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Study Specialist Massage Online Courses and Learn Everything You Need to Know to be a Successful Masseuse

The Specialist Massage Online Courses is perfect for students who are interested in working as a massage therapist. This course will prepare you for everything you need to know to successfully begin a career in this field.

All online massage therapy courses focus on relieving pain and making clients feel better using basic techniques. As you work through this course, you will learn how to implement specialized techniques into your massage therapy practice. These skills will help to further your client’s pain relief and comfort.

When you take this online course, the information is available to you whenever and wherever you need it. You can study at your own pace and access course information 24 hours a day. Some students even work full time while studying, which helps them to achieve an ideal balance whilst working towards their dream.

What you will learn with our Specialist Massage Online Courses

  • Effective massage therapy treatments and how they work
  • About human anatomy and what it means
  • The equipment that is used in massage therapy
  • The different massage techniques you will use
  • Sports massage
  • Anti-cellulite massage
  • Pregnancy massage
  • Medical massage
  • Baby massage

What are the Specialist Massage Courses you can take to be a massage therapist?

  1. Acupressure Online Courses
  2. Acupuncture Online Courses
  3. Body Massage Online Courses
  4. Hot Stone Massage Online Courses
  5. Indian Head Massage Online Courses
  6. Marketing for Therapists and Coaches Online Courses
  7. Massage Therapist Online Courses
  8. Pregnancy Massage Online Courses
  9. Professional Massage Online Courses
  10. Reflexology Online Courses
  11. Reflexology Courses Online
  12. Shiatsu Massage Online Courses
  13. Specialist Massage Online Courses
  14. Sports Massage Online Courses

Specialist Massage Online Courses - Requirements

The Specialist Massage Courses is delivered 100 percent online 24/7.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Specialist Massage Online Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Massage Therapy

Learning Objectives:

  • What massage therapy is and about the heritage and traditions of massage therapy
  • How effective massage therapy can be as treatment and how it works
  • The different types of massages and the different techniques they use

How to Study this Course

You will not become a qualified therapist simply by reading this course.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Introduction to Massage Therapy
  • What is Massage Therapy?
  • How Does Massage Work?
  • Physical and Psychological Benefits of Therapeutic Massage
  • The Advantages of Massage
  • A Closer Look at the History of Massage
  • UK Regulation of Massage Therapists
  • Understanding the Social Issues with Massage

Module 2: The Anatomy

Learning Objectives:

  • About human anatomy and what it means
  • All about the central nervous system and the role it plays in the body
  • About the structure of the skeletal system and where to locate specific parts of the body

Introduction

The bodily structure of an animal or plant is referred to as anatomy. Human anatomy is fascinating and complicated. Understanding how massage therapy benefits the body and organ systems necessitates knowledge of the human body and anatomy.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Nervous System
  • The Skeletal System
  • The Muscle System
  • The Muscle System
  • The Reproductive System
  • Respiratory System
  • Endocrine System
  • The Circulatory System
  • Integumentary System
  • Urinary System

Module 3: Equipment

Learning Objectives:

  • About the equipment that is used in massage therapy
  • How to use the equipment required for the job
  • How effective equipment or resources can be when practising massage therapy

Introduction

The ease with which massage can be performed — only two persons, in nearly any scenario – is part of its appeal. In practice, however, the use of good equipment greatly enhances massage. This can be as easy as a massage table and some oil, or it can be as complex as you want: bars, inversion tables, and so on.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Oils
  • Psychological Aspects of Some Essential Oils
  • Massage Tables
  • Chairs and Stools

Module 4: Techniques

Learning Objectives:

  • What kind of massage techniques you can use throughout your career
  • About the different types of massage strokes that are used
  • What other types of therapies can be used alongside massage techniques

Introduction

This isn't a comprehensive "how to" manual because the best way to learn massage is to observe someone else do it and have them educate you in person. As a result, a video tutorial is included with each of the different massage technique modules in this course. While a little experimentation isn't always a bad thing, attempting to teach yourself massage can be confusing and even dangerous.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Massage Strokes
  • Other Techniques
  • Massage as Part of Other Therapies
  • Massage vs. Bodywork
  • Areas of the Body

Module 5: Sports Massage

Learning Objectives:

  • What a sports massage is and what it encompasses
  • Why people will need sports massage therapy
  • How to give a proper sports massage

