Scalp and Facial Massage

COURSE OVERVIEW

 

5)Scalp and Facial Massage 

DURATION:  2 days (10.5 hours)

COST: £280

PRE-REQUISITES:

This course is intended for therapists who have undertaken a basic body massage course or who are qualified in facial treatments, and want to offer  or develop their scalp and/or facial massage for further relaxation.

CPD POINTS:10

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • to develop your understanding of the benefits of scalp and facial massages
  • to develop your knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the head and face
  • to understand the physical and mental health benefits of massage therapy for the client and understand the main issues for which scalp/facial massage may be sought
  • to familiarise yourself with pressure points and acupressure techniques used on the scalp

ASSESSMENT

Theory assessment – 70 % pass mark, 44points

Practical Assessment –  32 points

QUALIFICATION: Scalp & Facial Massage approved by Think Tree and will meet the criteria for obtaining public liability insurance. Theory and practical training and assessment with a pass score of 70%. If you don’t pass the first time you can retake the assessment at no extra charge.

 

COURSE CONTENT

Legislation                                                                                                                                                                          

Professional Code of Conduct                                                                                                                                    

Anatomy and Physiology -

The Integumentary System                                                                                                                                        

Skin Conditions                                                                                                                                                                

The Musculoskeletal System                                                                                                                                      

The Nervous System                                                                                                                                                     

The Circulatory  Systems                                                                                                                                             

The Lymphatic System                                                                                                                                                  

Scalp Massage:-

Benefits of Scalp Massage                                                                                                                                           

Contraindications                                                                                                                                                            

Contra-actions                                                                                                                                                                 

Alopecia                                                                                                                                                                              

Acupressure points                                                                                                                                                        

Basic Routine                                                                                                                                                                    

Facial Massage:-

Benefits of Facial Massage                                                                                                                                          

Contraindications                                                                                                                                                            

Contra-actions & Aftercare                                                                                                                                         

Acupressure points                                                                                                                                                        

Facial reflexology                                                                                                                                                            

Basic Routine                                                                                                                                                                    

Hand Exercises                                                                                                                                                                 

Practical Assessment guidance                                                                                                                                                 

 


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