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Reflexology Diploma

Do you want to gain the skills necessary to provide reflexology treatments for the purposes of relaxation and stress release?  Reflexology is a non-intrusive complementary health therapy methods 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.

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.

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.

This 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.

On this Reflexology Diploma course you will discover:

  • 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

Gain the skills necessary to provide reflexology treatments for the purposes of relaxation and stress release.
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Awarding body: ABC Awards
Our course ref: NH335

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework.  ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our students.

Study Hours

Up to 200 hours, which is around 30 minutes per day for 12 months.

Course Duration

You have up to a year to complete this course and we have included a suggested number of study hours.  This is usually ample time for learners, even with full-time jobs and other commitments.  Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for a small fee, which also extends your tutor support.

Study Method

The course is specially designed for study by distance learning. Throughout the course, there will be self-assessment questions, and tutor marked assignments (TMAs), to enable you to monitor your progress.

Assessment

Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, posters, leaflets, presentations, video/audio recordings, 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.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course). You can read more about ABC here.  Tens of thousands of people each year further their education with an ABC award.

Additional Information
Difficulty
Level 3
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.
Section 1
The History of Reflexology

You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.

You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start.  However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.

We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for 12 months.

You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.

That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).

Please check our FAQs section or Contact Us, we are happy to answer any questions you have.

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Anna-Marie

What can I say, fantastic learning materials, fantastic support and I now have solid knowledge.  Loved it.