Open Study College

Reflexology Level 3

Open Study College
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Are you curious about how reflexology can benefit you? Reflexology is an alternative therapy used to help reduce a range of symptoms and to help with mental and physical well-being. The Reflexology Level 3 course from Open Study College will teach you everything you need to know in order to offer a comprehensive treatment to your clients. You will learn the anatomy of the hands and feet and how reflexology can help alleviate health issues. Client consultations will also be covered.

This course is conveniently designed for home study, so you can study whenever and from wherever you would like. The course will take approximately 80 hours to complete and will be assessed through a series of written assignments. There is no time limit to complete the requirements, so you can work at your own pace. You'll also have access to friendly, experienced tutors who will guide you every step of the way.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 3 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

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What you'll learn on the course

Reflexology
Benefits
Anatomy
Techniques
After Care
Zone Therapy
Consultation Techniques
Anatomy of the Hands and Feet
Signs of Stress
Reactions
Considerations
Assessing the Client

Course programme

Unit 1: Development of reflexology

  • Relevant legislations
  • Prepare the working area
  • How to prevent infection and cross contamination
  • Key requirements of personal presentation
  • Contra-indications that may prevent or restrict treatment
  • The importance of conducting consultations before every treatment
  • Methods of communication
  • Ethics and codes of conduct
  • Professional bodies and understand the key points associated with reflexology
  • The importance of positive working relationships with other professionals

Unit 2: Anatomy of the hand and feet

  • Describe the structure of the feet, ankles and leg
  • Describe the structure of the hands and arms

Unit 3: Consultation

  • Consultation techniques
  • Consult with clients to confirm their requirements and state objectives
  • Contraindications to reflexology treatment
  • Differentiate between those contraindications to reflexology that would prevent a treatment and those contraindications that restrict treatment
  • The possible contra-actions to reflexology treatment and advise clients on the course of action to follow should they arise

Unit 4: The benefits of a treatment and ‘the treatment

  • The benefits of reflexology treatment
  • The effects of stress
  • Visually assess clients’ feet
  • Reflexology techniques and a full reflexology treatment adhering to professional codes of conduct
  • The appropriate movements for reflexology treatment

Unit 5: Using reflexology for health concerns and aftercare

  • Describe how reflexology techniques can be adapted to suit the physical characteristics of a client
  • Review the reflexology treatment and draw conclusions from findings for further treatment recommendations
  • Record treatment and store information securely in line with current legislation
  • The importance of giving appropriate home care/aftercare advice after treatment.

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