Wellness Therapies

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This course is designed to support those who wish to pursue working within the Wellbeing Industry. At the same time, many of the competences and skills achieved would allow candidates to make other career decisions and follow different pathways in the Beauty Industry. Such as working towards an HN and/or Vocational Qualification awards and to allow further development. This programme provides candidates with a broad understanding of a range of wellbeing therapies such as body massage, facial therapies, managing stress, health eating and benefits of Wellbeing Therapies.

This course prepares you for self-employment as a therapist or for working in a beauty salon or spa.



This award is suitable for a wide range of candidates and is suitable for: Post 16 School leavers; Adult returners who wish to gain entry into the Beauty industry; individuals who wish to gain an introduction to Wellness Therapies, and Individuals who have skills and experience in Wellness Therapies and who wish to gain a formal qualification.

A minimum of 3 National 4 Awards or 3 Standard Grades at Grade 4 or above (English preferred or successful completion of VRQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy,  NPA equivalent or successful outcome of competitive interview.

Applicants must include a Personal Statement with their application. Applicants will be invited for a competitive interview.  Excellent communication skills and an enthusiasm for this subject is essential.

Please note you must be age 16 by 31st October. This is due to health and safety requirements.


On this course, you will learn the following:

  • Body massage
  • Wellness Therapies: First Aid in the Salon
  • Wellness Therapies: Body Structures and Benefits of Treatments
  • Healthy Eating and Wellbeing
  • Wellness Therapies: Managing Stress
  • Scalp, Neck and Shoulder Massage
  • Wellness Therapies: An Investigation
  • Wellness Therapies: Facial Massage
  • Thai Foot Massage
  • Twilight classes for Employment Experience Salon will be a part of your course to enhance skills and confidence.

This course prepares you for self-employment as a therapist or for working in a beauty salon or spa.

This course is ideal for anyone wanting to start a career in health and wellbeing. It will suit school leavers or those looking to change career or progress into the industry.