SPA THERAPIST

OBJECTIVE

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.

PRE-REQUISITE

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

 

CONTENT

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

 

EXAMINATION

Theoretical Examination: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) exam

Practical Examination:

1-hour Swedish Massage

1-hour Body Scrub /Wrap

1-hour Facial Treatment

Assignments

Case studies

 

GRADING OF THE QUALIFICATION

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.

 

CERTIFICATION & ACCREDITATION

Diploma in Spa Therapy

Accredited by International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine, UK

Diploma in Spa Therapy certification qualifies you to enter IPHM UK as a licensed therapist and receive an identification card and insurance.

COURSE LENGTH:
3 Months
DAY:
Once a week
TIME:
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
COURSE FEE:
Rs.79,999

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