Advanced and Deep Tissue Techniques Massage Accredited Diploma

This is a one-day professional diploma course for qualified therapists only. Traditional Swedish massage therapy is generally used for relaxation, the techniques you will learn on this course enables the therapist to focus on and treat specific problems. Clients are increasingly asking for deeper and more advanced techniques due to their effectiveness in treating a host of issues, the most widespread being back and shoulder pain. On this course you will learn deep tissue techniques, trigger point, palpation, neuromuscular techniques and hands-free techniques all for the full

body treatment.


Course fee


A £80 (non-refundable) deposit is payable immediately upon booking and the balance is due 14 days prior to your practical training date. Payment plans are available for this course.


What’s included in the course fee 

Course manuals

A guide to health and safety manual

A guide to anatomy and physiology manual

Foundations for a successful business manual

One day practical training session

Practical assessment session

Products on the day of training

An accredited certificate emailed  and posted to you on successful completion of the course


Additional costs    

You will need to purchase your own products and equipment in order to carry out your case studies and practice your skills.

Dates & Venues

9 May - Penryn

19 June - Poole

17 July - Poole

12 September - Penryn

20 November - Poole


Start time will be advised in your booking confirmation. The finish time of the course is dependent on number of students, however allow a full day.  You will need to arrive at the training venue no more than 15 minutes prior to the course start time. If a student arrives more than 30 minutes late on any training day, the tutor may refuse to let you join the class or to commence the training. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure they arrive at the course in plenty of time. Any lateness could result in the course not being able to commence, and further costs applicable to cover extra tutor time. 



A good standard of written and verbal English.

A body massage qualification (not from an online course). If you do not hold one you can study our body massage course first, click here for information. 

An anatomy & physiology qualification. If you do not hold this, we offer an online A&P course click here for information.

Minimum age 18.


Course format

1-day practical training

Practical assessment session to be completed as a final case study

10 treatments as case studies to be completed


Model required     

Group training - no, students will work on each other.

One-to-one training - yes, you will be required to bring a model along to the practical training to practice your routine on.


Recognised  and accredited for issuance by

Associated Beauty Therapists

Professional Beauty Direct

Towergate Insurance

Westminster Insurance

International Guild of Complementary Therapists


Qualification gained

Advanced and Deep Tissue Massage Techniques Practitioner’s Diploma



Please check your insurance companies’ requirements before enrolling on this course. Under 18's may not get insurance unless in full time employment in the industry. It is the student’s responsibility to check coverage with their insurers before enrolling on this course.