurance

  • Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT  Westminster Insurance  Wellbeing Insurance  Towergate Insurance

Course Syllabus

This is the background and theory that you study from home. If you are undertaking a Certificate Course then you also need to complete an online test paper, and we recommend that you complete at least 25 case studies (self-assessed) in order to familiarise yourself with the therapy routine before offering treatments to the public.

Module 1
Introduction to Deep Tissue massage therapy

Module 2
The role of the Deep Tissue massage therapist
Limitations and referrals

Module 3
Effects and benefits in detail

Module 4
Indications for Deep Tissue massage
Postural assessment

Module 5

Module 6
Classifications of injuries

Module 7
Pre exercise: warm up
After exercise: cool down
Re-assessing clients

Module 8
Setting up for treatment
Client preparation
Informed consent
Before and after treatment protocols
Massage mediums

Module 9
Deep Tissue massage techniques

Module 10
Front body massage
Back body massage
Massage techniques at a glance

Reference material
How to use your manual before and after training
Treatment options
Pre-event massage
Post-event massage
Massage during training
The importance of correct breathing
Posture and postural defects
Gender-specific characteristics
Categories of body shape
Notes on body weight
Muscle fatigue 
Nutrition and hydration

Additional information
Suggested reading and reference material
Your notes and questions
Client consultation form

Home Use - Course Only

  • Course cost: £69.00
  • Accredited: TTC (our company's stamp of approval)
  • Insurance: Available from Westminster Insurance
  • Qualification: Available with our Certificate courses
  • Suitable for: Beginners - Intended for self-development and home use
  • Time limits: No time restraints
  • PDF manual: 45 pages in full colour
  • Theory test: Only available with our Certificate Course
  • Video: 3 months FREE access to video tutorials

Certificate - Professional Use

  • Course cost: £125.00
  • Accredited: IGCT, TTA
  • Insurance: Westminster Insurance, Towergate Insurance, Wellbeing Insurance
  • Qualification: Offer treatments professionally and obtain therapist insurance
  • Suitable for: Beginners or experienced therapists as a CPD course
  • Time limits: No time restraints
  • PDF manual: 45 pages in full colour
  • Theory test: Online - 45 multiple choice questions & unlimited attempts to pass
  • Video: 3 months FREE access to video tutorials
  • Portfolio: Self-assessed - we recommend that you complete a minimum of 25 case studies before offering treatments to the paying public
  • Upgrade: You can upgrade this course to a Diploma by undertaking practical training one-to-one with a qualified instructor