Introduction

The application of treatment-oriented and customized massages with the goal of treating athletes is known as sports massage therapy. It is concerned with the manipulation, rehabilitation, and management of soft tissues that are prone to injury and damage. Sport conjures up images of fierce competition and strenuous physical exertion.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Sports Injuries and the Importance of Sports Massage
  • Benefits of Sports Massage
  • Application of Sports Massage Techniques
  • Instructional Videos

Module 6: Anti-cellulite Massage

Learning Objectives:

  • What cellulite is and how it is caused
  • How Anti-cellulite massage therapy works
  • How to give an anti-cellulite massage

Introduction

Gynoid lipodystrophy, often known as orange peel syndrome, is another name for cellulite. Herniation of subcutaneous fat mixed with fibrous connective tissue causes it. Cellulite appears as dimples and nodularity on the skin's surface, most commonly around the buttocks, lower limbs, and stomach. Cellulite is a prevalent problem in women after puberty.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The History of Understanding Cellulite
  • How Does Anti-cellulite Massage Work?
  • What Does the Therapy for Cellulite Involve?
  • Anti-Cellulite Massage Techniques
  • Benefits of Anti-cellulite Massage
  • Instructional Video

Module 7: Pregnancy Massage

Learning Objectives:

  • The advantages this can give to pregnant women
  • Necessary precautions to ensure maximum safety for clients and yourself
  • Who should avoid pregnancy massage

Introduction

Massages are commonly thought of as a form of relaxation, which is accurate in almost all cases, but as a masseuse, you will also be treating clients with medical concerns. Of all, thousands of babies are born every second around the world, and pregnant massage is a niche industry that any therapist may tap into.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What is a Pregnancy Massage?
  • Studied Benefits of Pregnancy Massage
  • Safe Practice for Pregnancy Massage
  • How Safe is Pregnancy Massage?
  • When Should Somebody Avoid Pregnancy Massage?
  • How Much Massage Therapy Training is Needed for Pregnancy Massage?
  • Step by Step Guide for Pregnancy Massage
  • Massage Oils for Pregnancy Massage
  • Instructional Video

Module 8: Medical Massage/Massage for Special Groups of People

Learning Objectives:

  • How to give a medical massage to specific groups
  • The importance of being able to accommodate for special groups
  • The benefits this can have on your career as a masseuse

Introduction

Medical massages are used to help people with health issues that have been diagnosed by a doctor. This encompasses a wide range of healing techniques used to maximize the patient's benefit. It's critical to stress that massage is not a substitute for medical care. You should consult a doctor if you are very ill, and you should follow her advice.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Massage for Psychiatric Conditions
  • Diabetes and Massage
  • Massage for HIV/AIDS Sufferers
  • Massage for Cancer Sufferers
  • Conditions that May Cause Problems with Massage
  • Massage in Hospitals
  • Massage for the Elderly
  • Animal Massage

Module 9: Baby Massage

Learning Objectives:

  • How to give a baby massage
  • What to avoid when giving a baby massage
  • How it can benefit both mother and baby

Introduction

Baby massage has numerous advantages. It not only allows the mother or caretaker to spend quality time with their child, but it also helps with muscular development and relaxation. Baby massage's benefits have just recently become widely recognized in the West.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Benefits of Baby Massage to the Parent
  • The Benefits of Baby Massage to the Baby
  • Preparing to Massage
  • Step-by-Step Guide

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Introduction to Massage Therapy

  • What massage therapy is and about the heritage/ traditions of massage therapy
  • How effective massage therapy can be as treatment and how it works
  • The different types of massages and the different techniques they use
  • What psychological and physical effects massage therapy has on the body

Module 2 : The Anatomy

  • About human anatomy and what it means
  • All about the central nervous system and the role it plays in the body
  • About the structure of the skeletal system and where to locate specific parts of the body
  • About the different systems in the body

Module 3 : Equipment

  • About the equipment that is used in massage therapy
  • How to use the equipment required for the job
  • The different types of oil that can be used
  • About the structure of massage tables and how to use them properly

Module 4: Techniques

  • What kind of massage techniques you can use throughout your career
  • About the different types of massage strokes that are used
  • What other types of therapies can be used alongside massage techniques
  • About reflexology and how to treat different parts of the body

