Anatomy, Physiology & Pathologies VTCT Level 3
Home study + 2 exams (Bideford, Devon)
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The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies (QCF) is a knowledge-based qualification which will provide you with a sound foundation to pursue a career as a complementary therapist.
This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of the organisation of
the body, and the structure, function and pathologies of the skin, hair and nails.
You will also learn about the structure, function and pathologies of the human body systems
including, the skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive,
urinary and reproductive system.
There are 2 qualification choices for you to choose from here to cater for all student requirements.
Please see below for details of these options.
Option 2: VTCT Level 3 certificate in Anatomy, Physiology & Pathologies for Complementary Therapies (VRQ) Course
Pre-requisites (entry level):
There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to enrolling on this course.
Home study course consisting of 12 learning outcomes emailed to you, includes training manual, VTCT assessment booklet (PDF) and workbook. There are 2 written exams to sit at the end of the course. Over 12 weeks you will be given course notes and a recorded video lesson on each of the body systems to help you to 'digest' the information.
Exam dates are scheduled in on completion of course. At time of booking, you will be given our available exam dates, so you can schedule in to suit you.
Exams are taken at our Bideford, Devon centre.
12 learning outcomes –
1. Understand the organisation of the body
2. Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the skin, hair and nails
3. Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the skeletal system
4. Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the muscular system
5. Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the nervous system
6. Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the endocrine system
7. Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the respiratory system
8. Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the cardiovascular system
9. Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the lymphatic system
10. Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the digestive system
11. Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the urinary system
12. Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the reproductive system
See above for available dates
You attend our assessment centre (Bideford, North Devon) to sit your exam paper at the end of the course.
12 weeks, however you can take up to 12 months to complete the course, if you require longer.
Self-paced home study can be started at anytime (+ 2 written exams) and covers approx. Guided learning hours - 94
No, there are no case studies required for this course.
The VTCT (Vocational Training and Charitable Trust)
This is a good foundation to go onto becoming a self-Employed complementary / beauty therapist working from home, own salon, mobile.
We recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning
VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology for Complementary Therapies (QCF)
Please check your insurance companies requirements before enrolling on this course? (It is the students responsibility to check coverage with their insurers BEFORE enrolling on this course)
Here are some insurance companies, some with introductory discounts - https://holistic-therapies-training.teachable.com/p/accreditation
If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, PayPal or PayPal credit, here are the details
Please note, if you choose either of these methods, your booking will be processed manually, and can take up to 24 hours to receive access to your training pack.
Karen has more than 19 years experience in the industry, she is the founder of Holistic Therapies Training, which was launched in 2007. Karen is a course writer and author of 'The Essential Oils Guide'. Writing is her passion and she has a wealth of knowledge in beauty, massage and complementary therapies.
StartWritten Exams - Attendance required
PreviewModule 1 - Introduction
StartModule 2 - Preparing your portfolio
StartModule 3 - VTCT Assessment log book
StartModule 4 - To do list
StartModule 5 - Knowledge questions (Coursework)
StartModule 6 - Training Resources
StartModule 7 - Revision for written exams
StartModule 8 - Exam Day
StartAssignment 1 - LO2 The skin, hair and nails
StartAssignment 2 - LO3 The skeletal system
StartAssignment 3 - LO4 The muscular system
StartAssignment 4 - LO5 The nervous system
StartAssignment 5 - LO6 The endocrine system
StartAssignment 6 - L07 The respiratory system
StartAssignment 7 - L08 The cardiovascular system
StartAssignment 8 - LO9 The lymphatic system
StartAssignment 9 - LO10 - The digestive system
StartAssignment 10 - LO11 The Urinary system
StartAssignment 11 - LO12 The reproductive system
StartL01 - The organisation of the body
StartL02 - The skin, hair and nails
StartL03 - The skeletal system
StartL04 - The muscular system
StartL05 - The nervous system
StartL06 - The endocrine system
StartL07 - The respiratory system
StartL08 - The cardiovascular system
StartL09 - The lymphatic system
StartL010 - The digestive system
StartL011 - The urinary system
StartL012 - The reproductive system