Deep Tissue Massage Therapy

Deep Tissue Massage Therapy



Are you a certified beauty therapist who is new to their role and wants to put their skills and knowledge to the test? The Deep Tissue Massage Therapy course has been designed to provide massage therapists with advanced techniques, to equip them with the skills and expertise to perform the perfect full body massage for their clients and loved ones.

From how to set up the massage table and pre-treatment preparation, to which creams to use and which to avoid, this course includes expert advice, tips and tutorials, to ensure your clients leave happy and re-energised. Our how-to guide includes comprehensive video material, taking you through the full body deep tissue sequence, as well as health and safety best practice for salons and spas.

Highlights of the Deep Tissue Massage Therapy :

  • Take your career to the next level with Deep Tissue Massage course
  • Understand the dos and don’ts of setting up a massage table 
  • Familiarise with the full sequence and steps of performing a full body deep tissue massage
  • Master advanced acupressure pressure-point techniques such as the ‘scissor stroke’
  • Expand your knowledge of the physical and mental health benefits of deep tissue massage therapy
  • Discover what creams and oils the experts recommend and which ones to avoid
  • Learn about contraindications in deep tissue massage therapy
  • Develop your skillset and gain the professional skills to advance in your career

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple-choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £79. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why Study This Course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Deep Tissue Massage Therapy is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Introduction 00:01:00
Massage Tables-The 4 Most Important considerations 00:06:00
Creams and Oils-Whats Great and whats not 00:04:00
The Set up-Dont do what i did 00:05:00
This factor makes a huge difference 00:03:00
It’s all in the timing 00:04:00
Contraindications of Massage, intake forms and more 00:01:00
Why i Don’t include these things in my massages 00:04:00
Do no Harm 00:01:00
The Perfect Person to Practice your massage on 00:01:00
Why Most Therapists don’t last! 00:07:00
Now is the time to put the time in 00:02:00
Some Final Points 00:02:00
Putting it all together 00:02:00
The Massage Strokes Correct and Incorrect Ways
General Stroke 00:02:00
Kneading 00:01:00
Scissor Stroke 00:01:00
Acupressure Techniques 00:03:00
Forearms 00:02:00
Full Body Deep tissue Massage
Massage Start Sequence 00:05:00
Back Sequence 1 00:15:00
Back Sequence 2 00:08:00
Back of Legs 00:09:00
Legs Prone Stretching 00:02:00
Neck 00:05:00
Arms 00:05:00
Front of Legs Stretching 00:03:00
Front of Legs Stretching 00:03:00
Full Massage Sequence
Full Body Massage Sequence 00:56:00
Additional Resources
Additional Resources – Deep Tissue Massage Therapy 00:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Deep Tissue Massage Therapy 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Deep Tissue Massage Therapy 00:20:00
Assignment – Deep Tissue Massage Therapy 1 week, 1 day



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