ITEC Body Therapy & Body Electricals


9 Months

Investment: 2,500.00

Location: Tullamore

Awarding Body: ITEC

Start Date: 30th September 2024

Day: Tuesday

Time: 10am-4pm

About this Course:

Kits: Kits are upon request from the school

Qualification: ITEC

Pre-Requisite: No experience necessary

Duration: 8 Months

Course Outline

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.

Career Progression:

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.

Course Syllabus:
Anatomy and Physiology:
Study of the main systems of the body:

  • The Cell
  • Skin Skeletal
  • Muscular,
  • Respiratory
  • Circulatory
  • Lymphatic
  • Digestive
  • Urinary
  • Nervous system
  • Reproductive
  • Endocrine

Body Massage:

  • 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:

  • Faradism
  • Galvanic
  • Vacuum Suction
  • Microcurrent
  • G5: Gyratory massage
  • Light Therapy: Infrared, Ultraviolet
  • Steam bath, Sauna
  • Audio Sonic Percussions

Exercises/Figure Correction:
Figure Diagnosis
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.

Core Subjects:

  • Business Organisation
  • Cosmetic Science
  • First Aid
  • Consultation/Client Care
  • Ethics
  • Salon procedure
  • Management
  • Client record cards
  • Electricity
  • Hygiene/ Sterilization procedures
  • Grooming

Investment: 2,500.00

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