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In Short

This course is designed for those learners with ambitions for a career in holistic and the Beauty Industry. The aim of this course is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to carry out Reflexology treatments, along with the related theory Anatomy & Physiology required to perform treatments for the purpose of relaxation and stress release for their clients.



Entry Requirements

Completion of an application form and an informal interview/discussion with Beauty Therapy specialists is required prior to enrolment. You may be required to undertake diagnostic tests prior to acceptance on the course.

Course Content

You will learn the basics of this increasingly popular complementary therapy, along with the ability to plan and promote services and advise on after care. You will learn a range of practical skills as well as develop your knowledge of the Industry. Content will include: • History of Reflexology • The theory and practice of Reflexology • Relevant anatomy and physiology • Health, Safety and Hygiene • Consultation • Contra-indications to reflexology • Preparing client and the environment • Client care and communication • Principles and practice of complementary therapies • Reflective practice for reflexology • Business practice for complementary therapies There are assignments, case studies and practical assessments to be completed outside of class time.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by practical observations, assignments, exams, portfolio and case studies.


Candidates will need a white overall for practical work and low, plain heeled shoes. There are specific books required for the course. Details will be given at the start of the course and approximately £40.00 should be set aside for this purpose. Cotton wool pads and foot cleansers will also be required.


£650. Rehabilitation of offenders: To help us look after students and assess risks, you will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions when you apply to do a course at Weymouth College. We are committed to providing an inclusive learning environment for all. We welcome people with additional learning needs and/or disabilities and those from diverse backgrounds in all minority groups within the community, ensuring students receive fair treatment when studying at Weymouth College. Copies of the College’s Equality and Diversity policies can be found in the Library.

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