Funded through 19+ Advanced Learner Loans – The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a reflexologist. This qualification is designed for learners aged 19 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a reflexologist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.
This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a reflexologist including, mandatory units covering the following: knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice and business practice, anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies. You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide reflexology treatments.
Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, and client care. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to use reflexology techniques for relaxation and to promote self-healing for your clients. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
What could this qualification lead to?
This qualification will confirm your competence for employment as a reflexologist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a reflexologist. Career opportunities as a reflexologist exist in a variety of contexts, including: –
Working in commercial complementary therapy clinics
Working a commercial spa or salon
Working in the NHS in hospitals and care homes
Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
Who supports this qualification?
This qualification is based on the complementary therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK’s leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose for preparing you for a career as a reflexologist. Holders of this qualification are eligible to become a professional member of BABTAC. Further information on BABTAC membership can be found on their website.
Practical units covered:
- Provide reflexology for complementary therapies
Theory units covered:
- Principles and practice of complementary therapies
- Business practice for complementary therapies
- Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies
Duration: 7 days/14 evenings over 6 months
Pre-requisites: Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology, which can be obtained from us for £80.
Included in the course:
- Course training manual.
- A relaxed, informal and professional atmosphere in which to learn.
- Fully qualified and experienced lecturers.
- Support and guidance during and on completion of the course.
- Liquid refreshment.
- VTCT qualification
**Please note you will need to do 100 treatments and we recommend 4 to 5 a week!