VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology (QCF)
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology (QCF) is a technical level vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed reflexologist. This qualification is based on National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is approved and supported by this qualification is approved and supported by Skills for Health, the sector skills council for health as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as reflexologist.
Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in beauty/massage/ complementary therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.
Why is this qualification most suitable?
This qualification is the only Level 3 qualification offered by VTCT in reflexology. The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology (QCF) is about providing a safe and effective reflexology treatment. This qualification allows learners to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients.
What does this qualification cover?
This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16+ age groups, and will develop the knowledge skills to prepare learners for employment as a reflexologist. Learners will have their reflexology skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment.
This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a reflexologist including: knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice and business practice, anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies - the full list of units is presented in the learners Record of Assessment book (ROA) (specification). You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide reflexology services. An additional unit may be added to develop knowledge and understanding of healthy eating and wellbeing for the complementary therapy client.
Qualification Structure - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 4 units
Business practice for complementary therapies
Principles and practice of complementary therapies
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies
Provide reflexology for complementary therapies
Healthy eating and well being for the complementary therapy client
Career opportunities exist in a variety of contexts as a beauty/massage therapist, including:
- Working in commercial beauty salons/spas/cruise liners
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
Further Learning OpportunitiesWhilst this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a reflexologist, learners may choose to develop their skills further by undertaking Technical Level qualifications in beauty and complementary therapies at Level 3 or 4, these include:
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies (QCF)
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy (QCF)
- VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage (QCF)
- VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage (QCF)
- VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Indian Head Massage (QCF)
The London School of Traditional Massage & Beauty
96 Martins Road, Shortlands, Bromley, Kent, BR2 0EF, UK.
Phone: +44 (0)208 460 1213 www.lstmb.london