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Indian Head Massage - 1 Day Diploma Course from £175

Fully accredited Head Massage Diploma Course
in Leigh Wigan

Great For Beginners or as a refresher

Accredited for insurance purposes by: Accredited by the GHTAccredited by the BHTAccredited by the IICT

Indian Head Massage is a very popular and effective holistic therapy treatment. It is very easy to learn and so this course is perfect for beginners. This comprehensive head massage course guides you carefully through all of the traditional massage techniques for both seated and couch based treatment. It is, very simply, one of the most relaxing therapies you can ever experience. And because your clients can remain fully clothed (if they choose to) it's perfect for people of all ages and all walks of life.

 

This diploma course provides you with 1 full day of practical training where you will be taught a full range of techniques and sequences so that you can offer a deeply relaxing and rejuvenating treatment. We only teach small groups of students at a time, so the quality of tuition is excellent and you will receive lots of one-to-one instruction and guidance from your tutor. You also practice the massage techniques upon fellow students, and they upon you (as it's the best way to learn) so you don't need to bring along a massage model.

 

Questions and answers

  • Is this course suitable for beginners?

    Yes. Also perfect as a CPD course for practicing therapists.

  • Who accredits this course?
    Beauty Guild, IICT & INHA.
  • Which companies offer me insurance with this Diploma?
    Many choices from reputable industry recognised insurers including:
    Beauty Guild, Westminster Indemnity, Towergate, IICT.
  • Will this Diploma allow me to practice professionally?
    Yes, all of our courses are suitable for professional practice. And once you have acquired insurance cover our Diplomas allow you to offer treatments from your home, from your salon or as a mobile therapist and charge for this service.
  • Is there time to learn all of the techniques in only 1 day?

    Yes of course. Our classes are small (between 2-8 participants) and so you'll receive focused guidance and individual attention from our teacher. You will also be taught a complete therapy treatment routine for delivering to your clients. And because students practice upon one another, you will also experience for yourself how amazing and effective this treatment can be.

  • Will I learn everything I need?

    You will learn the same practical skills as with a longer course but you'll need to practice the treatment routine upon friends and family, using your manual and (where available) our on-line tutorial videos for further assistance after your practical training in order to perfect the techniques.

  • Can I come back and refresh my memory of practical skills?

    You're always welcome to return and attend only the practical training again. This is known as a refresher course and allows you to brush up on the techniques you have learned with us. Refresher courses are only available to students who have previously completed their course with us, and substantial discounts are offered.

  • Is this a level 3 course?

    No, this is a Diploma course. Diploma courses are also known as ‘short courses’ or ‘fast-track training’. However, the treatment techniques you'll learn are similar, and in some cases more extensive than on a level 3 course.

  • Do I need a level 3 qualification?
    No, you don't need a level 3 qualification in order to deliver this therapy professionally. However, some employers and some London Borough Councils may specify a level 3 qualification as a requirement.
  • What preparations do I need to do before my course?
    You will be provided with your manual in PDF format and once you’ve read it you will be able to complete your on-line test paper, a simple, multiple choice test with 45 questions. Our administration team will also chat with you to let you know what to bring so that you are perfectly prepared and have a great time.

We provide 3 options for training

  • short courses weekends and week days
  • mixed classes

  • All our classes (unless otherwise stated) are mixed: This means that both males and females can attend.
  • women only classes

  • We understand that some women prefer to attend class training where their teacher and fellow students are all female.
  • massage training qualifications and insurance
  • bespoke training

  • We can arrange bespoke courses for solo or groups of people: friends, family or colleagues at any of our UK venues.
  • Quick Overview

  • Diploma in Indian Head Massage.
    Friendly & informal tuition.
    Small class numbers.
    Individual attention from your tutor.
    Easy & fun to learn.
    No previous experience required.

    Solo tuition available at some venues.
  • How It Works

  • The theory test: Study your course manual at home and complete a theory test paper online. You can retake the test as many times as you like until you reach the pass mark and at no extra charge.

     

    1 day practical: Starting at 10am and finishing at 5pm you will be taught all of the practical skills you will need to deliver an Indian head massage treatment. There is no practical test. Instead we assess your understanding and ability of each treatment technique as it is taught. Students practice upon one another so no need to bring a massage model.

     

    Our courses are mixed gender which means that both males and females participate.

    Course Modules

    This is the background and theory that you study from home and then complete an online test paper before attending your practical training. It is easily completed with between 6-10 hours of study time. For some people it may take a little longer.

    Module 1
    How Head Massage was originally practiced in India
    How it is now practiced in the West
    How Indian Head Massage is commonly taught
    Indian Head Massage as taught by Therapy Training School

    Module 2
    Effects and benefits overview
    Effects and benefits in detail

    Module 3
    The skeletal system
    The muscular system
    Blood flow in the head and neck
    The trigeminal nerve
    The lymphatic system

    Module 4
    Client consultation skills
    Consultation environment
    Client education
    Client confidentiality
    Consultation form
    Notes on consultation form
    Contraindications

    Module 5
    Body mechanics
    Correct body mechanics
    Guidelines

    Module 6
    Preparing for therapy
    Client preparation
    Therapist preparation
    Basic hygiene
    Adaptations

    Module 7
    Massage Movements
    Massage overview
    Massage techniques explained

    Module 8
    After therapy recommendations
    Information and aftercare advice
    The benefits of drinking water

    Module 9
    Before beginning therapy
    Oils that may be used
    Weight and pressure of massage techniques
    Part one (seated): Upper back, shoulders, neck and head massage
    Part two (lying down): The neck, head and face massage

    Module 10
    Case Study Guidelines
    Case study examples

    Additional information
    FAQs
    Hints and tips
    Your notes and questions

    Additional documents
    Test paper
    Client form
    Case study form

    Accreditation & Diploma

    Therapy Training School is an approved training provider, and our training courses throughout the UK are recognised and accredited for insurance purposes by UK governing bodies such as: The Guild of Beauty Therapists (GBT), the Guild of Holistic Therapists (GHT) and The International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT). Insurance can also be obtained for the UK via Towergate Insurance and Westminster Indemnity. You will be able to practice as a self-employed therapist or mobile therapist. Always check with your potential employer (or local council) to ensure that this Diploma will be accepted by them.

    Accredited by the IICT
    Accredited by the GHTAccredited by the BHT

  • More Information

  • Course practical: 1 day
    Test paper: Complete online from your home
    Accreditation: GBT, GHT & IICT
    Membership & Insurance: Available from GBT or IICT
    Insurance: Also available from Westminster Indemnity, or Towergate Insurance
    Suitable for: Private practice, self-employed, mobile therapist and most types of employment
    Previous experience: No previous experience or qualifications are required for you to attend this course

     

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    + Working In London

    You can work anywhere in the UK with our Diplomas. However, if you're looking to work in London you need to know which Boroughs accept our Diploma. Read more >

    Solo Tuition Available

    Costs start from £295

    We offer one-to-one training options for those of you who are always mega busy with work and lifestyle activities.

     

    It's worth keeping in mind that we can deliver bespoke training for you in just ONE DAY in Indian head massage at most of our venues.

    Read more about solo tuition here >

    Read a step-by-step guide for solo training here >