ITEC Complementary Therapies

Course Content

The content is set out and mostly examined by ITEC external examiners. You will learn practical skills and knowledge in the following areas: Aromatherapy; Carrying Out Massage; Using Essential Oils; Holistic massage; Reflexology; On-site Massage; Business Awareness & Professional Conduct; Indian Head Massage; Anatomy & Physiology and Hot Stone Therapy. Workbooks and essential equipment are necessary for the participation of this course. Extensive study is required to enable completion of this award. You will need to source your own clients for some of the treatments.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of three National 5s or equivalent and a satisfactory reference may be required. Applicants may be invited to a group information session and online interview where they must demonstrate passion for the industry and good communication skills. A flexible approach is required as there may be an element of evening study. For applicants where English is not their first language then ESOL at Intermediate 2 is required as excellent communication skills are needed.

Method of Assessment

Assessment consists of extensive case studies, practical observations and theory exams. Extensive study is required and necessary.

Future Prospects

Successful completion enables students to practise as a Complementary Therapist.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    29 Aug 2022

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Hair, Beauty & Complementary Therapies

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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