Holistic Health & Well-being


QQI ITEC and Green Tara

Course Modules

  • Holistic/Swedish Massage
  • Reiki
  • Nutrition
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Professional Conduct and Business Awareness
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Work Simulation Program
  • Reflexology
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Hopi Ear Candling
  • Fertility and Maternity Reflexology
  • Holistic Approach to Health

Course Aim

This course is designed to give candidates a broad knowledge of the Holistic Approach to health and wellbeing while gaining practitioner qualifications for employment in the most popular therapies - Holistic/Swedish Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Indian Head Massage, Aromatherapy or Reflexology, Reiki, Hopi Ear Candling and Nutritional Therapy.

Career Opportunities & Progression Routes

This course will equip successful candidates with skills and qualifications for employment in locations such as Hotels, Leisure Centres, Sports and Fitness Centres, Spa's, Beauty Salons, Cruise Liners, Healing Centres and health farms. Graduates will also be equipped to set up a private practice in Holistic Therapy. There are further education progression routes to third level studies in business and spa management.

Entry Requirements

This course is aimed at students who have completed the Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, Leaving Certificate Vocational and mature students

Additional Fees



All our Beauty and Holistic programmes are located off the main OFI campus in a separate centre called Robin House. This centre is located beside Aldi; adjacent to DPL in Dundalk. See Google Map details below:



Peter Murphy - Course Co-Ordinator


Student Services Costs:

Government Levy (PPC)

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):

  • Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
  • Those who are eligible under the student grant scheme
  • Those in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)

QQI Certification Charge:
QQI Level 5 €50 QQI Level 6 €80

Fees charged by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses. 

Additional costs which may include: Books, uniforms, equipment and trips.