Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code AB30495
Qualification Number 600/8664/6
Level 3
GLH 306 - 341
Units 6 - 8
Minimum Credits 35
Age Restriction 16+
Registration End Date 31/07/2017


Overview

The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Beauty Therapy Studies (Massage) (QCF) is a technical level qualification that provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as a massage therapist either as an employee or in a self-employed capacity. This qualification is based on Habia National Occupational Standards (NOS). This qualification is recognised by the UK's largest beauty and complementary therapy trade body/professional association i.e. The Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) and also the UK's second largest association representing beauty and complementary therapy employers; the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a massage therapist.

Qualification Structure

Unit Code Unit Ref. Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV30424 D/601/3559 Provide body massage 3 9 84
UV30468 T/601/4457 Client care and communication in beauty-related industries 3 3 28
UV30491 R/600/8780 Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon   4 29

Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 3 units and earn a minimum of 19 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref. Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV30411 M/601/4358 Origins, principles and theories of massage 3 7 60
UV30425 Y/601/3558 Provide massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils 3 7 65
UV30449 A/601/5500 Contribute to the effective running of business 3 3 30
UV30475 H/601/4454 Apply stone therapy massage 3 9 75
UV30574 D/601/4095 Provide Indian head massage 3 6 49