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Back, neck and shoulder massage

The back, neck and shoulder massage course is an introduction to massage and how it can be adapted using a wide variety of massage movements.

Course details


The course will explain the benefits of massage, how to complete a consultation, the effects of back massage and the modifications that can be made. This massage can also be performed on top of clothing, which some prefer. By the end of the course a full routine and an understanding of the principles of back, neck and shoulder massage will be achieved.

The proposed start date for this course is 09/06/2018.

What's covered?

  • What is back, neck and shoulder massage
  • Benefits of massage
  • History of massage
  • How to perform a consultation
  • Contra-indications
  • Massage movements
  • Massage adaptations
  • Massage routines
  • Aftercare/homecare

How will my work be assessed?

  • Working with each other and models
  • Written classwork

What can I do after this?

Once learners have achieved this course they can continue to accredited aromatherapy courses or one of our other massage courses; Aromatherapy massage, Back, neck and shoulder massage, Holistic massage, Indian head massage and Swedish massage.

Enthusiasm and a desire to learn a new skill or hobby.


Open Event - Southend Campus

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Our Southend Campus is located next to Southend Central train station and offers A-level courses and an impressive range of vocational subjects in realistic work environments using cutting-edge technology.


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Start date to be confirmed.

  • Venue Southend Campus
  • Attendance Part time evening
  • Duration 3 wks weekends / 4 wks evenings
  • Provision Adults
  • Cost £80.00
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  • Venue Thurrock Campus
  • Attendance Part time evening
  • Duration 3 wks weekends / 4 wks evenings
  • Provision Adults
  • Cost £80.00
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