What are Complementary Therapies?
Health and medical practices from across the world which have been used throughout the 10,000 years of human history.
- From Ancient China
- From North America
- From Japan
- From India
Aims of the programme
To explore the holistic approach to health and well-being, which seeks to treat the person as a whole looking at all aspects of their lives, lifestyle, diet, occupation and emotions.
Practical demonstrations, tests and written assignments.
Principles and Practice for Complementary Therapies
Understand the key historical factors and theoretical background of Complementary Therapies.
Business Practise for Complementary Therapies
Understand the key business criteria required for Complementary Therapies.
Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
Extensive knowledge of the organisation of the body through in-depth study of all the bodily systems to include related pathology.
Students will learn to blend and use a variety of essential oils and apply massage techniques to meet client needs.
Provide Body Massage
Students will learn to prepare for and provide body massage treatments using a wide range of techniques and skills.
Students will learn the techniques used to apply treatment to feet and hands.
Students will carry out self reflection and its impact on personal growth and practice, and identify key strengths and limitations in their knowledge and understanding as a developing therapist.
- be 17 years old
- and have 5 GCSEs grade A - C
Mature students who have a strong commitment to study within the Complementary Therapy field are considered on an individual basis.
For more information, please contact Patricia Parfitt, Programme Manager:
- Tel: 01458 844596
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org