ITEC Diploma in Reflexology


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  • The shannon Estuary Way Retreat
  • January 13, 2024
  • Saturday, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Aims and objectives The main aim of the VTCT (ITEC) Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology Treatments is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide reflexology treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty/complementary therapy industry. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at level 3. It also provides a sound platform into further training at level 3 and 4. Content This qualification is for learners who want to work within the beauty/complementary therapy industry. The qualification consists of 3 mandatory units with a total of 225 hours of Guided Learning (GL) to achieve the full qualification. The main skills the learner will perform are: • Reflexology – to include carrying out a visual analysis of the feet, relaxation techniques, supporting the feet correctly, a variety of reflexology techniques such as thumb walking, finger walking, pivot, hook and rocking, adapting the techniques to suit the client’s specific needs, maintaining professional posture and locating zones, transfer lines and cross reflexes on the hands and feet The learner will also learn about related health and safety and client care and communication which is essential in order to work and be successful in the industry. This qualification also provides: • The related knowledge and understanding required to perform the reflexology skills listed above effectively in particular the anatomy and physiology of the skin, nails, feet and common diseases and disorders that may affect when a client should or should not receive treatment • Opportunities for learners to focus on the development of their wider skills in a reflexology setting, such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving • Opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a reflexologist Opportunities for progression Once learners have achieved the VTCT (ITEC) Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology Treatments they may progress on to VTCT (ITEC) or equivalent qualifications at level 3 and 4, for example: • Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy • Level 3 Diploma in Indian Head Massage • Level 3 Diploma in Holistic Massage • Level 4 Diploma in Spa and Salon Management iCT3D6 Qualification Specification_v4.0 Page 5 of 10 Opportunities for employment There are opportunities for a reflexologist to find employment in a variety of areas: • Beauty salons • Hotels • Health clubs • Spas • Own business • Cruise liners Relationship to National Occupational Standards This qualification is mapped to National Occupational Standards where they exist and has ensured that best practice in the workplace has been reflected in the qualification. This qualification is linked to the relative job roles as well as ensuring that the qualification reflects the required level of knowledge and ability for the reflexologist at level 3. Price: €1750 Early Bird: €1500 Deposit: €500 to secure your place Dates: 13th, 14th January. 10th, 11th Feburaury.9th, 10th March. 13th, 14th April. 4th, 5th, May. 8th, 9th June . Cost of Exam separate: €150 Anatomy and physiology exam fee:€150 ( if you have this done already you do not need to sit it again )

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ITEC Diploma in Reflexology

Saturday, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
January 13, 2024



Unlock the healing power of the human body through our comprehensive Diploma in Reflexology course, culminating in a prestigious 6-month ITEC Award. This program is designed to equip aspiring reflexologists with the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to help individuals achieve holistic wellness and balance.

Course Overview:

Reflexology is a time-honored holistic therapy that focuses on the principle that various reflex points on the feet, hands, and ears correspond to specific organs, glands, and systems within the body. Through targeted pressure and techniques, reflexologists promote physical and mental well-being, reduce stress, and improve overall health.

Key Features of the Diploma in Reflexology – 6 Months ITEC Award Course:

  1. Comprehensive Curriculum: Our course is structured to cover a wide range of topics, including the history and principles of reflexology, anatomy and physiology, reflexology techniques, client assessment, and business skills.
  2. Hands-on Training: Practical sessions provide students with the opportunity to develop their reflexology skills through supervised practice. These practical experiences are vital in building the confidence and expertise needed to excel in the field.
  3. ITEC Certification: Graduates of our program will receive an ITEC (International Therapy Examination Council) Award, recognized globally as a symbol of excellence in holistic therapy education. This certification opens doors to various career opportunities in spas, wellness centers, and private practice.
  4. Experienced Instructors: Learn from experienced and certified reflexology instructors who are dedicated to your success. They will guide you through each step of the course and provide personalized feedback to ensure your mastery of the techniques.
  5. Business and Marketing Skills: In addition to technical skills, the course covers the fundamentals of setting up and marketing your reflexology practice, empowering you to build a successful career in this in-demand field.
  6. Practical Experience: Gain hands-on experience through clinical practice sessions where you’ll work with real clients, putting your knowledge and skills to the test in a controlled and supportive environment.
  7. Career Guidance: Receive guidance on job opportunities and professional development, helping you make informed choices about your career path.

Embark on a rewarding journey into the world of reflexology with our Diploma in Reflexology – 6 Months ITEC Award Course. Become a certified reflexology practitioner and make a positive impact on the well-being of others. Enroll today and start your path to a fulfilling and meaningful career in holistic therapy.

Our Diploma in Reflexology is a level 3 ITEC qualification.  We will cover the history and theory of reflexology, consultations with clients, client care, as well as the practical aspects of reflexology including reading the feet, learning the reflexes, foot and hand charts, and the reflexology routine. The Diploma also includes a professional conduct and business awareness unit as well as Anatomy and Physiology. It will be completed over 6 months from January to June 2024. It will be located at Shannon Estuary Way Retreat and Academy in Ballynacally which is a gorgeous setting and your full-day training will include lunch. 

There will be lots of practical work during class as well as theory so be prepared to give and receive reflexology. You will be required to complete 40 case studies which will consist of 4 treatments on 10 different people. There will also be a multiple-choice exam for each unit.  Practical work, case studies, and study will have to be completed in between classes and both Rosie and I will be on hand for any support that you may require for the duration of the course. On completion of this course, you will be fully qualified and confident to complete reflexology on the general public (with insurance). It is a gorgeous treatment and there are so many add-on courses and complementary therapies you can incorporate with it once qualified. 

Dates: Hybrid Online 2 evenings a month and one full day a month on-site in-person practical.

Fri 12th January 6-10 pm Sat 13th January 8 am-6 pm Tues 23rd January 6-10 pm Fri 9th February 6-10 pm Sat 10th February 8 am-6 pm Tues 20th February 6-10 pm Fri 8th March 6-10 pm Sat 9th March 8 am-6 pm Tues 19th March 6-10 pm Fri 12th April 6-10 pm Sat 13th April 8 am-6 pm Tues 23rd April 6-10 pm Fri 3rd May 6-10 pm Sat 4th May 8 am-6 pm Tues 14th May 6-10 pm Fri 7th May 6-10 pm Sat 8th June 8 am-6 pm final exam and practical day