To train all participants with the necessary skill set to become productive and efficient at Spa therapy. This course will cover all the details of Spa Therapy knowledge and training.


As much as having sound knowledge in the beauty and spa industries and added advantage, those who no prior experience can also fill in. The Diploma in Spa Therapy is open to all. It encompasses all the necessary Spa Therapy guide needed to help you graduate and effectively gain employment within the worldwide spa industry.




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 & Steps


Body Polish/Scrub & Body wraps

  • Body polish / Scrub
  • Why do we exfoliate our body
  • Body Wraps
  • 60 minutes Body Polish/Scrub Procedure & Steps
  • 30/60 minutes Body Wrap (Includes Polish/Scrub) Procedure & Steps
  • Natural Body Scrub Recipes
  • Dry Body Brushing


Steam/Sauna/Jacuzzi /Bath Treatments

Safety , Hygiene & Sanitation

  • Safety ,Sanitation Information,Bacteria,Viruses ,Fungi
  • What to do to avoid infections
  • Sanitation Procedures


Therapist Report

  • Guest Record Card




A practical examination, as well as Multiple Choice Questions, will be held for the Spa Therapy Diploma course.




The overall qualification is graded:

Pass – 60% – 74%

Merit – 75% – 89%

Distinction – 90%-100%

This is formed by the collective mark for the multiple-choice questions papers, assignments

and the final practical examination




Diploma in Spa Therapy

3 Months
Once a week
10:00am -4:00pm