IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT 05/012021 - Due to the current lockdown, all practical course dates are currently on hold until we can return to work again. All dates will then be rescheduled. You can still book any course and complete online learning in the meantime, with a view of booking the practical learning when we are able to do so. We also offer learning support via zoom and email, and some of our courses are formulated solely as online / zoom learning. Stay safe everyone. Karen & Jason x
Bideford, Devon - (4 days) - Please ask for available dates
Calne, Wiltshire (4 days) - Please ask for available dates
Plymouth, Devon - (4 days) - Please ask for available dates
Torquay, Devon - (4 days) Please ask for available dates
This combined massage course in Complementary therapies is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills by achieving qualifications in body massage, Aromatherapy blending (to use in combination with the massage & reflexology) & Reflexology. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of how to monitor and maintain health and safety practices in a salon environment, and how to communicate and provide excellent client care in beauty & complementary therapies related industries. You will also develop underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills gained throughout this qualification. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in massage, aromatherapy & reflexology to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own complementary therapy services.
Upgrade path option available to our VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies Course. Additional dates MUST be taken at our Bideford, Devon venue ONLY. Please ask for upgrade path fee.
Complementary Therapy accredited diploma
You are required to hold an anatomy and physiology qualification, or you can study our course alongside this. We are currently offering our anatomy & physiology course free of charge if you study alongside this course.
Practical attendance: 4 practical sessions
Coursework: Home study and question papers + case studies
Training material is accessed through our online portal
Health & safety for therapists
Listening skills for therapists
Anatomy and physiology
4 practical sessions (3 days practical + 1 day recap/assessment) + home study
Home study (Coursework): This can be started at anytime,
4 practical sessions
Group training = No, students will work on each other.
One to one training = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to the practical training to practice your routine on.
Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.
You must carry out and document evidence for at least 9 treatments per subject (3 clients x 3 treatments PER therapy. i.e., 9 treatments for massage, 9 treatments for reflexology & 9 treatments for aromatherapy).
* ABT - Associate Beauty Therapists
* PBD - Professional Beauty Direct (for Massage & Aromatherapy ONLY)
* The CMA - Complementary Medical Association,
* IICT - International Institute for Complementary Therapists
* IPHM - International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine
An accredited certificate emailed to you on successful completion of the course (1 for body massage, 1 for aromatherapy massage & 1 for reflexology).
Self-Employment or Employment as a complementary therapist
You will need to purchase your own products (massage medium), equipment (e.g. massage couch / chair, hot stones set and heater) in order to carry out your case studies & practice your skills at home. We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied with your training pack.
FREE student and therapist resources section -- https://holistic-therapies-training.teachable.com/p/student-resources-free
- Body Massage accredited diploma
- Reflexology accredited diploma
- Aromatherapy Massage accredited diploma
- Anatomy and physiology accredited
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)
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Karen has more than 16 years experience in the industry, she is the founder of Holistic Therapies Training, 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.