Massage and Holistic Therapy Diploma Courses in Scotland

A career in holistic massage therapy is one of the most flexible you can choose, and booking onto one of our holistic massage diploma courses is a great way to start.
  

As a graduate of a London Therapists massage course you’ll have a great deal of freedom to build a practice that works for your lifestyle and personality.  We 
have partnered with the Caledonian Therapy Academy north of the border to offer a selection of Guild and ABT-accredited fast-track massage and holistic diploma courses that are second to none.  

Below is a full list of all the fast-track massage and holistic diploma courses we run in Scotland.




Hopi Ear Candling / Thermal Auricular Therapy Diploma Course

This is an ancient and natural therapy handed down by many civilisations. It is believed that the Ancient Greeks used ear candles, initially probably for cleansing, purifying and healing on a spiritual basis, but much later on a purely physical basis. However, the practice is believed to have reached the modern world via the Native American Hopi Indians of North Arizona.

Hopi Candles may be helpful with:

Excessive or compacted wax in the ears
Irritation in ears and sinuses
Pressure regulation in cases of : sinusitis/rhinitis/glue ear/colds/flu/headaches/migraine
Stimulation of local and reflex energy flow
Energetic revitalisation in cases of hearing impairment
Relaxing and calming effect in cases of stress
Noises in the ears, ringing, tinnitus

Guild & ABT Accredited Qualification Cost: £135 + vat OR VTCT / SVQ Accredited Qualification. Please note VTCT qualifications will require study of additional areas, home study, assessment & portfolio building.


To book onto this course please email us or call 020 8123 7527.



Indian Head Massage Diploma Course

The course is in two parts.  The practical massage technique and essential theory is covered in day one.  Anatomy and case studies are done in your own time.  This course gives students the opportunity to achieve a professional standard and the confidence needed to work effectively with clients.

Contents:

History of Indian Head Massage
Chakras and Ayurveda
Consumer Rights
Safety / Contra Indications
Power of Touch
Code of Ethics
Anatomy & Physiology
Massage Techniques & Oils

Guild & ABT Accredited Qualification Cost: £165 + vat OR VTCT / SVQ Accredited Qualification.  * Please note VTCT qualifications will require study of additional areas, home study, assessment & portfolio building.


To book onto this course please email us or call 020 8123 7527.



Hot Stone Massage Therapy Diploma Course

* Guild Course: Level 1 is also available for non therapists.  This is run in combination with our A & P course (please email for details)
* Guild or VTCT Level 2 / CPD Practitioner Course:  Open to therapists with an A&P qualification.



This 1 day practitioner course will include:

The history of Hot Stones
Benefits of Treatment
Contra-indications of treatment
Selecting & Caring for the Stones
Massage Sequence
The use of Cold Stones in the Treatment
Practical Work with the Stones
Giving and Receiving a Hot Stone Massage
For further info please call or email.

Guild & ABT Accredited Qualification Cost: £295 + vat OR VTCT / SVQ Accredited Qualification. Please note VTCT qualifications will require study of additional areas, home study, assessment and portfolio building.


To book onto this course please email us or call 020 8123 7527.



Reflexology Diploma Course

By the end of this course you will:

Have a sound working knowledge of anatomy and physiology
Identify and assess a client’s needs and propose a course of treatment that will improve their overall health.
Inform clients of the benefits, limitations and responses to a treatment
Perform a Reflexology treatment according to the client’s needs
Apply an holistic approach to the assessment and treatment of the client
Support and advise the client throughout the treatment including the use of self-help
Techniques
Evaluate and modify the treatment as required to suit your client
Make an informed judgement as to the effectiveness of the completed course of treatment

Guild & ABT Accredited Qualification Cost: £600 + vat OR VTCT / SVQ Accredited Qualification. Please note VTCT qualifications will require study of additional areas, home study, assessment & portfolio building.


To book onto this course please email us or call 020 8123 7527.




Thai Herbal Compress Massage Diploma Course

Thai Herbal Compress Massage is deeply rooted in Thai culture, and like many ancient massages is a relaxing treatment carried out with the use of traditional compresses which have been heated in a steam generator.  The treatment is a gentle treatment ideal for soothing aching muscles.




