Post Graduate Diploma in Oncology Scalp Treatment

3 Day Oncology Scalp Course – Post Graduate Diploma in Specialist Scalp Treatments
2 days scalp massage for cancer patients independent learning
1 day with face-to-face scalp massage for cancer patients (training with a tutor)
2 professional bodies accreditation (FHT and ThinkTree)

Please note that these dates may be subject to change, you are advised to wait for a direct confirmation email from us before making any travel or accommodation arrangements. 

At Jennifer Young Training School, our oncology massage training shows you how to adaptscalp massaging techniques so you can offer safe and effective massage for cancer patients. All of our oncology massage courses are accredited by FHT and CTHA which enables you to find insurance to offer cancer massage therapy.

Course Structure

  • Pre-course learning to be completed before attending the practical day
  • Practical day with tutors
  • Case studies to be completed before certification

When you book onto our Oncology Scalp Treatment course you will be sent some pre-course learning. This covers some of the basics of working with cancer patients and those affected by cancer.

Course Content

  • The biology of cancer
  • Main treatments for cancer and their side-effects
  • Emotional impact of diagnosis and treatment
  • Personal impact of a cancer diagnosis
  • Evidence to support the many well-proven benefits of scalp massage to those affected by cancer
  • Welcoming those affected by cancer to have a scalp massage treatment during the class
  • Adaptations
  • Positioning
  • Hygiene
  • Client Consulation
  • Medical consent


Do I need qualifications to join a course?

When you attend your oncology massage course training day you will be shown how to work with those affected by cancer, how to adapt your scalp massage techniques and work with your client to make the massage the most beneficial it can be for them. The consultation process is covered in detail, as are the insurance requirements.

Each of our day courses costs £250, for which you receive pre-course learning, a full day of practical training and support through and marking of your case studies. You will also be featured on the therapist register on Beauty Despite Cancer.

We’d be delighted to send you our course overview, please just ask. Or, view our other oncology massage courses and therapies here.
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  • Total days 3 Day Course
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