Complementary Therapies Diploma

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This qualification covers the principles and practice of aromatherapy, massage and reflexology including health and safety, client care, client consultation and business principles.

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Cost:  £1180 (including deposit of £200)

  • Course CMY6. May 2017 Sat 6th, Sun 7th, Sat 13th, Sun 14th + Jul Sat 1st, Sun 2nd + Oct Sat 14th, Sun 15th, Sat 21st, Sun 22nd + Nov Sat 25th, Sun 26th + Dec Sat 2nd, Sun 3rd + Feb 2018 Sat 10th, Sun 11th, Sat 17th, Sun 18th + Mar Sat 3rd, Sun 4th, Sat 24th, Sun 25th
  • Course CMY8. May 2017 Mon 8th, Tue 9th, Wed 10th, Thu 11th +  Jun Mon 5th, Tue 6th + Aug Mon 14th, Tue 15th, Wed 16th, Thu 17th + Sep Mon 11th, Tue 12th, Wed 13th, Thu 14th + Oct Mon 9th, Tue 10th, Wed 11th, Thu 12th + Nov Mon 13th, Tue 14th, Wed 15th, Thu 16th

Course Content
Anatomy & physiology.
Effleurage, friction,  kneading,  wringing,  hacking,  cupping, tapotement.
Physiological benefits, psychological benefits, contra-indications, posture & stance.
Setting up in business, professionalism, patient care, salon layout, record keeping, aftercare advice.
Full body intuitive massage.

In depth study of essential oils, countries of origin, methods of production, physiological effects, psychological effects, effective use of oils.
Aromatherapy massage, facial treatment.
Contra-indications of oils, contra-indications of massage.
Dangerous oils, dangers of overdose.
Treatment Programme.
Blending of oils.
Chemistry of oils.
Client Comfort.
Stress Management.

Foot Massage, Spa Foot Oil Treatment.Zone theory – principles, philosophical and logistic.
Reflexes, stretch reflex, tendon reflex, flexor reflex, crossed extensor reflex. Reflexology treatment grips.
Foot massage.
Observations, indications, considerations and applications – pre, during and post-treatment.

Reading the body.
History taking.
Incorporating other techniques, methods & therapy.
Care and management of the individual.
Supporting health, safety & security in the workplace.
Developing interpersonal skills.

Course Tutors
Jean Pinion, Kerry Wallace, Fran Ryan

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification although attendance on the Introduction to Massage course would be helpful.

Examination System
Continuous assessment by means of written homework, assignments and home practice. Home study and practice is over a minimum period of three months following the school attendance days. A final assessment date is arranged after the home study period.
Please note that a fee of £146.00 is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification.

Qualification Attained
Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies

Course Format
The course is run in a modular format. It may be possible to ‘mix’ different course dates if certain dates are inconvenient.

Further Information
Course times are from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm depending on the group size which is kept at eight or less for more individual attention. The venue is at the Manchester School of Massage in South Manchester.

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1 review for Complementary Therapies Diploma

  1. 5 out of 5


    Jean was fantastic, I feel so much more confident in my complementary therapies diploma now, the paper work is not as terrifying either!

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