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Green Tara Centre for Holistic & Spiritual Studies

Green Tara College,
Green Tara,
Boyerstown,
Navan, Co. Meath,
Ireland
Tel: 046 90 60600.

ITEC Professional Diploma in Holistic Massage & Anatomy Physiology Pathology

Course Options are as follows:
Enrolling now!

1. Easter Fast Track Massage
April to May 2017
(you must hold an Anatomy Diploma)

2. Summer Massage Course
June to December 2017 -one night a week

3. Fast Track Massage Course
Summer & Autumn 2017
finish December 2017


4. Weekend Massage Course
One Saturday a month
June 2017 to May 2018 dates below (scroll down)


5. Autumn Massage Course - Navan School
starting the 2nd October 2017 finish May 2018
every Tuesday night 7-10pm,
includes anatomy, massage, energy management.

6. Autumn Massage Course - Dundalk School
starting the 20 September 2017 finish May 2018
every Wednesday night 6.30-9.30pm,
includes anatomy, massage, energy management.

Contact: Majella 0868635241 or 0469060600

Download -Enrollment Form

At Green Tara College we teach an in-depth deep tissue healing massage using Swedish massage techniques which can be used for many ailments especially for deep healing and relaxation.

Our sincere aim is to encourage each individual student/therapist to develop your own natural skills and gifts to enable you to use your gifts to streamline treatments to your individual client's needs, be they family, friends and/or the professional client.

We teach from a spiritual perspective for anybody who is interested in developing skills to tune into your client’s needs physically, emotionally and mentally, bringing to them the treatment that best meets their needs.  You will truly notice the difference in an energetic massage treatment.

Qualifications gained:

  • ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage
  • ITEC Diplomas in Anatomy & Physiology
  • ITEC Certificate in Business & Client Care
  • Green Tara College Certificate in Energy Awareness & Management - Free Course

Holistic Massage is a deeply relaxing massage experience that treats the mind, body and spirit. It is one of the most popular forms of massage offering a beautiful, relaxing and nurturing treatment. The massage is a complete full body massage to include: legs, back, abdomen, feet, hands, face, head, shoulders, neck, and upper torso.

Our ITEC Holistic Massage course is focused on bringing a deep nurturing treatment to your client. While students learn all of the syllabus from the workings of muscles, to understanding the Anatomy of the body to giving a wonderful deep massage, the training is truly holistic at Green Tara College.

Subjects covered:

• Hands on full body massage incorporating the classical swedish massage movements of effleurage, petrissage, tapotement, friction and vibration.
• In depth practical training
• History and principles of Massage including principles and benefits.
• 20 hours of case histories
• Common ailments and contraindications
Anatomy & Physiology
Business Awareness & Professionalism
Professional Conduct & Client Care
Energy _Management and the Mind, Body & Spirit Connection
• Exploring and understanding the Holistic Approach
• Study Aid Class
• Examination Preparation Classes
• Course Books

Upon completion of the course students will be qualified to carry out an holistic full body massage as an Holistic Therapist. The student will have acquired the skills to communicate and facilitate the client in consultation. The student will have an ingrained knowledge of energy management.

Academic Awards

ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage
ITEC Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology
ITEC Diploma in Professional Conduct & Client Care
Green Tara Certificate in Energy Management

FURTHER INFORMATION

Detailed information about the course can be found here. This answers many important questions, including:

Equipment you will need

The College will provide all necessary teaching equipment.

The equipment that you will need is minimal and includes:

  • Large ring binder folder to hold A4 Sheets
  • Clip Board
  • Hair ties and hair band (for all practical massage only)
  • No jewellery except wedding band (practical massage only)
  • 2 large black bath sheet towels, 4 black hand towels (practical massage only). You can use any colour for class but they must be the correct size.
  • One massage table cover - available to buy at Green Tara
  • Professional Therapist Uniform- Black therapist tunic (Guiney's in Dublin, Diamond Design, Co. Monaghan, Salon Select in Navan) black trousers with a crease in front and back (jeans, leggings, cords not allowed), fully covered sensible low heeled shoes, black socks. All outer cardigans and T shirts must be black
  • Short nails for all practical classes
  • Email address
  • Antiseptic Hand wipes (Boots green pack) (practical massage only)
  • Hand Gel (antibacterial) – all classes,
  • Equipment wipes for all classes e.g. dettol wipes or Liddl wipes
  • Books:
    1. An Introduction to Massage by Louise Tucker (pink book) – most recent edition
    2. An Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology by Louise Tucker – most recent edition
    3. The Concise Book of Muscles - Recommended

Qualification requirements for students to be awarded certificates

Certificates will be awarded together and cannot be awarded until all modules are completed. Students must be available for all the weekend modules.

