|Sector: Complementary Therapy||Category: Complementary Therapy|
|VTCT Product Code: AC30335||GLH: 207||Age Restriction: 16|
|Qualification Number: 600/4013/0||Units: 3||Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2023|
|Level: 3||Minimum Credits: 22|
Documentation for this qualification last amended 1 September 2020
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Thai Massage is a qualification that has been specifically designed to provide the learner with the skills to provide Thai massage treatments safely and effectively for clients.
Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in a relevant discipline or significant industry experience prior to undertaking this qualification. The centre will have ensured that the learner has the required knowledge, understanding and skills to enrol and successfully achieve this qualification.
Why is this qualification most suitable?
This is VTCT's only qualifications in Thai massage therapy at Level 3 qualifies learners to practice as a Thai massage therapist. This qualification allows learners to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients.
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16-19 age groups, and will develop the knowledge skills to prepare learners for employment as a Thai massage therapist. Learners will have their massage therapy skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.
This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a Thai massage therapist including: providing Thai massage , health and safety and client care, - the full list of units is presented in the learners Record of Assessment book (ROA) (specification).
What could this qualification lead to?
Career opportunities exist in a variety of contexts as a Thai massage therapist, including:
- Working in commercial beauty salons/spas
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
Whilst this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a beauty therapist, learners may choose to develop their skills further by undertaking Technical Level qualifications in beauty therapy at Level 3 or 4, these include:
- VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage
Progression opportunities also exist in the form of specialist VTCT vocationally related qualifications:
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage Therapy
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Spa and Body Treatments
- VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage
- VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Massage Using Pre- Blended Aromatherapy Oils
- VTCT Level 3 Award in Spa Treatments
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Body Massage
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy
- VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy
- VTCT Level 4 Award in Physiology for Advanced Beauty Therapy
Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 3 components and earn a minimum of 22 credits.
|Unit Code||Unit Ref||Unit Title||Level||Credits||GLH|
|UV30468||T/601/4457||Client care and communication in beauty-related industries||3||3||28|
|UV30491||R/600/8780||Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon||3||4||29|
|UV31203||F/503/6273||Provide Thai massage||3||15||150|
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