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VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies

Course Dates:

Bideford, North Devon – 10 days

August – Tues 21st, Wed 22nd, Tues 28th, Wed 29th

September – Wed 5th, Thurs 6th, Tues 25th

October – Thurs 18th, Tues 30th

November – Thurs 8th

(Additional tutor contact days and practice days also available)

Induction appointments to be booked  by 20th July 2018


September 18 – Fri 21st, Fri 28th,

October 18 – Fri 5th, Fri 12th, Fri 19th

November 18 – Fri 9th, Fri 16th, Fri 23rd

December 18 – Fri 7th

January 18 – Fri 4th

Induction appointments to be booked  by 31st August 2018

Complementary therapies VTCT Level 3 VRQ Diploma training course – 19+ Advanced Learner Loan

Complementary therapies
Complementary therapies



This qualification will develop your knowledge and practical skills to provide body massage, aromatherapy and reflexology.

Reflexology – Modern reflexology provides deep relaxation, revitalised energy, stress relief, preventative healthcare and balance to the systems of the body. You will learn to activate the healing powers of the body using energy zones that run throughout the body and reflex areas in the feet that correspond to all the major organs, glands and body parts.

Body Massage – This course will help you to discover the benefits both physically and emotionally from massage.  You’ll be taught how to provide a skilful full body massage to ease those tired, aching muscles and to de-stress your client.

Aromatherapy – This course will help you to discover the benefits both physically and emotionally from massage with essential oils. You’ll be taught to select, blend and safely use essential oils to suit your client’s needs and how to provide a skilful full body aromatherapy massage.  You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide aromatherapy services. You may also choose to complete an additional unit which will develop your knowledge and understanding of healthy eating and wellbeing for the complementary therapy client.

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies (QCF)

Entry level:    

There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to

undertaking this qualification.

Course format:          

Practical attendance & assessment:  10 days

Course duration: 16 weeks

Coursework: Home study and portfolio of evidence containing questions and assignment work

Written Exam: 2 papers

Training material is emailed to you.

Course content:                    

Unit UV31268 – Principles & Practice for complementary therapies.

Unit UV31267 – Business Practice for Complementary Therapies.

Unit UV31299 – Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies.

Unit UV31300 – Provide body massage for complementary therapies

Unit UV31301 – Provide aromatherapy for complementary therapies

Unit UV31302 – Provide reflexology for complementary therapies


GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 520 – 550. (GLH incl’s. practical, coursework, case studies, assessments, written exams)

Home study (Coursework): This can be started at anytime,


10 days

Training Venues:

The practical training is currently available at the following Venues: ~ Bideford, Devon ;

Model required?:      

Group training = No, students will work on each other.

One to one training = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to the practical training to practice your routine on.

Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.

Assessments = Yes, you may be required to bring a model along to assessments to practice your routine on.

Case Studies: 

You must carry out and document evidence for at least:

Body Massage – 30 treatments

Aromatherapy – 60 treatments

Reflexology – 100 treatments

(Case studies can be combined to cover 2 or more therapies)

Exam board:  

The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust)

  Our students have been offered an amazing opportunity to apply as a volunteer at North Devon Hospice to offer treatments to carers and staff to complete their case studies.
The application is subject to interview & recruitment process.Click here for more details


Course Progression: 

On completion of your qualification you may choose to undertake further study; qualifications you could currently progress to through our advanced learner loan include:


Working in collaboration with Any Driver Ltd to bring student finance to our students

Career Opportunities:          

Self-Employment or Employment as a Complementary Therapist, massage therapist, Aromatherapist or reflexologist .

What’s included:      

Training material emailed to you.  A coursework tutor is assigned to you for full support throughout the course. Fully qualified tutor for the practical training.  A VTCT qualification is posted to you on successful completion of the course.

Additional Costs:      

You will need to purchase your own products (essential oils, massage medium), equipment (e.g. massage couch / chair) and massage oils in order to carry out your case studies. We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied with your training pack.

Qualification gained:

A VRQ – VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies (QCF)

This qualification is mapped to the relevant NOS (National Occupational Standards), where applicable. This qualification is accredited on the qualifications and credit framework (QCF).  This qualification is a VRQ (Vocationally Related Qualification.)

We have partnered with HHBTA Ltd, Glos to bring VTCT courses to our students & Any Driver Ltd to bring 19+ advanced learner loans to our students.

Advanced Learner Loan Course Fee:


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Advanced Learner Loan

19+ Advanced learner Loans offered in conjunction with Any Driver Ltd. To apply for your advanced learner loan please complete our enrolment form below.  We will then forward your details to our student finance manager who will then contact you to complete your application. All learner loans are subject to successful application, and induction. Details of how the advanced learner loan works, is listed here – ADVANCED LEARNER LOAN

For further details, please email us on – learning@holistictherapiestraining.co.uk