This course is available in Paper format
This Indian Head Massage course provides learners with the chance to learn about a fun and interesting form of massage therapy. The course aims to give students a thorough understanding of the techniques and background information related to Indian head massage. This course might be useful for anyone interested in preparing for practical training, or even someone who would just like to learn a bit more about the subject.
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Indian Head Massage Level 3
Course code: FHL19
Delivery method: Paper Based
Course duration: 12 Months
Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed
Award achieved: ABC Awards & Certa Awards Certificate of Achievement
This course is designed to allow learners to:
- Discover the art of providing a soothing Indian head massage to calm and revitalise.
- Study the role of the anatomy and ‘contraindications’ in the application of massage.
- Learn how to conduct professional client consultations and treatments.
- Develop a niche skill that complements a wide range of other massages and beauty therapies.
Unit 1: Essential Anatomy and Physiology
- Bone classification
- Bones of the head, face, neck and shoulders
- Structure of the skin and hair
Unit 2: What is Indian Head Massage?
- The origins of Indian head massage (IHM)
- The benefits of IHM
- Essential oils
Unit 3: Contraindications to Therapy
- What are contraindications?
- Local and total contraindications
- Modifications to massage
Unit 4: Client Consultation
- Assessing the client
- What information should I use?
- Client history forms
- Pain assessment
- Case studies
Unit 5: Indian Head Massage Techniques
- Before you begin
Unit 6: Massage Application
- Massage environment
- Massage positions and sequence
- Stroke variations
- Upper arms
- Health and safety
- Massage stance
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that OSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been ordertramadol benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by OSC to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK. Regulators for exams and assessments in England and Wales
Paper Based Version
The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.
You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.
Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.
The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.
This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.
You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.
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