This course is designed to give candidates a broad knowledge of the Holistic Approach to health and well-being while gaining practitioner qualifications for employment in the most popular therapies including Swedish Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology (specialising in Fertility, Maternity and Oncology care), Reiki Masters, Hopi Ear Candling and Nutritional Therapy.
ITEC Level 3 Awards
- Holistic/Swedish Massage
- Holistic Approach to Health
- Professional Conduct and Business Awareness
- Anatomy and Physiology
Additional Practitioner Certificates:
- Hot Stone Massage
- Indian Head Massage
- Maternity Massage
- Hopi Ear Candling
- Fertility and Maternity Reflexology
- Oncology Reflexology
- First Aid Responder
- Reiki Level 1, 2 & 3 (Masters)
- Work Simulation Program and 2 week work placement
ITEC Level 3 Awards:
Additional Practitioner Certificates
All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.
Learners can progress to study various related courses in OFI including Beauty Therapy, Makeup Artistry or Advanced Beauty Therapy. Alternatively, learners can progress to a number of areas including Naturopathy, Acupuncture, Nutrition or Massage Therapy in specialist colleges such as CNM or HCD.
Career Opportunities & Progression Routes
Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:
Spa's | Cruise Liners | Healing Centres and Health Farms | Leisure Centres | Sports & Fitness Centres | Hotels | Beauty Salons | Self Employment
This is an incredible course for anybody passionate or interested in holistic health and well-being. It is, at times, hard work but always enjoyable and rewarding. Teachers were knowledgeable, supportive, personable and caring. I had so much fun learning under their guidance and I would recommend this programme to anyone interested in holistic health and well-being.
Student Services Costs: €200
Government Levy (PPC): €200
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
ITEC & Reiki Exam Fees:
Fees charged by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses.
Additional costs which may include: Books, uniforms, equipment, kit, trips & optional additional practitioner certification.