Module 1 - Introduction

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Welcome to the VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Reflexology course.

As part of this course, you are required to:

  • Attend ALL of the planned practical training days
  • Complete the online theory
  • Complete all the coursework (provided in this online theory)
  • Complete 36 treatments as case studies
  • Attend 3 assessments (part of your planned practical dates)

The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Reflexology for the Complementary Therapist qualification will provide a progression route with advanced technical skills for Level 3 reflexologists.

This qualification will enable you to add additional techniques for treatment application to your existing repertoire whilst further developing your knowledge of the theories and practices for advanced applications of reflexology.

This qualification is designed to give you the essential knowledge to assist you to provide advanced therapeutic skills within a clinical setting. All units within this qualification are mandatory.


You are required to demonstrate competent performance to cover all treatments stated in

the range.

There will be a number of practical observations and case studies to complete.

It is preferable for treatments to be conducted on clients with ailments or medical conditions.

During the learning stage the treatments may be simulated on clients who don’t have ailments or medical conditions. Professional discussion may be used as supplementary evidence for those criteria that do not naturally occur.


On completion of the course you will be awarded VTCT qualification.


Throughout some of the modules, you may come across this image, where it will ask you to complete a task.

This is part of your coursework and is a requirement to complete the course.

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