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VTCT Level 3 Diploma In


Successful completion of this course will enable learners to join professional, recognised organisations including The Federation Of Holistic Therapists, The Association Of Reflexologists and The Complementary And Natural Healthcare Council


The following units are including in this diploma:


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


The reflexology course runs over 9 full days on a monthly basis (with the exception of the first 2 weekends) followed by a final 1/2 day for assessment


There are no pre-entry requirements for this course


The cost is £1,190 which includes face-to-face training, manuals, online resources, email support and assessment


Learners will need to compile a portfolio of evidence, complete case studies and assignments.  Learners will be expected to complete 100 reflexology treatments before the end of the course. This is a requirement of VTCT which demonstrates the professional nature of this course


Learners will need to bring their evidence to a final 1/2 day session during which a practical assessment will be undertaken


Additional costs - £108.00 VTCT fee (2021-2022)


Learners are expected to wear salon uniform, minimal makeup, no nail polish and hair should be tied back and off the face.  If learners do not own a salon uniform, they may wear black trousers, flat closed-in black shoes, black socks and a plain black t-shirt or polo shirt

This course covers:


Reflexology Unit

The history of reflexology; zones, guidelines and reflexes; theories of how reflexology works; benefits and effects; reflexology techniques; professionalism and professional appearance; treatment environment; hygiene and safety in the salon; massage mediums; contra indications; contra actions; equipment needed; treatment adaptations; preparation for treatment; visual analysis; treatment procedure; home-care advice; hand reflexology; treatment evaluation; reflective practice; insurance and legislation

Assessment is by way of assignments. There is no external exam paper


Principles And Practice For Complementary Therapies Unit

The history, origins and theories of complementary therapies, legislation, codes of conduct, professional organisations, consultation and communication techniques, confidentiality, treatment planning and referrals

Assessment is by way of assignments. There is no external exam paper


Business Practice For Complementary Therapies Unit

Legislation, insurance, marketing and public relations, employment opportunities, business types and business plan

Assessment is by way of assignments.  There is no external exam paper


Anatomy, Physiology And Pathologies Unit (Distance Learning)

Organisation of the body

Skin, hair and nails

The skeletal system

The cardiovascular system

The digestive system

The endocrine system

The lymphatic system

The muscular system

The nervous system

The respiratory system

The reproductive system

The urinary system

There is an exam paper for this unit


Next Course(s)


Weekend Course


12 and 13 Feb 2022

12 and 13 March 2022

9 April 2022

14 May 2022

18 June 2022

16 July 2022


7 May 2022 (Principles And Practice and Business Practice units)








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