CIBTAC & ITEC Body Therapy
CIBTAC and ITEC
Commencing: October 3rd 2022
Days: Tuesdays & Wednesdays
Times: 9.30am-4pm (Tuesday), 1.30pm-4pm (Wednesday)
Kits: Kits are upon request from the school
Qualification: CIBTAC and ITEC
Pre-Requisite: No experience necessary
Duration: 8 Months
The Body Therapy course covers all aspects in relation to massage, weight loss programs, and body electrical treatments. This course offers a diverse career path such as working in a spa, on cruise liners or in a salon.
On successful completion of your course, you will be awarded ITEC Certification in Body Therapy, enabling you to work as a body therapist in Ireland and in over thirty countries worldwide. As a graduate of The Sharon Leavy Academy of Hair and Beauty, you will also benefit from the excellent reputation that we have succeeded in building with representatives of the beauty industry, over several years.
Many of our graduates have gone on to avail of employment opportunities in leading salons, luxurious day spas, health farms, and cruise ships. With others choosing to specialize in different areas such as Sports Massage, Reflexology, Aromatherapy, and Indian Head Massage, etc. If your goal is to go into management, own your own business or teach in a college, then Certification in Body Therapy is an excellent place to start.
Anatomy and Physiology:
Study of the main systems of the body:
- The Cell
- Skin Skeletal
- Nervous system
- History, theory & philosophy of Massage
- Effects & Benefits of Massage
- Therapeutic value & technique of each of the five classical massage movements
- Description and application of massage movements
- Appropriate Aftercare and Homecare advice
- Contraindications to treatments
- Understanding the importance of and how to conduct follow-up treatments
- Knowledge of other Complementary therapies available
- Planning an appropriate treatment program for a client
Electrical Body Treatments:
- Vacuum Suction
- G5: Gyratory massage
- Light Therapy: Infrared, Ultraviolet
- Steam bath, Sauna
- Audio Sonic Percussions
Recognition and correction of figure faults
Deportment and exercises.
Dietetics is the base upon which slimming and health rest Nutrition and well-balanced diet.
Understanding diets and foods in medical practice.
- Business Organisation
- Cosmetic Science
- First Aid
- Consultation/Client Care
- Salon procedure
- Client record cards
- Hygiene/ Sterilization procedures