Curriculum for Holistic Health Practitioner Course (1000 HOURS)
The curriculum for students enrolled in the Holistic Practitioner course shall consist of one thousand (1000) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices of a massage therapist specialist. Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation means the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person
Technical Instruction (Minimum Hours)
Additional training will be given in the following subjects matters:
Salon management, communication skills, that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping, client service record cards, Preparing a resume, employment development, modeling, desk and reception, and care and other subjects relating to the field.
Holistic Health Practitioner performance objective:
Acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating California establishment’s practices and understand procedures.
Acquire the knowledge of general theory relative to anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and theory relative to practical procedures and perform and acquire business management techniques common to massage therapists.
Potential Occupations after Completion:
Massage Specialist, Practitioner in Holistic Massage and product representative and company demonstrator.
Skills to be developed:
Use of Proper implements relative to all massages procedures. Develop the knowledge to recognize the various skin conditions and disorders. Acquire knowledge of analyzing the hands and feet, prior to all services to determine any disorders.
Attitudes and appreciation’s to be developed:
Appreciate good workmanship common to massage practitioners, possess a positive attitude towards the public and fellow workers, appreciate honesty and integrity and have improved personality in dealing with patrons and colleagues.
Requirements for satisfactory completion of course:
Student shall have satisfactorily completed Theory and Operations with an average grade of “C” (70%) or better.
When a student has completed the required theory hours and practical operations in Massage Therapy with a GPA of “C” (70%) or better he or she is awarded a diploma certifying his or her graduation.
There is No Licensing Requirements in the state of California. Every city has an application process that varies from city to city. Massage Therapist certificate will be granted by California Massage Therapy Counsel (CAMTC) only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Massage Therapy course as described above and provided the Massage Therapy proof of Training.