Diploma in Spa Therapy enables learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills to provide safe and effective Spa treatments to the general public and gain employment in the worldwide Spa & Wellness industry.


No prior experience is required; the Diploma in Spa Therapy is open to any candidate.



What makes a professional Spa Therapist

  • Essential criteria for a professional Spa therapist


Best practices for Spa Therapists

  • Spa best practices
  • Spa therapist best practices for exceptional treatments, every time


Handling clients or guest with care

  • Towel draping – information
  • Towel draping procedure
  • Technique to assist a guest safely from the treatment table


Facial Therapies

  • Facial skin analysis
  • Normal skin, Dry skin, Mature/ageing skin, Oily skin, Acne skin, Couperose skin
  • Facial products and their benefits


Professional Recommendation

  • Spa facial recommendation
  • Practice – recommending facial treatments


Electric Equipment for Professional Skin Care

  • Magnification lamp
  • Steamer / facial vaporizer


Facial Techniques

  • Preparing the guest
  • Procedure for applying cleanser, exfoliant, massage oil or cream
  • Procedure for applying the facial mask
  • Procedure for removing facial product, using a towel
  • Technique for facial massage
  • Procedure steps for 60 minutes facial therapy


Guidelines for Massage & Body Treatments  

  • Tools of the trade
  • Posture to save your back
  • Massage as a two-way communication tool
  • Benefits of massage
  • Contra-indications = Times that we do not perform massage
  • Massage techniques
  • Massage information and guidelines for guests
  • Dialogue for therapists performing massage


Massage Procedures & Steps

  • 60 minutes Swedish massage procedure and steps


Body Polish/Scrub & Body wraps

  • Why do we exfoliate our body
  • Dry body brushing
  • Natural body scrub and wrap recipes
  • 30/60 minutes body polish/scrub procedure and steps
  • 30/60 minutes body wrap procedure and steps


Steam/Sauna/Jacuzzi /Bath Treatments

Safety , Hygiene & Sanitation

  • Safety, Sanitation information, Bacteria, Viruses ,Fungi
  • Infection prevention (COVID-19)
  • What to do to avoid infections
  • Sanitation procedures


Therapist Report  

  • Guest record card


Professional conduct and business awareness



Theoretical Examination: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) exam

Practical Examination:

1-hour Swedish Massage

1-hour Body Scrub /Wrap

1-hour Facial Treatment


Case studies



The overall qualification is graded:

Pass – 60% – 74%

Merit – 75% – 89%

Distinction – 90%-100%

The collective mark forms by multiple-choice questions, practical exam, assignments and case studies.



Diploma in Spa Therapy

Accredited by International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine, UK

Your Life Wellness Diploma in Spa Therapy certification qualifies you to join IPHM therapist membership and receive an identification card and insurance.

3 Months
Once a week
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Rs.79,999 +Registration and administrative fees

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