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FAQ

Will I be able to find work when I graduate?

Massage Therapy is a booming business. There is a huge demand for massage therapists in spas, clinics, sports centres, etc. Many of our graduates get hired by many of these centres in and around Montreal. Some of our graduates prefer to be self-employed and rent their own space or work from home. We receive many job postings for our students.

Once I finish the program will I be able to start work and issue receipts immediately?

Yes, once all your exams have been successfully completed and you receive your diploma you will be recognized by one of our partnered associations of your choosing. No other Association exams are needed and you will be able to issue insurance receipts immediately upon registering with an association.

Are you recognized by the FQM (Quebec Federation of Massage Therapists)?

Yes we are a recognized member school of the FQM (Quebec Federation of Massage Therapists) as well as partners with many reputable Massage Associations.

Do you have any payment plans?

We offer monthly no fee and interest free payments. After paying the deposit of $400 the balance will be divided into the amount of months of the program registered for: 5 months for the full time program and 8 months for the part time program. Under certain circumstances, monthly payments can be extended. This is on a case by case basis and is to be granted by IKRA’s Financial Advisor.

Are there taxes applicable to the cost of the programs?

No, as we are a recognized educational institute by both the Governments of Canada and Quebec, there are no taxes to be paid.

Are your programs and workshops tax deductible?

Yes, a portion of our programs and workshops can be deducted from Federal and Provincial Income Tax. The specific amount depends upon the particular program registered for, as well as the student’s individual situation.

Does the school have private parking?

Unfortunately, we don’t have private parking, but on the neighbouring streets there is free parking, so it has never been a problem for students or teachers to find parking.

Are you near a Metro?

Yes. We are fortunate to be located within 5-10 mins walking distance of two Metros: De L’Eglise and Verdun metro stations.

I haven’t been in school for many years. Will the program and exams be too hard for me?

Like any serious program of studies that prepares you to be successful in a new career, our massage therapy program demands commitment. We have students ranging in education levels from high school to university graduates therefore, we have created a program that is comprehensive and rigorous but yet accessible to everyone.

I live in France and would like to come to study at your school. Do you provide any support for visa applications?

Massage Therapy studies are not eligible for student visa applications. However, for programs of less than 6 months, it is possible to do the studies. Many of our international students have studied and graduated from our full-time programs. Contact our Academic Advisors for more details.