Diploma in Complementary Therapies
(Including deposit of £200)
Courses to be announced.
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,
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
no entry requirements for this qualification although attendance on
the Introduction to Massage course would be helpful.
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
is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification.
VTCT Level 3 Diploma
in Complementary Therapies
Course times are
from 10.30 am to about 4.30 pm depending on the group size.
The group size is kept at ten or below for individual
The venue is at the Manchester School of Massage in
In certain circumstances we may be able to offer a monthly payment
Part-time work experience for students is available at Manchester
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