Body Massage Course (39 CPD Points)

Body Massage (39 CPD Points)


Online learning + One Day Practical Assessment

This course will teach you the skills you need to offer a professional full body massage and includes a practical training session and assessment. This holistic Body Massage course follows the National Occupational Standards and covers reception, consultation and ventilation. It also covers anatomy and physiology, contra-indications and contra-actions, skin conditions, preparing for treatment, massage techniques and a full body massage routine.

The online portion of this body massage course is accompanied by full-colour images and diagrams and audio. The photographs and videos ensure this course is both engaging and informative to give you the confidence to perform body massage treatments. After successful completion of the online theory modules, you will receive a PDF manual which you can refer back to. Twenty-one of the modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available. 

After completing the online portion of this course and practicing on family and friends, you will also be assessed on a one-day practical (hands-on) assessment in High Wycombe at American Massage Training UK.

On completion of the course, successful students will receive a GTi Body Massage certificate which is acceptable for insurance purposes with The Guild of Holistic Therapists, The Guild of Beauty Therapists and Westminster Insurance. For those who already have insurance, you will need to check with your insurance provider.

Register on this page to make a secure payment of £225 for the practical training day and assessment. Once you make payment, you will receive an e-mail confirmation plus access to the online portion of this course, where you will pay the remaining £25 (VAT included) for enrolment, online access, and all resources. Then you will have immediate access to start the online theory portion of this accredited Body Massage course.

You can complete the online portion at your own pace. Once you have completed the online portion of this accredited Body Massage Course, you may call American Massage Training UK to schedule a date that is convenient to you for the one full day (9 Hours) practical and assessment. You will have several course dates from which to choose, either weekdays or on a weekend.

Upon completion, you will RECEIVE a £25 off voucher that can be used towards our Indian Head Massage Course and Hot Stone Massage Course.

As an official accredited learning centre with The Guild we are pleased to offer you a discounted £10 on Insurance and membership with The Guild. Simply visit and using referral code 11419.

*The online portion of this body massage course is completed at your own pace and is estimated to take 21 hours to complete.

Please note that this is a basic body massage course for beginners who are just starting out. If you require a body massage course that treats specific sports injuries, you will need to take further training that includes more in depth anatomy and physiology and more advanced massage therapy training. Please contact American Massage Training UK for more information on advanced massage therapy training which can be tailored to your needs.

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All of our courses are designed with the highest standards that meet the criteria for various professional awarding bodies