Accreditation processe is where a public or government organisation:

• Set a minimum requirements schools need to teach

•  Monitor schools and tutors quality

•  Set the final exams and examine students


•  It assures you that the school’s standards is reasonable.

•  Once pass the exams, the qualification (such as diploma) will allow you to work as a massage therapist


No! Surprisingly, some accreditation has mediocre standards allowing you to pass the exams, but don’t prepare you well to become a therapist.

Some accreditation, for example, teaches you only ONE MASSAGE ROUTINE to repeat for every client, not giving you the skills to treat clients individually.

Also, accreditations set only the minimum level needed, not nearly enough to make you stand high above other therapists.

Some accreditation teaches you only a narrow range of subjects. And some simply teaches you to only to ‘pass the exams’.


Bodyology evaluates all the UK accreditation to find the best one, but we found the best TWO.
Yes, Bodyology is one of the only UK schools to carry dual qualifications!
These qualifications will assure you a full recognition across all complementary therapy in the UK and in most countries around the world. Our diploma course is superbly recognised by

Federation of Holistic Therapy (FHT) is the most recognised massage qualification in the UK. Level 3/4 NVQ (National Vocational Qualifications)

Massage Training Institute (MTI) The most extensive, highest quality and level of complexity course in the UK. Level 4 NVQ qualification


•  Recognised by many complementary medical insurances such as Balenes and Westminster Indemnity

•  Gives you a massage licence exemptions from almost all UK councils

•  Complies with the National Occupational Standards

•  Allows you to register with the CNHC, FHT, ACTH, and other professional therapist associations.

The main reasons we chose these qualifications are…That’s a subject for a chat over a cup of coffee. If you are interested to hear more about it and our courses, let’s meet!


Good question! Without knowing more about you & your circumstances (level of English, previous education and future plans) it will be hard to advice you. We offer a free advisory meeting with a tutor so we could know more about you and give you the right advice. The final decision will be taken 30 days after you start the course.

Does it matter which accreditation will I take?
Yes, but not much. Both accreditations will open all the doors to working opportunities. There is a different in the examinations and a slight different in what you want to do with your career after.

Is only accreditation important in choosing your course?
No! Accreditation sets only the minimum requirement, which will not take you far. What you want is a balance between a great accreditation the open doors for you and a great course that gives you the knowledge & skills you need to have.

Also, each school has a different ethos and feel, so we highly recommend you to meet us.

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