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Course - IHBC + IIHHT Body Therapy Course / NVQ Beauty Therapy Level 3 (Mon - Fri)

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  • Entry requirements
    • Minimum of a UK recognised facial /skin care qualification required as a pre-requisite (A full Beauty Specialist or NVQ Level 2 is desirable) • The minimum age for entry to this course is 18 years - no exceptions. There is no upper age limit. • A good general education is essential for this 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.
  • Academic Title
    You will receive a seperate qualification for each part of the course - 7 in total. International Health & Beauty Council / International Institute of Health & Holistic Therapies (Recommended for those who may wish to work overseas at some point in their career) IIHHT Level 3 Certificate in Aromatherapy Massage (D1079) IIHHT Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Massage (D1083) IIHHT Level 3 Diploma in Indian Head Massage (D1061) IHBC Level 3 Diploma in Epilation (D1054) IHBC Unit 18 - Provide Mechanical and Electrical treatments for the head and neck IHBC Unit 19 - Provide Mechanical and Electrical treatments for the limbs and trunk VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology (D1060)
  • Course description
    Designed for those who wish to learn the full range of treatments within the beauty therapy industry and offer a wider skill-base from which to work.
    The course consists of five modules as follows:

    ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY - 2 WEEKS
    Covering all the major systems of the human body: Skeletal, Muscular, Digestive, Urinary, Endocrine, Lymphatic, Nervous, Cardiovascular and Respiratory. You will be set a written paper after a lenghtened home study period.

    SWEDISH BODY MASSAGE - 3 WEEKS
    After studying human anatomy and physiology, the classic deep-tissue Swedish body massage movements will be taught. Working in pairs, you will both give and receive massage to fully appreciate the effects of the different techniques. You will mostly use oil, but will also be shown the traditional massage medium of talc. This module also includes training in Indian Head Massage leading to an additional IIHHT Diploma.

    AROMATHERAPY - 3 WEEKS
    A full, in-depth Aromatherapy study with a specific massage routine. You will learn about the sourcing, extraction, distillation, properties and benefits of essential oils, and how to blend them to meet your clients' needs. This module requires 30 hours of teatments to be performed in the student salon and case studies to be performed at home.

    ELECTRO-THERAPIES - 4 WEEKS
    Electrical and mechanical treatments for the face and body including: G5; Slendertone; vacuum suction; non-surgical lifts; mechanical lymph drainage; audio-sonic tratments; galvanic and faradic face and body treatments.

    EPILATION/ELECTROLOGY - 2 WEEKS
    You will learn how to provide permanent hair removal (electrical epilation) to all areas of the face and body using the Short-Wave Diathermy and the 'blend' methods.

    You will also learn the contra-indications to all treatments, client counselling / consultation techniques, salon reception skills and management duties. There is no 'final exam' for this course. Instead, you will be assessed for both practical skills and theory knowledge on an on-going basis for each module.

    INCLUDED IN YOUR FEES:
    • Full starter kit of essential oils specialy selected to meet the need of the course
    • Two uniforms (two white salon tunics and two pairs of white trousers)
    • Set of brand new towels for class use
    • A range of text books
    • Lever-arch folder for your course notes
    • Use of modern salon equipment and accessories for class use
    • Use of a range of top brand skincare products for class use

    NOT INCLUDED (BUT REQUIRED):
    • A pair of white salon shoes
    • Stationary items such as pens, note paper, folders for presenting your work etc.

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