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Hilot (Wellness Massage) NC II

Master the authentic and effective Filipino massage practices with FINE Training. 

Be a TESDA Certified Therapist

Get your National Certificate Level II


Complete the requirements and investment needed

Join your batch

Study with your instructor and classmates

Finish the course

Earn a course certificate upon completion

Take the exam

Apply what you’ve learned in the assessment test

Become a Therapist

Bring excellence in wellness and therapeutic practice

Your instructors are certified, accredited, and experienced  in TESDA NCII Hilot Wellness Training methodology.

What You'll Learn

History and development of Filipino traditional medicine

Philosophy, science, and concepts behind hilot

Healing concepts and modalities.

Hilot wellness massage techniques

Developing hilot wellness program that can be customized based on clients' needs

Using basic first aid techniques for any hilot-related emergency

Course Overview: Hilot (Wellness Massage) NC II

3 Core lessons l Finish in 120 hours at 8 hours per day for 3 weeks

More than just massage techniques, this blended course will teach you high standards  of patient-client service. Start your hilot journey now, and learn how it can transform the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of your clients.

This 40-hour module will tackle proficiency, knowledge, and character needed to gather, understand, and deliver pieces of information with regards and in relation to the workplace protocols and conditions. 

  • Participate in workplace communication
  • Work in a team environment
  • Practice career professionalism
  • Practice occupational health and safety procedures

A 40-hour course unit about the infection control responsibilities of employees under supervisory accountability. It aims to give knowledge on how to implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures in a specific work unit or team within an organization.

  • Implement and monitor infection control policies and procedures 
  • Respond effectively to difficult/challenging behavior 
  • Apply basic first aid 
  • Maintain high standards of patient/client services 

This 40-hour module is about the skills, knowledge, and attitude needed to consult with clients. It includes discussion on selecting, planning, and sequencing a range of hilot and wellness techniques and program. 

  • Plan the hilot wellness program of client
  • Provide pre-service to hilot clients
  • Apply hilot wellness massage techniques
  • Provide post advice and post-services to hilot clients

Who Is This Course For?

With the rise of interest and demand for health and wellness, having the skills and knowledge on traditional healing methods is a great advantage. TESDA Hilot (Wellness Massage) NCII gives training on traditional massage techniques and programs to the following :

Male or Female

Luxury and entertainment businesses: spas, cruise ships, and hotels

Individuals interested to learn wellness massage techniques

Athletes and holistic wellness enthusiasts

Entrepreneurs who will establish a traditional massage therapy business

Anyone who needs TESDA accreditation

Requirements to Enroll

Present at least one requirement to proceed. The other requirements can be submitted anytime during the course of the training.

Must be a high school graduate

Two (2) valid IDs

Four (4) 2 x 2 photos

Four (4) 1 x 1 photos

Certified true copy of Transcript of Records (TOR)

Copy High School or College diploma

Copy of PSA birth certificate or marriage certificate if married

Commitment and presence during classes

You’re one step closer to your TESDA Hilot Certification

Job Opportunities

Personal massage therapist

Massage therapist of people with special needs

Massage therapist for elderly

Massage therapist for health and wellness establishments


Course Fee


3 Core lessons 
Finish in 120 hours at 8 hours per day for 3 weeks

What You'll Also Get

​Printable guides and worksheets

Frequently Asked Questions

The TESDA Hilot (Wellness Massage) NCII is a 3-week intensive training that will prepare and equip you for starting a spa/massage business or get employed locally and even abroad as a massage therapist specializing in “Hilot”, a Filipino-style therapeutic massage.

Trainees must possess a general understanding of body treatments and be willing to be trained for this specific massage technique; must be physically and mentally fit; able to communicate verbally and written; and show good moral character.

The short term course takes an average of 120 hours at 8 hours per day for 3 weeks.

The Hilot (Wellness Massage) NCII Training is currently delivered in “Blended Mode”; means that the initial lessons are done through live online classes via GMeet then the actual “hands-on” lessons are conducted at the training center.

After completing the Hilot (Wellness Massage) training, you can now apply for the TESDA assessment. We’ll assist you on this since we’re also an accredited assessment center. After passing the assessment, TESDA will issue the National Certificate (NCII).

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With the Hilot (Wellness Massage) course, Fine Training helps aspiring migrant workers increase their chances of working overseas. Let us assist you in providing them with the training they need to succeed.