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This is a fully accredited comprehensive vocational qualification will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to become a complementary therapist in a number of NHS settings, complementary therapy clinics, hospices, care homes and self- employed mobile opportunities.
The unit of study include:
- Provide body massage
- Provide Aromatherapy
- Provide Reflexology
- Anatomy, physiology and pathologies
- The principles and practices of complementary therapies
- Business practice for complementary therapies
You will be required to purchase a uniform and small kit before the course begins in addition to any tuition fees payable.
How will I learn?
This is a classroom-based qualification delivered by our highly qualified and very experienced tutors. You will be required to undertake considerable independent study and skills practice to support your learning in the classroom.
This course is based at our Filton campus, located in South Gloucestershire which is easily accessible from the city of Bristol by train (Bristol Parkway / Bristol Abbey Wood) and bus.
You will need to commit to approximately 8 hours per week of independent
study to complete assignment work and a considerable number of case studies to
develop your practical skills and understanding of the relationship between
reflex points and their effects on the body.
You will be expected to receive and give treatments on peers to develop your skills before working on paying clients for summative assessments which will prepare you for industry.
You will continually be assessed throughout the course using a variety of methods including:
- Written Assignments
- Oral questioning
- Case study completion
- Practical assessments
- Portfolio of evidence
- Reflective practice
You will need to be an Adult aged 19 or over and ideally have a 3-x grade 3 (D) GCSEs including English Language or be able to demonstrate that you are able to work the required level 3 standard.
Previous knowledge of Human biology is ideal or a keen interest in the
subject. You will need to have a mature, professional and focused approach to
learning with good interpersonal skills.
Acceptance on the course will be subject to attendance/interview at an adult information day with the tutor.
For more information about this course please email [email protected].
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