VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies (QCF)

This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to pursue your first steps into Complementary therapies

  • What will be studied

    Throughout the qualification you will study a variety of modules including; • Health , safety and hygiene for Complementary Therapies • Introduction to clinic services and business awareness for Complementary Therapies • Introduction to principles and practices for Complementary Therapies • Knowledge of anatomy & physiology for Complementary Therapies • Provide basic Body massage for Complementary Therapies • Provide basic Aromatherapy for Complementary Therapies • Provide basic Reflexology for Complementary Therapies • Introduction to healthy eating and wellbeing for the complementary therapy client

  • What are the entry requirements?

    4 GCSE passes at grades D or above, including English and Maths or an equivalent qualification.

  • Where does this course lead to?

    This course will provide you with the skills to communicate, plan and deliver Complementary Therapies. You will learn how to interact with clients as well as planning and providing treatments that are safe and effective. You will gain a good understanding of principles and practices of Complementary Therapies and consultation skills plus; • Business awareness • Anatomy & physiology • Basic Body massage • Basic Aromatherapy and reflexology

  • What qualifications will be gained?

    Level 2 VRQ Diploma in Complementary Therapies

  • How will this course be delivered?

    Each practical treatment will be taught and demonstrated by the tutor; learners will practice on each other and then work on clients. You will complete a range of tasks including essays, individual research, group presentations and assessment papers.

  • How will I be assessed?

    Continuous practical, assignments and written assessment paper, per unit title. Work experience and functional skills or GCSE are Maths and English included on this programme

  • How to get a place?

    You can apply online. You will be required to undertake an interview

  • Other Information:

    Additional costs- College uniform and aromatherapy kit- plus lever arch files. Possible trips.

  • Exam Board:
    VTCT (77Crdits)

    Education- • Level 4 Salon Management • Employment- • Beauty therapist • Spa Therapist • Salon technician • Foundation Degree (it is important to check individual university entry requirements)


Start Date : Sept 2017 End Date : June 2018 Fee : N/A
Day : Sunday Time : 14-18 hrs per week Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 year
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