The Ultimate All-Inclusive Massage Diploma
International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC) – RQF LEVEL 3

IPTI - (Independent Professional Therapists International)
APNT (Association of Physical and Natural Therapists


There is no special entry requirement for this course and it is assumed that you will have no prior knowledge of the subject. You must be 18 years of age to attend but there is no upper age limit! All you need is a desire to help others and a keenness to learn - Oh yes…..and a sense of humour.

What would it be like to love the work you do and know that you made a positive difference in people’s lives? Becoming a massage therapist is an exciting, fun, and rewarding challenge in which you will experience life changing personal growth while creating a great career for yourself helping and caring for others.

Today, there are more opportunities for massage therapists than ever before, including: Sports Massage, Clinical Massage, Corporate Massage, Private Practice, the Medical Field, Baby and Infant massage, Indian Head Massage, Health Centres, Pregnancy Massage, Spas, Health Clubs and even Cruise Ships. Massage therapy gives you the opportunity to be self-employed with your own massage practice. No matter which field you choose, the possibilities are endless.

Unlike many careers in complementary and alternative healthcare, such as Osteopathy, Homeopathy, Acupuncture and Chiropractic, the tuition is affordable and you can be qualified and working professionally in as little as nine months. A career in massage therapy sets you free from the 9-5 world. You can decide what days and hours you want to schedule clients. Live your life on your own terms. Very few careers can provide such freedom and flexibility


This course is like no other!!! Offered just once a year, it is a one-stop shop for anyone wanting to ‘get on with it’. It is a fun-packed, fast track, intensive course, which attracts like-minded people! There are no hidden costs – everything is included in the cost of the course, right down to your uniform, your couch and even the pens and pencils! All the exam fees are included too. All you need to sort out is your student insurance (details will be provided) and a pair of black shoes! You will have none of the hassle other students have sourcing a couch and shopping around for equipment and uniforms. All of that is taken care for you. All you have to do is turn up!

The course includes the following ITEC courses:
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Massage
• Business Module

In addition this unique course will guide you effortlessly through supplementary aspects such as:
• Personal and Professional development
• Successful Business Management
• Career Development
• Introduction to Advanced Massage Techniques

This winning combination of training programmes enables you not only to attain the necessary professional qualifications but providing you with the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully create a new career as a Massage Therapist.

You will also receive so much more on the Ultimate Course!.....In addition to all the training outlined above and all the equipment and supplies you will also receive the following……

◦ Opportunity to experience massage in class from an MSCM tutor:

As a student on the ULTIMATE Course you will enjoy the unique opportunity to experience application of massage techniques from one of the MSCM teaching team. This will allow you to experience first-hand how massage should feel and how it should be conducted.

◦ Time spent on learning muscles!
The washable pens are ready…expect lots of fun as you draw muscles on each other!

◦ An introduction to advanced massage techniques:
In addition to the classical massage moves you will learn on the course, you will be introduced to a selection of advanced massage techniques.

◦ Use of a wide selection of learning aids, including anatomical models, charts, instructional videos and laminated fact sheets

As a student on the Ultimate Course, you will also be able to benefit from our extensive selection of learning aids. We have a wide range of anatomical models, featuring all systems of the body, a selection of instructional videos and a huge choice of charts and laminated information sheets.

◦ Full mentoring support from experienced MSCM tutors:

Behind the scenes we have a number of dedicated tutors, who have a vast wealth of theoretical and practical experience. If you are struggling with your course, need to advice or are worried about a problem, you will be welcome to discuss your issue with one of our tutors between college sessions. This mentoring service will be available throughout the duration of your course.

◦ Informal study sessions:
Through many years of experience, we have observed the enormous benefits of study groups. These are set-up and encouraged from the start of the course and for many students are the most effective way of learning.

◦ Marketing Masterclass:
In addition you will receive a whole day dedicated to Marketing! It will be invaluable to you when you set up in practice as the marketing advice you receive from us during this course will be the key to your success. We will be covering this in great detail. This special focus on effective marketing is unique to the Ultimate course and to MSCM!

◦ Understanding Disease Seminar
Unique to the Ultimate course is an entire session devoted to understanding disease. A good understanding of disease and illness is vital for success as a therapist.

◦ Deep Tissue Massage Day
We introduce you to some advanced deep tissue techniques taking your skills beyond the basic massage routine. Deep tissue massage techniques can greatly benefit sufferers of chronic pain and injury. However, there is a general misunderstanding of the concept of deep tissue massage. Deep tissue does not mean working harder or stronger, the therapist simply works deeper and slower by sinking through superficial layers into the deeper structures using compression and lengthening techniques.

