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Beauty: Body Massage – The Basics

This course is suitable for those interested in learning basic body massage techniques to aid relaxation and de-stress. You will work mainly on the back, legs and arms and practise on fellow students and be practised upon in return.


We are currently confirming times and dates for this course. Please register your interest below or contact us for more information.

What topics are covered?

You will work mainly on the back, legs and arms.

Who is the course aimed at?

Suitable for beginners.

How will I learn?

Massaging fellow students and be practiced upon yourself.

What can I do after this course?

You can progress to our Intermediate Body Massage course.

Which department is this course in?

Department of Hospitality, Spa Industry & Landbased

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.

What do I need to bring?

Please wear loose clothing such as cotton trousers, leggings or similar and a short sleeved t-shirt. Jeans are not suitable.

What else do I need to know?

Sometimes students will be required to work in twos and occasionally in threes, depending on enrolled numbers.
When you have been enrolled on your course you will receive a confirmation email containing information about where to go, campus information, parking and the Student Code of Conduct. This email will be sent to the email address provided in the online booking.You will be required to wear a photographic ID badge at all times when in College. Please email a passport style photograph stating your full name and course title in the subject line to StudentID@bathcollege.ac.uk

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.

Cancelling your enrolment

If you have to cancel your enrolment please notify us by email: info@bathcollege.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Refunds will not be issued if a learner is unable to attend due to a change of mind including concerns about Covid-19, accommodation, domestic circumstances, work commitments or if the College requires a learner to leave for reasons of conduct.

Click here to access our Covid-19 FAQ - https://www.bathcollege.ac.uk/news/84413

Where can I find out more information?

If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I enrol?

You can enrol on this course:

Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.

10 reviews for Beauty: Body Massage – The Basics

  1. (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Very enjoyable and relaxing

  2. (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    I found it self empowering which I am grateful for and trying something new is good for my wellbeing.

  3. (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Very thorough course, practical and technique based learning. A valuable experience to take forward. Thank you.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Packed alot in for the day. Fab tutor. Thank you very much.

  5. (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Really good teacher, could be a bit longer.

  6. (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Fantastic course, lovely infomrative skilled tutor. Thank you.

  7. (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Lovely course, got lovely new moves and tips. Enjoyed the teaching and lovely teacher.

  8. (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Excellent. Great introduction talk, followed by fantastic “hands on” practical. Couldn’t be better!

  9. (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Fascinating practical day, delivering not only theory but also a great deal of practise. I really enjoyed the day and can’t wait to trying new skills out at home.

  10. 5 out of 5

    Great, brilliant teacher – good background before learning techniques and lots of practice and help with doing.

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