|Sector: Complementary Therapy||Category: Complementary Therapy|
|VTCT Product Code: AC20408||GLH: 90||Age Restriction: 16|
|Qualification Number: 600/4961/3||Units: 1||Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2023|
|Level: 2||Minimum Credits: 16|
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology for Complementary Therapies is a knowledge-based qualification that provides a sound platform for a career in complementary therapies. Units in this qualification have been mapped to the relevant NOS (where applicable). This qualification is approved and supported by Skills for Health, the sector skills council for health. It is recognised 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.
Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.
Why is this qualification most suitable?
The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology for Complementary Therapies is a knowledge-based qualification that will provide the learner with a sound platform for a career in complementary therapies.
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16+ age groups. This qualification includes knowledge and understanding of the organisation of the body, and the structure, function and pathologies of the skin, hair and nails, the structure, function and pathologies of the various body systems including the skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, lymphatic, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems.
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 Award in Healthy Eating and Wellbeing for the Complementary Therapy Client
- 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
- VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies
Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of 16 credits.
|Unit Code||Unit Ref||Unit Title||Level||Credits||GLH|
|UV21294||M/503/7628||Knowledge of anatomy and physiology for complementary therapies||2||16||90|
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