COURSE INFORMATION

COMPLEMENTARY & HOLISTIC THERAPIES

LEVEL 2 COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES

The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies is an introductory qualification that has been designed to prepare you for a career in complementary therapies. This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice and clinic services and business awareness required for complementary therapies. Furthermore, you will learn about anatomy, physiology and healthy eating. You will also learn basic massage techniques.


You will study these units as part of the course: 

 

  • Introduction to clinic services and business awareness for complementary therapies.

  • Introduction to principles and practice of complementary therapies.

  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology for complementary therapies.

  • Provide basic massage therapy techniques for complementary therapies.

  • Provide basic aromatherapy techniques using pre-blended oils.

  • Provide basic reflexology techniques.

  • Introduction to healthy eating and wellbeing for the complementary therapy client.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A Level 2 English qualification is required.

  • Acceptance onto this course is subject to successful guidance interview

COURSE DURATION

  • One year

AWARDING BODY

  • VTCT

ASSESSMENT 

  • A portfolio of work is to be submitted for moderation.

WHERE COULD THIS COURSE TAKE YOU?

On completion of this course you may choose to undertake further study: qualifications you may wish to progression onto include Level 3 Diplomas in Complementary Therapies, Aromatherapy, Reflexology or Massage.

LEVEL 3 COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES

The content of this qualification is comprised of all the required elements to work effectively as a complementary therapist: anatomy, physiology and pathology, principles and practice of complementary therapies including health and safety, client care, client consultation and business principles. The Level 3 Diploma is a technical level qualification that provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as an employed or self-employed therapist.


You will study these units as part of the course: 

 

  • Business practice for complementary therapies

  • Principles and practice of complementary therapies

  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathway for complementary therapies

  • Provide body massage for complementary therapies

  • Provide aromatherapy for complementary therapies

  • Provide reflexology for complementary therapies

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies and Level 2 English qualification is required.

  • Acceptance onto this course is subject to successful guidance interview

COURSE DURATION

  • One Year

AWARDING BODY

  • VTCT

ASSESSMENT 

  • A portfolio of work is to be submitted for moderation

WHERE COULD THIS COURSE TAKE YOU?

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies provides progression opportunities to specialist complementary therapy qualifications at Level 4. Alternatively, you may wish to seek employment as a Massage Therapist/Practitioner, Aromatherapist, Reflexologist or Complementary Therapist.

LEVEL 4 COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES

This qualification will enable you to add additional techniques for treatment applied to your existing repertoire whilst further developing your knowledge of the theories and practices for advance applications of aromatherapy, reflexology and body massage. Through this qualification, you will develop your interpersonal skills while expanding your understanding of advanced massage techniques in all three main disciplines. This qualification is designed to give you the essential knowledge to assist you to provide advanced therapeutic skills within a clinical setting.


You will study these units as part of the course:

 

  • Advanced aromatherapy for the complementary therapist

  • Interpersonal skills for the complementary therapist

  • Advanced massage therapy for the complementary therapist

  • Advanced reflexology techniques for the complementary therapist

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies and Level 2 English qualification is required.

  • Acceptance onto this course is subject to successful guidance interview

COURSE DURATION

  • 20 weeks

AWARDING BODY

  • VTCT

ASSESSMENT 

  • A portfolio of work is to be submitted for moderation

WHERE COULD THIS COURSE TAKE YOU?

The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Complementary Therapies provides progression opportunities to specialist complementary therapy qualifications at Level 4. Alternatively, you may wish to seek employment as a Massage therapist/practitioner, Aromatherapist, Reflexologist or Complementary therapist.

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