Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AC20402 GLH: 450 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 600/4847/5 Units: 7 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2018
Level: 2 Minimum Credits: 77

Additional Information

Who is this qualification for?


The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies (QCF) is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking to pursue a career as a complementary therapist. This qualification is recognised by the UK's leading professional body (the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)) as being fit for purpose for providing learners with the relevant knowledge and skills to progress to a Technical Level qualification in complementary therapy at Level 3.

What does this qualification cover?


This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16-19 age group. This qualification includes anatomy and physiology, basic massage therapy techniques, basic reflexology techniques, basic aromatherapy techniques, healthy eating and wellbeing, clinic services and business awareness. Learners will have their knowledge and skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.

What could this qualification lead to?


Learners who complete this qualification can progress to a Technical Level qualification in complementary therapy at Level 3, these include:

- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies (QCF)
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy (QCF)
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology (QCF)
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage (QCF)



Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 7 components and earn a minimum of 77 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV21265 F/503/7777 Introduction to clinic services and business awareness for complementary therapies 2 7 45
UV21266 J/503/7778 Introduction to principles and practice of complementary therapies 2 7 45
UV21294 M/503/7628 Knowledge of anatomy and physiology for complementary therapies 2 16 90
UV21295 H/503/7738 Provide basic massage therapy techniques for complementary therapies 2 14 80
UV21296 A/503/7745 Provide basic aromatherapy techniques using pre-blended oils 2 14 80
UV21297 D/503/7656 Provide basic reflexology techniques 2 14 80
UV21298 M/504/0318 Introduction to healthy eating and well being for the complementary therapy client 2 5 30

*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.

Documents


*To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.

Centres approved to run this qualification

VTCT accredits centres to offer our qualifications, but cannot advise which centres are running particular courses at any time. Please contact the centre directly to find out if they currently offering your chosen qualification.

NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.

Centre Name Telephone Website Location
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Filton Campus 0117 909 2357 Visit website Bristol, City of
Mid-Cheshire College 01606 74444 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Mid-Cheshire College - Winsford Campus 01606 74444 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Cosmetic Treatments & Injectables Academy - CTIA Ltd 07827 443233 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Truro - Penwith College 01736 335000 Visit website Cornwall
Carlisle College 01228 822700 Visit website Cumbria
Chesterfield College 01246 500500 Visit website Derbyshire
East Midlands College of Beauty & Complementary Therapies 01332 368333 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
Hartlepool College of Further Education 01429 295111 Visit website Durham - Hartlepool
3FIFTY3 Ltd 07498 403977 Visit website Durham - Stockton-on-Tees
II Intuitive 01594 846293 Visit website Gloucestershire
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Stroud Campus 01453 769424 Visit website Gloucestershire
Manchester International Beauty Academy 0161 708 0118 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Newall Green High School - Sixth Form Centre 0161 234 4654 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Salford City Academy 0161 785 1600 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Central Manchester College of Health and Beauty 0161 236 7181 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Beauty Room 01257 400080 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
East Kent College - Folkestone 01303 858216 Visit website Kent
Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
South Leicestershire College 0116 264 3555 Visit website Leicestershire
Silk Powder 0116 270 7692 Visit website Leicestershire - Leicester
Boston College Spalding 01775 715880 Visit website Lincolnshire
Enhance Training 020 8303 9222 Visit website London - Bexley
West London College 020 7565 1200 Visit website London - Hammersmith and Fulham
Nikki's Beauty Academy 020 8553 0868 Visit website London - Redbridge
Blackburne House 0151 709 4356 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Newsham Liverpool Adult Learning Centre 0151 233 1809 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Norris Green Liverpool Adult Learning Centre 0151 233 8539 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Park Road Liverpool Adult Learning Centre 0151 233 8539 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Springwood High School 01553 773393 Visit website Norfolk
Harrogate College 01423 879466 Visit website North Yorkshire
Bath College 01225 312191 Visit website Somerset - Bath and North East Somerset
Buxton and Leek College - Leek Campus 0800 074 0099 Visit website Staffordshire
North Warwickshire and Hinckley College 024 7624 3000 Visit website Warwickshire
West Midlands Nail and Beauty Academy 0121 794 0612 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Coventry College (City Campus) 024 76 932932 Visit website West Midlands - Coventry
Hayden Health and Beauty Training Academy - Halifax 01422 242421 Visit website West Yorkshire - Calderdale
Institute of Healing 01422 845866 Visit website West Yorkshire - Calderdale
The White Rose School of Health and Beauty 01484 510625 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Olive Training 01985 840093 Visit website Wiltshire
New College Swindon 01793 611470 Visit website Wiltshire - Swindon
Blossom Kochhar College of Creative Arts and Design +91 26473050 Visit website India
Bali BISA (Bali International Spa Academy) +62 361 281 289 Visit website Indonesia
Edinburgh College - Milton Road Campus 0131 559 4876 Visit website Edinburgh, City of
Energise Therapies Training Academy - Glasgow 07889 815165 Visit website Glasgow City
Glasgow Clyde College - Cardonald Campus 0141 272 3333 Visit website Glasgow City
Glasgow Clyde College - Langside campus 0141 647 6300 Visit website Glasgow City
Bridgend College 01656 302302 Visit website Bridgend
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Llandrillo 01492 546666 Visit website Conwy
Coleg Cambria - Deeside Campus 0300 303 0007 Visit website Flintshire
Coleg Cambria - Work Based Learning 01244 831531 Visit website Flintshire
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Menai 01248 370125 Visit website Gwynedd
Pembrokeshire College 01437 753000 Visit website Pembrokeshire
NPTC Group - Brecon 0845 408 6400 Visit website Powys
NPTC Group - Newtown 0845 408 6200 Visit website Powys
The College Merthyr Tydfil 01685 726000 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff
Coleg Cambria - Yale Campus 01978 311794 Visit website Wrexham

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