VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology

reflexologyReflexology uses many techniques to manipulate reflex points along 10 zones found in the feet, of which correspond to a specific body part.
The treatment is primarily used for the stimulation of all bodily systems and aiding relaxation. Reflexology is performed frequently within the National Health Service and has a role in comforting and supporting terminally ill patients.

This VTCT Course leads to practitioner status, focusing on providing you with knowledge of the principles of reflexology, correct use of consultation techniques and how to interact with clients. You will also learn the benefits and techniques of reflexology and how to target certain key areas related to imbalances within the body.

 

  • UV31268 Principles and Practice of Complementary Therapies
  • UV31267 Business Practice for Complementary Therapies
  • UV31299 Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies
  • UV31302 Provide Reflexology for Complementary Therapies

 

UV31268 Principles and Practice of Complementary Therapies

  • History and origins of complementary therapies
  • Definitions and theory of techniques
  • Legislation
  • Codes of practice and ethics
  • Knowledge Questions

 

UV31267 Business Practice for Complementary Therapies

  • Marketing and promotion
  • Business opportunities and self-employment
  • Business plan
  • Knowledge Questions

 

UV31299 Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies

  • Organisation of the body
  • Anatomy and physiology to support knowledge and understanding of the body systems – Skin, Hair, Nails Skeletal system, Muscles, Nervous system, Endocrine system, Respiratory system, Cardiovascular system, Lymphatic system, Digestive system, Urinary system, Reproductive system
  • Knowledge Questions – pathologies of the systems
    • Test 1 - Anatomy & Physiology
    • Test 2 Anatomy & Physiology

 

UV31302 Provide Reflexology for Complementary Therapies

  • History of Reflexology
  • Classification of movements and techniques
  • Visual analysis of the feet
  • Location of zones and reflex points
  • Physical and psychological effects of Reflexology on the systems of the body
  • Adaptation of treatment
  • Client record cards
  • Consultation
  • Contra-indications
  • Contra-actions
  • Aftercare
  • Reflective practice and CPD
  • Reflexology Knowledge Questions
  • Case studies – to complete 100 treatments (minimum of 6 clients)
  • Practical assessments at the Academy

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