Level 3 (ITEC) DIPLOMA in REFLEXOLOGY for the Complementary Therapist

The Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology for the Complementary Therapist is a vocational qualification recognised by OfQual within the Qualifications and Credit Framework. It focuses on a range of practical skills and underpinning knowledge required in the Complementary Therapy Industry. The qualification is designed to enable students to practice as a competent and confident reflexologist.

The course content meets the core curriculum of the regulatory bodies at the time of accreditation and gaining the qualification permits entry to the voluntary Association of Reflexologists and Complementary and Natural Health Care Council.

On qualification students will receive the VTCT/ITEC Diploma which is designed to prove occupational competency for employment.

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The Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology for the Complementary Therapist follows a module framework.

In-person sessions cover the practical element, while supporting good practice.

On-line modules allow students to work through the theory elements at their own pace.

Assignments and case studies are for completion in the students’ own time.

Newly introduced in August 2020, this Level 2 award is a pre-requisite for completing the Reflexology Diploma and must be achieved within 3 months of starting the course. 

This knowledge-based qualification is aimed at complementary and sports massage therapists, who need to understand the COVID-19 infection prevention methods required in the working environment in order to maintain high levels of health and safety in the provision of their services to clients.

This self-study award requires about five hours of independent study and is supported by a series of on-line modules, which can be worked through at your own pace.

This qualification is assessed via an externally set multiple choice theory examination requiring a pass mark of 70%.

On completion of this qualification, a separate certificate is issued.

Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Complementary Therapies and Sports Massage

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provide reflexology for complementary therapies

The practical element of this unit is taught via in-person sessions held roughly twice-monthly.

Theory elements are studied via on-line modules, with support during the practical sessions

During practical classes, students must be prepared to practice with each other under supervision.

Students must undertake and document 100 reflexology treatments, for their portfolio of evidence.

In addition, there are several short assignments to complete.

The course culminates in a formal practical assessment.

All learners will be finally assessed via a practical examination by the external (ITEC) examiner. The portfolio of evidence and assignments are assessed internally by the college tutor and verified by the external (ITEC) examiner.

This unit covers Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for all the ITEC complementary therapy qualifications and is valid for five years.

This is a full self-study unit, requiring about 100 hours of independent study.

The course fees include our preferred text books and additional revision notes.

All learners will be assessed via an externally set multiple choice theory examination for this unit.

Many students choose to take this exam in advance of the practical, often six months into the course.

It is also possible to start this module as a stand-alone unit in advance of starting the full diploma.

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knowledge of anatomy, physiology & pathology for complementary therapies

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principles and practice of complementary therapies

This unit requires students to demonstrate a knowledge of other commonly available complementary therapies.

Students select four complementary therapies to research and document, including:

  • Concept, origins and development
  • Therapy objectives
  • Regulations and legal obligations
  • Training required
  • Key aspects of good clinical practice

This self-study unit, completed at your own pace,  is supported by a series of on-line modules that provide guidance on completing the assessed coursework.

This is assessed internally by the college tutor and verified by the external (ITEC) examiner.

 

This unit ensures that, as well as becoming a competent reflexologist, students are able to demonstrate their understanding of the work place and are capable of starting their own business if desired.

Students are expected to plan and prepare a business plan for a potential complementary practice.

The business plans requires understanding and documenting of the legal requirements and legislation for small businesses as well as other considerations such as marketing and company image.

The self-study unit, completed at your own pace,  is supported by a series of on-line modules that provide guidance on completing the assessed coursework.

This is assessed internally by the college tutor and verified by the external (ITEC) examiner.

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