SVQ 3 in Spa and Massage Therapy at SCQF Level 6

Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: BT6S2 GLH: Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: GL50 23 Units: 7 Registration End Date: 31st May 2020
Level: 3

Additional Information

Statement of purpose



The VTCT SVQ 3 in Spa and Massage Therapy at SCQF Level 6 qualification will provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding required to become a spa therapist or massage therapist.


What does this qualification cover?



This qualification has both mandatory and optional units for you to achieve. The mandatory section of the qualification requires you to provide body massage, Indian head massage, and stone therapy treatments. You will also learn how to monitor clients and the operation of the spa area. You are also required to undertake three optional units from a selection of specialist units including: body electrical, facial electrical, body wrapping and flotation treatments, massage using pre-blended oils, financial effectiveness and promotional activities.



Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 4 components and earn a minimum of credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UBT163 Monitor clients and the operation of the spa 6 7
UBT165 Provide body massage treatments 6 9
UBT169 Provide Indian head massage 6 7
UBT173 Provide stone therapy treatments 6 10



Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 3 components and earn a minimum of credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UBT164 Provide body electrical treatments 6 11
UBT166 Provide facial electrical treatments 6 9
UBT175 Carry out massage using pre-blended aromatherapy oils 6 9
UBT184 Provide body wrapping and flotation treatments 6 7
UHB106 Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of promotional activities 6 10
UHB107 Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business 6 7



*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

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Centre Name Telephone Website Location
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Edinburgh College - Granton Campus 0131 297 9572 Visit website Edinburgh
Edinburgh College - Milton Road Campus 0131 297 9040 Visit website Edinburgh, City of
The Edinburgh School of Beauty 0131 556 3366 Visit website Edinburgh, City of
Fife College 01592 223400 Visit website Fife

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