As a masseur and medical lifeguard, you will operate out person therapies for your sufferers around the basis of a doctor’s prescription.

This consists of different forms of massage, but also baths, packs and inhalations. Organizationally, your field of activity involves keeping your own personal patient or buyer files and billing the services using the well being insurance agencies. As component of the education, you may use massages for prevention and relief or perform Kneipp remedies. You might also get to know numerous types of electro-, thermal and radiation therapy application.

Right here you’ll be able to learn the profession of masseur and health-related lifeguard.

One of the most necessary facts.

Profession prospects.

Massage therapists and health-related lifeguards function in rehabilitation clinics, hospitals and overall health centers. Wellness hotels, massage practices, baths and saunas also employ masseurs and are a development location with great career opportunities.

Right after your apprenticeship, you can actually continue your education within your field of perform, e.g. Study about lymphatic drainage or acupuncture massage or attend further education to grow to be a physiotherapist. Or you may set up your individual massage practice or function in private households and at businesses as an outpatient freelance masseur.

Admission requirements.

Do you get pleasure from coping with folks, are you healthy and can empathize with other people? Then a job as a masseur and health-related lifeguard is definitely the best point for you!

The fundamental specifications for starting the training are:

Secondary school leaving certificate or equivalent schooling, or completed at least one particular year of specialist training.

You may find out more precise entry specifications within the interview.

Education structure.

You are likely to complete your theoretical and sensible lessons in class. Classes either take place one particular to 5 occasions per week in parallel with all the practical education or are grouped into 1 or a few week teaching blocks. The lesson blocks might possibly alternate with your sensible coaching. You can expect to full your practical instruction at the same time as your recognition internship inside a hospital, a rehab center or a massage comprehensive nursing services practice.

Your instruction lasts 2.5 years and is divided into a two-year college training (2,230 hours and 800 hours of experienced education) as well as a six-month internship soon after successfully passing the final examination. Your internship will take location in a number of institutions and in numerous fields (classic massage therapy, reflex zone therapy,… ) and will be organized for you by the school.

The typical teaching time is 35-40 hours per week.

Understanding fields.

In the theoretical portion of the class you are likely to discover:

Anatomy Basic pathology Specific pathology Physiology Initial aid and bandage technology Applied physics and biomechanics Psychology / pedagogy / sociology Prevention and rehabilitation Movement education Hygiene Physical-therapeutic diagnostic tactics Classical massage therapy Reflex zone therapy Unique types of massage therapy Exercising therapy within the framework of massage and other physical-therapeutic methods Electrical, light and radiation therapy Hydro-, balneo-, thermo- and inhalation therapy Experienced, legal and political research, language and literature.

The practical part with the instruction incorporates:

Classical massage therapy Reflex zone therapy Specific types of massage therapy Exercising therapy as portion of massage along with other physical-therapeutic procedures Electro-, light- and radiation therapy Hydro-, balneo-, thermo- and inhalation therapy.


We look forward for your application using the following application documents:

Letter of application Comprehensive, tabular curriculum vitae (signed and with e-mail address) A passport photo (+ a digital passport photo) certified copies of certificates Proof of adequate know-how of German (at the very least level B2)

You may discover additional certain entry requirements within the interview.

Please enclose a stamped envelope together with your application when you’re applying by post. You could also apply directly via the internet making use of our application form.