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Complementary Therapies Level 3 Diploma

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care

What will you be working towards?

Code 5036/020
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This Level 3 VRQ Diploma is both stimulating and challenging. It will provide the opportunity to explore and develop the well-established therapy treatments of reflexology, aromatherapy and remedial massage, with an aim to practise these skills within integrated healthcare settings. Units in anatomy, physiology and pathology, business practice, health and safety and hygiene will ensure a sound theoretical background for professional practice. Alongside this you will also develop your interpersonal and communication skills with an emphasis on reflection and reflective practice. This increased depth of knowledge will prepare you for work in a variety of settings including hospitals, hospices, health centres and community services for people with additional needs.

How will it be delivered?

Your knowledge and understanding in these units will be collected in a portfolio of evidence. Guidance for this will come from your assessor. Your assessor may also ask questions to confirm your knowledge and understanding. Your assessor will also observe your practical performance in one assessment. Your grade will be determined by achievement of assessment criteria and achievement of additional performance standards.

Your next steps...

On successful completion of the course, and with a positive reference from your tutor, you will be able to progress to Level 4 in the following year. Alternatively, you may obtain suitable employment in the Spa, Beauty or healthcare industry.


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