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Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies at The White Rose School of Beauty (Barnsley)

Course description

This course is designed to provide a good understanding of the roles, responsibilities and practical skills of acomplementary therapist.

Course content

Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies


The main aim of this qualification is to provide the learner with the knowledge and practical skills as an introduction to the complementary therapies sector.

Learners will cover the following units:

Provide Basic Massage Therapy Techniques for Complementary Therapies.

Provide Basic Reflexology Techniques.

Provide Basic Aromatherapy Techniques.

Learners will also cover the underpinning knowledge of the following topic areas:

Health, Safety and Hygiene

Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology

Introduction to Healthy Eating and Well Being for the Complementary Therapy Client.

Introduction to Clinic Services and Business Awareness for Complementary Therapies.

Introduction to Principles and Practice of Complementary Therapies.


The course structure includes a combination of theory and practical sessions where learners will perform Level 2 treatments under supervision of the tutor.


Entry requirements

In additional to their GCSEs, learners should discuss their own circumstances with the College as entry is based on qualifications,skills and experience as well as a keen interest in a career in Beauty and Complementary Therapy.


  • Learners will be assessed through a range of practicalskills, written work and case studies. There are also some external assessments.
  • Progress on the course is monitored through regular tutorials and reviews.
  • Support is provided by our expert team throughout the course

Financial information

The cost will vary depending on age and current qualifications and need to be discussed with the College.


Future opportunities

On successful completion you can undertake further study at NVQ Level 3,otherLevel 3 qualifications orwork in the industry

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Further information

Learners should contact the College to discuss/apply for this course and ensure it is appropriate for their needs.

The college is located in the centre of Barnsley at:

White Rose School of Health and Beauty (Barnsley), Queens Court Business Centre, Regent Street, Barnsley S70 2EG

Tel: 01226 786 763


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The White Rose School of Beauty (Barnsley) directly.

Last updated date: 17 March 2016
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