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Complementary Therapies Level 3 VTCT Diploma at Kidderminster College

Course description

This course will provide you with the skills to communicate, plan and deliver complementary therapy treatments. You will learn how to interact with clients as well as planning and providing treatments that are safe and effective. You will gain a good understanding of the principles and practices of complementary therapies and consultation skills, plus:

-Business practice
-Anatomy, physiology and pathology
-Body massage
-Aromatherapy and reflexology

Functional skills will be incorporated into the programme.

Entry requirements

Under 19s are required to supply evidence of a Level 2 qualification in Complementary Therapies or evidence of four GCSEs grades A-C (including English and three other academic subjects).  Mature learners are welcome, a good standard of education is essential.


Direct teaching, assignments, research and written assessments. You will be required to complete a number of case studies for practical units. Functional skills or GCSE English and maths and work experience will be incorporated into the programme.

Financial information

Salon uniform, course textbook and aromatherapy/essential oils kit.

Future opportunities

Foundation degree in beauty and health industries. (It is important to check individual university entry requirements).

Complementary Therapist, Spa Therapist

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kidderminster College directly.

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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    • The college is based in a stunning, modern building, with teaching rooms and specialist facilities on four floors surrounding a beautiful, glass-covered central atrium. You will find well-equipped classrooms, studios, workshops and performance spaces as well as state-of-the-art IT. High quality catering is available in the magnificent Terrace café in the centre of the college