The Career Development Institute

(former Standard Distributors building),

Tudor Street, Bridgetown, St. Michael

Tel: 1-246-431-0957

Office Hours:  8 a.m. - 4 p.m (Monday - Friday).

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The Career Development Institute is Registered as a Training Institute by the Barbados Accreditation Council and Accredited by the Caribbean Association of Security Professionals, The Nursing Council of Barbados and the TVET Council.

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Massage Therapy Level 3

Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ)


This course was designed to equip 

students with the knowledge and practical 

skills required to operate efficiently and 

effectively as a Massage Therapist. It 

seeks to ensure students are not only 

theoretically trained but practically 

competent to function in the industry.



Each unit will have Methods of Assessment which will include: 

  • Observation reports by the Assessor.

  • A professional discussion with your Assessor​.




Secondary School Education or
CXC English Grade 1, 2 or 3.



This course will involve a mixture of lectures and discussions.  To benefit fully, students’ participation in all aspects of the course is required.



Registration: $ 50.00BDS​​

Course Price: $ 2800.00 

Deposit: $ 1400.00

Balance: 3 monthly installments of $ 466.70.

Course Duration: 9 Months​

Call 431-0957 for further information.

Some aspects of this course outline are subject to change.​


In order to meet the standards for 

this qualification, individuals will 

need to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Perform interactive workplace communication.

  • Maintain a safe, clean and efficient working environment.

  • Plan and Organize.

  • Prepare clients for therapeutic services.

  • Deliver quality service to customers.

  • Carry out data entry and retrieval procedures.

  • Receive and direct clients.

  • Sell products and services.

  • Perform stock control procedures.

  • Maintain customer relations.

  • Apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology to beauty therapy treatments.

  • Perform On-site Massage.

  • Provide Swedish Massage.

  • Provide Aromatherapy Massage.


  • To emphasize the function of a massage therapist.

  • To equip students with the requisite knowledge and skills to operate as a Massage Therapist.