Complementary Therapies (Level 3)





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About the course

Always been interested in holistic therapy? This course is a fantastic way of building on the basics of holistic therapy.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 2 Complementary Therapies qualification
  • 5 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) to include English 
  • Total commitment, enthusiasm and motivation and excellent time keeping
  • Ability to communicate with people
  • A personal interview- please bring a piece of work you would like to show the interviewer that you are proud of
  • ICT skills would be an advantage but not essential


What will I do on this course?

Mandatory modules

Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies Credit value: 103 This is a professional qualification which will allow membership into the following organisations; Aromatherapy, Allied Practitioners Association (AAPA), the General Council for Massage Therapy (GCMT) and the International Federation of Reflexologists (IFR). The suite of units included in this qualification is shown below. To achieve full certification, candidates must complete all six mandatory units, one multiple choice online

  • Principles and Practice of Complementary Therapies
  • Business Practice for Complementary Therapies
  • Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies
  • Body Massage for Complementary Therapies
  • Aromatherapy for Complementary Therapies
  • Reflexology for Complementary Therapies
  • Healthy Eating and Wellbeing for the Complementary Therapy Client

Who is it for?

This course is designed  for people interested in working in the following areas of the Complementary Health Therapies sector.  

  • Employment within a salon or clinic
  • Health farms
  • Leisure clubs
  • Spas  
  • Foundation Degree
  • Self-employment


How to apply

Please call 0117 312 5000 or click on the 'Enquire' button below


How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of ways, talk to your tutor when you join if you have any questions on this

  • Practical
  • Online assessment
  • Assignment based
  • Case studies


What could I do next?
  • Foundation Degree
  • Hot Stone Therapy
  • All other CPD (continual professional development courses) available
  • Sports Massage


Additional cost
  •  Uniform £33.00
  • Kit £80.00 Approx


 You will need an interview for this course 

Adult pathways




How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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