VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Massage)

The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Beauty Therapy Studies (Massage) is a technical level qualification that provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as a massage therapist either as an employee or in a self-employed capacity.

This qualification has specifically been designed for the 16-19 age group and builds on existing knowledge and understanding of beauty therapy gained at Level 2, enabling learners to expand the scope of their technical skills to prepare learners for employment in beauty salons, spas and other businesses or as a self-employed massage therapist.

Level - 3

Dates available through out the year

Available on request 


Pre Requisite

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Teaching Style

Classroom Base

Teaching Style

Classroom Base


Learning Outcomes

The content of this qualification is comprised of all the required elements to work effectively as a massage therapist including health and safety, client care and communication and body massage incorporating anatomy and physiology and client consultation skills. These units are all mandatory.

Career opportunities as a massage therapist exist in a variety of contexts, including:

– Beauty salons
– Day spas
– Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
– Product manufacturing and training
– Destination/hotel spas
– HM Prison service
– Cruise liners