What is special about this course?
This complementary and holistic therapy course will provide you with a broad understanding and knowledge across a range of well-being therapies such as massage, healthy eating and their benefits to making natural remedies and learning about basic skills in Wellness Therapies. This course encompasses a large practical element whilst promoting self-directed study and developing employability skills. You will work in our salons within ‘The Retreat’ at the Academy of Sport and Wellbeing which provides a realistic working environment therefore giving you valuable practical experience.
This course is suitable for a wide range of candidates from school leavers to adult learners who express an interest in learning about complementary therapies.
A minimum of three National 5’s or equivalent Standard Grades.
NC Beauty Care and Make up (SCQF Level 5)
Applicants must be 16 years of age or older at the start of the course.
Those with relevant life experience will also be considered if they do not have the relevant entry qualifications.
This course is delivered over a year and covers many of the key subjects needed for a career in Wellness Therapies:
- Body Massage
- Wellness Therapies: Body Structures and Benefits of Treatments
- Healthy Eating and Wellbeing
- Ear candle and facial sinus drainage
- Wellness Therapies: Managing Stress
- Wellness Therapies: Natural Products
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
Face to face teaching; practical hands on; independent study; online support materials
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Perth College UHI
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
What can I do on completion of my course?
You can progress onto HNC Complementary Therapies or HNC Beauty Therapy.
or the following career opportunities:
- Self Employed Holistic Therapist
- Holistic Therapist within a Spa
- Holistic Practitioner
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.