The aim of the ITEC Diploma in Reflexology for the Complementary Therapist is to enable Learners to gain the necessary practical & theoretical skills in order to provide reflexology treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the Reflexology Industry.
What is Reflexology?
Reflexology is the study of reflexes of the feet that correspond to the various parts of the body. These reflexes are found on the Feet, Hands and Ears.
What do I gain from this qualification?
An Aromatic Medicine Institute Diploma in Integrated Reflexology.
What do I call myself after I gain this qualification?
A Reflexology Practitioner or an Integrated Reflexologist.
The Diploma in Reflexology Course Structure is:
Made up of 3 weeks (including on-line assessment & case study work):
- Week 1: Reflexology - The Feet, (including Provide Reflexology for Complementary Therapies)
- Week 2: Reflexology - Hand Reflexology, (including Principals & Practice Complementary Therapies)
- Week 3: Integrated Reflexology - Ear Reflexology, (including Business Practice for Complementary Therapies).
What is my commitment?
You need to allow time for approx 1000 to 1200 hours, which is about 20 hours per week over one year. You can do this course in one or two years.
This course is blended learning. This means it's a combination of distance learning and in-class learning. You need to attend the block courses in Nelson to learn the practical application of Reflexology.
To complete the ITEC Qualification in the Diploma in Reflexology; the students must attend at least 2 of the 3 week block courses in Nelson held in person.
The three weeks are spread over the year, being 12 weeks apart beginning in March of each year and finishing in October. The teaching week runs from Monday through to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
Case study work and other assessment documents are done outside classroom hours. The learning platform provided, includes videos and other tutorial support and assessments. Class size is limited to no more than 6 students per class.
Who is this course designed for?
It was designed for:
1. People who know nothing at all about Reflexology. 2. Practitioners who are already qualified in Aromatherapy, Massage, Beauty therapy etc. who want to add another skill and recognized qualification to their practice. 3. Nurses, Doctors, Aged Care Support Staff, etc. Who are curious to know more about Reflexology on the feet, hands and ears to assist with upskilling hours or to be curious about a new skill set.
When can I start?