Swedish Massage

Aims and objectives

The goal of this training is to provide spa therapists, independent massage practitioners, and trainees who have not yet received formal Swedish massage instruction with the knowledge and tools they need to provide effective treatment.


This certificate is intended for people who want to learn Swedish massage techniques. The qualification requires one mandatory unit and 21 hours of guided learning (GL), as well as a 90-minute assessment that includes oral questions and answers and practical performances.

The learner will primarily practice the following skills:

  • Swedish massage — to include consultation and contraindications, selection of appropriate massage mediums for the client’s skin type, classical Swedish massage movements, and adaptation of the therapy to the client’s particular needs.
  • In addition, the learner will gain knowledge about health and hygiene, safety, client care, and communication, all of which are crucial for success in the profession.
  • Using standard routine tasks, the learner will also learn to create a conducive and comfortable environment in the workspace.

Opportunities for progression

After obtaining the PTA Certificate in Swedish Massage, learners may pursue additional PTA or equivalent qualifications, such as:

  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Postnatal Massage
  • Infant Massage

Entry Requirement Minimum

  • The minimum level of schooling is Primary
  • Minimum age required: 18

Course information and fee

Part-Time classes:

Day classes: 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. or  2p.m – 5 p.m.

Evening classes: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Student Teacher Ratio: 10:1

* Registration fee is SGD 30/-

Course fee is SGD 660/-.

** Materials fee is SGD 92/- (include a set of towels)

* is applicable to the first course with PTA only.

** Only if the learner has not yet purchased a set of PTA towels.

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