*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE*
One Sunday a month.
Course Commences Sunday 6th September 2020 –May 16th 2021.
Course Dates Sunday:
6th Sept, 4th Oct, 8th Nov, 6th Dec, 3rd Jan, 7th Feb, 7th Mar, 4th April, 2nd May, 16th May. Proposed exam 23rd/24th May.
European College of Reflexology and Massage, Main Street, Virginia, Co. Cavan.
- ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage.
- ITEC Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology.
- ITEC Professional Conduct and Business awareness.
ITEC (International Therapy Examination Council), this prestigious Diploma is recognised worldwide and by all professional insurance companies. Successful graduates are insured to open their own business upon completion.
1,500 including Exam Fees of 200. Fees can be paid in instalments each month. See payment schedule.
We offer a 300 Euro course reduction to anyone who has anatomy level 5. You will still need to sit multiple choice exam if qualifications are more than 2 years old, you will not need to attend the class.
Deposit of 200 Euro is required to secure your place.
Deposit can be taken via our website
Course fees Include
- All tuition fees (practical and theory classes)
- Course workbook and consultation forms.
- Assessment and marking of case studies.
- Students on going email or phone support and supervision throughout the course.
- ITEC exam fees.
- Class materials – Massage oil and couch roll.
- Pre assessments.
- On line tutorials.
- Tea and coffee.
Students will need to purchase a uniform, two course books, towels and a clipboard. Details will be given prior to commencement date. of
|DATE||TIME||ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY||TIME||PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT & BUSINESS||TIME||REFLEXOLOGY THEORY/PRACTICAL||PAYMENT SCHEDULE|
|1||8 Sept||9-12||Cells/Tissues Skin||1-2pm||Professionalism and Contra Indications||2-5.30pm||Practical||200|
|2||6 Oct||9-1||Skeletal and Muscular system||2-2.30pm||Confidentiality/ consultation and consent||2.30-5.30||Practical||200|
|3||3 Nov||9-12||Cardiovascular System||1-2pm||Hygiene/safety checks||2-5.30||Practical||200|
|4||1 Dec||9-1||Lymphatic system Urinary System||2-2.30pm||Client Care||2.30-5.30||Practical|
|5||5 Jan||9-12||Endocrine System||1-2pm||Basic First Aid and recording incidents||2-5.30||Practical|
|6||2 Feb||9-12||Reproductive System||1-2pm||Salon set up Advertising/ Insurance||2-5.30||Practical||250|
|7||1 Mar||9-12||Nervous System||1-2pm||CPD and professional memberships||2-5.30||Practical||250|
|8||5 April||9-12||Digestive System||1-2pm||Salon Book Keeping||2-5.30||Practical||Course Paid in Full|
|9||3 May||9-12||Revision/pre assessment||1-2pm||Revision||2-5.30||Practical pre assessment|
|10 May||Proposed Theory Exam||Proposed Theory Exam||Proposed Theory and Practical Exam|
*Please note that the proposed curriculum is a guide. ECRM reserves the right to change course dates, times and curriculum.
The course is available at The European College of Reflexology and Massage, Main Street, Virginia, Co. Cavan.
The Teacher delivering this course has 100 percent pass rate from her students who attended her classes over the last 19 years, she is qualified in Bowen Technique, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, physiatrics, Hot stone and always works way beyond the massage syllabus which contributes to the high pass rate and professional standards.
No. Students of all ages (over 18) have taken this course. Mature applicants often excel as they are very committed and focused. Our Teachers are simply exceptional at working with all different abilities.
Your end of year exams will be in May. They will consist of 3 theory exams and one practical exam. The theory exams are multiple choice questions and sealed prior to the examine. ITEC exam board supplies the papers and sets the questions . Exams take place in a formal setting with an external supervisor.
Anatomy and physiology – 50 questions pass mark 50%. Mandatory.
Professional conduct and business awareness – 50 Questions pass mark 60%. Mandatory.
Holistic Massage paper- 50 questions pass mark 60%. Mandatory.
Practical exam is 1 hour and assessed by an ITEC examiner. 60% pass mark.
Case studies- Mandatory
5 clients must be treated 4 times and findings recorded and presented for external examiner.
Students successful in all areas will receive their Diplomas.
For class time no. However, for your end of year exam you will be required to wear a white tunic, black trousers and black shoes. Comfortable smart clothing is recommended for classes. We find that students prefer to wear a black tunic as they feel more professional during their training.
No. There is no requirement to participate in work placement
You will be qualified to work as a Holistic Massage Therapist in hotels and spas, on a cruise ship, freelance to Beauty salons and sports gyms, mobile therapist or open up your own business.
Yes. The initial deposit of 200 Euro will secure your place, this is non- refundable. Payment plans have been set up for 200 Euro per month with the exception of December and January as these are difficult financial months. All fees must be paid by March to be eligible to sit the exam.
The course costs 1500 Euro including ITEC diploma exam fee.
The training is delivered one day a month over 8 months in order to complete the theory and practical elements. Home study and massage practice is essential before the next session. Students will have access to online notes and Tutorials. Tutorials online will be designed to coincide with theory delivered that month in order to enhance your understanding and learning experience. You will need to set aside approximately 3 hours a week to study.
Yes. ITEC Diploma is internationally recognised.
This will depend on how many treatments you decide to do a day and how many days you choose to work. The average cost for a one hour full body massage treatment is approximately 60 Euro.
No. This course is open to all individuals that are over 18 and can communicate and understand English.