Canterbury College - Hot Stone Massage
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Essential information
Qualification: Hot Stone Massage
Start date: 13/06/2023
Times: 9am - 4pm
Weekly hours: 8 hours
Location: Canterbury College
Fee: £140
Duration: 1 day

Hot Stone Massage

This course covers the technique and routine for carrying out a Hot Stone Massage. Health and safety, consultation and aftercare guidance is covered as well as contra-indications to treatment. Online theory units and a full day of training with one of our tutors make this course both engaging and informative to give you the confidence to perform this very popular treatment.

What will I learn?

This one-day course will teach you how to perform a full body hot stone massage using the stones to penetrate the muscle fibres to a deeper level. This treatment has become very popular over the years and offers your clients a holistic treatment to help ease any tension. This course includes fantastic resources as well as clear diagrams and images to give you the confidence to perform this very popular treatment. Topics covered include:

  • Hygiene, health & safety- Learn how to ensure the top standards of health and hygiene are practiced for your clients, self and surroundings.
  • Products and equipment required – Find out what to use and the necessary products to buy for yourself or your salon in order to perform this treatment including how to heat, cool and store the hot stones.
  • Consultation procedures – Ensure that you gain the correct information from your clients before you commence with the treatment.
  • Contra indications to treatment – What to look out for and how to recognise contra indications such as nail diseases and disorders.
  • Application and removal – Learn the correct routine and method to perform this treatment to a high standard, resulting in the best experience for your client. 
  • Aftercare - Advice for your clients on correct treatment at home, in between visits to the salon.

Theory: 10 hours. (This is completed at your own pace.)

Practical: 8 hours

Additional information & costs

You will not need any previous beauty qualifications prior to attending this courses. However, it would beneficial to have previous knowledge or experience of massage to aid your understanding. 

The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body, for membership and insurance purposes.

On top of your course fee, you will need to become a Guild Member (student), at the cost of £25. This is paid to the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists and includes:
• three months' membership with the Guild
• the latest edition of the Guild Gazette.

Once you have booked your training course and paid the enrolment you will be sent a link to access and pay the theory fee of £25 directly through The Guild.

You will be able to complete the theory modules for the course right away.

You must have completed all theory modules prior to the practical session at Canterbury College.

Entry Requirements

Please see our Group entry requirements

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111