Diploma Level 3 in Spa & Body Treatments

Course Overview

The programme is modular, consisting of mandatory and additional units. The programme includes:

- Body Massage
- Aromatherapy Body Massage using pre-blended oils
- Indian Head Massage
- Sauna & Steam
- Exfoliation
- Salt Scrubs
- Body Wraps
- Seaweed Treatments
- Hydrotherapy
- Dry Flotation
- Stone Therapy
- Work Placement

Students yet to attain grade C in English and maths will work towards qualifications in these subjects, which are essential in preparing them for progression onto higher level study and /or employment.


- Wear professional uniform as recommended by the College
- Have good dexterity and a good standard of personal hygiene
- Be able to work effectively with others and be willing to try out and receive all treatments. You will also be required to treat male clients
- Excellent attendance is required (100% expected)
- Remove all jewellery, including facial piercings (in line with Awarding Body
requirements) and have short nails with no nail polish
- Hair must be well groomed and worn up if long
Treatment rooms are open to the public offering realistic working environments. Specialist practical rooms are available for the relevant modules.

Students will need:
- professional salon uniform (approximately £50)
- College towel (approximately £10)
Exam fees will be confirmed at enrolment. Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7070. Start date: 09/09/2019

Course Requirements

5 GCSEs at grades 9 - 4 including maths and English along with a Level 2 certificate or diploma in a related subject Mature students with a good general education will be considered. Students should be able to demonstrate a mature, sympathetic, caring personality. Entry to the course is dependent on interview and personal reference.

Course Progression

Successful students may progress into employment and/or onto a Foundation Degree in Spa Management; Sports Therapy; L3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies

Course Assessment

Assessment is continuous through observation of practical skills, oral questioning, written tests and assignments. Students who successfully complete the course will achieve City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Body and in Spa Therapy (including. Body Massage, Aromatherapy Body Massage, Stone Therapy & Indian Head Massage).

Course Finance

Please contact the College for further information.

Course Additional Information