Anatomy & Physiology online course

This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the body.

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This anatomy and physiology course is a knowledge based qualification which will provide the student with a sound foundation to pursue a career as a complementary or beauty therapist. This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the body, incl., 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.

Qualification options:

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 1: Anatomy and Physiology online course

Pre-requisites (entry level):

There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to enrolling on this course.

Course format:

Home study course consisting of 12 modules, includes course notes and question paper for each module.

Course content:

12 modules each with a question paper –

Module 1 The organisation of the body

Module 2 The Skin, hair and nails

Module 3 The Skeletal System

Module 4 The Muscular System

Module 5 The Nervous System

Module 6 The Endocrine System

Module 7 The Respiratory System

Module 8 The Cardiovascular System

Module 9 The Lymphatic System

Module 10 The Digestive System

Module 11 The Urinary System

Module 12 The Reproductive System

Start time:

This can be started at anytime


No attendance required, this is a distant learning course.


Self-paced home study can be started at anytime and covers approx. 40-60 hours of study.

Model Required?:

Not applicable

Case studies:

No, there are no case studies required for this course.

Accreditation body:

* The CMA - The Complementary Medical Association

* ABT - Associated Beauty Therapists

* IPHM - International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine

Career Opportunities:

This is a good foundation to go onto becoming a self-Employed complementary / beauty therapist working from home, own salon, mobile.


9 Points awarded

Additional Costs:

We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied here -

Qualification gained:

Anatomy and Physiology Accredited Diploma


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 -


Sadly, due to insurance, we are unable to accept any learners residing in USA or Canada at this time.

Payment Options

Pay by bank transfer, PayPal or PayPal credit.

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.

To select one of these options, or to find out more, click below:

This course can be booked at HALF PRICE if booking alongside another of our courses - use coupon code CM02122019 to book this course for £50.

Your Instructor

Karen Ashton (Course Writer)
Karen Ashton (Course Writer)

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

This course is not open for enrollment.