Clinical Massage Diploma (Incorporating Deep Tissue, Remedial and Advanced Massage Techniques)

Complementary Health Professionals (CHP)

The Massage training Diploma course is delivered 11 days over 10 months plus  2 days for examinations in July.

Prerequisite for Course

Students must hold a recognised Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology Diploma or work towards the CHP Level 3 Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology in conjunction with taking the Clinical Massage Diploma.  Student will not be accepted onto this course until copies of the prerequisite qualification have been submitted to the School.


Course Requirements


Students need to bring with them pens, paper, coloured pencils and clear punched plastic folders for course notes. Neat and tidy notes are mandatory and are counted towards the final mark. A white tunic, black or dark blue trousers with flat black or dark blue shoes (no open toes) are also required.


The course is assessed by:

Full attendance of the course
Completed case studies 100 hours
Theoretical examination 3 hour duration
Practical examination 90 minutes duration
Background reading is expected throughout the course
Continual assessment through assignment and portofolio work

Home Study

An integral part of the course is time spent in home study, of both theory and practice.  An important feature of this Diploma course is the continuous assessment and support of the students.  The School expects a high level of student commitment throughout the course, both in and out of School.



At the end of the course students sit a 3 hour Massage theory examination paper, plus a 90 minute practical exam, where massage techniques as well as client care and standards of Health, Safety and Hygiene are assessed.  Students also need to submit written evidence of completing 100 hours of massage case studies.




On satisfactory completion of the course, successful candidates are awarded the CHP Diploma in Massage, as well as a Diploma in Therapeutic Massage from The Sue Lincoln School of Holistic Therapies.


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You may apply to join CHP. Members of this organisation may then use these designations after their name. 

The Centre’s status allows its graduate members of the CHP to register with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) as the CHP is recognised by the CNHC for the verification of Aromatherapy, Reflexology and Massage.


Course Fees

The cost of the Massage training course, including handouts and exam fee is £1,727. Please contact the School's Principal to arrange payment by instalments.

A non refundable deposit of £300 will secure a place on this course.



Course Dates

September 2020

Day One: Thursday 17th September 2020
Day Two: Thursday 1st October 2020

Day Three: Thursday 15th October 2020
Day Four: Thursday 26th November 2020

Day Five: Thursday 10th December 2020
Day Six: Thursday 21st January 2021

Day Seven: Thursday 25th February 2021

Day Eight: Thursday 25th March 2021

Day Nine: Thursday 29th April 2021

Day Ten: Thursday 20th May 2021

Day Eleven: Thursday 17th June 2021

Pay for the Clinical Massage Diploma in Full



Students wishing to pay by instalments, please contact the School Principal

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Proprietor: Sue Lincoln Cert. Ed., F.C.H.P., C.N.H.C Reg.

Therapy Training Centre, Suite 39, Cayley Court, Hopper Hill Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3YJ

Accredited with the Complementary Health Professionals (C.H.P.)  

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