VTCT Diploma (Level 2) Complementary Therapies (January 2018)

The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies (QCF) is an introductory qualification that has been designed to prepare you for a career in complementary therapies. 

This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice and the clinic services and business awareness required for complementary therapies. 

Furthermore, you will learn about anatomy and physiology, healthy eating and wellbeing for the complementary therapy client.

You will also learn basic massage therapy, aromatherapy and reflexology techniques. 

Course content

  • clinic services and business awareness
  • principles and practice of complementary therapies
  • anatomy and physiology
  • basic massage therapy techniques
  • basic aromatherapy techniques using pre-blended oils
  • basic reflexology techniques
  • healthy eating and well-being.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • This course has no formal entry requirements, although good communication and literacy skills are essential and good computer literacy is advantageous. 
  • A degree of maturity and life experience is suitable for this course as are candidates who wish to undertake a career change. 
  • All candidates will be interviewed. 
Selection Process

Progression routes

  • VTCT Diploma (Level 3) Complementary Therapies
  • NC Spa and Holistic Therapies

SCQF level


Start date

15 January 2018


18 Week(s)

For courses starting in August 2017, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

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Contact us

For more information, please call 0141 272 3264 or email hwcardonald@glasgowclyde.ac.uk.


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