Level 3Award in Providing Indian Head Massage (rqf)

You will learn the principles of Ayurvedic medicine, how to assess the Ayurvedic Doshas and the benefits of Ayurvedic Oils.  You will also learn Marma points on the head and face as well as performing and adapting Indian head massage techniques correctly and safely to meet the individual needs of your clients.

You will be able to confidently identify factors that may influence your treatment objectives as well as provide clear recommendations to your client.  You will learn when and how to treat a person holistically, and also importantly when not to treat.  

You will also learn to perform the treatment without any oils so that it can be used as therapeutic head, neck and shoulder massage in a corporate environment. 

As the treatment does not require any special equipment (apart from an ordinary chair) it is the ideal treatment to take into a working office environment as well as a treatment that can be easily performed at exhibitions, fairs etc. (These are great places to  promote your practice, by the way!).

What will I learn?


The qualification will provide you with the understanding of preparation for work based on capability and knowledge. You will learn how to perform a professional Indian Head massage with a wide underpinning knowledge and attitude in order to deliver quality treatments safely and effectively. You will be assessed through practical assesments plus one assignment. Mandatory Units are as follows: Provide Indian Head Massage




How long does it take?


Our fast track course takes 6 days total. This course is intensive and involves homework outside of centre, so you will need to attend as many sessions as possible. As with anything- the more practice you do, the better! Our groups are very small in order to ensure you get lots of 1:1 training and I will be there to help you every step of the way x




What are my career prospects?


From this course you may be able to gain employment in a beauty or complimentary therapy environment performing this treatment. You will also be able to be self employed. Progression routes include progressing to full Level 3 diploma or you could also enroll to become qualified in deep tissue or sports massage.




How much does the course cost?


The course is priced at £400 plus a £42 registration fee. Finance is available to help spread the cost up to 12 months to make this more managable.




Entry Requirements


No formal requirements but you must be 16