  • A 100% commitment is required
  • Completion and submission of 20 Hours of Case Studies- please note that case studies must be typed so access to a computer or a person who will type up assignments is a requirement.
  • One hour multiple choice examination paper in Holistic Massage - ITEC Unit 2
  • One hour multiple choice examination paper in Anatomy & Physiology - ITEC Unit 1
  • One hour multiple choice examination paper - Professional Conduct & Business Awareness - ITEC Unit 22
  • One hour practical massage including a short oral examination
  • Completion of Energy Management module
  • Completion of Green Tara College course assignments.
  • Continual Assessment of Course Work
  • The compulsory modules for this Diploma (unless exempt) are Holistic Massage, Professional Conduct & Business Awareness and Energy Management.

Enrolment and entry qualifications

  • Students must have a caring and helpful disposition with a desire to learn more about the holistic field and way of being. They must be dedicated to their own personal growth and well being.
  • Have an acceptable knowledge & capability of written and oral English
  • Places are awarded following a College Interview only via telephone or face to face
  • You are very welcome to arrange to come along and visit us - we advise this as you get a sense of the College and the learning environment, just give Majella a telephone 0868635241
  • To Enroll - Fill out the online prospectus and email back to us and post or bank your deposit of €450.00 or Print off the enrollment form and post it in with your deposit of €450.00 euro to Majella Fagan, Green Tara Country Office, Boyerstown , Navan, Co. Meath

Enrollment form
ITEC Massage Diploma Prospectus

Please ensure to enclose the following with your application:

  • Completed Student Application Form/Consultation Card (Confidential)
  • Course Deposit: Non refundable
  • Examination Fee: Non refundable
  • Agree to follow the College & Governing body Code of Ethics
  • Sign College Contract of Conditions at first class

Payment methods & bookings

  • Green Tara College Course Fee:- €1495.00 (examination fees not included)
  • Examination complete Fees: ITEC Exam fee is €180.00
  • In the current financial climate we are delighted to be able to offer students the opportunity to pay by monthly installments at no extra cost– minimum agreed payment must be paid before class on the set date each month and all fees must be paid by the agreed date via card.

Payment Structure:

• Each installment& deposit is non- refundable
• Please note that if a student enrolls on the training programme and leave the course during the year for any reason that there will be no refunds available and all fees must be paid up to date.
• Students are welcome to pay off the fees as quickly as they wish and fees can be paid for in total at the start of the course. You may pay by monthly direct debit, cheque, cash, receipts are issued and payments signed in for verification.

Frequently asked questions:

  1. What equipment do I need?
  2. What do I have to do to gain the academic awards?
  3. What are the entry qualifications?
  4. What does it cost?
  5. How do I enroll?
  6. Can I get credit for existing qualifications


Fast Track Massage Dates- April to May 2017

Module 1 (10am-5.30pm)
11 Tuesday April
12 Wednesday April
13 Thursday April
14 Friday April

Module 2 (10am-5.30pm)
18 Tuesday April
19 Wednesday April
20 Thursday April
21 Friday April

Module 3 (10am-5.30pm)
06 Saturday May
Mocks/pre-assessment: Sunday 14 May

ITEC Exams
27 Saturday May – written Massage – Navan School
28 Sunday May – Practical Massage Exam – Navan School
or
24 Wednesday May – written & practical in one day in our Dundalk School

Special Fee of: €995.00

ITEC Massage Module Dates

Massage Module
(10am-5.30pm)
June
24 (1-6pm)
July 15 (1-6pm)
August 26 -(1-6pm)
September 09 (1-6pm)
November 25 (1-6pm)
December 02 & 09
January 06 - full day class
February 03 - full day class
March 10 - full day class
April: 07 -
full day class

