If you love promoting the holistic health and wellbeing of others, this is the course for you. This is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a reflexologist. The course encourages practical learning where you will spend time in our treatment rooms working on clients, learning as you go and perfecting your skills in a supportive and knowledgeable environment. On completion you will be able to work in industry within a healthcare setting, for yourself, within a spa, salon or wellbeing centre.
This course is made up of four units:
Principals and Practice of Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of the history and influences on the complementary therapy sector
Business Practice for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge, understanding and practical skills in researching, planning, maintaining and marketing a business in the complementary therapy industry. You will also learn to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues.
Anatomy and physiology for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of anatomy, physiology and pathology.
Provide Reflexology for Complementary Therapies – the aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required to carry out reflexology using a range of techniques. You will also develop knowledge of reading of the feet.
These skills combined will give you the enthusiasm to work in a rapidly growing industry, for yourself or in a health care setting.
During your time with us at college we will hopefully be able to take you into industry so you can see and experience for yourself different career options.
What You Will Learn
You will learn the anatomy, physiology and pathologies for each of the systems of the body. As well as learning how to develop a bespoke treatment plan for each client you will work with client for several treatment building a case study.
By the end of the course you will have completed at least 100 reflexology treatments which will leave you feeling confident to work on a wide range of clients.
-Principals and practice of complementary therapies assignment, include three outcomes
-Business practice of complementary therapies assignment, includes 3 outcomes
-Anatomy and physiology includes twelve assignments and 2 hour exam
-Provide Reflexology includes completion of 100 treatments written up including reflection and three final observations.
You will be well supported whilst achieving this criteria.
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