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Swedish Massage


The stepping stone to many other qualifications. A full body treatment to relax, stimulate, ease stresses, pain and muscular tension. This course will enable you to contribute to your clients physical and mental well being.


  • History of massage
  • Benefits & effects
  • Different massage mediums.
  • Contra-indications & contra-actions
  • Consultations, record keeping & medical referral
  • Preparation of room, equipment and client
  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Case studies
  • Practical techniques
  • After care advice.



  • Cells and Tissues
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Blood Vascular System
  • Lymphatic System
  • Excretory System
  • Nervous System
  • Endocrine System
  • The Skin
  • Digestive System

No previous knowledge required, but a good general education is essential as this is a demanding course.
 An excellent level of English is required. You must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently. You may be asked to sit an entry test if necessary. Entry is via initial interview.


We have two methods of delivery :

  • Three days plus an assessment appointment which will be split over a period of three weeks to allow sufficient time to reflect on your learning and to start your case studies with guidance or
  • Seven weeks plus assessment appointment this will also will allow sufficient time to reflect on your learning and to start your case studies with guidance. 

Once you have completed the input of your course,you will need to complete 10 case studies. Then you will invited back within 4 weeks to complete your three assessments and two multiple choice tests.

This course can be attained within 3-6 months.

We can now offer this course as a long distance learning course please ask for more details.



Deposit of £250.00



The Academy of Beauty Therapy offers industry-recognised qualifications and at the completion of your course and providing that you provided sufficient evidence your will be awarded the following qualifications:

  • VTCT level 3 Diploma in Swedish Massage - Awarded by VTCT Examination Board
  • Certificate in Massage - Awarded by The Academy of Beauty Therapy

Both of which will enable you to obtain insurance from any recognised Insurance Company.


  • Kit lists are available upon request.
  • Uniform - Tunic, Black Trousers, Closed shoes.



Bookings can be made by the following methods:

TELEPHONE -  Calling the Academy

EMAIL           -

ONLINE         -  Select from the choices below and proceed to the checkout 




Evening - Swedish Massage Course

This is available on Thursdays between the hours of 6.00 am - 9.00 pm for the duration of 7 weeks.

Swedish Body Massage Course Daytime Course

This is available on Monday's between the hours of 10.00 am - 6.00 pm for the duration of 3 weeks.