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Diploma in Complementary Treatments

Regular price Dhs. 30,000.00



This ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies, enables learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills to provide complementary therapy treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the complementary therapies industry.

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at level 3. It also provides a good platform for further training at levels 3 and 4.

The main skills the learner will perform are:

• Consultation techniques – vital in understanding the needs of clients and the treatment programme

• Health, safety and hygiene – contextualised to the environment the Learners will be working in

• Body massage techniques – the classical massage movements and how to adapt them to suit specific clients’ needs

• Aromatherapy techniques – including the blending of essential oils and the various methods of use

• Reflexology techniques – specific reflexology techniques and skills and how to adapt them to suit the client’s specific needs.

The learner will also develop knowledge about client care and communication which is essential to work and be successful in the complementary therapies industry. This qualification also provides:

• The related knowledge and understanding required to perform the massage, aromatherapy and reflexology treatments outlined above effectively, in particular, the anatomy and physiology of the body and common diseases and disorders that may affect when a client should or should not receive treatment

• Knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of complementary therapies • Knowledge and understanding of business practice in a complementary therapies context

• Opportunities for learners to focus on the development of their wider skills in a complementary therapy setting, such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem-solving

• Opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a complementary therapist Opportunities for progression Once learners have achieved the VTCT (ITEC)

Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies they may progress on to other VTCT (ITEC) or equivalent qualifications at levels 3 and 4 for example:

• Level 3 Diploma in Indian Head Massage

• Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage

• Level 3 Certificate in Lymphatic Drainage Massage 

• Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management

• Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage