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Terms and Conditions

The Diploma in Advanced Remedial Massage builds on the foundations laid within the Diploma in Remedial and Sports Massage to enable the practising massage therapist to build on their existing skills, allowing them to treat a much wider range of conditions and injuries. Advanced diagnostic skills are covered, together with the treatment and re-alignment of the spine and other imbalances within the body, allowing the practitioner to treat the condition presented with precision and effectiveness.


Start Date

2/3rd Nov 24


11 weekends once a month

Deposit (non refundable)



8 monthly instalments of £295.00 


Lump Sum of £2150.00 by 2nd Sep 24 (Early Bird)


Lump Sum of £2250.00 by 2nd Nov 24

Total Cost

Early Bird - £2650.00 

Lump Sum - £2750.00

By instalment - £2860.00

Course Dates: 



2/3rd Nov, 30th Nov/1st Dec


4/5th Jan, 1/2nd Feb, 1/2nd Mar, 29/30th Mar, 3/4th May, 31st May/1 Jun, 28/29th Jun, 2/3rd Aug, 6/7th Sep (exams)

Times: 0930 – 1800hrs

Course Content:

  • In depth anatomy and physiology, including the knowledge and application of the brachial, lumbar and sacral plexi

  • Neurological and reflex tests 

  • Pelvic and sacral dysfunctions and treatment

  • Specific Positioning Active Release (a very precise variant of MET) for the cervical, thoracic, ribs and lumbar spine 

  • In depth ligament, special tests and treatment for

    • Hip

    • Knee

    • Ankle

    • Foot

    • Shoulder

    • Elbow

    • Wrist

    • Hand

    • Temporomandibular joint

  • Postural Drainage

  • Lymphatic Drainage

  • Radiology

  • Pharmacology

  • Rehabilitation Programmes

Entry Requirements
Entry for the Diploma in Advanced Remedial Massage is the Diploma in Remedial and Sports Massage or equivalent, at Level 8 (The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework; Scotland); Level 4 (Regulated Qualifications Framework; England and Wales); Level 6 (Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment; Northern Ireland); on the UK Qualification Comparison Chart.  Students unsure of eligibility should contact the School for further guidance.

Course Duration
The course will run over eleven weekends over the period of a year. Total contact hours will be 165 hours with approximately 340 hours of home study.

The course will be run at West Linton (20 minutes south of Edinburgh City Bypass).

Method of Study
The course will be run over eleven weekends. Weekends will be run approximately once a month and will cover both the practical and theoretical elements of the course. This learning will be supplemented by approximately 34 hours of home study each month which will include assignments, practice of techniques, case studies and a dissertation. Students will be encouraged to form small study groups to allow practice of practical techniques between weekends.

Course Material

Course material will consist of comprehensive handouts, dynamic spreadsheets and video links. Students will therefore require access to email, the internet and Microsoft Office and have a working knowledge of each.



 All students will need access to a couch for their case studies. 

Award of the diploma will based on: 

  • Continuous assessment throughout the course, based on weekend theory tests and practical assessments, together with home study assignments, case studies and a dissertation.

  • Final assessments, which will include written, oral and practical examinations.

On successful completion of the course, students will be awarded a Diploma in Advanced Remedial Massage.

Courses are accredited by both the Scottish Massage Therapists Organisation and the National Association of Massage and Manipulative Therapists.

Further Training
On successful completion of the course students will be eligible to apply for the Diploma in Orthopaedic Massage and Manipulation.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
On completion of the course opportunities will be provided for graduates to gain their statutory 20 hours CPD required to meet GCMT and CHNC guidelines.

Please contact us with any queries either by telephone, 01968 661282 or email

Application Form

Terms and Conditions

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