Course

Advanced Technical Diploma in Complementary Therapies L3

Part Time Day · Part Time Day/Eve · Bishop Auckland Campus

Dates:
16 September 2020 - 18 June 2021
Days:
Wednesdays, Fridays
Loans/Remissions:
Cost or fee remission information
Taught at:
Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

Complementary therapies are used to help people to feel better and may improve quality of life.

Complementary therapies typically take a holistic approach to your physical and mental health. They consider all aspects of your physical and emotional wellbeing as a whole. Complementary therapies focus on the mind, body and spirit or on the flow of energy through the body.

You will study the following therapies:

Body massage therapy is where a therapist presses, rubs and manipulates the body’s soft tissues. Massage is mainly used for relaxation and general wellbeing, but some people also use it to manage aches and pains.

Reflexology is a type of foot massage. The idea behind it is that there are zones running through your body that are linked to parts of your feet. By pressing and massaging parts of your feet a therapist can improve your blood supply and bring balance to your body.

Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils which come from plants to help relieve conditions, injuries, or to preserve wellness.

You will learn both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to be able to carry out assessments upon clients to identify the therapy that would most benefit them, how to deliver a high standard of client care, the application of therapies and how to evaluate them and the impact they’ve had.

Course requirements

A knowledge of Health and Safety and Anatomy and Physiology would be desirable

What will I do?

To achieve full certification, candidates will complete the following units:

- Principles and Practice of Complementary Therapies

- Business Practice for Complementary Therapies

- Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies

- Provide Body Massage, - Aromatherapy and - Reflexology for Complementary Therapies

You will gain knowledge of the history and origins of Complementary Therapies, legal obligations and requirements, codes of practice and ethics, professional organisations that regulate, effective communication skills, marketing and public relations, employment opportunities; prepare for, provide and reflect upon Complementary Therapy Massage treatment

What will it give me?

City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Complementary Therapies

Materials needed

• Uniform (included in learner loan)

• Aromatherapy kit (included in learner loan)

• Treatment bed desirable to complete home clients / case studies

• Student massage therapy insurance

What can I do when I finish?

Progress further within the Beauty and Complementary Therapies Industry.

Gain employment as a Complementary Therapist in a Salon, Spa or self .

What next?

Indian Head Massage

Deep Tissue Massage

Beauty Therapy Qualification

Need to know more? Enquire about this course.


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