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Spa Qualifications what are my choices?

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As it is coming up to September Schools, Colleges and Universities are ready to begin the next academic year; our thoughts turn to what new qualifications can we gain or upskilling of qualifications to ensure we are currently in the spa industry. It is predicted that the spa industry will grow extensively globally, so a great time to gain or upgrade your spa qualification. Allied Market research from says:

SPA Industry Overview:

Global Spa Services Market projects that the market would reach $154.6 billion by 2022. Medical spa is expected to register the fastest growth, during 2016-2022. https://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/spa-market

In Spa qualifications you will learn the practical and theory required to be an outstanding spa therapist, learning about treatments such as Specialised Body Wraps, mask and Scrubs, Water Therapy such as Hydrotherapy treatments, Vichy showers to name a few.

If undertaking the Spa management, you will learn all the skills of management such as finance, marketing, project management, and HR to name a few giving you all the knowledge and skills for you to be a confident Spa Manager.

Over many years the qualifications across the spa industry have significantly expanded from a Level 3 qualification all the way to an MBA, let's take a look at  some qualifications which may be of interest to you.

CIBTAC Centres in the UK and internationally, in-house and online are available, Level 3 Diploma in Spa Therapy this is taken in-house with a centre, Click here for details.

Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management available online, Click here for details.

CIDESCO International Diplomas, they offer Diploma in Spa Therapy. Click here for  details.

ITEC/VTCT offer a level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management in the UK and Internationally. Click here for details.

City and Guilds provide Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Beauty and Spa Therapy. Click here for details.for details. 

Maybe you are looking for a university qualification let’s look at what is available

The University of Derby and University of Buxton offer International Spa and Wellness management qualifications from undergraduate qualification, BSC (Hons), MA and MSC Full and Part-time courses are available. Click here for details.

University College Birmingham offers Spa Management BA(Hon) Click here for details.

FH Joanneum University offers an MBA in International Hospitality and Spa Management. Click here for details.

With such a wealth of qualifications to choose from, you can make an informed choice of the qualification which is best for your fantastic career in the Spa industry. Now is the time to reach your goals. Wishing you all the success in your future spa career.

Written by Kim.C.A.Ford

 

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