Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AM30180 GLH: 132 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 500/9595/X Units: 3 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2018
Level: 3 Minimum Credits: 16

Additional Information

Guided Learning Hours


The minimum guided learning hours (GLH) to achieve this qualification is 132 GLH.

Primary Outcome


The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage (QCF) is to prepare you to enter the specific sector of beauty therapy as a stone therapy massage specialist. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of a stone therapy massage specialist.

Overview


The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage (QCF) is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a stone therapy massage specialist. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a stone therapy massage specialist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in beauty or complementary therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a stone therapy massage specialist including, three mandatory units covering the following: applying stone massage therapy, health and safety and client care.

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and massage products. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the body, use a stone heater and place stones and provide relaxing massage treatments using basalt stones and a variety of techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

What could this qualification lead to?


This qualification will prepare you for employment as a stone therapy massage specialist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a stone therapy massage specialist. Career opportunities as a stone therapy massage specialist a exist in a variety of contexts, including:

- Working in commercial beauty salons
- Working in a destination or day spa
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

This is the only VTCT qualification at level 3 which will qualify you to become a stone therapy massage specialist.

Who supports this qualification?


This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose for preparing you for a career as a stone therapy massage therapist. Holders of this qualification are eligible to become a professional member of BABTAC. Further information on BABTAC membership can be found here.



Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 3 components and earn a minimum of 16 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
UV30475 H/601/4454 Apply stone therapy massage 3 9 75
UV30491 R/600/8780 Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon 3 4 29

*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.

Documents


*To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.

Centres approved to run this qualification

VTCT accredits centres to offer our qualifications, but cannot advise which centres are running particular courses at any time. Please contact the centre directly to find out if they currently offering your chosen qualification.

NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.

