Learn spa techniques from the expertsTravel | Ivy Ong-Wood 22 Jul 2020
Travel ban getting you down? Put your time at home to good use. Chiva-Som International Academy, a professional wellness school located in Bangkok, Thailand, has launched online courses.
The courses will be conducted in English through an easy to use, interactive online platform to provide e-learning to spa owners and managers, therapists and all those who are interested in a career in wellness.
To begin with, there will be three courses open with a limit of 15 students per course: anatomy and physiology; spa development; and spa management.
One anatomy and physiology course is scheduled for September 14 to 25.
Priced at 17,000 baht (HK$4,196) per person with a total lecture timeframe of 60 hours, it will provide a basic introduction to the human body, covering areas such as structure and function of various systems within the body, as well as diseases and disorders.
Spa development and management courses can also be arranged subject to the student's time zone and number of registered students from August 1.
The spa development course teaches in-depth understanding of how to start up and implement a spa business in the current environment, as well as how to operate after the pandemic.
Those who are already in the industry can refresh their knowledge with the spa management course. The course looks at operations via the nine key functions of a spa manager, along with providing an understanding and knowledge of managing a spa professionally through various approaches to achieve effective results.
Each course is 39,000 baht per person and covers 30 hours of lectures.