Course overview

Indian Head Massage City of Bristol College

This four-week course is for adults who want to build their profile of skills to start a career within the beauty industry or add to the range of treatments they offer as a practising beauty therapist.

You will have four, three-hour sessions with a fully qualified beauty therapy lecturer, covering the theory and practical elements of Indian head massage and allowing plenty of time for you to practise and receive feedback on your technique.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for adults aged 19+ who want to expand their skills in beauty therapy, whether or not they already work in the industry.

What you'll learn

Over the five sessions you will learn:

  • Health & Safety
  • Contraindications
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • How to carry out a consultation
  • Benefit of the treatment
  • Massage techniques
  • Massage mediums
  • Aftercare advice

Course entry requirements

We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure that you can flourish.

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How is the course delivered and assessed?

The course is delivered through practical demonstrations followed by the opportunity for students to carry out the treatment and the lecturer to provide feedback. You will also learn the theory required to achieve your qualification.

Future career and study opportunities

After completing this course, you can progress to Level 2 Beauty Therapy Certificate or Diploma, or Level 3 Holistic Therapy Diploma if you do not already hold a beauty therapy qualification. If you are already a beauty therapist, you will be qualified to offer Indian head massage to clients.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery. 

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

No additional beauty kit is required for this course. All equipment will be provided.

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