One Sunday a month.

Course Commences Sunday 5th September 2021 –May 22nd 2022.

Course Dates Sunday:

5th Sept, 3rd Oct, 7th Nov, 5th Dec, 9th Jan, 6th Feb, 6th Mar, 3rd April, 1st May, 15th May. Proposed exam 22nd  May.




European College of Reflexology and Massage, Main Street, Virginia, Co. Cavan.

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Course Accreditation

  • 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.

Student Costs

Students will need to purchase a uniform, two course books, towels and a clipboard. Details will be given prior to commencement date. of 

18 Sept9-12Cells/Tissues Skin1-2pm Professionalism and Contra Indications2-5.30pmPractical200
26 Oct9-1Skeletal and Muscular system2-2.30pmConfidentiality/ consultation and consent2.30-5.30Practical200
33 Nov9-12Cardiovascular System1-2pmHygiene/safety checks2-5.30Practical200
41 Dec9-1Lymphatic system Urinary System2-2.30pmClient Care2.30-5.30Practical
55 Jan9-12Endocrine System1-2pmBasic First Aid and recording incidents2-5.30Practical
62 Feb9-12Reproductive System1-2pmSalon set up Advertising/ Insurance2-5.30Practical250
71 Mar9-12Nervous System1-2pmCPD and professional memberships2-5.30Practical250
85 April9-12Digestive System1-2pmSalon Book Keeping2-5.30PracticalCourse Paid in Full
93 May9-12Revision/pre assessment1-2pmRevision2-5.30Practical pre assessment
10 MayProposed Theory ExamProposed Theory ExamProposed 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.

Category: Holistic

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.

Category: Holistic

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.

Category: Holistic

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.

Theory Exams:

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

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.

Category: Holistic

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.

Category: Holistic

No. There is no requirement to participate in work placement

Category: Holistic

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.

Category: Holistic

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.

Category: Holistic

The course costs 1500 Euro including ITEC diploma exam fee.

Category: Holistic

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.

Category: Holistic

Yes. ITEC Diploma is internationally recognised.

Category: Holistic

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.

Category: Holistic

No. This course is open to all individuals that are over 18 and can communicate and understand English.

Category: Holistic

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