This bundle combines everything you need to know about aromatherapy, homeopathy and reflexology!
This course enables you to:
Boost your knowledge in aromatherapy, homeopathy and reflexology!
Kick-start your career in the thriving beauty industry
Develop your knowledge and learn how to apply various beauty treatments. This is perfect if you currently own your own salon and want to offer additional services
Understand how to carry out reflexology techniques and a full reflexology treatment
Gain an insight into homeopathic remedies
Explore the benefits of an aromatherapy treatment
This course will allow you to study at a time and place which suits you with no strict deadlines or timetabling to contend with. This means you can fit studying around your other commitments.
You will receive your course by post, so getting your materials is easy and hassle-free. Your personal tutor is there to support you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away.
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Aromatherapy Level 3:
Unit 1: Introduction to Aromatherapy
History of philosophy
Role of aromatherapy
Methods of extraction and sourcing of essences and oils
Unit 2: Anatomy
Physiological and psychological effects of aromatherapy massage
Benefits of aromatherapy on different body systems
Unit 3: Safety
Contra-actions that may result from treatment
Cautions that may restrict or prevent treatment
Unit 4: Blending
Chemical constituents of essences
Dilution and blending techniques
The uses, applications and origins of essences, fixed carrier oils and other media
Unit 5: The Treatment
Professional aromatherapeutic treatments
Characteristics of an appropriate consultation
Aromatherapy techniques used in conjunction with reflexology treatments
Professional codes of conduct
Unit 6: Aftercare and Reflection
The effectiveness and results of aromatherapeutic treatments
Reflective practice and its relevance to the aromatherapist
Maintaining treatment records
Homeopathy Level 3:
Unit 1: An Introduction to Homeopathy
Explaining what Homeopathy is
Discussing the origins and historical development of homeopathy
Summarising the principles of homeopathic practice
Differentiating between historical and modern day homeopathic applications
Unit 2: Critical Anatomy and Physiology
The central nervous system
The digestive system
The special senses
Explaining what homeostasis is
Role of hormones in the body
Unit 3: Homeopathic Remedies
Analysing the philosophies of prescribing and dispensing homeopathic remedies
Evaluating the myths around the practice of homeopathy
The different forms of remedies which are used in homeopathy
Explaining potentization and dosage levels in homeopathic remedies
Unit 4: Materia Medica and Repertory
Understanding the process of repertory
Classifying conditions and homeopathic remedies
Discussing the applications of remedies
Analysing the Materia Medica and Repertory and select a remedy for a condition
Unit 5: Contraindication and Prescribing
Distinguishing between chronic and acute conditions
Justifying when cases need to be referred
Discussing which are contraindicated in homeopathy
Differentiating between physical and psychological conditions
Unit 6: Client Assessment and Good Practice
Discussing good practice principles in homeopathy
Explaining how to carry out a client assessment
Analysing the needs of the client
Developing a treatment plan using homeopathic remedies
Reflexology Level 3:
Unit 1: Development of reflexology
Prepare the working area
How to prevent infection and cross contamination
Key requirements of personal presentation
Contraindications that may prevent or restrict treatment
The importance of conducting consultations before every treatment
Methods of communication
Ethics and codes of conduct
Professional bodies and understand the key points associated with reflexology
The importance of positive working relationships with other professionals
Unit 2: Anatomy of the hand and feet
Describe the structure of the feet, ankles and leg
Describe the structure of the hands and arms
Unit 3: Consultation
Consult with clients to confirm their requirements and state objectives
Contraindications to reflexology treatment
Differentiate between those contraindications to reflexology that would prevent a treatment and those contraindications that restrict treatment
The possible contra-actions to reflexology treatment and advise clients on the course of action to follow should they arise
Unit 4: The benefits of a treatment and ‘the treatment'
The benefits of reflexology treatment
The effects of stress
Visually assess clients’ feet
Reflexology techniques and a full reflexology treatment adhering to professional codes of conduct
The appropriate movements for reflexology treatment
Unit 5: Using reflexology for health concerns and aftercare
Describe how reflexology techniques can be adapted to suit the physical characteristics of a client
Review the reflexology treatment and draw conclusions from findings for further treatment recommendations
Record treatment and store information securely in line with current legislation
The importance of giving appropriate home care/aftercare advice after treatment.
This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.
Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle, which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 24 months tutor support, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.
You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you. Your course materials will be delivered to you by post, so receiving your course is easy and hassle-free. Tutor support is also available by email, so help is only a click away! You will send your assignments to your tutor for marking. Assignments can be sent by email or post, it’s up to you!
At the end of this course successful learners will receive three Certificates of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.
The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.
The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.
ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.
course questions & answers
What are the requirements for this course?
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
Is there a time limit for this course?
You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle. This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.
What is included in the cost of my course?
Dedicated personal tutor support
Dedicated student support
Assignment marking and feedback
FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
FREE CV writing service
Comprehensive study guide
Exclusive Open Study College Pen
Student study planner
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Do I have to sit an exam?
No, you will be assessed on your tutor marked assignments only.
Are there any additional costs?
No, everything you need is included in the price!
How will I get my work assessed?
You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Certificates.
What happens if I lose my course pack?
We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.
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