Module 5: Sports Massage

  • What a sports massage is and what it encompasses
  • Why people will need sports massage therapy
  • How to give a proper sports massage
  • How to identify common problems in the anatomy associated with sports massage treatment

Module 6: Anti-cellulite Massage

  • What cellulite is and how it is caused
  • How Anti-cellulite massage therapy works
  • How to give an anti-cellulite massage
  • What to avoid when giving an anti-cellulite massage

Module 7: Pregnancy massage

  • The advantages this can give to pregnant women
  • Necessary precautions to ensure maximum safety for clients and yourself
  • Who should avoid pregnancy massage
  • An in depth look on how to give a pregnancy massage

Module 8: Medical Massage / Massage for Special Groups of People

  • The importance of being able to accommodate for special groups
  • How to give a medical massage to specific groups
  • How massage therapy can help different types of illnesses
  • Extra precautions that you may need to take

Module 9: Baby Massage

  • How to give a baby massage
  • What to avoid when giving a baby massage
  • How it can benefit both mother and baby
  • The techniques that should be used

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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About this Course

Study Specialist Massage Online Courses and Learn Everything You Need to Know to be a Successful Masseuse

The Specialist Massage Online Courses is perfect for students who are interested in working as a massage therapist. This course will prepare you for everything you need to know to successfully begin a career in this field.

All online massage therapy courses focus on relieving pain and making clients feel better using basic techniques. As you work through this course, you will learn how to implement specialized techniques into your massage therapy practice. These skills will help to further your client’s pain relief and comfort.

When you take this online course, the information is available to you whenever and wherever you need it. You can study at your own pace and access course information 24 hours a day. Some students even work full time while studying, which helps them to achieve an ideal balance whilst working towards their dream.

What you will learn with our Specialist Massage Online Courses

  • Effective massage therapy treatments and how they work
  • About human anatomy and what it means
  • The equipment that is used in massage therapy
  • The different massage techniques you will use
  • Sports massage
  • Anti-cellulite massage
  • Pregnancy massage
  • Medical massage
  • Baby massage

What are the Specialist Massage Courses you can take to be a massage therapist?

  1. Acupressure Online Courses
  2. Acupuncture Online Courses
  3. Body Massage Online Courses
  4. Hot Stone Massage Online Courses
  5. Indian Head Massage Online Courses
  6. Marketing for Therapists and Coaches Online Courses
  7. Massage Therapist Online Courses
  8. Pregnancy Massage Online Courses
  9. Professional Massage Online Courses
  10. Reflexology Online Courses
  11. Reflexology Courses Online
  12. Shiatsu Massage Online Courses
  13. Specialist Massage Online Courses
  14. Sports Massage Online Courses

Specialist Massage Online Courses - Requirements

The Specialist Massage Courses is delivered 100 percent online 24/7.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Specialist Massage Online Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Massage Therapy

Learning Objectives:

  • What massage therapy is and about the heritage and traditions of massage therapy
  • How effective massage therapy can be as treatment and how it works
  • The different types of massages and the different techniques they use

How to Study this Course

You will not become a qualified therapist simply by reading this course.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Introduction to Massage Therapy
  • What is Massage Therapy?
  • How Does Massage Work?
  • Physical and Psychological Benefits of Therapeutic Massage
  • The Advantages of Massage
  • A Closer Look at the History of Massage
  • UK Regulation of Massage Therapists
  • Understanding the Social Issues with Massage

Module 2: The Anatomy

Learning Objectives:

  • About human anatomy and what it means
  • All about the central nervous system and the role it plays in the body
  • About the structure of the skeletal system and where to locate specific parts of the body

Introduction

The bodily structure of an animal or plant is referred to as anatomy. Human anatomy is fascinating and complicated. Understanding how massage therapy benefits the body and organ systems necessitates knowledge of the human body and anatomy.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Nervous System
  • The Skeletal System
  • The Muscle System
  • The Muscle System
  • The Reproductive System
  • Respiratory System
  • Endocrine System
  • The Circulatory System
  • Integumentary System
  • Urinary System

Module 3: Equipment

Learning Objectives:

  • About the equipment that is used in massage therapy
  • How to use the equipment required for the job
  • How effective equipment or resources can be when practising massage therapy

