Massage: professional level

Do you want to train as a massage therapist? Our professional massage courses give you a recognised qualification from ITEC (International Therapy Examination Council), allowing you to gain insurance via EMBODY and practise aromatherapy professionally.

The majority of our massage students completing professional level qualifications continue straight on into employment with providers including the NHS, Urban Massage and Neal's Yard, or into self-employment as massage practitioners.

Read an interview with massage therapy student Jack O'Neill on what it takes to train as a massage therapist, or with City Lit tutor Farrah Idris.

Contact our wellbeing team on 020 7492 2622 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm.

  1. ITEC level 3 diploma in complementary therapies

    Course Date: Thu 20 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Interested in a career in complementary therapies? We will focus on a range of practical skills and the underpinning knowledge required in the industry, which will lead you to a professional qualification. 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 £4499. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student Loans Company 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

    (If you are 18 at the start of the course, the fee may be less- please contact us).

    For more information, please call Health and movement studies on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £4,499.00
    Senior fee: £4,499.00
    Concession: £4,499.00

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

    ITEC level 3 diploma in massage: fast-track

    Course Date: Fri 21 Sep 2018 (and 5 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 application process is open until 23 September 2018.

    The course fee is £1449. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student Loans Company 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

    (If you are 18 at the start of the course, the fee may be less- please contact us).

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

  3. Deep tissue massage techniques: a CPD workshop

    Course Date: Sat 17 Nov 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is an accredited short course that is recognised by the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) and allow licence to practice, membership of FHT and CPD points.



    Learn how to effectively minimise stress on your fingers and thumbs when providing a deeper massage. Expand your skills knowledge to apply deep tissue massage techniques into your treatment with confidence.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

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