Complementary Medicine Year 2

 

A range of ITEC diplomas are offered in year 2 of Complementary Medicine. A prerequisite for eligibility for these ITEC diplomas requires success in the Diploma in Holistic Massage in year 1. A Diploma in Tuina Acupressure is also on offer, the Certificate in year 1 is a requirement for this.

The Diploma in Tuina is awarded by Active Health who are affiliated with Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, the World Health Organisation’s representative for traditional medicines. Click here for the Active Health web site.

The Diploma allows our graduates to participate in advanced clinical training in China, in the affiliated hospitals of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine.

Graduates can also apply for credit towards an acupuncture practitioner qualification in Ireland. Past graduates entered this prestigious training programme in year two, receiving a one year credit for past learning.

The main purpose of the ITEC accredited Level 3 Diploma in Yoga Teaching is to enable Learners to gain the necessary practical skills and knowledge to provide Yoga Teaching to the general public and gain employment within the Fitness Industry. This course is a 210 hour Teacher Training course, with extensive student practice, practical exams, and application of Yoga theoretical framework to enable the learner to teach Yoga classes.

Course modules

ITEC Diplomas in:

  • Stone Therapy Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Yoga Teacher Training
  • Onsite Massage
  • Sport Injury Level 4

See website www.itecworld.co.uk for details of syllabi.
and Diploma in Tuina Acupressure.

FETAC component award in:

  • First Aid
  • Work Experience Level 6
How do I get in?

Progression from year 1 of Complementary & Holistic Therapies, with the already mentioned requirements. Candidates who have completed the ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage with certification are also eligible.

How long is the course?

One year full time - September to May.

What do I get out of it?

An ITEC Diploma in each of the following:

  • Stone Therapy Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Yoga Teacher Training
  • Onsite Massage
  • Sport Injury Level 4
Where can I go from here?

Graduates of the Complementary & Holistic Therapies course may seek employment in the Spa / Therapies area. Pearse College has established a link with the University of Wolverhampton. With the required ITEC diplomas, entrance into year 2 of the BSc in Rehabilation Studies is possible. Other progressions are also possible within the ITEC framework.

The range of ITEC Diplomas available will offer opportunities to all those seeking a career in the area of complementary therapies.

The main purpose of the ITEC accredited Level 3 Diploma in Yoga Teaching is to enable Learners to gain the necessary practical skills and knowledge to provide Yoga Teaching to the general public and gain employment within the Fitness Industry.

Key facts

Allocation of part-time places in any subject depends on places being available after the allocation of full-time places to students in good standing with the college. A waiting list is kept for part-time places and will be considered in late September.

How do I apply?

Please click here and fill in our application form. We will be in touch with you shortly regarding an interview time and date.