Includes:

The history of Thai Herbal Compress Massage
Benefits of treatment
Contra-indications of treatment
Health & Safety
Massage Sequence & Practical Work using compresses.

Guild & ABT Accredited Qualification Cost: £125 + vat


To book onto this course please email us or call 020 8123 7527.



Thai Foot and Hand Massage

Thai Foot Massage includes massage of the hands, legs and feet.  Originating in Thailand over 2000 years ago, it’s part of the traditional Thai massage incorporating elements of Shiatsu, Reflexology, Chinese Medicine & Yoga.

Includes:

Benefits of treatment
Contra-indications of treatment
Health & Safety
Leg, Foot and Hand Sequence and Practical Work.

Guild & ABT Accredited Qualification Cost: £125 + vat


To book onto this course please email us or call 020 8123 7527.



Body Massage Diploma Course

3 weekends over 3 months or 5 days: Mon – Fri, Intensive.

The following subjects will be studied:



Body Massage
Support, Health, Safety and Security in the Workplace
Anatomy & Physiology (A&P) related to body massage

Course Assessment

The course is internally assessed both practically and theoretically. There are practical tests to monitor progress, as well as work books to complete. You will also have 4 case studies to complete in your own time. You will also have an A&P module which should be studied at home prior & during the course. On successful completion you will be able to obtain insurance and work as a body massage therapist.

Price without A&P qualification: £700 + vat / Price if you have A&P qualification: £650 + vat
Guild & ABT Accredited Qualification Cost: £600 + vat OR VTCT / SVQ Accredited Qualification. Please note VTCT qualifications will require study of additional areas, home study, assessment & portfolio building.


To book onto this course please email us or call 020 8123 7527.



Baby Massage Instructor Course

Benefits of Baby Massage:

Helps bonding between parent & baby
Help with constipation & colic
Helps aid restful sleep
Helps strengthen baby’s respiratory, circulatory, nervous and immune system.

The course will cover:

Health & Safety
Benefits
Contraindications
Massage Sequence
After Care
Delivering the Course

The course is suitable for mothers, healthcare workers, therapists, child carers, nursery staff etc.,  Massage dolls will be used to learn baby massage.

Guild & ABT Accredited Qualification Cost: £300 + vat OR VTCT / SVQ Accredited Qualification. Please note VTCT qualifications will require study of additional areas, home study, assessment & portfolio building.


To book onto this course please email us or call 020 8123 7527.


Holistic Therapist Diploma Course

Includes:

Anatomy & Physiology
Body Massage
Reflexology
Hopi Ear Candling
Indian Head Massage
Hot Stone Massage:

Total Cost: £1550 + vat (1 Weekend a month over 9 month or 3 week intensive.)  If you choose 1 Weekend or Weekday per month you may pay for this course by instalments of 12 interest free payments by Standing Order.


To book onto this course please email us or call 020 8123 7527.



Reiki Courses

Reiki (pronounced "ray-key") is a laying-on of hands relaxation technique. The word Reiki is derived from two Japanese words - "rei," meaning "Universal Spirit," and "ki." meaning "life force energy." The word Reiki, therefore, refers to balanced life force energy.   A Usui Reiki Practitioner is someone who has been carefully trained in this healing art. These courses are for 1st, 2nd or Master Degree Reiki .
  
You will receive:

Reiki Attunement
Reiki Manual
Certificate

Guild & ABT Accredited Qualification 
Cost: Reiki 1 £95 + vat / Reiki 2 £140 + vat / Reiki Master £350 + vat 
VTCT / SVQ Accredited Qualification:  As above plus VTCT Fees.  Please note VTCT qualifications will require study of additional areas, home study, assessment & portfolio building.


To book onto this course please email us or call 020 8123 7527.



Other Fast Track Courses

Holistic Courses

Anatomy & Physiology Diploma: £150 or £80 if taken with another course.
Aromatherapy: £800 (Intensive - 1 Weekend a month over 3 months)
Crystal Therapy Level 1 or 2: £175 (Intensive – 1 Weekend)
Stress Management: £300
Pregnancy Massage & Techniques: £250
Oriental Style Face Massage: £125

Please add VAT to prices listed above.


To book onto this course please email us or call 020 8123 7527.


All Scotland Courses are run by the Caledonian Therapy Academy