Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Beauty Therapy | Stone Massage

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Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional, Adult leisure and hobby, Open to international students Campus: Central Brighton Campus Entry requirements: A beauty therapy or massage qualification desirable

Why this course?

This course will help you to develop your technical skills and provide relaxing massage treatments using basalt stones and a variety of techniques. You will learn how to prepare the body, use a stone heater and how to correctly place the stones.

Stone massage therapy is becoming increasingly popular in all complementary therapy clinics and health spas and is a great way to expand the range of treatments you can offer to your clients.

You will be awarded with a college CPD certificate, which will allow you to practice, and be insured through the FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists).

You will need to purchase your own stones. A 52 piece basalt stone set can be purchased on Amazon for approximately £52. A sacrum stone can also be purchased on Amazon for approximately £10.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CM0313-1C 06 Apr 2020 Central Brighton 9.00am-4.00pm 2 days £160.00 Apply

Discounts may be available depending on your circumstances, please see our finance information.

Course content

You will develop your knowledge and understanding of health and safety, relevant anatomy and physiology, massage products, communications skills and client care. 

  • Monitor and maintain health and safety in a salon
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
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Why the MET?

You will have access to high-quality kits and products in our professional public salon and spa facilities, giving you the real-world experience valued by employers .

The Beauty and Holistic team is staffed by highly-experienced tutors that are passionate about their subject areas and have excellent links with employers.

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Brighton MET is the location of our central campus. Right in the heart of Brighton’s world-famous North Laine, the College is within walking distance of all the city’s main amenities – the award-winning city library, the independent shops and eateries and the beach.


  • Professional standard spas and salons open to the general public, providing a realistic working environment
  • Use of high-end, industry branded equipment and products
  • Additional training from external companies
  • Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support 
  • Cafés with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks

Additional Costs

You will also have to purchase a uniform and stone kit consisting of a heater bag and stones.

Some financial help may be available

Additional Costs
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