Complementary Therapies
Course Introduction
Complementary therapies are those concerned with treating the whole person rather than one specific aspect .This qualification includes the major use holistic therapies of massage, aromatherapy and reflexology for use in general practice.

Swedish massage and Aromatherapy are undoubtedly one of the most effective ways of relieving stress and tension from the strains of everyday life. They can also be used to help with pain relief of minor muscular disorders. Massage will contribute to maintaining a healthy wellbeing both physiologically and psychologically. The benefits of massage are now being recognised and promoted by the medical field.

Reflexology is a form of treatment based on the belief that the body is dependent upon energy flows which can be improved through specific pressure massage of the hands and feet where all the internal body structures and organs are mapped or mirrored in miniature.

The treatment can be used for stimulation of systems and relaxation.

This course is suitable for those employed in the beauty therapy, holistic and health related sectors and others wishing to acquire the particular skills involved. 

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded with a qualification that is recognised in industry and will enable you to gain insurance.

Entrance Requirements
There are no formal prerequisite qualifications.

If you already hold one or some of the units contained in this qualification we can accredit your prior learning and you can just pick up the units you require to achieve the full qualification –this will reduce the cost
Please contact the academy for more information.

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Course Content
  • History of the treatments
  • Benefits and effects of treatments
  • Associated Anatomy & Physiology
  • Relevant theory
  • Contra-indications & contra-actions to treatments
  • Client consultation and treatment planning
  • Aftercare advice
  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Practical demonstration
Four days – 10.00am -3.00pm –to complete Swedish massage
Five days – 10.00am – 4.00pm –to complete Reflexology
One and a half days - 10.00am -4.00pm & 10.00am-1pm - to complete Aromatherapy and consultation units
Assessment Day – 10.00am - 4.00pm
Training - £1500-payment by installments available
Text book –academy will advise
Additional assessment session (if required) - £60

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