Massage: Professional Level Courses in London

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 and Neal's Yard, or into self-employment with Urban Massage or privately 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 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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Essenian Healing and ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy

    Course Date: Thu 19 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Become a professional Aromatherapist discovering the fascinating world of Essential Oils and their healing properties. Learn how to perform a full body Massage using a variety of techniques. This course offers a unique approach to Aromatherapy through the intergration of the teachings and principles of Essenian Healing. Discover 42+ essential oils and how to use them safely, how to blend them to create your own remedies, creams and lotions. Become expert in the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the physical and subtle bodies, following the teaching of Essenian Healing to understand how the Chakras and the different Auras are connected to our body systems and internal organs.

    The course fee is £1699. 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: £1,699.00
    Senior fee: £1,699.00
    Concession: £1,699.00

  9. ITEC level 3 diploma in reflexology: fast-track

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 3 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain a recognised qualification in reflexology which will enable you to practise professionally. This is a FASTRACK, low cost course taught by experienced industry professionals. You must have completed the ‘ITEC massage diploma’ or equivalent and preferably an introductory reflexology course. 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

  10. ITEC Level 3 Award in Indian Head Massage

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Train to practise Indian head massage professionally. You must have completed the 'ITEC massage diploma' or equivalent and preferably an introductory Indian head massage course. Please download an application form from the link below, and read the full course outline before applying.
    Full fee: £429.00
    Senior fee: £429.00
    Concession: £429.00

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