West Thames College London

Swedish Massage

This 15-week course is held Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9.00pm in our professional salons and teaches Swedish body massage through specific massage techniques.

Key course features


VTCT Certificate

Level: Level 3

Mode: Part-time

Start Date: 19 September 2017

Who is this course for?

Those who wish to develop professional massage skills.

About the course

The course encompasses specific massage techniques. Theoretical subjects will provide the knowledge needed to carry out your practical work. You will have the chance to work individually or as part of a team. All students will have an opportunity to develop their massage skills on follow students before they work on the general public.

How will I be assessed?

You will be continually assessed through practical and written assessments therefore attendance is criticial. You will also complete online test papers.

Where next?

The VTCT Swedish Massage Certificate will give you the skills to work:

  • In a sports club or gym
  • In private practice
  • In health clinics
  • On health farms
  • In holiday centres
  • On cruise liners.

You may also wish to go on to further part-time courses.

Entry requirements
You should have good basic English and a professional attitude. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email info@west-thames.ac.uk.

Sorry, no concessions are available. These fees may be subject to change.

You will also need to purchase a uniform and logbook (£44). Textbooks are also required and your tutor will give you details of these costs in your first class.

How to apply?
Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.


  1. Alina Hazraty

    Level 3 Beauty Therapy

    Alina Hazraty

    "The teaching is really good and the teachers are so helpful. Last year I did ESOL [English for speakers of other languages] support and it really improved my English. The client sessions have been really good. The practice has helped me to remember everything."

  2. Jolita Stiklakiene

    Beauty Therapy Level 2 Diploma

    Jolita Stiklakiene

    “I was really nervous about returning to study, but now I feel so much more confident in what I’m doing. The teachers have been really fantastic, friendly, supportive and helpful. I really enjoyed the course and really love the college, so I’ve decided to come back in September to do the Level 3. I’ve had the best time at this college.”

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