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Diploma in Complementary & Alternative Therapies Level 2 - Brentwood

Havering College

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DIPLOMA IN COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES LEVEL 2 - BRENTWOOD Next start date(s) Sep Course Location Ardleigh Green Is this course for me? This Level 2 qualification introduces you to Complementary Therapies. This course is the starting point for qualifications in complementary therapies. What will I study? You will study the basics of a variety of complementary therapies including reflexology, aromatherapy and massage. You will also study core units which look at health & safety and the complementary therapy industry. You will learn routines which will be performed on the public using the excellent facilities in our salons. You will build your confidence, work on assignments and produce a portfolio with the assistance of our highly qualified, experienced and helpful staff. During the course you will have the opportunity to carry out enrichment activities related to your course, complete one week of work experience and attend a trip to an international spa for research and experience. These are the compulsory subjects: The qualification will include the following units: Unit 201 - Introduction to principles and practices of complementary therapies Unit 202 - Health, safety & hygiene in complementary therapies Unit 203 - Introduction to clinic services 7 business awareness for complementary therapies Unit 204 - Anatomy & physiology Unit 205 - Provide basic body massage techniques Unit 206 - Provide basic aromatherapy techniques Unit 207 - Provide basic reflexology techniques Unit 209 - Introduction to healthy eating and well being. You will also be required to achieve literacy and numeracy to Level 2 in the National Tests. What are the entry requirements? 4 GCSEa at grade D above to include English language and maths or successful completion of Level 1, 2 or 3 beauty therapy qualification. You should achieve Literacy level 1 at the start of the course and it is desirable that you be at level 2. Adult applicants must demonstrate ability to achieve L1 or above in equivalent qualificationswork history and at interview. All applicants are interviewed and must provide a reference. All applicants must take the college target test for literacy and numeracy. What can I do next? On successful completion, you can progress onto the level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies. You can also progress onto Beauty Therapy. Additional short course progression could be - thermal stone therapy, advanced aromatherapy or reflexology, thermal ear candling, Indian head massage, HND or Degree in complementary therapy, Thai massage, etc. What employment does this relate to? Employment opportunities - Complementary Therapy clinics, salons, health farms, spa, cruise ships, self-employment, working for retail holistic companies. How will I be assessed? Practical Assessment of skills - Ongoing assessment throughout the course to demonstrate competency against set performance criteria and covering set ranges of scenarios. Theory assessment of knowledge and research - Ongoing assessment of course-work through assignments, oral questions, internal tests and an external exam. General requirements - development of a portfolio through the year, which is handed in and validated at the end of the year. External online exams set by the awarding body. Course Information Course Code B866C2F-09 Duration 35 Weeks Timetable Tue 09:00 - 17:00 Thu 09:00 - 12:00 Mon 14:00 - 17:00 Fri 10:00 - 17:00 (Subject to change) Start Date 14 Sep 2009 End Date 25 Jun 2010 Location Ardleigh Green Contact CostsHome Students* Materials ?40.00 Tuition Fees ?0.00 Exam Fees ?183.00 Admin Fee ?42.00 Enrolment Entry to this course is via an Application Form available from Threshold Services. All fees quoted are per year. Subsequent years may incur additional examination fees. * Different costs apply for overseas students. Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the details, no responsibility is accepted by the College for any errors or omissions.

DIPLOMA IN COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES LEVEL 2 - BRENTWOOD Next start date(s) Sep Course Location Ardleigh Green Is this course for me? This Level 2 qualification introduces you to Complementary Therapies. This course is the starting point for qualifications in complementary therapies. What will I study? You will study the basics of a variety of complementary therapies including...

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