Centre Name Telephone Website Location
D.S Edens Education and Training +357 25 104374 Visit website Cyprus
Renaissance Hair and Beauty Centre +357 245343282 Visit website Cyprus
Revolution Academy - Hair and Beauty Training Centre +357 26 930166 Visit website Cyprus
Central Bedfordshire College - Dunstable Campus 01582 477776 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Sapphire Hair And Beauty Academy 01767 601909 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
The Holistic Academy (Bedfordshire) 07501 111758 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Barnfield College 01582 569500 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Bedfordshire Beauty Academy 01582 451582 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
SkinAstute Training Academy 07491 922445 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
Holistic Beauty Academy 07876 680133 Visit website Berkshire - Reading
Beauty Workshop Training 0118 978 6900 Visit website Berkshire - Wokingham
City of Bristol College - Ashley Down Centre 0117 312 5000 Visit website Bristol, City of
Aylesbury College 01296 588588 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Red Barn Training 07877 356600 Visit website Buckinghamshire
The Beauty Training Academy 07956 579177 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Have Training 07787 532827 Visit website Cambridgeshire
Peterborough Regional College 0845 872 8722 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
South Cheshire College 01270 654654 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
The International School of Beauty Therapy 01270 626236 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Advanced Aesthetics Training Centre 07949 240852 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Greenhouse Therapies 01244 637851 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
The International School of Beauty Therapy - Chester Academy 01270 626236 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Warrington & Vale Royal College 01925 494494 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Truro - Penwith College 01736 335000 Visit website Cornwall
Truro College 01872 267000 Visit website Cornwall
Angelique Beauty & Holistic Academy 01229 821411 Visit website Cumbria
Kendal College 01539 814620 Visit website Cumbria
Polished Nails and Beauty Training - Cumbria 07745 186058 Visit website Cumbria
Professional Therapy Training 01539 592963 Visit website Cumbria
Heanor Gate Science College 01773 716396 Visit website Derbyshire
East Midlands College of Beauty & Complementary Therapies 01332 368333 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
City College Plymouth 01752 305375 Visit website Devon
Holistic Therapies Training 01237 423006 Visit website Devon
Lotus Spa Centre 01626 369813 Visit website Devon
Weymouth College 01305 761100 Visit website Dorset
The Bournemouth and Poole College of FE 01202 205205 Visit website Dorset - Bournemouth
K2U Therapies Clinic & Training Academy 07855 175726 Visit website Durham - Darlington
3FIFTY3 Ltd 07498 403977 Visit website Durham - Stockton-on-Tees
Sussex Downs College - Eastbourne Campus 0303 003 9300 Visit website East Sussex
Sussex Downs College - Lewes Campus 0303 003 9200 Visit website East Sussex
Adult Community Learning - Colchester 01206 798488 Visit website Essex
Essex Learning Station 07957 425773 Visit website Essex
Harlow College 01279 868000 Visit website Essex
Neroli School of Beauty Therapy 01245 400509 Visit website Essex
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Basildon Campus 0845 521 2345 Visit website Essex
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Southend Campus 0845 521 2345 Visit website Essex - Southend-on-Sea
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Thurrock Campus 0845 521 2345 Visit website Essex - Thurrock
Hayden Health and Beauty Training Academy 0844 335 0152 Visit website Gloucestershire
II Intuitive 01594 846293 Visit website Gloucestershire
International Beauty and Holistic Academy 01452 414770 Visit website Gloucestershire
Bolton College 01204 482000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Bolton
Newall Green High School - Sixth Form Centre 0161 234 4654 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Central Manchester College of Health and Beauty 0161 236 7181 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Full Spectrum Centre Limited 0161 711 0658 Visit website Greater Manchester - Tameside
AHEd - Peter Symonds College 01962 886166 Visit website Hampshire
Andover College (A Campus of Sparsholt College) 01264 360024 Visit website Hampshire
Cottage Training Centre 023 8178 6541 Visit website Hampshire
Eastleigh College 023 8091 1028 Visit website Hampshire
Hampshire Beauty Training 01264 748300 Visit website Hampshire
Metis Beauty and Nail Training 07841 621940 Visit website Hampshire
The Academy of Beauty Therapy 01962 733352 Visit website Hampshire
The Southern School of Beauty Therapy 023 9225 6375 Visit website Hampshire
Lipstick Powder & Paint 023 8194 2429 Visit website Hampshire - Southampton
Holistic and Beauty Training @ The Rooms 01462 730297 Visit website Hertfordshire
The Isle of Wight College 01983 526631 Visit website Isle of Wight
