Complementary Therapies (6004)

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2016
The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Complementary Therapies (540) is aimed at you if you are looking to work in the Complementary Therapies sector.  This qualification aims to provide you with a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the Complementary Therapies Industry.

These technical qualifications can also form part of the City & Guilds TechBac – an exciting new framework for learning designed to give 14 - 19 year olds the technical and professional skills needed to progress from FE onto an apprenticeship, into university or into the modern jobs market.

To ensure learners develop the wider workplace skills required by employers, TechBac goes above and beyond the technical qualification. It combines an accredited project qualification, practical work experience and critical skills development, brought to life via the TechBac Skills Zone, an innovative online learning hub giving learners the opportunity to practice and develop their skills anytime, anywhere.

This qualification is suitable for anyone over the age of 16 years.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Complementary Therapies (540) covers a very wide range of skills and knowledge required for working in the complementary therapies sector.

These are compulsory areas:

• Principles and practices for complementary therapies
• Business practice for complementary therapies
• Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies
• Provide body massage for complementary therapies
• Provide aromatherapy for complementary therapies
• Provide reflexology for complementary therapies

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Achievement of the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Complementary Therapies (540)  demonstrates to an employer that you have the necessary advanced technical skills to be employed as a Complementary Therapist.

This qualification could lead to a job as a Complementary Therapist working in one of the following areas:

• Salon
• Health resort
• Integrated healthcare sector
• Product manufacturing

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications, centres/colleges will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical and theoretical aspects of the qualification.

Centres and providers work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training. Employers will provide demonstrations and talks on the industry and where possible work placements will also be provided by the employers.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 3

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Complementary Therapies (540) (6004-30)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Complementary Therapies (540)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7355/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 540 - 540 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

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