◦ Carrier Oils Day:
Carrier oils play a far more significant role in massage than many people realise as they offer a wealth of health-giving benefits of their own. There are a wide range of carrier oils to choose from, plus some other infused or macerated oils such as Calendula and St Johns Wort. The variety of vegetable oils available to a newcomer can seem a little bewildering at first, but once you know some basic facts about the properties, actions and viscosity of vegetable oils, and then choosing becomes easier.

During the course we will also discuss the following:

◦ Accountancy Services:
Having a good accountant is vital for anyone thinking of going self-employed.

◦ Banking Services:
Discussion of banks offering business accounts. Start-up business accounts often have introductory offers.

◦ Business Development Services:
An investment in Business Development advice can result in a successful start to a new business, particularly if this is your first experience being self-employed.

◦ Business Stationery:
As you launch your new business you will need to purchase business stationery, such as letter-headed paper, business cards and leaflets.

◦ Web-Site Development :
With the ever-increasing popularity of the internet a web-site is a major resource for marketing.

◦ Career Advice:
There are so many options open to a massage therapist concerning how and where to work. During the course you will be advised of these options and will explore the pro’s and con’s of each to help you determine your future path towards becoming a massage therapist.

◦ Professional Associations and CPD Points:
This area can be a minefield when you are new to the business. We will discuss and demystify the subject of Professional Associations.

◦ Professional Journals:
It is important, once qualified, to keep abreast of what is happening in the industry. During the course, you will receive some complimentary editions of the professional journals…. Such as Massage World Magazine.

If you`re serious about getting your dream job, this MSCM Ultimate Massage Therapy course can help make it happen! Delivered by dedicated and experienced teaching staff, this course prepares you to become a successful practicing bodyworker.

As you choose massage therapy as your new career, or as an extra source of income, getting the best education is vital to your success. At MSCM we are committed to helping you achieve your personal best through experiential learning, accelerated learning, personal & professional development, and an excellent education. With the right balance of the art, the science, and the business of massage, we can give you the tools you need to find the success you desire while you provide a quality massage to your clients.

The course content exceeds standards set by national certification and teaches the art and science of massage therapy, together with anatomy and physiology, while also teaching sound business practices which prepare you for success in the marketplace. In addition, you will be provided with everything you need to complete the course, from the treatment couch to all the books. (We even supply you with your pens and paper!)

Please see ITEC Anatomy and Physiology, Massage & Business Module course pages for topics covered.

If this course is your first experience of studying or exams, or if it is a long time since you were in a ‘classroom’, don`t worry! Our teaching approach is flexible and supportive, designed to help each of you study and practise in the way that works best for you.

All practical classes are designed so that you receive a high level of personal attention. You will learn a range of massage techniques working on couches. Practical training will be in the form of tutor demonstrations and individual tuition. There is ample time to practice whilst in class and at home between course dates.

Regular tests will build your examination confidence; handouts, visual material and tutorials back up all group exercises, quizzes and lectures.
Our high rate of exam success reflects the fact that we teach up to and beyond ITEC requirements.

Our approach of using only practising therapists as tutors results in you benefiting from their vast wealth of theoretical and practical experience, which they are keen to share in a learning environment that is relaxed, fun and informative. We use modern learning techniques to enhance learning and increase retention.


Theory exam: During the course we will guide you through some practice examination papers in preparation for the final exam. Upon satisfactory completion of a mock theory examination taken in class on the last day of the course you will be eligible to sit the ITEC Anatomy and Physiology Level 3 examination which comprises a Multiple Choice Theory Paper of 50 questions. Students who do not have English as their first language will be granted extra time in the examination. You will also be required to submit an assignment to receive your qualification.

Practical exam: During the course we will prepare you for your practical examination and will conclude the course with a mock examination from which we will be able to offer you guidance. Upon satisfactory completion of this mock examination, you will be eligible to sit the ITEC Diploma in Massage QCF Level 3 examination which comprises coursework assignments, case studies and a practical examination with an external ITEC examiner. The practical examination will take place Monday – Friday and not at weekends.

Your qualification will be The ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage

In addition you will receive the MSCM ‘Certificate of Excellence’ in Massage Therapy

This is a unique award for successful students on the Ultimate course who have demonstrated a high level of professionalism and commitment throughout the duration of the course and who have excelled in all areas of their studies.

