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Massage NVQ Level 3 Course

£899+ VAT

£1,078.80 Inc. VAT. Guide Price
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Introduction to Massage NVQ LEvel 3 Course

Massage is an extremely popular treatment and on the Level 3 course you will be taught the most requested massage treatments within the industry. You will be taught Body Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Indian Head, Aromatherapy and Tanning. You will learn these treatments over 5 ½ days and to then gain the NVQ Level 3 you will need to put together a portfolio click here for how this works. Once the portfolio has been completed and marked you will need to come back for a final assessment. Once this assessment has been passed you will then be qualified as professional masseur.

How long is the course?

The Massage NVQ Level 3 course takes 5 days and typically runs from 09:30-4:30pm

What will I learn on this course?

Core subjects

  • Provide body massage treatments - 2 day course
  • Provide Indian head massage - 1 day course
  • Aromatherapy massage using pre-blended oils - 1 day course
  • Provide hot stone therapy treatments - 1 day course
  • Provide self tanning services - 1/2 day course

The course also includes three units for home study.

  • Maintain procedures to safely control work operations
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
  • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of your business

Do I need any previous experience before taking the Massage NVQ Level 3 course?

This course is great if you're a beginner. You don't need any experience in the beauty industry. Enthusiasm and motivation should see you through.

If there's anything else you're not sure on then have a look through the FAQs tab.

We currently conduct our NVQ assessments at Windsor, Cardiff and Exmouth.  If you are doing your NVQ at any other Carlton Institute school, you may be required to complete your theory and practical assessments at one of these centres.  You can choose whichever is most convenient for you.


Once you have passed your course, you will receive the Carlton Institute Diploma, which enables you to gain Beauty Therapist Insurance.

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During the course of the day I learnt the process of a Manicure and Pedicure, I also learnt what the difference is between a standard manicure and luxury one (Spa Manicure.) I enjoyed the course/lesson and found it interesting to learn about and understand what tools are used during these treatments and what they each were used for. I also feel like I have been taught enough information to confidently complete a manicure or pedicure on a client as well as upon myself.

Maria Mctaggart

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