VTCT Level 3 Swedish Massage Course

The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Massage is an essential vocational qualification designed to prepare you for a rewarding career as a beauty (Swedish massage) therapist. Ideal for learners aged 16 and over, this course equips you with the skills and knowledge required to excel in various professional settings, from commercial beauty salons to independent, self-employed practices.

We have smaller class groups compared with a college and a focused, hands-on learning environment, which allows you to complete the course more quickly.

We are a well established professional Beauty School and an approved Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) training centre. Our highly skilled tutors are dedicated to giving you the highest standard of training.

VTCT qualifications boost your chances of employment as employers prefer candidates with these sought after professional qualifications.

VTCT Level 3 Swedish Body Massage Course

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Final certificates and qualifications are subject to VTCT verification process and you may be asked to return to the school after your training to see a verifier.

Course fees

We offer the Level 3 VTCT Swedish Massage Course for an all-inclusive fee of £1250. This all-inclusive price covers VTCT fees and all products and equipment required during your training. There are no hidden extras.

Spread the cost –  secure your place today for just £250 (non-refundable deposit), after that we’ll be in touch you to make the final balance payment, which is due at least 2 weeks before the course start date.

VTCT Accredited

Gaining a VTCT qualification clearly demonstrates to potential employers that you posses a high level of competence and focus in your career and confirms you’ve gained a high standard of knowledge and skills.

Entry requirements

Entry into this program can be achieved through a Level 2 beauty therapy qualification or a successful skills test and interview. Students should be over 16, have a good basic general education and a good standard of English.

Can’t make our next course dates? Then please register your interest or reserve your space on future VTCT Level 3 Swedish Body Massage courses

As we offer the training in small groups spaces are limited, so please use this form to register your interest and gain priority booking for future courses. We will email you as soon as the dates are finalised.

Please register my interest in attending the VTCT Level 3 Swedish Body Massage Course.

  • Monitor and maintain health and safety
  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Provide body massage
  • This course runs over two months, with a combination of home study and four full days of hands on training and assessments from 10am – 4.30pm with a short break for lunch. We ask students to arrive at 9.45am to ensure a prompt start.
  • Nails should be short.
  • Students should wear black salon wear and flat footwear with closed in toes. Longer hair should be tied back and no jewellery should be worn.
  • We will provide you with a comprehensive training manual.
  • Students must supply the recommended textbook, uniform, and bring their own towels for practical sessions, working on each other to hone their skills.
  • Mixed-gender courses are available.
  • On successful completion you will be issued with a certificate that is fully accredited by VTCT

This course will be assessed by practical observation, oral questions, online testing and home studies and assignment work. Students are required to maintain a portfolio with work and evidence of knowledge.

Students are required to do assessments in a salon environment. Bristol Beauty School is not responsible for supplying models and clients for assessments. This is the student’s responsibility.

Please bring your own lunch. Refreshments will be supplied, please let us know any dietary requirements in advance. There is free parking available.

Why choose Bristol Beauty School?

We have small classes – we take a maximum of 6 students per course. This allows the opportunity to ask questions and time for students to receive individual support if they require it.

Our tutors have a wealth of knowledge, with over 25 years industry experience. We specialise in teaching adults and have worked at City of Bristol College. We also pride ourselves on being supportive, friendly and helpful.

We are a fully accredited Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) training centre which means you receive the highest standard of professional training.

We are here to provide you with on-going support and you are always welcome contact us to answer any query you have regarding your training or future career as a beauty therapist.

Career opportunities

All our courses qualify you to work in a salon, at home or on a mobile basis, offering the specialised treatment(s) that you have completed.

You can start earning by offering treatments to paying clients as soon as you have obtained your insurance. Many of our students have gone on to enjoy successful careers in the beauty industry.

If you have a general enquiry, please contact Bristol Beauty School for more information.