Following qualification you will be able to:

- Use the title of "Massage Therapist"

- Obtain professional indemnity insurance enabling you to practice openly and legally anywhere in the UK

- Become a full member of several professional associations, such as IPTI (Independent Professional Therapist International), APNT, FHT or CThA

- Work at home, abroad or set up a mobile practice where you visit the client

- Work in Clinics, Health Clubs, Hospices, Beauty Salons, Leisure Centres, Sports Clubs, Corporate Offices, Workplaces, Hotels, Cruise Liners, Ski Resorts (abroad), offer a mobile service, as well as open your own practice.

- Use your ITEC and MSCM qualifications as a guarantee to employers and clients that you have had a very intense and all encompassing training.

- Supplement your full time income by working part time while you build up your business

- Do a worthwhile job you love that also enhances the wellbeing of others

- Develop your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) portfolio

- Go on to study further therapies such as Sports Massage, Indian Head Massage, Aromatherapy, and many more.

Qualification Recognition by Professional Associations:
The ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage is one of the best recognised complementary therapy qualifications in the UK and across a range of countries.

It is widely accepted by most Professional Bodies including:
o IPTI (Independent Professional Therapists International)
o CThA (Embody)
o APNT (Association of Physical and Natural Therapists)
o FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists)
o BCMA (British Complementary Medicine Association)


Clare Ashcroft –
‘The Ultimate massage course has perfectly suited my needs. Expertly and enthusiastically taught, with the emphasis always on learning in a fun way. Hard work, but more than worth it if you want to train to a high standard in a short period of time.’

Peter Dipple –
‘I would suggest that everyone should do this course with MSCM! (But not too many actually, because I won’t have a job)’

James Searle –
‘If it’s not your vocation before you started - it will be by the time you qualify!’

Lynn Moore –
‘The Ultimate Massage Course has turned my life around for the better. Thank you!’

Tom Neave –
‘I have really enjoyed this course. The syllabus felt fun and varied and the tutor was outstanding and able to talk to us on the same wave length, SUPERB!!!’

Angelica Forero –
‘THANK YOU! I’ll be coming back.!!’

Raz Yanus –
‘Great course, Great teacher, Great School!! A brilliant experience, can’t wait to come back and do more courses. Thank you MSCM’


After many years experience providing professional training in the field of Complementary Medicine, we know that choosing the right course for you is paramount to your future success as a complementary therapist! For this reason, we have put together a detailed information pack, which we hope will give you all the information you need to help you make an informed choice. To receive an up to date copy of this prospectus please email us at

We`re proud of the quality of our training and would love you to visit us teaching any of our courses where you will be able to talk with the staff and tutors, and observe the quantity and quality of the facilities available for your education. One of the best things you can do is to talk to past or present students, ask them what they think about the school and the course you are considering.

Being an informed consumer can make a significant difference in the kind, quality, and extent of the education you obtain. It can also make the difference in attaining the level of success you desire.

If you would like to come and meet us for an informal chat, attend a taster session or visit a class please call 0208-429-2895.

Course fees include:

o All class tuition – 3 ITEC courses rolled into one
o Business Module On-line course
o Understanding disease course
o Carrier Oil course
o Depp Tissue Massage Day
o Marketing Masterclass
o A comprehensive set of course manuals
o All the required course text books
o Portable treatment couch & carry bag
o Couch accessories
o Massage accessories
o Clinic wear
o Learning aids
o Course stationery
o Mock examination fees
o Initial mock examination fees
o Marking of course assignments
o ITEC examination fees
o Exam registration
o Issue of ITEC Diploma certificate
o Issue of MSCM Certificate of Excellence in Massage Therapy
o Postage of certificates by Registered Post

For further details please contact us on 0208-429-2895 for the Ultimate Information Pack

Deposit - £100.00 (+VAT) – Payable on booking secures your place.

Course details


15 days

May-Oct 2018 (15 days)–9.30am-5pm19 May 18, 20 May 18, 2 Jun 18, 3 Jun 18, 23 Jun 18, 24 Jun 18, 7 Jul 18, 8 Jul 18, 21 Jul 18, 22 Jul 18, 1 Sep 18, 2 Sep 18, 15 Sep 18, 16 Sep 18, 13 Oct 18

Cost: £1,375.00 (+VAT)

£100.00 (+VAT) deposit, payable on booking.

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May-Oct 2019 (15 days)–9.30am-5pm11 May 19, 12 May 19, 1 Jun 19, 2 Jun 19, 22 Jun 19, 23 Jun 19, 6 Jul 19, 7 Jul 19, 27 Jul 19, 28 Jul 19, 31 Aug 19, 1 Sep 19, 28 Sep 19, 29 Sep 19, 27 Oct 19

Cost: £1,375.00 (+VAT)

£100.00 (+VAT) deposit, payable on booking.

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