|Sector: Complementary Therapy||Category: Complementary Therapy|
|VTCT Product Code: AC20402||GLH: 450||Age Restriction: 16|
|Qualification Number: 600/4847/5||Units: 7||Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2023|
|Level: 2||Minimum Credits: 77|
Documentation for this qualification last amended 1 September 2020
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies 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
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage
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|
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