ITEC Complementary Therapies

Course Content

Our ITEC Complementary Therapies course is delivered by highly experienced and qualified staff. We have high levels of success helping students achieve this qualification and it really prepares students for working in industry and becoming successful practitioners

Training at D&A Hair School will increase your confidence and employment prospects as we have an exceptional standard of facilities.

This course is delivered on campus with practical classes and project work, covered over 2-3 days per week (9-5 pm) plus potential evening class (4:30-8:00pm)

Entry Requirements

A minimum of three National 5s, NPA or equivalent qualification and a satisfactory reference may be required.


Applicants should demonstrate a passion for the industry and a flexible approach is required as there may be an element of evening study.


For applicants whom English is not their first language then ESOL at SCQF level 5 is required as excellent communication skills are needed.

All applicants should be 16 year or older before the start of the course.  

Method of Assessment

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

All practical assessments are carried out on paying clients within our beauty salons.

Within the course 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 participation in this course.

Future Prospects

Successful completion enables students to practice as a Complementary Therapist or further their studies into Level 2 Beauty Therapy or Sports Massage. 

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    26 Aug 2024

  • 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

Recruitment is now for Reserve List places only – please contact us if you wish to discuss.

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