Register Now
hamburger menu

Spa Services

Workforce Training Health, Human and Personal Services icon

Develop skills to help alleviate stress, improve circulation, and promote a general sense of wellbeing in your clients and patients. Play an important role in their pain management and help them move to the next stage of the healing process.

Massage Therapy Certificate (650hr)

Massage Therapy Certificate (650hr)

This 650-hour certificate program encompasses the requirements necessary to obtain licensure as a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in the state of South Carolina. Upon completion of this program, candidates are eligible to take the national certification examination, MBLEx (Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards) and apply for state licensure once receiving a passing score.   Students learn a range of massage techniques, including basic spa and neuromuscular clinical massage. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of human Anatomy & Physiology, massage law and ethics, Kinesiology, and practical application of spa and neuromuscular technique.  You will also practice acquired techniques in a hands-on clinical setting.   <u>Prerequisites</u>: For program admission are proof of high school diploma or GED, and 18 years of age or older. A background check is not required for entry into our Massage Therapy program. However, we strongly recommend that you check with <u>https://llr.sc.gov/mas/</u> if you have a criminal history to ensure eligibility for licensing upon completion.   <u>Textbooks Required</u>: Massage Therapy 6th Edition, Principles and Practice; Susan S. Salvo (Approx. $100) Trail Guide to the Body 6th Edition, Books of Discovery; Andrew Biel (Approx. $70) Trail Guide to the Body Workbook 6th Edition, Books of Discovery; Andrew Biel (Approx. $40) A Massage Therapists Guide to Pathology 6th Edition, Wolters Kluwer; Ruth Werner (Approx. $80)*All textbooks are available in the Trident Technical College’s Bookstore in building 950. For more details you can view our online bookstore at <u>https://bookstore.tridenttech.edu/buy_courselisting.asp</u>.   <u>Licensure & Examinations</u>:   FSMTB (Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards)     <u>https://www.fsmtb.org/</u> SC LLR (South Carolina Labor Licensing Regulation)           <u>https://llr.sc.gov/mas/</u>

COURSES AVAILABLE FOR REGISTRATION*

Course ID: XMTH-501
Class ID: 17294
Format: ClassRoom
Location: Thornley Campus - 910 Building
$4,995.00

Start Date: 03/06/2023
End Date: 11/30/2023
Class Details

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Scholarships are available for the Massage Therapy Program. Learn More>

 

WORKFORCE TRAINING COURSES AVAILABLE FOR REGISTRATION

If you do not see the class you are interested in listed, then it is not being offered at this time or it is full. Call the workforce training registration office at 843.574.6152 with any questions. To register for a class listed or to see more information about it, click CLASS DETAILS.