Hot Stone Therapy Distance Learning CourseHN103

Are you fascinated by hot stone therapy? Keen to understand more about the therapy? 

This hot stone therapy course covers introduction, massage, disease, disorders, working with chakras, different types of stone therapies, expanding on the treatment and running a therapeutic business.  This course is ideal for all those who want to expand their skills and gain expertise in an exciting new technique.

The course is split into small sections which makes studying easier to fit into your busy day. You will also have full tutor support available every step of the way. 

Now with 10% off if you pay online - The deduction will be made automatically at the second page of the checkout.  

Course Info

Distance Learning Support


At Start Learning we pride ourselves on our friendly and supportive tutors. Your tutor support will start as soon as you receive your course and will be valid for 12 months. All our tutors are highly qualified with extensive experience in supporting distance learning students. You contact your tutor via email and they are responsible for marking assignments answering your questions and guiding you through the course.

Home Study Entry Requirements


This course is open entry. At Start Learning we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.       

Recommended Hours of Study


We recommended you spend approximately 110 hours of your time studying the Hot Stone Therapy course. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 2 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but  if you could spare 4 hours a week you could complete it in six months.

Distance Learning Course Contents


Unit 1- Hot Stone Therapy: Introduction – History – Uses - Equipment Required - The Holistic Process.

Unit 2 – Massage and its practise: Massage – History – Effects - Cautions & Contra-indications

Unit 3 – Techniques: Basic A&P - Diseases and Disorders - Massage Techniques

Unit 4 – Introducing the Stones: Working with Chakras - The Stones - Using the Stones - Care of your stones - Stone Placement

Unit 5 – The treatment: Different types of stone therapies - Preparing to treat - Establishing the correct environment

Unit 6 – From Start to Finish: Consultation & Assessment - A complete stone massage treatment - Aftercare

Unit 7 – Expanding and complimenting the treatment: Other therapies that can be used with Hot Stone Massage - Expanding on the treatment - Common Conditions that can be treated.

Unit 8 – Managing the business: Working with clients - The first meeting - Creating the right professional conditions and workspace - The Hopi Therapist’s clinic - Establishing the working relationship - Ethics and Legalities – Professionalism - Client Confidentiality - The Consultation process - Maintaining Records - Data Protection and disclosure.

Unit 9 – Accountancy and the Law: Practicalities - Running a therapy practise - Finding premises versus working from home – Accounting - The Law and you.

Unit 10 – Attracting Clients and expanding your business: Finding clients – Advertising - Working with private clients - Working with corporate and public sector clients - Expanding your business - Continuing professional development. 

Payment Plan


Full Price is £299

6 Monthly Installments of £50.00

The first installment is paid at time of enrolment with a fee for postage and packaging.

For postage costs click here: Postage & Packaging

Call us on 0800 074 1222 if you would like to set up a payment plan.




At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Start Learning Diploma.



This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam. 

Language of Course




Q: How does the Hot Stone Therapy course work?
A: The great thing about distance learning is that you can study from home or work, at your own pace and in your own time. You will also have your own professional personal tutor offering unlimited support via email and post, seven days a week. He or she will be happy to answer any questions you may have and give you advice as to how to complete the course successfully.

Q: Is there an exam at the end of the course?
A: No, the course is made up of assignments which you complete and send to your tutor for marking.

Q: Is there a word count for my assignments?
A: No, there is no specific word count but you have to prove to the tutor that you have fully understood the questions. One sentence answers will not be accepted and you will be asked to redo the question and resubmit it.

Q: What happens if I’ve paid for the course but find it unsuitable?
A: Not a problem. If you return it within seven days, we’ll give you a complete refund, as long as the course is in re-saleable condition.

Q: What are the qualifications required to enrol onto this course?
A: No Entry Requirements

Q: How long do I have access to the personal tutor service?
A: The personal tutor service is available for 12 months from when the study materials are received.  At Start Learning we aim help our students to the best of our ability; therefore we are always delighted to answer questions and queries out with the 12 month period.
Q: Do your courses meet the latest syllabus changes?
A: yes, all our course materials meet any changes and will be updated free of charge if further changes are made.
Q: Is this Hot Stone Therapy course paper based or on-line?  
A: Our Hot Stone Therapy course is paper based and comes in an attractive folder.  

Q: I still have questions? / I would like more information?
A: If you require more information please do not hesitate to contact Start Learning via email: or call us on 0800 074 1222 or 0141 218 4424.

We look forward to hearing from you.