Course Overview

Individuals intending to work within the beauty or complementary therapy profession and want to learn Indian Head Massage Level 3 as one of the treatments they have to offer.

This course combines Indian Head Massage, health and safety and anatomy and physiology. Therefore this course would be suitable for those that are new to complementary therapies and have not studied within this field previously. If learners have already gained a health and safety qualification within beauty, complementary therapies or hairdressing then this unit will exempt.

It also includes the history and philosophy, specialist practical techniques, anatomy and physiology and health and safety relating to Indian Head Massage.

Assessment Methods

  • Multiple choice examination
  • Practical assessment
  • Assignments

Progression Options

  • Beauty therapy
  • Complementary therapist in a beauty salon or spa
  • Health farms
  • Cruise liners
  • Care industry
  • Self-employed complementary therapist
  • Employed complementary therapist in the NHS
  • Hairdressing

Course Summary

Course Title Indian Head Massage
Entry Requirements
  • Level 2 qualification
  • Five GCSEs in the A* – C or 9 – 4 range
  • Relevant life skills and work experience
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