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L3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies Level 3 | Diploma in Complementary Therapies

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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.

Funding and Financial Support Options
This course may have a variety of funding options available to you including:

  • Level 3 Entitlement
  • Regional Entitlements
  • Learner Loan Options

For more information on these and other financial support options including payment plans, please visit our Money Management Service area or email [email protected].  

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.

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
  • Exams
  • Oral questioning
  • Case study completion
  • Practical assessments
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Reflective practice

Previous work

Entry Requirements

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.

Additional Information

For more information about this course please email [email protected].

Please be aware that some courses have fees that are payable on enrolment. More information on if this course has a fee can be found in the Availability section below.  

If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.

For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.

This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.

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Course information last updated: Friday 22nd October 2021 @ 8.30am (6 hours ago)

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