How do I become an international massage therapist?

How do I become an international massage therapist?

Massage therapists wanting to achieve international certification must attend an ITEC registered school. Students seeking this certification gain the opportunity to expand their employment options beyond the United States, knowing they have achieved a standard of skill and knowledge that is recognized worldwide.

What is a ITEC qualification?

ITEC is the body that devises the syllabuses and examination procedures used to award certification at the highest levels of sport, education, and other therapies. In order to earn some ITEC qualifications, students will need to sit exams for more than one subject.

What qualifications do I need to be a massage therapist UK?

You don’t need a degree to become a massage therapist – in fact, there are no set massage therapist training requirements. But if you’re just establishing yourself, and you need to build your client base, having a qualification they can trust will give them confidence that they’re in safe hands.

Is ITEC a good qualification?

ITEC Diploma qualifications are highly regarded by prospective employers who know an ITEC qualification means excellence in both theoretical knowledge and practical ability, as well as a rigorous and independent examination process.

Can an American massage therapist work in Canada?

You can immigrate to Canada as a massage therapist through one of many skilled worker immigration programs! Massage therapists are important workers in Canada. Typically, massage therapists require a certificate of qualification to perform their work in Canada.

Is ITEC equivalent to NVQ?

ITEC v NVQ Basically it is a qualification from a private training establishment that is running their course along the same guidelines as a nationally recognised qualification such as an NVQ.

What does ITEC mean?


Acronym Definition
ITEC Information Technology Electronic Commerce
ITEC Information Technology Exchange Center
ITEC Iowa Technology and Education Connection
ITEC International Triticeae EST (Expressed Sequence Tag) Cooperative

What qualifications do I need to be a masseur?

You could take a Level 3 Diploma in Massage or Complementary Therapies. The Council for Soft Tissue Therapies (GCMT) is the governing body for massage therapy, and it sets the standards for the profession. GCMT suggest you take a course that lasts at least 6 months full time, or 12 months part time.

How much do massage therapists earn UK?

Massage therapists earn an average of between £8.07 and £48.69 per hour, depending on their experience and area of specialism. This would achieve a yearly salary of between £8,392.80 and £50,637.60 based on a 20 hour work week.

Is ITEC internationally Recognised?

iTEC qualifications are recognised on national and international qualifications frameworks worldwide and are the most employer-preferred qualifications in the industry, being highly sought after by beauty, sport, fitness and therapy businesses globally.

What level is ITEC?

All Qualifications

Qualification Level ITEC Qual ID
Certificate in Bridal Make-up Level 2 2193
Certificate in Customer Service Level 1 2216
Certificate in Diet and Nutrition for Complementary Therapists Level 3 2140
Certificate in Education and Training Level 4 2214

Why do you need an international massage diploma?

This International Massage Diploma is designed for anyone who is passionate about massage and wants to start a career as a massage therapist. The course provides insight into all aspects of massage, ensuring you get a complete overview that you can use to secure a position within the massage industry. Introduction to International Massage Diploma

What’s the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in massage?

VTCT (ITEC) Level 3 Diploma in Massage (603/4092/7) – Was previously known as Swedish and Holistic Full Body Massage Course. Train with an Award Winning School, Established 1998. Are you a beginner and looking to train as a Professional Massage Therapist?

Is there a government approved massage qualification in the UK?

However, as there is no government approved massage qualification the local authority is rarely interested in what qualification you have and are more concerned about the premises you are working from. This varies throughout the UK depending on local councils, so you should always check the requirements within your own area.

Is it necessary to take a Level 3 Massage course?

This level 3 massage course allows you to continue onto further training with us or any other schools as a level 3 in massage is required to attend the more advanced massage courses. This is an internationally recognised qualification.