Module 1 - Introduction
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Welcome to the VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies 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 all case studies
- Attend 3 assessments
- Revise and sit your written exams
This qualification will develop your knowledge and practical skills to provide body massage, aromatherapy and reflexology.
Reflexology – Modern reflexology provides deep relaxation, revitalised energy, stress relief, preventative healthcare and balance to the systems of the body. You will learn to activate the healing powers of the body using energy zones that run throughout the body and reflex areas in the feet that correspond to all the major organs, glands and body parts.
Body Massage – This course will help you to discover the benefits both physically and emotionally from massage. You’ll be taught how to provide a skilful full body massage to ease those tired, aching muscles and to de-stress your client.
Aromatherapy – This course will help you to discover the benefits both physically and emotionally from massage with essential oils. You’ll be taught to select, blend and safely use essential oils to suit your client’s needs and how to provide a skilful full body aromatherapy massage. You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide aromatherapy services. You may also choose to complete an additional unit which will develop your knowledge and understanding of healthy eating and wellbeing for the complementary therapy client.
On completion of the course you will be awarded VTCT qualification.
Throughout some of the modules, you will 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.
Recommended reading list
Karen Ashton, Founder of Holistic Therapies Training, has published her first book ‘The Essential Oils Guide’. Available in Paperback or Kindle edition. Click on the links below to view details or to purchase a book -
The Essential Guide to Holistic and Complementary Therapy
by Suzanne Le Quesne (Author), Helen Beckmann (Author)
- ISBN-13: 978-1844800261