Massage Courses in London

Interested in studying massage therapy, either just for fun or as a potentially new career? Learn the theory and practice of massage from beginner to professional level and discover a range of new techniques and therapies. Our courses are taught by experts who practice massage and are brilliant at communicating their enthusiasm.

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  1. ITEC level 3 diploma in massage: fast-track

    ITEC level 3 diploma in massage: fast-track

    Course Date: Fri 10 Jan 2020 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Interested in massage therapy as a career? Learn the theory and practice of massage to a professional level. This is a fast track, low cost course taught by experienced industry professionals. If you’ve applied for this course and not heard back from us, please email us on health@citylit.ac.uk, or call us (Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00) on 020 7492 2622.

    The course fee is £1449. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £100 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans



    For more information, please call Health & Lifestyle on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £1,449.00
    Senior fee: £1,449.00
    Concession: £1,449.00

  2. ITEC level 3 diploma in aromatherapy: fast-track

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 12 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Train to practise aromatherapy professionally. This is a FASTRACK, low cost course taught by experienced industry professionals. You must have completed the 'ITEC level 3 diploma in massage' or equivalent and preferably have attended an introductory course in aromatherapy. There is one session per week on this course. It is every Sunday for 13 weeks.

    The course fee is £999. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £100 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans



    For more information, please call Health & Lifestyle on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £999.00
    Senior fee: £999.00
    Concession: £999.00

  3. Massage: an introduction (access to level 3)

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 2020 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how massage can relieve stress and promote relaxation and healing through touch. Learn techniques to perform on family and friends. Suitable for those with a general interest or wishing to progress.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £169.00

  4. City Lit tasters: reflexology

    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience the relaxing benefits of hand and foot reflexology and learn how to relieve stress using basic reflexology techniques.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  5. ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Interested in massage therapy as a career? Learn the theory and practice of massage to a professional level. This is taught by experienced industry professionals. If you’ve applied for this course and not heard back from us, please email us on health@citylit.ac.uk, or call us (Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00) on 020 7492 2622.



    The application process is open until 17 January 2020.

    The course fee is £1469. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £100 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans



    For more information, please call Health & Lifestyle on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £1,469.00
    Senior fee: £1,469.00
    Concession: £1,469.00

  6. ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This specialist qualification will equip you with a range of advanced techniques required by sports massage practitioners. Recommended for practitioners who are currently working in sport and active leisure, including osteopaths, physiotherapists, sports therapists and massage therapists. You must have completed the ITEC level 3 diploma in Sports massage or equivalent and be capable of working independently.

    The course fee is £811, plus an upfront fee of £438 payable at the time of your enrolment.

    If you’re unable to pay the course fee upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the cost, repayable after the course ends. You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans

    If you’re unable to pay the upfront fee, you can talk to our Information, Advice and Guidance team who will advise you on other financial support available. You can contact the Advice and Guidance Team by phone on 020 7492 2500 or by email: advice@citylit.ac.uk

    For more information, please call Health & Lifestyle on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £1,249.00
    Senior fee: £1,249.00
    Concession: £1,249.00

  7. Essenian healing workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover this ancient form of Spiritual-Energy Healing. Learn Auric Reading techniques using the Anatomy of physical and subtle bodies. Identify the emotional reasons behind illnesses, promoting a deeper understanding of the root causes. Perform Energy Healing therapies using Vibrational Sound, Acupressure and Essential Oils.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  8. Reflexology: an introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 26 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the principles of foot reflexology. Learn the basic principles and experience how this method can boost the body’s ability to relax and rebalance during a class offering guided massage sequences,.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  9. Deep tissue massage techniques: a CPD workshop

    Course Date: Wed 29 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Expand your skills to apply deep tissue massage techniques with confidence. Learn how to relieve fatigue, muscle tension, and improve flexibility.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £189.00

  10. Anatomy and physiology: access to level 3

    Anatomy and physiology: access to level 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 31 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Did you know that 80% of your brain is water or that your tongue is the strongest muscle in the body? Gain a basic understanding of the major systems of the body and how they interact with each other. Tutor: Alan Billington.
    Full fee: £259.00
    Senior fee: £259.00
    Concession: £176.00

  11. Introduction to Scar Massage at City Lit: for Practitioners

    Course Date: Tue 4 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A one day introductory workshop for qualified therapists to discover a new approach for treating scars, fibrosis and adhesions. Try some simple new techniques to help encourage further healing in this one day highly practical course.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £119.00

  12. ITEC level 2 award in providing facial skincare (adults 21+)

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 6 Feb 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Facial Skincare treatments have now become a must have skill set for massage practitioners. Our Level 2 Award in Facial Skincare enables practitioners to gain the necessary recognised qualification that will allow them to provide and develop bespoke Luxury Facial Skincare treatments to their client base, both within a salon setting and as a mobile therapist.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £349.00

  13. City Lit tasters: holistic massage

    Course Date: Mon 10 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Interested in massage? Learn some simple massage techniques to practice on friends and family.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  14. Advanced massage using sports massage techniques

    Course Date: Wed 12 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Expand your understanding of bodywork using deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, soft tissue release and various others other techniques. Ideal for those with an ITEC qualification who wish to gain a broader range of skills.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £179.00

  15. City Lit tasters: aromatherapy

    Course Date: Mon 17 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Put your sense of smell to test with this experiential aromatherapy taster workshop! An introduction to nature's very own pharmacy.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

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