Complementary Therapies (7607)

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2024
Our Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies is 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 


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This qualification meets 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.

It allows 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 – please check QiW website for available funding
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You will demonstrate your learning by giving a practical demonstration of your skills and by completing assignments.

What Careers Can This Lead To?
Complementary Therapist
Massage Therapist
What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver the qualification 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 this qualification, but it is suitable for learners with a Beauty Therapy or related qualification.

Level 3

Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies (7607-31)
Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2024 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: 1030 The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2027 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Qualification fees in the UK: £223.00 Our typical price is the one that is most often paid by a centre for a completed learner. Some prices are made up of multiple charging points so action like taking difference units or specialisms to complete and resitting assessments may mean the cost for some learners differs.

Additional information for centres

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