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Covid-19 Update

The situation we all find ourselves in is unprecedented.

As the Courses Director, I want to give you an update with changes we are making as a result of the current pandemic.

We have, like other organisations, have had to adapt to a new way of working during this time. I want to assure you that we are doing everything in our power to ensure that our students and team are safe and that our students are able to continue with their training as effectively as possible.

As you may already know, we have paused all practical training at the Institute for the moment. Courses are currently set to start again in June but this will of course depend on lockdown rules etc.

To ensure that our current students can continue with their training and examinations over this time, I have proactively been seeking changes with the examining body (ITEC) about the impact on exams. They have agreed to some changes to make the exams easier for our students to take and they are discussing other proposals I have made to them with the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). While full details will probably not be agreed for a few weeks, the changes they have already agreed to, make examinations easier and safer for all involved.

While practical training may have had to pause, some theory training can continue. Students have access to the Institute Virtual Learning Environment with videos, presentations etc along with the new live Zoom tutorials and webinars. Depending on the course, new students can start with theory training now.

As I mentioned our next ITEC Diploma courses are scheduled to begin in June. If you still considering a career in Complementary Medicine, you can rest assured that we are here to help you succeed.

If you have questions about this, please get in touch.

Dr Rishi S Loatey
Courses Director
Doctor of Chiropractic





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Massage Courses in London That Deliver Results

Whether you are looking for a professional massage course or a sports massage, reflexology or aromatherapy course, not all training providers or courses and their qualifications are equal. Choosing the right training provider is an important choice when you are looking for the course in London that will be right for you.

How our Massage School in London can help you

For over 30 years, Richdales Institute has been providing the highest quality massage training achieving outstanding results.  Our 100% examination pass rate is something we are proud of and demonstrates that we know how to deliver results for our students.

We’ve trained thousands of massage therapy practitioners, sports massage therapists, reflexologists and aromatherapists. The success of our students means everything to us. Our ITEC qualified students enjoy rewarding careers, better earning potential and a better work/life balance because they chose to study at Richdales.

Are you going to be our next big success story?


Our Massage Therapy Courses in London

“The teaching was outstanding. I learnt a whole new skill set while still in a full-time job and really enjoyed the experience” – Christine

Suitable for the complete beginner in massage, our ITEC Level 3 massage course offers a qualification which will qualify you to work as a highly trained professional massage practitioner in the UK and other parts of the world. It will also ensure that you have the skills to be successful in setting up and running your own practice.

Our massage training training courses in London are structured to ensure that you have time to learn and practice the skills necessary to become a qualified massage therapist. Our class sizes are limited to ensure that yo received individual attention from each of your tutors.

Our Upcoming Massage Courses

ITEC Diploma in Massage

Weekends - Starts Sat 26th Sep - Available

ITEC Diploma in Massage

Weekdays - Starts Tue 29th Sep - Available

Our Reflexology Course in London

“The classes were fun, the tutors professional and enthusiastic, and I looked forward to being with people of the same interests at the study weekends.” – Diane

Even if you have never studied reflexology before you will gain the skills to become a professional and highly trained Reflexologist upon successfully completing our ITEC Reflexology course. The ITEC qualification you achieve will enable you to work in the UK and other parts of the world. On the course you will also learn skills that will enable you to set up and run your own Reflexology practice.

Our accredited reflexology course in London runs over 8 attendance classes over 9 months. This ensures that you have time to take in the course material and develop the skills to competently perform a full professional reflexology treatment. Your reflexology training class size is strictly limited to a maximum of 12 students to ensure you receive the individual attention you need.

Our Upcoming Reflexology Courses

ITEC QCF Diploma in Reflexology

Weekends - Starts Sat 26th Sep - Available

ITEC QCF Diploma in Reflexology

Weekdays - Starts Thu 1st Oct - Available

Our Aromatherapy Course in London

“Amazed by how much I have learnt in a short space of time. Sharing experiences with others on the course & building confidence & skills in my treatments. – Alison

Our ITEC Aromatherapy course is suitable for a complete beginner who wants to become a fully qualified Aromatherapist. The qualification obtained will enable you to practice professionally in private practice or with the NHS and set up your own practice or work in a multi-disciplinary or corporate environment.

If you already hold a recognised Massage qualification  our ITEC Aromatherapy course (if you hold a qualification in Massage) is suitable for you.

Our Upcoming Aromatherapy Courses

ITEC QCF Diploma in Aromatherapy (Including ITEC QCF Diploma in Massage)

Weekends - Starts Sat 26th Sep - Nearly full

ITEC QCF Diploma in Aromatherapy (Including ITEC QCF Diploma in Massage)

Weekends - Starts Sat 21st Nov - Available

ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy (for those holding a qualification in Massage)

Weekends - Starts Sat 26th Sep - Nearly full

ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy (for those holding a qualification in Massage)

Weekends - Starts Sat 17th Apr - Available

Our Sports Massage Courses in London

“I’m now almost qualified as a Personal Training Specialist and working in a physiotherapy clinic applying exercise for injury rehabilitation, preventative healthcare etc. So Richdales definitely set me up for a career in health and wellness!” – Steph

We offer many levels of Sports Massage Courses, from our ITEC Level 3 (a beginner’s entry point) through more advanced levels – levels 4 & 5.

The ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage course is the beginner entry level course. You will be awarded the ITEC Level 3 Massage Diploma during the course which will allow you to commence treating patients professionally and build your practice whilst you complete your professional Sports Massage training. The recognised qualification you will be awarded on successful completion of this course will allow you to practice as a professional sports massage therapist in the UK and many parts of the world.

If you already hold a recognised Massage qualification you can find out more about our ITEC Sports Massage course (if you hold a qualification in Massage) which will be suitable for you.

The ITEC Level 4 Sports Massage course is for Sports Massage therapists who hold a recognised Level 3 sports massage qualification and wish to upgrade their skills. Skills learnt on the Level 4 course will include functional and orthopaedic testing as well as advanced treatment techniques.

Our Upcoming Sports Massage Training

ITEC Diploma in Sports Massage (including ITEC Diploma in Massage)

Weekends - Starts Sat 26th Sep - Available

ITEC Diploma in Sports Massage (including ITEC Diploma in Massage)

Weekends - Starts Tue 29th Sep - Available

ITEC Diploma in Sports Massage (if you hold a qualification in Massage)

Weekends - Starts Sun 18th Oct - Nearly full

ITEC Diploma in Sports Massage (if you hold a qualification in Massage)

Weekdays - Starts Wed 21st Oct - Nearly full

ITEC Sports Massage Level 4

Weekends - Starts Sat 10th Oct - Available

ITEC Sports Massage Level 4

Weekdays - Starts Tue 13th Oct - Available

ITEC Certificate in Sports Massage Level 5

Weekdays - Starts Wed 28th Oct - Available

Our Advanced Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses

“I enjoy and trust Richdales. The teaching is always good. The teachers are friendly, mindful and motivating.” – Sandra F

At Richdales we believe that learning doesn’t stop once a student qualifies. It is important for our students to continue to be supported even after they qualify. Our Advanced Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses provide students an opportunity to develop their skills and practice in a safe manner to ensure the longevity of their careers. The CPD courses we offer also enable them to be able to offer new services and techniques to their clients.

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