Body Massage and Figure Analysis QQI Level 5

Massage by Nick Webb @Flickr
Massage by Nick Webb @Flickr

New for Spring 2019.

€285.00* (€210.00 Social Welfare/OAP).

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work autonomously and independently in carrying out figure analysis and body massage treatments.

Night: Wednesday

Times: 18:30 to 21:30

Duration: 14 Weeks

Starting: Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Cost: €285.00 *incl. online discount, €210.00 for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, €180.00 for Mallow College day students.

QQI Certification fee of €20 is included in course fee.


QQI 5N3465 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • Examine the reasons for and methods of consultation, figure diagnosis and analysis.
  • Explain the relevance of medical history, medications taken and lifestyle, to body massage treatments.
  • Identify indications, contra-indications and contraactions to treatments.
  • Explain the importance of referral procedures.
  • Describe postural defects and describe the different body types.
  • Explain the concept of body massage and the principles underpinning good massage practice.
  • Explore the history and development of massage techniques to include Swedish body massage.
  • Differentiate between the uses and effects of the five classical massage movements.
  • Outline the physiological and psychological benefits and effects of massage treatments on the body systems.
  • Identify the position and action of the main muscle groups of the body.
  • Explore the effects, benefits and uses of pre-heat treatments.
  • Carry out a consultation to identify suitable massage treatments.


€15 discount when you enrol online, or 30% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 40% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.


Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Spring 2019 will take place at on Monday 14th January, 2019 from 7 to 8pm at Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

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