Hot Stone Massage Therapy Course - Level 3 CPD Accredited Course

Oplex Careers


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Study method
Online, self-paced
70 Hours
70 CPD points / hours
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The online Hot Stone Massage Therapy Course from Oplex Careers aims to provide great insight into the skills and knowledge related to the practice of massage therapy specifically related to hot stone as a therapy tool and more.

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The online Hot Stone Massage Therapy Course will provide learners with a strong insight into working massage therapy specifically related to hot stone practice. This course will discuss the key skills related to hot stone massage, the benefits of hot stone massage and more.

Using practical examples throughout the course this course will discuss working in this field as a professional therapist, and provide detailed guidance on working with clients. Whether working in this field already, you want to get started, or just interested in this field of study, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.

Course Syllabus

The Hot Stone Massage Therapy Course is split into the following modules:

  • Introduction to Hot Stone Massage

~ Building a successful business in the HSM industry
~ The origin of hot stone massages
~ Massage stone types
~ Why heated stones are used during massage sessions
~ Case study
~ The benefits associated with hot stone massages
~ Facts and other benefits of hot stone massages
~ Hot stone massage theory
~ A scientific explanation of the success of hot stone massage
~ Comparing different types of massages
~ Module summary

  • Curing Health Problems with Hot Stones

~ Hot stone types
~ Where can you find stones?
~ Using hot stones to cure ailments and health conditions
~ Module summary

  • Benefits of Hot Stone Massages

~ Hot stone massages are natural
~ Low risks
~ Users of hot stone massages
~ Hot stone massage is a great business idea
~ Module summary

  • Learn Everything about Hot Stone Massages

~ Conduct your own research
~ Massage stones
~ Learn more about body muscles
~ Safety issues
~ Contraindications
~ Module summary

  • How to Become a Massage Therapist in the Hot Stone Massage Industry

~ Start with the basics
~ The treatment room set up
~ How to conduct hot stone massage sessions
~ Module summary

  • Hot Stone Massage Techniques and Useful Tips

~ Helpful massage tips
~ Heating massage stones
~ The secrets of becoming a successful insider
~ Module summary

  • The Professional Massage Therapist

~ Introduction
~ Becoming a professional massage therapist
~ Creating strong relationships with clients
~ Becoming an organised professional
~ Pricing your services
~ Expanding your business
~ Module summary

  • Course Summary

~ Overview
~ What else?
~ Module summary

  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Hot Stone Massage Therapy Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this course learners will be awarded with:

Level 3 CPD Award in Hot Stone Massage Therapy

Upon completion of the course learners will be awarded with the Oplex Careers CPD certificate. The Certificate of Achievement will provide proof that you have studied the course and will contain your grade and classification level.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Hot Stone Massage Therapy Course.

Course Duration

The online Hot Stone Massage Therapy Course requires 70 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Hot Stone Massage Therapy Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Compatibility

Our Hot Stone Massage Therapy Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this Hot Stone Massage Therapy Course to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.


There are no specific entry requirements to join this course with Oplex Careers. All you need to study this course is an internet connection.

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marian alin asked:

can be insured this course after pass the test


This course is CPD Training related to professional development, and is recognised by employers internationally. This is not a formal qualification and so will not likely allow for private insurance. Many of our students use this course and certificate to support their CV and job applications to help them move forward in their career and further training. Thanks

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