VTCT Level 3 Body Electrotherapy Certificate
This VTCT Level 3 Body Electrotherapy course includes the study and practice with a range of mechanical and electrical treatments for the body that are highly desirable within the industry and an extension to body massage treatments.
Electrical Body treatments offer a range of benefits including; improved muscle tone, contour, assist with sluggish lymphatic or circulatory problems, and improve uneven skin texture.
Here at LSBM we will teach you the full consultation technique, A&P, theory of the machines, how to safely use each machine and how to pad up your client for the desired effect. You will learn the following machines; Faradic (Slendertone), G5 Mechanical Massage, Vacuum Suction (lymphatic drainage) and Galvanic (desincrustation and Iontophoresis).
Students will gain commercial salon experience* in our on-site LSBM Salon & Spa, where all treatments will be provided to paying clients in a professional environment and overseen by your tutor and our Pro Therapists.
Only a 20% Deposit is required to secure your place on this course if the course start date is more than 1 calendar month away. International students will need to pay an International student fee. Any courses with a start date less than one calendar month away will be required to pay full balance. To discuss payment plan options, please call the administration team on 020 7776 9766.
Within this course you will cover the theory that includes the study of electrical currents and equipment, the storage and care of equipment, contraindications to treatments, safety precautions and the psychological effects of the treatments.
You will cover a range of mechanical and electrical treatments for the body such as;
- Faradic (Slendertone)
- G5 Mechanical Massage
- Vacuum Suction (lymphatic drainage)
- Galvanic (desincrustation and Iontophoresis)
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
On a Wednesday you will learn Anatomy and Physiology as a separate qualification and this is included as standard in the Body Electrotherapy module. For the first 4 Wednesday's this is a home study programme where printer access is required. You will be given an online pack which will contain all the information that needs to be digested including videos. The 5th Wednesday of the course you will be in class from 10am - 2pm for the mock exam, pathology project and to go through your portfolio. Week 6 will be where you sit two Anatomy and Physiology exams and submit your completed portfolio, this day will be from 10am - 2pm.
Anatomy & Physiology covers all the major systems of the human body including;
- Skeletal System
- Muscular System
- Cardiovascular System
- Respiratory System
- Endocrine System
- Integumentary System
- Urinary System
- Reproductive System
- Nervous System
- Digestive System
- Lymphatic System
- Atoms and Ions
COMMERCIAL SALON EXPERIENCE
lsbm salon & spa
Students will also participate in our student salon* (LSBM Salon & Spa) once they have built up a certain level of competency with treatments. Our salon is run by professional therapists and is open throughout the year, therefore we have a large client base for both our professional therapists and our student therapists.
* Although the ‘normal’ study hours are 10am–5pm, you will also be required to practice your treatments in our student salon from week 4 on a Monday and Tuesday. The salon hours for these days will be 11am - 7pm.
Upon completion of the course you will be required to submit a portfolio of evidence, all practical assessments will be performed on paying clients in the LSBM Salon & Spa.
On successful completion you will receive the following qualifications:
- VTCT Level 3 in Body Electrotherapy
- VTCT Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology Diploma
- The minimum age for entry to this course is 18 years – no exceptions.
- An excellent level of English is required to attend this course, you must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently.
- International students will be required to gain a 'Short-term Study Visa'.