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Complementary therapies, Blandford Forum, Dorset


About My Full Body Massage Courses

Are you a beginner looking to train as a professional massage therapist? Maybe you are looking for a rewarding change in career, or are you looking for another income?

This course is for you!  Become a fully qualified practitioner in just a few short months.

Complementary therapies, Blandford Forum

This course, equivalent to ITEC Level 3, is for complete beginners, no previous experience of massage is necessary. It is completed over 6 days, one day a fortnight for 12 weeks with case studies and assignments in between.

Preparation for the ITEC Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology exam is included in the course, but it is advisable for students to have a thorough knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology prior to commencement of the course

What Will be Covered?

  • A review of anatomy and physiology.
  • Common diseases and dysfunctions of the body.
  • What is meant by the “holistic approach”?
  • Health and safety, code of ethics and hygiene practices.
  • How to set up a business.
  • Self care and correct posture while practicing.
  • The history of massage.

  • The benefits of massage.
  • Contra-indications and contra-actions.
  • Client consultation and aftercare advice.
  • Massage strokes.
  • Treatment preparation.
  • The treatment.

How Will the Course be Assessed?

Written exam (multiple choice) and practical demonstration.

Students will learn how to treat individual parts of the body culminating in a full body treatment. There will be a mock exam and then the final exam will be on the last day of the course.

The ITEC Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology exam will be sat at the Oakdale Centre in Poole on completion of the course. 

Do I Need any Previous Experience?

No previous experience of massage is necessary.

Course Duration

6 days with time in between each day for students to practice and provide case studies.

Courses are on Saturdays from 10.00 until 4.00 pm.

Complementary therapies, Blandford Forum


Charlton Marshall, near Blandford Forum.

What Do I Need to Bring?

You need to bring your manuals and a pen and paper. Wear loose comfortable clothing, a professional tunic, black trousers and flat shoes. Students will practice on each other. You need to bring 2 bath sheets and 2 hand towels, antiseptic wipes and antibacterial hand gel. Oils and couch covers will be provided.

Course Accreditation

This course is accredited and approved by The Guild of Holistic Therapists to enable you to practice professionally and obtain insurance.  On completion of the course, you can set up your own business as a massage therapist or join a team working in a salon or spa.  You can also give mobile treatments.


A certificate will be provided on successful completion of the course.


£1080 + £150 exam fee

A deposit of £250 will be required on receipt of which I will send you your manuals.  This also keeps and confirms your place on the course.

Payment by instalments is available.

Class Size

There will be a maximum of 4 people in each course so that I can provide individual attention to each student.