Introduction

The ease with which massage can be performed — only two persons, in nearly any scenario – is part of its appeal. In practice, however, the use of good equipment greatly enhances massage. This can be as easy as a massage table and some oil, or it can be as complex as you want: bars, inversion tables, and so on.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Oils
  • Psychological Aspects of Some Essential Oils
  • Massage Tables
  • Chairs and Stools

Module 4: Techniques

Learning Objectives:

  • What kind of massage techniques you can use throughout your career
  • About the different types of massage strokes that are used
  • What other types of therapies can be used alongside massage techniques

Introduction

This isn't a comprehensive "how to" manual because the best way to learn massage is to observe someone else do it and have them educate you in person. As a result, a video tutorial is included with each of the different massage technique modules in this course. While a little experimentation isn't always a bad thing, attempting to teach yourself massage can be confusing and even dangerous.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Massage Strokes
  • Other Techniques
  • Massage as Part of Other Therapies
  • Massage vs. Bodywork
  • Areas of the Body

Module 5: Sports Massage

Learning Objectives:

  • What a sports massage is and what it encompasses
  • Why people will need sports massage therapy
  • How to give a proper sports massage

Introduction

The application of treatment-oriented and customized massages with the goal of treating athletes is known as sports massage therapy. It is concerned with the manipulation, rehabilitation, and management of soft tissues that are prone to injury and damage. Sport conjures up images of fierce competition and strenuous physical exertion.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Sports Injuries and the Importance of Sports Massage
  • Benefits of Sports Massage
  • Application of Sports Massage Techniques
  • Instructional Videos

Module 6: Anti-cellulite Massage

Learning Objectives:

  • What cellulite is and how it is caused
  • How Anti-cellulite massage therapy works
  • How to give an anti-cellulite massage

Introduction

Gynoid lipodystrophy, often known as orange peel syndrome, is another name for cellulite. Herniation of subcutaneous fat mixed with fibrous connective tissue causes it. Cellulite appears as dimples and nodularity on the skin's surface, most commonly around the buttocks, lower limbs, and stomach. Cellulite is a prevalent problem in women after puberty.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The History of Understanding Cellulite
  • How Does Anti-cellulite Massage Work?
  • What Does the Therapy for Cellulite Involve?
  • Anti-Cellulite Massage Techniques
  • Benefits of Anti-cellulite Massage
  • Instructional Video

Module 7: Pregnancy Massage

Learning Objectives:

  • The advantages this can give to pregnant women
  • Necessary precautions to ensure maximum safety for clients and yourself
  • Who should avoid pregnancy massage

Introduction

Massages are commonly thought of as a form of relaxation, which is accurate in almost all cases, but as a masseuse, you will also be treating clients with medical concerns. Of all, thousands of babies are born every second around the world, and pregnant massage is a niche industry that any therapist may tap into.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What is a Pregnancy Massage?
  • Studied Benefits of Pregnancy Massage
  • Safe Practice for Pregnancy Massage
  • How Safe is Pregnancy Massage?
  • When Should Somebody Avoid Pregnancy Massage?
  • How Much Massage Therapy Training is Needed for Pregnancy Massage?
  • Step by Step Guide for Pregnancy Massage
  • Massage Oils for Pregnancy Massage
  • Instructional Video

Module 8: Medical Massage/Massage for Special Groups of People

Learning Objectives:

  • How to give a medical massage to specific groups
  • The importance of being able to accommodate for special groups
  • The benefits this can have on your career as a masseuse

Introduction

Medical massages are used to help people with health issues that have been diagnosed by a doctor. This encompasses a wide range of healing techniques used to maximize the patient's benefit. It's critical to stress that massage is not a substitute for medical care. You should consult a doctor if you are very ill, and you should follow her advice.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Massage for Psychiatric Conditions
  • Diabetes and Massage
  • Massage for HIV/AIDS Sufferers
  • Massage for Cancer Sufferers
  • Conditions that May Cause Problems with Massage
  • Massage in Hospitals
  • Massage for the Elderly
  • Animal Massage

Module 9: Baby Massage

Learning Objectives:

  • How to give a baby massage
  • What to avoid when giving a baby massage
  • How it can benefit both mother and baby

