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Complementary Therapies

24+ Learning Loan Eligible

Holistic therapies are those concerned with treating the whole person rather than one specific aspect. This course is designed for students wishing to gain a formal qualification in Complementary Therapies allowing you to practise as a therapist. The content of the course comprises the following disciplines: Aromatherapy

Body massage

Reflexology

As part of the Diploma you will also study:-

Anatomy & Physiology, Health & safety legislation.

Your tutor will assess you in one of the college's salons. The salon will reflect a realistic environment and you will be expected to work on real clients in a competent way in order to achieve each of the units. In addition you will need to complete a portfolio of evidence. The portfolio supports your practical expertise and shows that you understand the theorectical concepts behind the practical tasks that you are able to carry out.

Due to the demands of the course home study is an ESSENTIAL requirement in order to achieve qualification.

This course is Advanced Learner Loan eligible, which can fully cover the course fee. The fee for this course is £4,670 for the academic year 16/17.

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

Study Programmes

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

What the course leads to

There is a natural progression to other related subjects in Reiki, crystal therapy and colour therapy also the qualification can lead to employment within the industry and or self employment.

Higher Education

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When the course runs

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

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Course Location

Duke Street
L1 5BG

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Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The College has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of course details given on fact sheets, in the prospectus and on the web site. However, the College reserves the right to make changes to provision and to discontinue courses when necessary. Please note that the College cannot accept any liability for inaccuracies or omissions which arise due to such changes.

Course Bundle Lookup

Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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