Diploma in Remedial Massage

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Designed to cover a ten month period, this course provides all the fundamental techniques, knowledge and procedures to practice as a massage therapist. Full body massage is taught including techniques for the back, arms, legs, neck and face along with remedial techniques, orthopaedic tests and basic neurological examination.

The course involves twenty days tuition and practical experience over the ten months together with assignments following each module.  Students should expect a minimum of 200 hours home study during the course.  In addition to these hours there are also practical assignments totalling some 36 hours throughout the academic year.

QUALIFICATION:

A Diploma in Remedial Massage is issued once the examining body is satisfied with a student’s competence. Students may then practice as remedial massage practitioners.

The successful candidate can use the letters Dip RM (MSM) after their name on completion of this course and apply for full membership of the NAMMT and CNHC registers.

COURSE CONTENT:

Module 1 = Massage
Module 2 = Body Tissues
Module 3 = Musculo-Skeletal System
Module 4 = Nervous System
Module 5 = Circulatory System
Module 6 = Digestive System
Module 7 = Respiratory, Excretory & Endocrine Systems
Module 8 = Integumentary & Reproductive Systems, Consultation & Referral & Record keeping
Module 9(i) = Professional & Ethical issues and Self motivation.  Practical Examinations
Module 9(ii) = First Aid Emergencies, Business Practice, CPD & Professional Registration

ASSESSMENT:

– Students must complete the required number of hours of attendance, i.e. 10 weekends
– Each assignment requires a 65% grading to pass
– All assignments, including log books, must be completed
– 65% must be achieved in the practical examination

Examination is by continuous assessment and a practical examination of a student’s skills at the end of the course. Students who fail to attain the required standard may be asked to attend further seminars until that standard is reached. In the early stages of the course students work on one another. Towards the end of the course members of the general public, known and approved of by the School, are brought in for students to evaluate and work on under supervision. Students also have a log book to complete with records of treatments they have conducted on friends. These are discussed with the students as part of their clinical experience.

FEES:

Total course cost = £1720. Fees stand at an initial fee of £600 followed by seven monthly installments of £160 by standing order.

Students may make payment in full at the commencement of the course by cheque or credit card. Payment by credit card incurs a 5% charge.

Fees are non-refundable in the event of non-attendance but in certain circumstances a student may have their course temporarily suspended. Fees are subject to revision at any time except for students already enrolled. Enrolment is deemed to have lapsed after 12 months of non-attendance.

COURSE DATES:

Commencing September 2017 ~ NOTTINGHAM CENTRE:

Subject
1 Massage 23/24 Sep 2017
2 Body Tissues 21/22 Oct 2017
3 Musculo-Skeletal System 18/19 Nov 2017
4 Nervous System 16/17 Dec 2017
5 Circulatory System 20/21 Jan 2018
6 Digestive System 17/18 Feb 2018
7 Respiratory, Excretory & Endocrine Systems 17/18 Mar 2018
8 Integumentary & Reproductive Systems
Consultation & Referral
7/8 Apr 2018
9 (i) Professional & Ethical issues, Practical Examination 12/13 May 2018
9 (ii) First Aid Certification, Business Practice & CPD obligations
2/3 Jun 2018

Commencing September 2017 ~ MILTON KEYNES CENTRE:

Subject
1 Massage 16/17 Sep 2017
2 Body Tissues 14/15 Oct 2017
3 Musculo-Skeletal System 11/12 Nov 2017
4 Nervous System 9/10 Dec 2017
5 Circulatory System 13/14 Jan 2018
6 Digestive System 10/11 Feb 2018
7 Respiratory, Excretory & Endocrine Systems 10/11 Mar 2018
 8 Integumentary & Reproductive Systems
Consultation & Referral
14/15 Apr 2018
9 (i) Professional & Ethical issues, Practical Examination 19/20 May 2018
9 (ii) First Aid Certification, Business Practice & CPD obligations
ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED AT THE
NOTTINGHAM CENTRE FOR THIS MODULE
2/3 Jun 2018

Please check the dates for the centre you wish to attend as these are not inter-changeable.

Commencing September 2018 ~ NOTTINGHAM CENTRE:

Subject
1 Massage
2 Body Tissues
3 Musculo-Skeletal System
4 Nervous System
5 Circulatory System
6 Digestive System
7 Respiratory, Excretory & Endocrine Systems
8 Integumentary & Reproductive Systems
Consultation & Referral
9 (i) Professional & Ethical issues, Practical Examination
9 (ii) First Aid Certification, Business Practice & CPD obligations

Commencing September 2018 ~ MILTON KEYNES CENTRE:

Subject
1 Massage
2 Body Tissues
3 Musculo-Skeletal System
4 Nervous System
5 Circulatory System
6 Digestive System
7 Respiratory, Excretory & Endocrine Systems
8 Integumentary & Reproductive Systems
Consultation & Referral
9 (i) Professional & Ethical issues, Practical Examination
9 (ii) First Aid Certification, Business Practice & CPD obligations
ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED AT THE
NOTTINGHAM CENTRE FOR THIS MODULE

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

Although no qualifications are required, the school needs to be satisfied of an applicant’s capacity to learn and of their aptitude for massage and manipulative therapy skills. To this end, students will be called upon to attend an informal interview.  This is also a prime opportunity to discuss individual needs and ensure the course of your choice is right for you. 

To apply for the Diploma in Remedial Massage course, please complete the application form available on the Apply Now page.