Introduction

Baby massage has numerous advantages. It not only allows the mother or caretaker to spend quality time with their child, but it also helps with muscular development and relaxation. Baby massage's benefits have just recently become widely recognized in the West.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Benefits of Baby Massage to the Parent
  • The Benefits of Baby Massage to the Baby
  • Preparing to Massage
  • Step-by-Step Guide

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Introduction to Massage Therapy

  • What massage therapy is and about the heritage/ traditions of massage therapy
  • How effective massage therapy can be as treatment and how it works
  • The different types of massages and the different techniques they use
  • What psychological and physical effects massage therapy has on the body

Module 2 : The Anatomy

  • About human anatomy and what it means
  • All about the central nervous system and the role it plays in the body
  • About the structure of the skeletal system and where to locate specific parts of the body
  • About the different systems in the body

Module 3 : Equipment

  • About the equipment that is used in massage therapy
  • How to use the equipment required for the job
  • The different types of oil that can be used
  • About the structure of massage tables and how to use them properly

Module 4: Techniques

  • What kind of massage techniques you can use throughout your career
  • About the different types of massage strokes that are used
  • What other types of therapies can be used alongside massage techniques
  • About reflexology and how to treat different parts of the body

Module 5: Sports Massage

  • What a sports massage is and what it encompasses
  • Why people will need sports massage therapy
  • How to give a proper sports massage
  • How to identify common problems in the anatomy associated with sports massage treatment

Module 6: Anti-cellulite Massage

  • What cellulite is and how it is caused
  • How Anti-cellulite massage therapy works
  • How to give an anti-cellulite massage
  • What to avoid when giving an anti-cellulite massage

Module 7: Pregnancy massage

  • The advantages this can give to pregnant women
  • Necessary precautions to ensure maximum safety for clients and yourself
  • Who should avoid pregnancy massage
  • An in depth look on how to give a pregnancy massage

Module 8: Medical Massage / Massage for Special Groups of People

  • The importance of being able to accommodate for special groups
  • How to give a medical massage to specific groups
  • How massage therapy can help different types of illnesses
  • Extra precautions that you may need to take

Module 9: Baby Massage

  • How to give a baby massage
  • What to avoid when giving a baby massage
  • How it can benefit both mother and baby
  • The techniques that should be used

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

1.  Who are Courses For Success?

Courses For Success is a global course platform that started in 2008 with 5 courses, since then we have grown to over 10,000 online courses. As our courses are delivered online via the internet, we sell our courses worldwide.

Our courses span across many categories including Academic, Animal, Beauty, Business, Career, Counseling, Creative & Media, Health & Therapy, Hobbies & Trades, IT, Personal Development, Sports & Fitness.

Some of the companies we work with include Groupon, Living Social, CNN, Entrepreneur, Mashable, Reed UK, Stack Social and many more.

2.  Is there a refund/cancellation policy?

Yes, we have a 7-day money-back refund guarantee. Just send us an email to email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com with the subject Courses For Success Refund so we can accommodate your request.

3.  What is the FREE Personal Success Training Program?

The Personal Success Training Program was developed by Courses For Success to help our customers achieve success. Currently, we are offering this program for FREE with every course or bundle purchase this month. This is a limited time offer! We have received thousands of reviews for this program, please see: Personal Success Training Program Reviews

4.  Are there any requirements to study this course?

No, anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take our course. There are no entry requirements to take this course.

5.  Do I require to have finished high school to complete this course?

No, you do not require a High School Diploma or to have finished school to study this course, this course is open to anyone who would like to take this course.

6.  What if English is not my first language?

This course is provided in English, however, due to the digital nature of our training, you can take your time studying the material and make use of tools such as google translate and Grammarly.

7.  Is this course online or conducted in person?

All our courses are accessible online on any device. You may complete them at your own pace and at your own time.

8.  How do I receive my course?

After you have completed the payment, you will receive a confirmation email and tax receipt. You will also receive an email containing your course login details (username and password), as well as instructions on how to access and log in to your course via the internet with any device, please check your junk/spam folder in the event that you do not receive the email.

9.  When does this course start?

Providing you have internet access you can start this course whenever you like, just go to the login page and insert your username and password and you can access the online material.

