Who Recognises Our Courses?

Our Massage, Beauty and Spirtual Courses are recognised & registered with many Professional Bodies

Who Recognises Our Courses? 

For your peace of mind - Our Massage, Beauty and Spiritual Courses are insurable and recognised & registered with many Professional Bodies. Please check the individual course pages with regard to who accredits each course.

We are also ITEC registered offering both ITEC holistic massage and also the ITEC Sports massage too at several locations.

Our Courses are Accredited by the following Professional bodies

Embody/(CThA) The Complementary Therapists Association

Guild of Professional Beauty and Holistic Therapists (The Guild)

Towergate Insurance

ABT insurance

FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists)


World Metaphysical Association

The Accreditation Council of Holistic Healers (ACHH)

International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine.

And Many Others

Please check individual course pages with regard to who accredits each one

About The Beauty Guild

The Guild's Insurance policy provides cover for Treatment, Public and Product liability with an indemnity limit of £6 million. Insurance cover is on an individual basis and allows you to work from home, mobile or in the salon.

Please note employers liability and contents cover is not included under the basic insurance and can be added as additional extensions.

The Guild's policy is designed specifically for beauty therapists, holistic therapists or nail technicians who hold Guild recognised qualifications in the treatments they wish to carry out.

They offer all Gateway students a £10 discount on therapist insurance.

About CTHA

The Complementary Therapists Association (CThA) is the leading organisation representing Complementary Therapists in UK and Ireland. The CThA offers therapists a quarterly members magazine, the latest information on exhibitions and seminars, free membership of the UK’s largest online directory of complementary and beauty therapists; embodyforyou.com, access to local members groups for discussions on new treatments and a chance to meet professionals working in their own discipline and insurance.

About ABT and Towergate

We are proud to say that ABT and Towergate also accredit many of our courses for insurance so if you are already with one of these bodies for your therapist insurance it is likely you can add your training with us to your cover - please check with them first which ones they are happy to add for you.


About ThinkTree

ThinkTree Hub is an international professional association for complementary therapy healthcare, wellness and wellbeing. We were established by experts from the world of education, medical profession, business and therapy, including subject matter experts, governing bodies and councils. Headed up by Kush Kumar, we have all come together to support you in your journey to create success with expert help and advice. As well as our own ThinkTree team we also have Ambassadors, Subject Matter Experts, Course Providers and Collaborators.


FHT - The Federation of Holistic Therapists Information

The Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) accept Gateway workshops™ courses as a Postgraduate courses, subject to the Federation of Holistic Therapists member having the prerequisite qualifications. These are indicated below if already registered with (FHT) to achieve an insurable status upon successful completion of the course.

Please note that all 1-day courses equate to 10 FHT CPD points.

Here are just some of the courses that have been accredited by FHT - Prerequisite Requirements for FHT acceptance:

Deep Tissue Massage : An Accredited Full Body Massage Therapy Qualification – is accredited by FHT as deep tissue therapy

Hot Stone Massage : An Accredited Full Body Massage Therapy Qualification – is accredited by FHT as Stone Therapy

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Diploma Massage: An Accredited Body Massage qualification required. Accredited by FHT as Manual Lymphatic Drainage.

Myofascial Release Diploma Massage: An Accredited Body Massage qualification required. Accredited by FHT as Myofascial Release.

Pregnancy Massage Course: An Accredited Massage Therapy Qualification - is accredited by FHT as Pregnancy Massage.

Diploma in Nutrition

And many more, please check individual course pages with regard to who accredits each one



The qualification gained from the following courses will only be accepted for professional practice and insurance if the student holds the prerequisites of A&P and an accredited body massage qualification:

Hand, Arm, Leg & Feet massage

Seated Acupressure Chair massage

Traditional Thai Foot Massage

Hopi Ear Candling

Natural Face Life Massage

Indian Head Massage

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