Yoga, Massage, Reflexology have all seen increased participation in the wellness and complementary health sectors. The ITEC Complementary Therapy Awards listed in this programme are vocational qualifications recognised by Ofqual within the UK Qualifications and Credit Framework. They focus on a range of practical skills and underpinning knowledge required in the Complementary Therapy Industry. The modules include Hot Stones, Yoga, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology, and Onsite Massage. The qualification is designed to provide occupational competency for employment and is acceptable for registration on the CNHC register of Complementary Therapies in the UK.
As part of this programme the Learner will study the business aspects, principles and theories of complementary therapies as well as the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the whole body. They will also study modules such as Onsite Massage, Indian Head Massage, Yoga, Hot Stones, and Reflexology and the underpinning knowledge and skills required to successfully perform these treatments.
Anatomy and Physiology; Reflexology; Holistic Massage; Professional Business Environment; Sports Massage; Indian Head Massage; Hot Stones/Onsite; ITEC Yoga.
1 year – September to May (full-time)
- Education: Previously achieved an ITEC or equivalent award in a Massage Therapy field OR Leaving Certificate or Equivalent OR Exemptions may be made for adult learners with previous experience in the workplace.
- Aptitude: A genuine interest in working the field.
- Previous Experience: Not essential but any previous experience in a salon would be an advantage.
Direct employment opportunities. Many of our students have also set up their own business.
The modules listed on this programme can be used to achieve the following
- ITEC Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology
- ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage
- ITEC Diploma in Complementary Therapies
- ITEC Award in Sports Massage Therapy
- ITEC Diploma in Lymphatic Drainage Massage
- ITEC Award in Body Massage
- ITEC Diploma in Stone Therapy Massage
- ITEC Diploma in Reflexology
- ITEC Diploma in on Site Massage
€250; each ITEC module will be an additional €120 per module.
Please note, course fees are subject to change.