10.  What is online learning like?

Online learning is easy, if not easier than a traditional academic situation. By studying an online course, the usual boundaries caused by location and time constraints are eliminated, meaning you are free to study where and when you want at your own pace. Of course, you will need to be able to self-manage your time and be organized, but with our help, you’ll soon find yourself settling into a comfortable rhythm of study.

11.  What computer skills do I need for my course?

You don't need to be a computer expert to succeed with our online training, but you should be comfortable typing, using the internet and be capable of using common software (such as Microsoft word).

12.  How long will you have access to the online course?

There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. Once you have purchased this course you will have unlimited lifetime access, meaning you can access this course whenever you want.

13.  How long will my course take?

Individual courses are designed to be completed within 6-8 hours.

If you choose a course bundle, simply multiply the above hours by the number of courses included in the bundle.
For example:

  • 2 course bundle is 2 x 6-8 hours = 12-16 hours
  • 3 course bundle is 3 x 6-8 hours = 18-24 hours
  • 5 course bundle is 5 x 6-8 hours = 30-40 hours
  • 10 course bundle is 10 x 6-8 hours = 60-80 hours
14.  Do I need to buy textbooks?

All the required material for your course is included in the online system, you do not need to buy anything else.

15.  Is the course interactive?

Yes, all our courses are interactive.

16.  Is there an assessment or exam?

Yes, you will be required to complete a multiple-choice test online at the end of your course, you can do this test as many times as you require.

17.  What type of certificate will I receive?

You will receive a Certificate of Completion that is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers and employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

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The term “Courses for Success” helped me in my current position to succeed. After completing the courses, I gave my manager the completion certificates. Recently I received a promotion too."
Valencia Marie Aviles - 5 STAR REVIEW
"I had a very good experience with my course. It has helped me to get multiple jobs and prepared me for almost everything I would need to know. The course was very informative and easy to understand and broken up perfectly to be done in a short amount of time while still learning a good amount! I would recommend Courses for Success to anyone trying to get abs certifications for job advancements, it is well worth it!"
ELENA GRIFFIN - 5 STAR REVIEW
"I have absolutely enjoyed the materials from Courses for Success. The materials are easy to understand which makes learning enjoyable. Courses for Success have great topics of interest which make you come back for more.
Thank you Courses for Success for being part of my learning journey and making education affordable!"

Our completion certificates are very valuable and will help you progress in your work environment and show employers how committed you are to learn new skills, you might even get a promotion.

18.  Will this course be credited by universities?

No, it is not equivalent to a college or university credit.

19.  Am I guaranteed to get a job with this certificate?

This course will give you the skills you need to help you obtain employment, but it’s up to you if you get the job or not.

20.  How will this course assist me with my career?

Studying and completing this course will show employers that you have the knowledge in this field, additionally you will gain more confidence in this area of expertise.

21.  How long is the certificate valid for?

The Certificates are valid for life and do not need renewing. 

22.  Can I take more than one course at a time?

Courses are studied online at your own pace and you are free to study as many or as few courses as you wish, we also offer online course bundles that allow you to save on additional courses so that you may get all the topics related to your training goals in one go.

23.  What are the Payment Methods available? Is there a payment plan?

We accept payments via PayPal, Credit Card, Bank Transfer and Amazon Pay for the USA. For payment plans, we offer Sezzle for USA & Canada, Afterpay for Australia & New Zealand. *For faster transaction Credit Card payments are preferred. Please purchase online via our website course product page or contact us at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com, to pay via bank transfer.

24.  Can I purchase for multiple people?

Yes, you can do this by purchasing individually via website or send us a request via email at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com

25.  Can I request for an invoice before purchase?

Yes, you can request for an invoice via email at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com

26.  Purchase for a gift?

Yes, you can purchase this course as a gift, simply send an email to email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com, with the course details and we can accommodate this.

27.  Can I create my own course bundle?

Yes, you can customize your own bundle. Please send us the complete list with the exact course link of the courses you'd like to bundle up via email email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com and we will create them for you. *Each course access, time of completion and certification varies depending on the course type.

28.  How will I contact Courses For Success if I have any questions?

You can contact our support team, at any time through live chat on our website, or email at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com, or by calling one of our phone numbers depending on which country you are in.  

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Course Summary

Course ID: CFS01MTSP
Delivery Mode: Online
Access: Unlimited lifetime
Time: Study at your own pace
Duration: 20 Hours
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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