Reflexology QLS Diploma

Discover how to give the gift of relaxation and stress release in this in-depth reflexology course.

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Overview

Do you want to gain the skills necessary to provide reflexology treatments for relaxation and stress release? Reflexology is a non-intrusive complementary health therapy method of relieving pain within the body based on the theory that different points on the feet, lower leg, hands, face or ears, correspond with different areas of the body.

What is reflexology?

Reflexology is a method of relieving pain within the body by stimulating certain pressure points on the feet and hands. This controlled pressure may ease the source of the pain. In the absence of any particular abnormality, reflexology may also be as effective for promoting good health and well-being and for preventing illness as it may be for relieving symptoms of stress, injury and illness.

What do reflexologists do?

Reflexologists work holistically with their clients and aim to work alongside allopathic healthcare to promote better health for their clients. Reflexology is based on a very old form of therapy. It is believed that the Chinese practised reflexology as long as 6,000 years ago and the process is even depicted in carvings within the tombs of ancient Egypt.

QLS Reflexology Diploma – the syllabus in brief

This Online Reflexology Diploma guides you through the complete process of reflexology, explaining its function, uses and application. Detailed diagrams are provided to assist you in understanding its applications. The Diploma is designed for anyone wishing to practice this healing art. It also explains how you might go about setting up your own business as a reflexologist.

Each module is followed by a set of activities and questions to enable you to demonstrate your knowledge of the subjects covered in that module.

  • Thorough knowledge of reflexology
  • The applications of reflexology
  • Contraindications to treatment and the healing crisis
  • Evaluation of treatment and aftercare
  • Anatomy and physiology of systems
  • Stress and its effect on the body
  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Code of practice

What you'll learn

Unit 1 - The History of Reflexology
Unit 2 - Understanding the Bodily Systems
Unit 3 - The Principles of Reflexology
Unit 4 - The Benefits of Reflexology
Unit 5 - The Reflex Areas for Hand and Feet
Unit 6 - Foot Relaxation Techniques
Unit 7 - Conditions of the Foot and Contraindications
Unit 8 - Step by Step Treatment
Unit 9 - Treatment for Specific Ailments
Unit 10 - Professionalism
Unit 11 - Starting Your Own Business

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Awarding Body

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The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

Course Outcome

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from QLS (Quality Licence Scheme) and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all of the units you have completed as part of your course). You can read more about QLS here.

How is this course assessed or examined?

Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, posters, leaflets, presentations, video/audio recordings, and work-based and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This information will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.

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