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Body Therapy – Physiatrics 

A course that can change your life and your earning power! Over the past decade, there has been an upsurge in interest in body therapies and an accompanying demand for qualified professional therapists. Our Course is Internationally Accredited and covers all aspects of Body Therapy, including Electrical Body Treatments, Body Massage, Dietetics, Figure Improvement Techniques and Business Organisation. This course provides practical hands-on training, backed up by sound theoretical knowledge.

Awarding Body or Accreditation: ITEC diploma

Saffron College of Hair & Beauty

Admission Requirements: None

Frequency: Twice a year


On successful completion of your course, you will be awarded ITEC Certification in Body Therapy, enabling you to work as a body therapist in Ireland and in over thirty countries worldwide. 

As a graduate of The Saffron College of Hair and Beauty, you will also benefit from the excellent reputation that we have succeeded in building with representatives of the beauty industry. 

You can avail employment opportunities in leading salons, luxurious day spas, health farms and cruise ships. With others choosing to specialize in different areas such as Sports Massage, Reflexology, Aromatherapy, and Indian Head Massage etc. 

If your goal is to go into management, own your own business or teach in a college, then Certification in Body Therapy is an excellent place to start.

Course Outline

This course studies all the areas in relation to the body that allows you to qualify as a Body therapist.

Course Syllabus: 

Anatomy and Physiology: 

Study of the main systems of the body: 

The Cell

Skin Skeletal







Nervous system



Body Massage: 

History, theory & philosophy of Massage

Effects & Benefits of Massage

Therapeutic value & technique of each of the five classical massage movements

Description and application of massage movements

Appropriate Aftercare and Homecare advice

Contraindications to treatments

Understanding the importance of and how to conduct follow-up treatments

Knowledge of other Complementary therapies available

Planning an appropriate treatment programme for a client

Electrical Body Treatments: 



Vacuum suction

Micro current

G5: Gyratory massage

Light Therapy: Infra-red, Ultra violet

Steam bath, Sauna (Theory only)

Audio Sonic Percussions 

Exercises/Figure Correction:

Figure Diagnosis 

Recognition and correction of figure faults

Deportment and exercises.


Dietetics is the base upon which slimming and health rest Nutrition and well-balanced diet.

Understanding diets and foods in medical practice.

Core Subjects:

Business OrganizationCosmetic ScienceFirst Aid

Consultation/Client Care Ethics Salon procedure

Management Client record cards Electricity

Hygiene/ Sterilization procedures Grooming 

Course fee:   €2000
Duration: 20 Weeks
Number of Seats: 10