The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology (QCF) is a preparation for work qualification that has been designed to prepare you for a career as a Reflexology therapist / practitioner.
This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice and business practice for complementary therapies. You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide Reflexology services.
This is a practitioner level qualification.
Entry Requirements: To be accepted onto this course you will need to have completed the following:
(By long and painful experience we have found these requirements to be in your best interest – for your logical learning progression – and beyond doubt is your best route to Professional Qualification and ultimate success. We are interested in your success!)
Units within this qualification have been mapped to the relevant National Occupational Standards (NOS) and the qualification is accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) as well as being approved and supported by Skills for Health (the sector skills council for health).
This is a 4 unit diploma, the 4 units are:
1: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES including:
History of complementary therapies
Good clinical practice
2: BUSINESS PRACTICE FOR COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES including:
Researching a business concept
Preparing a business plan
Setting up a business
3: KNOWLEDGE OF ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY FOR COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES
(Greenhouse Therapies offer this as a separate course) including:
The organization of the body
The anatomy, physiology and pathologies of each system of the body
Please note: this unit is not covered in the 15 days scheduled. You need to attend the Anatomy and Physiology sessions.
4: PROVIDE REFLEXOLOGY FOR COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES including:
Preparation of working area, self and client
Health and Safety
Benefits of Reflexology
The consultation process including assessing the feet/hands
Application and uses of techniques, relaxation techniques – effleurage, petrissage, vibrations, passive movements.
Reflexology techniques thumb/finger walking, pin point rotation, hook in backup, rocking.
Application of these techniques in foot reflexology and hand reflexology.
Correct posture in applying reflexology to prevent long term injury as a therapist
After-care of client
Adaptation of Reflexology to suit the individual
Reflecting on practice
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
Continuous assessment by means of written homework, assignments and home practice in the form of case studies.
Internal assessment involves tests and practical observations.
The course culminates in a final examination involving a practical observation of the therapy on a client of your choice.
Case Studies – there are 100 sessions required.
10 people x 8 times
20 individual sessions
Case studies may only be started with the permission of the tutor (usually after the pre-formative assessment).
This course can be attained within 4-6 months days or evenings 6 – 12months.
days or eves ( daytime 6-9pm eves) + final exam
Finally – THANK YOU! for choosing Greenhouse Therapies as your VTCT Approved Training Provider: We are looking forward to teaching you and helping you move forward in your chosen career – you have chosen well!
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