Allen & Walden Kent College of Beauty Therapy 01474 353536 Visit website Kent
Canterbury College 01227 811111 Visit website Kent
Chartered Complementary Therapy Training School 01795 533666 Visit website Kent
East Kent College 01843 605040 Visit website Kent
East Kent College - Dover 01304 244303 Visit website Kent
East Kent College - Folkestone 01303 858216 Visit website Kent
Kent Sports Academy Limited 01233 641000 Visit website Kent
UK Beauty Schools Ltd - Kent 01634 827677 Visit website Kent - Medway
Deep Training Academy 01254 822832 Visit website Lancashire
Preston Therapy Centre 07796 297071 Visit website Lancashire
Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
West Lancashire College 01695 52300 Visit website Lancashire
Brooksby Melton College 01664 850850 Visit website Leicestershire
Lumière College 07541 127326 Visit website Leicestershire
South Leicestershire College 0116 264 3555 Visit website Leicestershire
Abigail Wait - Beauty Spa 01522 823222 Visit website Lincolnshire
Boston College 01205 365701 Visit website Lincolnshire
Boston College Spalding 01775 715880 Visit website Lincolnshire
New College Stamford 01780 484300 Visit website Lincolnshire
University Academy Holbeach 01406 423042 Visit website Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire Beauty Therapy and Make-up Academy Ltd 07745 437513 Visit website Lincolnshire - North Lincolnshire
Lashes Academy 07429 923657 Visit website London - Brent
TLT Academy Ltd 020 8462 3662 Visit website London - Bromley
Serenity Beauty Academy by Klaudia Lucas 020 8575 5547 Visit website London - Ealing
Touch of Beauty and Holistic Therapy Training Centre 020 8578 3542 Visit website London - Ealing
Naillounge Training 07572 421336 Visit website London - Enfield
The World of Work 020 3589 6723 Visit website London - Enfield
Shooters Hill Post 16 Campus 020 8854 8930 Visit website London - Greenwich
West London College 020 7565 1200 Visit website London - Hammersmith and Fulham
Benjawan Thai Massage 020 7281 8035 Visit website London - Haringey
Alison Angold Academy 07572 617340 Visit website London - Harrow
Beauty Training Harrow 020 8206 2930 Visit website London - Harrow
Deeda Hair and Beauty 07904 956152 Visit website London - Harrow
Handz-on-Training, Therapy & Education Ltd 01708 452752 Visit website London - Havering
Redbridge College 020 8548 7400 Visit website London - Redbridge
Beautiful World Training Academy 020 8296 9555 Visit website London - Richmond upon Thames
Centre for Advanced Studies T/A City of London College (London Bow Centre) 020 7247 2177 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
East London Beauty Academy 020 8981 2558 Visit website London - Tower Hamlets
Sitting Prettie Academy 020 3417 4042 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
South Thames College 020 8918 7702 Visit website London - Wandsworth
The London School of Beauty and Make-up 020 7776 9767 Visit website London, City of
Chill Out Training and Enterprise Ltd 0151 548 7730 Visit website Merseyside - Knowsley
Elite Spa and Beauty Academy 07941 323398 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Newsham Liverpool Adult Learning Centre 0151 233 1809 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Norris Green Liverpool Adult Learning Centre 0151 233 8539 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Element5 Training 07968 226479 Visit website Merseyside - Sefton
Style International School of Beauty 01704 808089 Visit website Merseyside - Sefton
Central College of Health and Beauty Harrogate 01423 527994 Visit website North Yorkshire
Harrogate College 01423 879466 Visit website North Yorkshire
Selby College 01757 211100 Visit website North Yorkshire
Ashfield School Post 16 Academy 01623 455000 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Essential Solutions School of Complementary Therapies 07910 332811 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Vision West Notts College 01623 627191 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Strode College 01458 844400 Visit website Somerset
The Zahara College 07595 752704 Visit website Somerset
Bath College 01225 312191 Visit website Somerset - Bath and North East Somerset
Positive Living School of Natural Therapies 01761 411043 Visit website Somerset - Bath and North East Somerset
Beauty Oasis Training Centre 01934 642299 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Health Academics 01934 713625 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Barnsley College 01226 216710 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
White Rose School of Health & Beauty - Barnsley 01226 786763 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Armonia Health and Beauty Training Academy 01302 842444 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
The Sheffield School of Health and Beauty 0114 275 0201 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Buxton and Leek College - Leek Campus 0800 074 0099 Visit website Staffordshire
South Staffordshire College - Cannock Chase Campus 01543 462200 Visit website Staffordshire
South Staffordshire College - Tamworth Campus 01827 310202 Visit website Staffordshire
ATA Beauty - Advanced Training Academy Ltd 07572 268543 Visit website Suffolk
