Complementary Therapies (7607)

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2016
Our certificates and diplomas cover a wide range of skills, from aromatherapy, reflexology, body massage, business planning through to anatomy and physiology.

The Level 3 Suite of Complementary Therapies are recognised by the regulatory body CNHC and the following professional associations. 
  • CHP (Complementary Health Professionals)
  • GCMT (General Council Massage Therapy)
  • Reflexology Forum 
  • AoR (Association of Reflexologists) 
  • FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists)
  • CThA (Complementary Therapists Association)

 

Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies UCAS tariff

 

Grade

New Tariff points

P

48

Level 2 and 3 suite of qualifications meet the needs of candidates who want to practice as a therapist in the complementary therapies sector and provides a background understanding of the sector and the practical skills and knowledge required.

These qualifications allow candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for progression onto a professional complementary therapies qualification or employment and/or career progression in the complementary therapies sector.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

What's involved in studying this course?  Depending on what qualification you take, you'll cover:

Complementary Therapy Techniques
Anatomy and Physiology
Healthy Eating and wellbeing
Business awareness.
For most of our Complementary Therapies qualifications, you'll show your learning by giving a practical demonstration of your skills and by completing assignments.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Complementary Therapist
Massage Therapist
Aromatherapist
Reflexologist

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To find all the resource requirements for assessment and delivery, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

There are no formal entry requirements for these qualifications, but they are suitable for learners with a Beauty Therapy or related qualification.

What is involved delivering this course To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To find all the resource requirements for assessment and delivery, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

There are no formal entry requirements for these qualifications, but they are suitable for learners with a Beauty Therapy or related qualification.

Level 2

Level 2 will suit you if you want to gain a qualification which leads to progression onto the professionally recognised level agreed by the regulatory and lead bodies.

You choose from a range of qualifications available at this level, depending on the area you want to specialise in:

Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies
Level 2 Diploma in Basic Massage Techniques
Level 2 Diploma in Basic Aromatherapy Techniques
Level 2 Diploma in Basic Reflexology Techniques
Level 2 Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology for Complementary Therapies.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Basic Massage Therapist
Basic Aromatherapist
Basic Reflexologist
Complementary Therapist

Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies (7607-21)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies

  • Accreditation No: 600/4963/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 77 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 450 - 450 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Diploma in Basic Massage Techniques (7607-22)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 2 Diploma in Basic Massage Techniques

  • Accreditation No: 600/4964/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 44 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 260 - 260 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Diploma in Basic Aromatherapy Techniques (7607-23)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 2 Diploma in Basic Aromatherapy Techniques

  • Accreditation No: 600/4965/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 44 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 260 - 260 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Diploma in Basic Reflexology Techniques (7607-24)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 2 Diploma in Basic Reflexology Techniques

  • Accreditation No: 600/4966/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 44 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 260 - 260 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology (7607-25)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 2 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

  • Accreditation No: 600/4962/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 16 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 90 - 90 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

One or more pathways within this qualification has been approved by the DfE to appear in the 2016 Performance Tables. To review the qualifications approved please click here.

Level 3 is ideal if you want to develop your skills to a professional level and have a qualification that is recognised by the regulatory and lead bodies and professional associations.

At this level the following qualifications are available:

Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies
Level 3 Diploma in Body Massage 
Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy
Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology
Level 3 Certificate in Principals and Practices for Complementary Therapies
Level 3 Certificate in Body Massage for Complementary Therapies
Level 3 Certificate in Aromatherapy for Complementary Therapies
Level 3 Certificate in Reflexology for Complementary Therapies
Level 3 Certificate Anatomy physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies. 

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Complementary Therapist
Aromatherapist
Reflexologist
Massage Therapist

Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies (7607-31)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies

  • Accreditation No: 600/5072/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 103 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 520 - 520 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Massage (7607-32)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 3 Diploma in Massage

  • Accreditation No: 600/4969/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 57 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 296 - 296 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy (7607-33)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy

  • Accreditation No: 600/5092/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 59 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 296 - 296 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology (7607-34)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology

  • Accreditation No: 600/5088/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 63 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 296 - 296 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology (7607-35)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

  • Accreditation No: 600/4950/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 13 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 94 - 94 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Awards/Certificates in Complementary Therapies (7607-83)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies

  • Accreditation No: 600/4950/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 13 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 94 - 94 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Certificate in Principles and Practices for Complementary Therapies

  • Accreditation No: 600/5093/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 13 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 30 - 30 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Certificate in Massage for Complementary Therapies

  • Accreditation No: 600/5094/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 19 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 112 - 112 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Certificate in Aromatherapy for Complementary Therapies

  • Accreditation No: 600/5095/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 21 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 112 - 112 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Certificate in Reflexology for Complementary Therapies

  • Accreditation No: 600/5096/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 25 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 112 - 112 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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