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Body Therapy

CIDESCO Certificate in Body Therapy

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Course Overview

 

To provide candidates the required information and qualification to be able to confidently and competently work as body therapists including body treatments with electrical treatments and massage.

Course Units

 

  • NATURAL SCIENCES – CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS – Elements, compounds and mixtures, pH scale, electricity – effects on the body, knowledge and understanding of applicable currents, precautions in use of electricity.
  • ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY – Cells and tissues, metabolism, body systems including myology.
  • SKIN/DERMATOLOGY
  • HYGIENE AND FIRST AID – Public and personal hygiene, microbiology, bacteriology, methods of sanitisation and sterilisation, infection/cross infection, immunity.
  • BODY THERAPY TREATMENTS – Theory of body treatments and massage, contraindications, products, body exfoliation, body wraps/masks, available methods, electrotherapy & ancillary body treatments, body analysis, heat therapy, mechanical massage, vacuum suction, galvanic treatments, EMS. Body massage: history, indications and contra-indications, 5 classical movements, massage mediums, muscles and attachments, classical Swedish body massage sequence.

 

  • COSMETIC PRODUCTS – COSMETIC SCIENCE (basic)
  • COSMETIC SURGERY (basic general knowledge)
  • NUTRITION – DIET
  • PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
  • OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
  • COMMERCIAL STUDIES – BUSINESS STUDIES – RETAIL
  • PROJECT WITH CASE HISTORIES (RESEARCH AND WRITING)
  • CLIENT INTERACTION SESSIONS

     

 

 

 

 

 

Course Details

 

Class Days: Mondays to Thursdays from 10:00am to 5:00pm and Saturdays from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Course Hours: Course duration is 565 hours covered in 19 weeks.

Course Cost: Course cost is $400,000 JMD

Course Dates

 

Our next cluster class is August 09, 2021 to December 20, 2021.

 

*Due to the COVID -19 pandemic and the Jamaican government mandated business days and hours, some of our course dates and class times may be affected. Please contact our office to confirm start dates and times for courses.