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CIBTAC, ITEC Anatomy, Physiology & Massage Course


This course enables candidates to obtain a diploma in Anatomy and Physiology as a pre-requisite to training in additional therapy treatments.  In also enables candidates to perform safe and effective massage treatments.


During this course you will learn about the concept and history of massage.  You will also find out about the physiological and psychological effects of massage whilst learning how to select the correct medium and treatment plan for a client.



Course Syllabus

  • Cell/Tissues

  • Skeletal System

  • Muscular System

  • Vascular System Circulation/Lymphatic

  • Digestive System

  • Respiratory System

  • Excretory System

  • Endocrine System

  • Neurological System

  • Special Senses


Body Massage

Description and application of massage movements, contra indications and effects

Client Care:  consultation, assessment and after care


Other Subjects

  • First Aid

  • Ethics

  • Salon Procedures and Management

  • Hygiene

  • Business


At Pembroke College we provide a CIBTAC and ITEC Certified Course in Anatomy, Physiology and Masasge



Leaving Certificate or Equivalent.  In addition students are also required to attend for consultation prior to being offered a position on this course.



Multiple choice question paper and practical exam

Completion of case studies


Course Timetable:  

Every Second Sun 10.00 - 5.00pm

September - May


Course Cost:  €1,700

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