About the course
This course is an intensive, part time study into the fascinating world of reflexology. It is suitable for students who have, or are working towards a level 3 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology qualification.
Reflexology is a holistic treatment involving pressure techniques applied to the feet or hands which stimulates or relaxes corresponding areas of the body, thus helping the body's systems to function in harmony and maintain a good state of health. The course provides students with all the knowledge and practical skills they will need to be able to provide a reflexology treatment.
All students are expected to attend College three hours a week on an evening and are also required to complete course work and research in their own time. It is compulsory for all students to complete 100 hours of case studies, before they can gain the qualification. Students are also given the opportunity to carry out reflexology treatment on the general public within the college salons. Reflexology is one of the many holistic courses offered to students at West Suffolk College.
Entry is by interview only with the Course Director. All applicants need to have successfully completed or are working towards the Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology Level 3. If applicants require further information before completing an application form, they should contact the College. This course may not be suitable for people with nut allergies.
VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology.
What you'll learn (core modules)
This programme requires students to attend College for one evening per week and to complete at least one day of home study. The course covers health, safety and hygiene for complementary therapies. Provide reflexology and business practice for complementary therapies.
How will I be assessed?
This course has an end point practical assessment, similar to a trade test, this covers practical skills and behaviours of the professional reflexologist.There will also be an end of course exam, this covers theory taught. All elements must be completed and achieved in order to achieve a full qualification.
Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)
In the salons within West Suffolk College.
Where will this course take me?
On completion of the course students will be able to progress onto a variety of possible courses provided by West Suffolk College, such , Level 3 Indian Head Massage, Level 3 Hot Stone Massage, and a selection of courses not related to the Beauty Industry. Completion of the course may facilitate employment within the beauty industry.
This could be in a salon, a spa, a cruise ship, working for a company as a rep or students could go freelance and set up their own business. This qualification is internationally recognised which means students can work in this country or abroad. The qualification also gives the student a good underpinning knowledge to go on to further training within the medical profession.
How much will it cost?
To be confirmed - Approx £700 to include college kit and uniform
If you need help with funding
Any student over the age of 19 will need to pay full costs unless they are in receipt of benefits, the Student Welfare department will be able to help you with this application.
I'm interested. What should I do now?
Apply on line and complete the application form, you will be called in to the college to interview with a member of the team who will give you more detail about the programme an help you enrol onto the course.
Days & times
Date(s) to be confirmed