Dynica Beauty Academy 01480 301427 Visit website Suffolk
Affable Therapy Training Limited 020 8338 1212 Visit website Surrey
bodyNsoul Beauty Salon & Training Centre 01276 36866 Visit website Surrey
Kingston College 020 8268 2550 Visit website Surrey
Omni Academy 01932 232322 Visit website Surrey
Omni Academy - AFA 0333 358 3559 Visit website Surrey
Professional Beauty Training 01737 357997 Visit website Surrey
Tomlinscote School and Sixth Form College 01276 709050 Visit website Surrey
Leamington College, part of Warwickshire College Group 01926 318000 Visit website Warwickshire
Coventry College (City Campus) 024 76 932932 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
Freedom Therapies Training 01243 841174 Visit website West Sussex
Ashwood Beauty and Holistic Academy 01274 686330 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
All About Hair & Beauty Academy 01484 422452 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Centre for Advanced Studies T/A City of London College (Batley) 01924 420010 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
In House Training Ltd 01924 500647 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Kirklees College - Huddersfield Centre 01484 437000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
The White Rose School of Health and Beauty 01484 510625 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
The Central College of Health and Beauty - Leeds 0113 246 1966 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Wakefield College 01924 789789 Visit website West Yorkshire - Wakefield
Olive Training 01985 840093 Visit website Wiltshire
Swindon College 01793 491591 Visit website Wiltshire
Therapy Courses 01722 711603 Visit website Wiltshire
New College Swindon 01793 611470 Visit website Wiltshire - Swindon
Wiltshire School of Beauty and Holistic Therapy 01793 737733 Visit website Wiltshire - Swindon
Heart of Worcestershire College - Worcester 01905 726631 Visit website Worcestershire
South Worcestershire College - Evesham Campus 01386 712604 Visit website Worcestershire
Wellness Institute +233 24 867 6431 Visit website Ghana
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
Blossom Kochhar College of Creative Arts and Design +91 26473050 Visit website India
Euro Chroma Institute of Cosmetology +91 1141615040 Visit website India
ISAS International Beauty School +91 7507985007 Visit website India
Sidri International Academy for Beauty and Health Sciences +91 8860333825 Visit website India
Sidri International Academy for Skin, Hair and Nutrition +91 7838963383 Visit website India
Bali BISA (Bali International Spa Academy) +62 361 281 289 Visit website Indonesia
Churchtown Institute of Beauty & Holistic Training Ltd +353 1 458 6603 Visit website Ireland
Elite Hair & Beauty Academy +353 86 859 3699 Visit website Ireland
Kerry College of Further Education +353 66 7121741 Visit website Ireland
Tolka Valley Community Training Centre +353 1 830 8846 Visit website Ireland
University College Isle of Man 01624 648208 Visit website Isle of Man
Ocean Beauty Academy +356 7906 6243 Visit website Malta
Peach & Sorrel Beauty Academy +356 2144 6640 Visit website Malta
South Eastern Regional College - Bangor Campus 028 9127 6600 Visit website Ards and North Down
North West Regional College - Londonderry Campus 028 7127 8000 Visit website Derry and Strabane
South Eastern Regional College - Lisburn Campus 028 9266 7725 Visit website Lisburn and Castlereagh
South Eastern Regional College - Downpatrick Campus 028 4461 5815 Visit website Newry, Mourne and Down
Edinburgh College - Granton Campus 0131 559 4050 Visit website Edinburgh, City of
Energise Therapies Training Academy - Glasgow 07889 815165 Visit website Glasgow City
Aesthetic Senses +27 12 007 1607 Visit website South Africa
Amani International Training Academy +27 11 268 2060 Visit website South Africa
EDM Nails and Lashes +27 72 595 2154 Visit website South Africa
Kzn Beauty Training Institute +27 31 8280464 Visit website South Africa
In The Pink! Therapies And Training 07740 774590 Visit website Caerphilly
Cardiff and Vale College - City Centre Campus 029 2025 0450 Visit website Cardiff
ST. Mary’s College 02920 341212 Visit website Cardiff
Coleg Sir Gar - Graig Campus 01554 748000 Visit website Carmarthenshire
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Llandrillo 01492 546666 Visit website Conwy
Coleg Cambria - Deeside Campus 0300 303 0007 Visit website Flintshire
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Menai 01248 370125 Visit website Gwynedd
Neath Port Talbot College - Coleg Castell Nedd Port Talbot 01639 648200 Visit website Neath Port Talbot
Pembrokeshire College 01437 753000 Visit website Pembrokeshire
NPTC Group - Brecon 0845 408 6400 Visit website Powys
NPTC Group - Newtown 0845 408 6200 Visit website Powys
ULearn College 029 2111 1050 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Gower College Swansea 01792 284049 Visit website Swansea
Coleg Gwent - Pontypool Campus 01495 333100 Visit website Torfaen
Cardiff and Vale College - Barry Campus 01446 725000 Visit website Vale of Glamorgan
Coleg Cambria - Yale Campus 01978 311794 Visit website Wrexham

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