Project Description

Complementary Therapies

Code: 255612

Coordinator:Andrea Norton

Studying our Complementary Therapies course will give practical skills and a detailed understanding of holistic approaches to health therapy. The course provides the professional training that can enable you to pursue a career in a variety of Complementary Therapy settings, and opportunities to work at home or internationally. You expect detailed skills training, and a real focus on professional practice in all aspects of the course.

With our internationally recognised ITEC qualifications, successful students can progress to work, or to Higher Education.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Internationally recognised ITEC qualifications
  • High-level skills training
  • Professional practice-based teaching
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Highly experienced Complementary Therapies team
  • Excellent progression routes

Course Content

  • Body Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Aromatherapy
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Business Practice
  • Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
  • Principles and Practice of Complementary Therapies

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Beauty Salon Therapist
  • Cruise Liner Therapist
  • Company Representative
  • Complementary Health Product Sales
  • Leisure Centre Therapist
  • Massage Therapist
  • Product consultant
  • Spa Therapist
  • complementary-therapies-testimonial v2

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies 600/4895/15
QQI Level 6 Award in Indian Head Massage 6N3477

Standard registration (other awarding bodies) costs (see costs, fees and finance) and ITEC exam costs €220

Additional Costs

Aromatherapy Kit €60 average price
Books €70 average price
Uniform Pack Required €30 average price

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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Early Interview Option

Early interviews normally take place in May. Late applications take place in Aug and early September. An offer of a place does not guarantee a place – only full payment of fees will move an applicant to registered status. If an offer is not accepted in time and a course is full then applicants will be added to a waiting list and have the opportunity to apply for another course.