Become an MTI Tutor

MTI's success has been achieved by accrediting exceptional tutors who wish to offer MTI accredited courses within their training schools. We welcome enquiries from tutors interested in becoming part of the MTI teaching community and the supportive network it offers. 

To apply to become accredited as a tutor on MTI practitioner courses, you need to fulfil the following criteria (A, B or C).

A. If you are applying to become an MTI Practical Massage Tutor you must:

  1. 1. Hold a massage qualification recognised by the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).
  2. 2. Have been in practice as a massage practitioner for at least 3 years (a minimum of 200 hours' client contact).
  3. 3. Have 3 years' teaching experience. This can be in any field, but some of it should include teaching massage. Acting as an assistant on massage trainings can be taken into account as long as it includes some supervised teaching.
  4. 4. Have a recognised teaching qualification. The minimum required level is a Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, or a Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS) - City & Guilds 7304 or equivalent, or a Stage 2 qualification - City & Guilds 7404 or equivalent.

B. If you are applying to become an MTI AP&P (Anatomy Physiology and Pathology) Tutor you must:

  1. 1.  Hold a Level 4 massage qualification recognised by the CNHC.
  2. 2. Have 3 years' experience in applied AP&P, eg in massage or other complementary therapy, medicine, nursing or fitness instruction.
  3. 3. Have 3 years' teaching experience. This can be in any field. Acting as an assistant teacher on massage trainings can be taken into account as long as it includes some supervised teaching.
  4. 4. Have a recognised teaching qualification. The minimum required level is either a Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS) - City & Guilds 7304 or equivalent, or a Stage 2 qualification - City & Guilds 7404 or equivalent.
  5. 5. Provide evidence of knowledge of AP&P above that required by the students. This would be:
    • - Training which has an AP&P component of greater depth than the MTI syllabus in at least some areas, eg sports massage, physiotherapy, osteopathy, chiropractic, medicine, nursing or fitness instruction
  • and/or
    • - Portfolio evidence of further AP&P study, eg CDP courses or research projects.

C. If you are applying to teach both massage and AP&P you must:

  • Fulfil all the criteria of A and B above.

Generally - If you intend to work from a centre fewer than 5 miles from an existing MTI centre you should seek to establish a constructive and co-operative relationship with the training centre.

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