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

Please note, there is an additional cost for kit that will be discussed at your interview. Once you enrol on the course, you will receive further details and links to make purchases from the College or directly with suppliers.

Assessment Methods

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

Progression Options

On successful completion, you could study sports massage or 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 relevant Level 2 qualification. Entry is also subject to a successful interview.

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The course has given me an insight into what I could do within the industry when I graduate, and I particularly enjoy the open clinic sessions when we work on the general public.

Charlotte Cossins-Price

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