- ITEC Diploma
- one year – full time
About the course
This course takes place in Pearse College, Crumlin, D12
Yoga, Tuina, 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, Onsite Massage and Tuina. 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
- Sports Massage (Sept – May)
- Yoga Teacher Training (Sep – May) click here for more information
- Reflexology (Sept – May)
- Tuina (Sept – May)
- Anatomy & Physiology (Sept – May)
- Holistic Massage (Sept – Dec)
- Hot Stones (Jan – May)
- Work Experience (Sept – Dec)
- Onsite Massage (Jan – May)
- Indian Head Massage (Sept – Dec)
- 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.
The modules listed on this programme can be used to achieve the following awards :
- ITEC Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology – 100/2412/8
- ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage 100/2404/9
- ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy 100/2403/7
- ITEC Diploma in Complementary Therapies 600/4895/5
- ITEC L3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy 601/5574/7
- ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy 501/0942/X
- ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Lymphatic Drainage Massage 100/2443/8
- ITEC Level 3 Award in Body Massage 601/0598/7
- ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Stone Therapy Massage 100/5213/6
- ITEC – Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy 601/5566/8
- ITEC – Diploma in Reflexology 100/2402/5
- ITEC – Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy 501/0942/X
- ITEC – Level 3 Diploma in on Site Massage 100/2442/6
Please note that the ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy Code 501/0942/X is no longer available for new learner registrations. This award has been replaced by the ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy Code 601/5566/8.