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Holistic Therapies

Introduction

Holistic Therapies course - Dublin

At BFEI, located in Blackrock, Co. Dublin we offer a one year ITEC accredited Holistic Therapies course.

Do you see alternative holistic therapies as a way to enhance general health and wellbeing?  Are you interested  in the human body?  Do you have a desire to connect with and help others?  Want to get away from a routine desk job?  Would you enjoy flexible working hours in a calm environment, either as part of a team or working alone?  

This course offers you the opportunity to get internationally recognised ITEC qualifications in a range of therapies  to engage in professional practice.  As a Holistic/Complimentary Therapist you will use therapies to enhance the mind, body and soul of your clients to maximise vitality.  

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this course, you can pursue careers in a range of areas including:

  • Healing Centres
  • Health & Wellbeing Centres
  • Care Homes
  • Spa Salons/Destination Spas
  • Hotels/On-demand Massage
  • Beauty Salons
  • Cruise Ships
  • Leisure Centres

Graduates may practice as qualified ITEC therapists in aromatherapy, massage, reflexology, stress management and sports massage therapy.

Course Structure

Students take the first year full time course with an option of taking the second year to broaden their expertise. This course is aimed at providing a comprehensive understanding of a number of popular therapies and achieving recognised qualifications to engage in professional practice.

Learners explore the diversity of complementary systems and underlying principles. They receive a firm grounding in Complementary Therapy theory and practice together with an understanding of how they fit into the wider context of health sciences. Thus, graduates will be able to approach Complementary Therapies and mainstream medicine in an open minded, informed and constructively critical manner.

Assessment and certification
  • This course is certified by the International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC).
  • ITEC apply a rigid set of standards governing attendance, learning and examinations.
  • Evidence of Treatments (case studies) are required for ITEC qualifications.
  • The completion and signing of disclaimers and consultation forms is required for ITEC certification.
  • Examinations take place in April and May.

Graduates may join many professional associations and obtain the requisite insurance cover for professional practice.

Progression

Education/ Training

Graduates who complete this course may apply to the following course in BFEI:

On successful completion of the first year course, students are encouraged to progress further by studying for additional qualifications in year two:

  • Health and Wellbeing Therapies Year 2
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