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Massage Course


Practitioner level 3

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to practice Massage
  • Be awarded the professional BSY Diploma
  • Become a Registered BSY Massage Practitioner
  • Be awarded the Level 3 ABC externally validated Certificate*

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors. There is also an essential 1 day of practical training for this course.

Massage is probably the oldest therapy known to man. It aims to relax, stimulate and invigorate mind and body. Physically it is aimed at improving the circulatory, muscular and nervous systems and mentally it has a calming and soothing effect.  You will learn the safe, correct way to prepare and give massage.


  • Lesson One
    • Introduction
    • Human Anatomy
      • Bones of the Skeleton
      • Joints of the Skeleton
  • Lesson Two
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
      • Endocrine Glands
      • The Nervous System
  • Lesson Three
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
      • Muscular Tissue
      • Muscles of the Skeleton
      • Some Anatomical Terms
  • Lesson Four
    • Psychology
    • The Mind
      • Unconscious Mind
      • Subconscious Mind
      • Consciousness and the Conscious Mind
      • The Power of Suggestion
  • Lesson Five
    • Manipulation and Massage
      • Preparation
      • Types of Massage
      • Technique
      • Contraindications
  • Lesson Six
    • Relaxation Massage
      • Preparation
      • Treatment
  • Lesson Seven
    • Remedial Massage
    • Neurology
      • Cutaneous Innervation
      • Sensation
      • Reflex Action
      • The Autonomic Nervous System
  • Lesson Eight
    • Remedial Massage (Continued)
      • Dealing with Tension
      • Dealing with Frustration, Depression and Anxiety
      • Constipation
      • Rheumatism
      • Reducing Adipose Tissue
      • Kenbiki
  • Lesson Nine
    • Shiatsu
      • Tsubos
      • Digital Pressure
  • Lesson Ten
    • Shiatsu Treatment
    • Tsubos of the Yang Meridians
    • Tsubos of the Yin Meridians
  • Lesson Eleven
    • First Aid
      • First Aid Kit
      • Treatment A-Z
  • Lesson Twelve
    • Treatment A-Z (Continued)
    • Conclusion

1 day of Practical Training is essential for this course. Practical workshops can be held in various locations around the UK and are available for an additional fee of £75 per day. Your practical training is a valuable opportunity to learn directly from an experienced practical training tutor with specialist skills.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 11 monthly instalments of £30
  • or
  • Pay the total course fee of £400 £380 in one sum and also receive a special gift from our selection – free

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271 – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

*ABC registration is essential with this course at any time during the studies. Registration fee of £20 applies. Full details on request.

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