VTCT LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE IN ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY FOR COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES
VTCT qualifications are of a high standard, mapped to the National Occupational Standards.
After completing this qualification, you can use it as a unit of either VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage, Aromatherapy or Reflexology.
Some people have been able to use this to gain entry on nutrition, yoga , podiatry or physiotherapy courses.
(you would need to check this with the provider of the course you are intending to study)
THE COURSE CONTENTS
12 lessons -(can be completed in any order) which include anatomy and physiology of each system of the body
With each lesson comes a downloadable hand-out and some practice multiple choice questions.
The Pathologies are evidenced by way of research assignments
You will need to complete 11 assignments.
once all assignments have been submitted you will be eligible to apply for the written exams.
SUPPORT AND FEEDBACK
You will also have access to ongoing support throughout from Dee Kelsall (your teacher) – This will be via email.
As well as this, included in your course you will get one Skype/face time meeting with Dee which will last 1 hour. This is included in the price and the time will be arranged between you and Dee to best suit you both.
There are 2 exams . Each exam is a 2 hour multiple choice exam with 90 questions.
EXAM ONE covers the first 5 lessons
1: The organisation of the body
2: The Skin, hairs and nails (integumentary system)
3: The Skeleton
4: The Muscles
5: The Nervous System
EXAM TWO the remaining 7 lessons
6: The Endocrine system
7: The Respiratory system
8: The cardiovascular system
9: The Lymphatic system
10: The Digestive system
11: The Renal system
12: The reproductive system
The exams are held at Greenhouse Therapies in Chester with an invigilator.
Exam dates are on our Course dates & costs page.
HOW IT WORKS
After you have secured your place on the course you will gain access to all 12 lessons on our Vimeo page. To see do this you will need to follow a few simple steps:
- You will need to have a Vimeo account. It’s free to sign up and if you don’t already have one, you can follow this link to sign up.
- Send us an email telling us the name of your Vimeo account.
- Search “Greenhouse Therapies” on Vimeo or follow this link.
- Click “+Follow”.
- Once we see that you’re following us, we will follow you back and give you access to all 12 video lessons.
- 6. Refresh the page or close the Vimeo app and reopen it, and your videos lessons will be there ready for you to watch.
WILL I BE ABLE TO WATCH EACH LESSON MORE THAN ONCE?
Yes. There is no restriction on how many times you watch the lessons, but they do expire 12 months after your purchase of the course/individual video.
WILL I BE ABLE TO DOWNLOAD THE LESSONS?
For copyright reasons we don’t allow students to download the lessons. There is a Vimeo app, so you can watch on your phone or tablet if you like.
HOW LONG WILL I HAVE ACCESS TO THE LESSONS?
I ALREADY BOOKED ONTO A LEVEL 3 COURSE. DO I HAVE TO PAY FOR THESE VIDEOS AGAIN?
No. If you have started a Level 3 Course at Greenhouse Therapies within the last 12 months, you will have access to all the online lessons until 12 months after your Level 3 course began. If this is the case, please email us and we will arrange access to the videos for you.
If you have any other questions about this course please contact us.