VTCT (Level 3) Diploma in Complementary Therapies

This course is designed for individuals considering a career as a complementary therapist.

Course content

  • Principles and practice of complementary therapies
  • Business practice for complementary therapies
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies
  • Provide body massage for complementary therapies
  • Provide aromatherapy for complementary therapies
  • Provide reflexology for complementary therapies
  • Advanced massage.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • Must be 16 years or over before course start date
  • L2 Diploma in Complementary Therapies
  • NC Complementary Therapies
  • NC Beauty Therapy
  • Three standard grades at level 4 and above (including English)
  • Three intermediate 1s at grade C and above (including English)
  • Three national 4s (Including English)
  • Applications from those without formal qualifications but have relevant life and/or work experience will be considered.

Selection process information

Progression routes

  • Diploma in Stress Management 
  • Other VTCT courses
  • NC Wellness Therapy or access to other FE/HE courses
Therapists can work in a variety of settings including private practice, health clubs, hospitals, hospices, health clinics, GP surgeries, mobile therapist and workplaces.

SCQF level


Start date

28 August 2017


SCQF level


Start date

28 August 2017


1 Year(s), August to June

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

Cardonald Campus
T: 0141 272 3264
E: hwcardonald@glasgowclyde.ac.uk

Langside Campus
T: 0141 272 3779
E: hwlangside@glasgowclyde.ac.uk


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