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Course Content Award: Level 3 Diploma - City & Guilds What's it all about?: This level 3 qualification is an advanced vocational qualification which focuses on the development of practical skills and underlying principles required in the complementary therapies sector. This qualification has been designed to: meet the needs of students who want to practice professionally as a therapist meet the core curriculum criteria of the regulating forums for massage therapy, aromatherapy and reflexology provide a broad background understanding of complementary and alternative therapies provide an awareness of the range of jobs and work settings in the sector allow students to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment andor career progression in the complementary therapies sector enable students to make an informed assessment of their own aptitude for work in this sector and to make informed decisions about careers returning to work, career development options or possible career change. Progression: You may progress to the Foundation Dergree in Complementary Therapies offers at the College Entry Requirements: In our experience in order to be successful on this level of course you will need one of the following: ? four to five* GCSEs at grades A*-C (including English and maths) ? an intermediate GNVQ in a related subject ? a BTEC first diploma in a related subject ? an NVQ level 2technical certificate in a related subject ? successful completion of an apprenticeship programme ? successful completion of the GatewayNewstart programme ? equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience. * A level candidates will be expected to have five GCSEs Duration: One year Course Overview What does the course involve?: This qualification is recognised and accepted for membership by professional associations such as the Aromatherapy and Allied Practitioners Association, and the International Federation of Reflexologists. You will study: -reflexology -body massage -aromatherapy -anatomy and physiology and pathology -advanced pathology -business practice -reflective practice -principles and practice of complementary therapies -key skills In addition to the above, you will be given the opportunity to take: -first aid -nutrition level 3 diploma. When can I study?: Various days and times Course Facts Although we are not yet able to confirm dates or fees, applications for the next course are now welcome.

Course Content Award: Level 3 Diploma - City & Guilds What's it all about?: This level 3 qualification is an advanced vocational qualification which focuses on the development of practical skills and underlying principles required in the complementary therapies sector. This qualification has been designed to: meet the needs of students who want to practice professionally as a therapist meet the...

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