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Ayurvedic Indian Head Massage


On this one day course you will learn the traditional methods of massage which originate in India.  You will look at alternative mediums and how they work with the body and mind chakras.  You will investigate the differences between the ‘western’ Indian Head massage and the traditional massage.   It is advantageous that you have experience of Indian Head massage however this is not essential.  On successful completion of the course, you will achieve a Blackpool and The Fylde College Certificate. B&FC is accredited by Associated Beauty Therapists (ABT). Students on this course can join ABT - and on completion, receive a 10% discount on all main insurance packages.  

Next course dates

Start date Location Duration
18 Feb 2025
Bispham Campus
1 Day

Where can this subject lead?

Career progression

This course is primarily aimed at students who are wishing to enter the industry or to refresh skills to return following a break in employment. On successful completion you may wish to complete additional B&FC College Certificate courses or consider our related full-time programmes. 

Possible full courses for consideration include:

Level 2 Beauty Therapy leading to Level 3 Beauty Therapy Massage

Key information

Entry Requirements

Previous vocational practical experience is not required but enthusiasm for the beauty therapy industry is essential.

A background knowledge of Indian head massage would be of benefit but is not essential.


Qualification obtained

Ayurvedic Indian Head Massage

Extra costs and equipment

The College will provide the towels, equipment and products required to complete this programme. You will be required to wear a professional beauty therapy uniform for this one day course. If you are new to the industry and so do not have a uniform, please do not worry. If this is the case then please wear plain black trousers, a plain black short sleeved top and flat black shoes. Other than the cost of the course, there are no extra costs.

Tuition Fees

Read our tuition fees guide.

Terms and Conditions

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Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: NONE

What will I learn?

Industry placement, field trips and guest speakers

Due to the short duration of this course, a work placement is not a mandatory requirement.

How will I be assessed?

How will I be assessed?

Your skills will be developed in relation to preparing your work area and your client. You will be able to complete a basic consultation with your client to ensure the safety of the treatment. Your practical skills will develop as you will be able to perform an Indian Head Massage.

There are no formal assessments within this session but your tutor will be observing your practical work throughout the day. You will need to demonstrate your practical massage skills whilst ensuring that you are following the specific health and safety within the salon environment to ensure safety and competence.

On successful completion of your course, you will be awarded the Blackpool and The Fylde College Certificate