Intro to Massage (CPD) College Certificate

What is special about this course?

This evening course is designed to introduce you to massage and develop your skills to provide a basic massage treatment for friends and family safely and effectively. 

This qualification can be used as a precursor to further and higher education courses which can then provide the knowledge and understanding required for you to gain professional membership and insurance to practice.

Complementary therapy/integrative healthcare is a growing field and this course will introduce you to the practice of massage giving you a taster of the industry.

Special features
• You will be introduced to massage
• You will be provided with the knowledge and skills to massage friends and family
• This course can lead into further and higher education

Entry requirements

No formal entry qualification.

Course content includes:
• Massage Techniques
• Posture
• Contraindications
• Health and Safety


No equipment required.

How will I study my course?

  • Evening


How long will my course last?

4 Days

Thursdays: 6pm - 8pm

Cost: £130

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date

25th April 2024


The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

You can progress on to the Access to Integrative Healthcare and Therapies (SCQF Level 5/6) at further education level.

Higher education courses include HNC/D Complementary Therapies which then lead on to year 3 of the BSc (Hons) Integrative Healthcare.

Is there more information available online?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Moray. UHI Moray operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.