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Level 3 - Complementary Therapies

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Course CodeL0018
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaBeauty & Therapies
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThis is an advanced level course covering many aspects of Complementary Therapies, which will provide a deep understanding and knowledge of this discipline. Practical skills will be developed to a high standard to allow employment in the Complementary Therapies Industry and provide opportunities to work in the Health Care Sector as well as progression to Higher Education
Study OutlineThe wide range of areas you will study are: Advanced aromatherapy; Advanced reflexology techniques; Advanced massage techniques (Hot/cold stone massage; Indian head massage; Paraffin wax treatments); Thermal auricular therapy; Crystal and colour therapy; Relaxation and meditation techniques; Healthy eating for therapy clients; Reflective practice; Anatomy and physiology; Business practice for complementary therapies; Case studies
Entry RequirementsStudents must be a minimum of 17 years of age and hold a recognised qualification in Aromatherapy or Reflexology. All candidates will have a rigorous interview to assess suitability for the programme
EquipmentYou will need to have the required materials and equipment in order to successfully complete this qualification. We advise that you purchase the specialised kit with us, order forms are provided upon a successful interview.
AttendanceOne year, full-time
AssessmentAssessment is ongoing through assignments, research, practical salon observations and external tests. Extensive case studies will be conducted partly in College and partly as home study
ProgressionOn completion of this course graduates may progress to employment in a diverse range of establishments including health spas, complementary therapy clinics, cruise ships, sports centres, self-employment, and there will be opportunities to work within the health care sector. Graduates can also progress on to a degree in Complementary Therapies.
Awarding BodyVocational Training Charitable Trust
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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