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Complementary Therapies VTCT Level 2 Diploma About the Course Subject Complementary Therapies Study Mode Full-time Equivalent To 2 GCSEs at grade D-G Introduction 1 year full-time This vocationally related qualification offers initial training for those who wish to be complementary therapists and enter an academically progressive and professionally employable career in the complementary health therapy sector. The qualification will provide and develop skills to communicate with the client and plan and deliver basic complementary treatments safely and effectively. The modular units will provide essential knowledge and support practitioner skills development in basic massage therapy, basic reflexology techniques and basic aromatherapy techniques for complementary therapies. Course Units Supporting core units are: ? Knowledge of anatomy & physiology for complementary therapies ? Health, safety and hygiene for complementary therapies ? Introduction to healthy eating and well-being for the complementary therapy client ? Introduction to clinic services and business awareness for complementary therapies ? Introduction to principles and practice of complementary therapies Additional units: ? Provide face, neck and chest massage within complementary therapies ? Provide head scalp massage within complementary therapies ? Provide lower leg and foot and forearm and hand massage within complementary therapies Assessment Assessment will include internal and external format and will be collected in a portfolio of evidence. This will be developed with supportive, continuous, feedback throughout the course: ? to demonstrate achievement of learning outcomes ? evidence practical skills ? prove competency working on clients in a realistic working environment Any external assessment is set and marked by the awarding body. Further Opportunities Progression on to the Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies and Higher Education. Other Information Course Fees ? Candidates who are between 16-19 years old -full time courses are free ? Educational Maintenance Allowance may be available to candidates between 16-19 years old ? Professional Uniform cost approx. ?75.00 ? Professional shoes cost approx. ?25.39 ? Nurses Fob Watch cost approx. ?6.99 ? Aromatherapy Kit ?130.00 (This Kit will also be used in the second year) ? Student Insurance with the Professional Body ?35.00 approx. (linked to the examining body - essential for home case study work and professional information updates) Students will be expected to assist in sourcing their own clients for mandatory case study work: ? Student Resource fund ?20.00 (returnable at end of the Academic year) ? Life time Registration ?15.00 ? NSU Card ?15.00 (optional) All essential reading material is generally available in the College Library.

Complementary Therapies VTCT Level 2 Diploma About the Course Subject Complementary Therapies Study Mode Full-time Equivalent To 2 GCSEs at grade D-G Introduction 1 year full-time This vocationally related qualification offers initial training for those who wish to be complementary therapists and enter an academically progressive and professionally employable career in the complementary health...

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