June 24: Saturday (9am-12pm)
Introduction to the subject of Anatomy, Pathology &Physiology & Anatomical positions,
July 15: Saturday (9am-12pm)
Cell & Tissues
July 22:
Skeletal & Muscular systems.
August 19: Saturday (10am-5.30pm)
Circulatory & Lymphatic systems
August 26
: Saturday (9am-12pm)
Respiratory system
September 09: Saturday (9am-12pm)
Skin, eyes, ears, tissue review
September 23:
Saturday (10am-5.30pm)
Nervous & Endocrine Systems
October 21: Saturday (10am-5.30pm)
Digestive & Urinary Systems
November 25: Saturday (9am-12pm)
Reproductive system
December 02:Saturday (10am-5.30pm)
Review Class - Day School
December 09: Saturday (9am-12pm)
Saturday - ITEC Exam in Anatomy or review class
January 07: Morning ITEC Exam
Note:
Learners may choose to take the exam in December, January or May
Unable to make some of the Anatomy classes?
Don't worry , these subjects are repeated in the autumn in Navan or Dundalk schools and you pick them up there


Business & Professional Conduct Module
ITEC Unit 22


October: Sunday 15 2017
Day School (9AM- 6.30PM)
or
February: Sunday 11 2018(9am-6.30pm)

Energy Management &
Therapist Professional Conduct & Client Care
November: Saturday 11 & Sunday 12, 2017
Day School (9AM- 6.30PM)
or
January:
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 2018

Examination Dates

Mock Examinations
April: Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 2018
Day School

ITEC written & practical exams:
May: Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 2018
or
June: Saturday 03 & Sunday 04 2018
or
Dundalk School
2018 May Wednesday 24th
Dates confirmed nearer the time by ITEC

Note: If you are unable to attend exams at the weekend you can take them mid week in our Dundalk school

Holistic Massage Diploma - Navan

Starts last Tuesday in September and every Tuesday 7
-10pm (includes Anatomy classes alternative weeks)

Business & Legality:
October: Sunday 15 2017
Day School (9AM- 6.30PM)
or
February: Sunday 11 2018(9am-6.30pm)


Energy Management &
Therapist Professional Conduct & Client Care
November: Saturday 11 & Sunday 12, 2017
Day School (9AM- 6.30PM)
or
January:
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21, 2018

Day School

Holidays: In line with the school terms for Christmas & Easter (mid term in October)

Examination Dates

Mock Examinations
April: Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 2018
Day School

ITEC written & practical exams:
May: Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 2018
or
June: Saturday 03 & Sunday 04 2018
or
Dundalk School
2018 May Wednesday 24th
Dates confirmed nearer the time by ITEC

 

Starts in line with O'Fiaich Institute night classes early September 2018. Deposit paid in August

Wednesday nights 6.30-9.30pm includes Anatomy Diploma Class, alternative weeks

Business & Legality:
October: Sunday 15 2017
Day School (9AM- 6.30PM)
or
February: Sunday 11 2018(9am-6.30pm)


Energy Management &
Therapist Professional Conduct & Client Care
November: Saturday 11 & Sunday 12, 2017
Day School (9AM- 6.30PM)
or
January:
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 2018

Day School

Examination Dates

Mock Examinations
April: Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 2018
Day School

ITEC written & practical exams:
Dundalk School
2018 May Wednesday 24th
Dates confirmed nearer the time by ITEC

Holidays: In line with the school terms

 

 

(Course fees do not include books and examination fees -total examination fees to cover all modules- €180.00)

Option 1
ITEC Holistic Massage Diploma

€1,495.00 -(exam fees not included)

1. Diploma in  Anatomy & Physiology - ITEC
2. Diploma in Holistic Massage - ITEC
3. Professional Conduct & Business Awareness  – Unit 22- ITEC
4. Certificate in Energy Management- free course!

These further options are available only if you hold recognized previous qualifications

Option 2
ITEC Holistic Massage Diploma

Not including Unit 22 - €1445.00
(exam fees not included)
1. Diploma in Holistic Massage- ITEC
2. Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology - ITEC
3. Certificate in Energy Management- free course!

Option 3
ITEC Holistic Massage Diploma

Not including  A&P - €1,195.00 - (exam fees not included)
1. Diploma in Holistic Massage - ITEC
2. Professional Conduct & Business Awareness - Unit 22
3. Certificate in Energy Management - free course!

Option 4
Holistic Massage
Not including A&P, Unit 22 business–€1095.00
(exam fees not included)
1.Holistic Massage  Diploma- ITEC
2.Energy Management - free course

 


 

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