Complementary Therapies Diploma Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is suited to individuals intending to use complementary therapies to treat a wide range of clients with a variety of conditions, with a possible collaboration with the medical profession.

Topics include:

  • Anatomy, physiology and pathology
  • Reflective practice
  • Body massage
  • Reflexology
  • Aromatherapy
  • Principles and practice of complementary therapies
  • Business practice for complementary therapists

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through examinations, practical assessments, case studies, assignments and final assessments.

Progression Options

On successful completion, you could progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage or Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy. Alternatively, you could seek employment as a Complementary Therapist in a salon or spa, beauty salon, health farm, cruise liner, within the care industry or the NHS. You could also work as a self-employed therapist.

Course Summary

Course Title Complementary Therapies Diploma Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 4 range, including English and Maths or a
Level 2 qualification. Entry is also subject to a successful

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