Additional Information – Course books/Course Kit requirements

INSURANCE

You will require student insurance for your case studies. below are a number of reputable companies that i recommend:

www.ctha.com
www.fht.org.uk
www.babtac.com
www.balens.co.uk

Student insurance is between £25 to £30 and you then then upgrade after qualify to full insurance. This payment is then discounted off you new insurance.

UNIFORMS

You do not expect students to spend lots of money on uniform as we try to keep costs done as much as possible.Our uniform is a black short sleeve polo top or black short sleeve tee shirt ( no low neck lines or logos), black crop trousers or long trousers ( no logos or fancy pockets or detailing) and flat or low heel enclosed shoes, soft sole. Please understand that this is a uni

Reasonably priced tunics/trouser etc- often have offers.
www.salonweardirect .co.uk

ASSESSMENTS

The Health and Safety and the Anatomy and Physiology multiple choice paper tests are free and the time and date are by mutual agreement.
Practical assessment dates are set once a month , usually on the first Monday of the month. AM or evening appointments. We assess no more than 3 students at a time. The cost per assessment is £25 per students for one model and £50 per student when you treat two models on these dates. However if you wish to have a one to one assessment the cost is £100
If you are unsuccessful in your first assessment the above assessment fees apply for re assessment.
Expect to be at the centre from 3 to 6 hours depending on your course. This will be explained on the last date of your course.
for Aromatherapy, Sports and remedial assessment fees are slightly different see courses.

REFRESHER SESSIONS

We run refresher mornings and evenings.Minimum 4 students. These sessions run for 3 hours and cost each students £30 each.
If you have not been able to move forward quite as fast as you would have liked or want to just run through your moves before your assessment these sessions may work for you. Contact centre if interested.

ONE TO ONE

If you wish to pass a course quickly or would rather be taught one to one the cost starts from £180 per day.9.30 till 5pm
Please contact the centre 07956 371542

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

Kits:None required
Course Book;

Anatomy & Physiology for beauty and Complementary Therapies by Ruth Hull including postage and packing the book is £20 and obtainable from www.writeideas.co.uk
Additional/optional book list:

Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness by Ross and Wilson £28.99

MASSAGE COURSES

Kits/equipment:None required for training centre sessions, however you will need a couch, towels and oils for your case studies. More advice will be given about this when you begin your course with us. Basic couches cost between £100 and £200.
Books: no course book required
Additional/Optional Book list on request:

A Massage Therapists Guide to Pathology by Ruth Werner

 

SPORTS MASSAGE

Kits/equipment: Approx £40
Books:

Level 3

Core course books

  • Anatomy and Physiology By Ruth Hull
  • Functional Anatomy by Christy Cael (LWW publishers) college discount possible with code. This book will also carry on through for Level 4 course- also required for Level 4

Level 4

  • Sports injuries diagnosis and management by Christopher Norris
  • Stretching by Christopher Norris
  • Basic Clinical Massage Therapy by James H Clay and David M Pounds
  • The anatomy of stretching by Brad Walker

Optional books

  • Muscle Energy Techniques by john Gibbons
  • Fascial release for structural balance by James Earl & Thomas Myers
  • The complete guide to sports injuries by Christopher Norris
  • Sports and Exercise nutrition by William D McArdle (LWW publishers)
  • The complete guide to Sports Nutrition by Anita Bean
  • Outcome based Massage by Carla Krystin Andrade (LWW publishers)
  • The anatomy of Stretching by Brad Walker
  • Stretching by Chris Norris

Additional/ Optional Book list on request
Strapping and Taping course- Athletic taping and Bracing – D Perrin £27.00

AROMATHERAPY

Kits/equipment:None required for training centre sessions, however you will need a couch, towels, carrier oils and essential oils for your case studies and home practise.
Level 3 Aromatherapy Kit content:
In line with the new VTCT requirements of 42 essential oils and 18 carrier oils

We endorse Fragrant Earth www.fragrantearth .com

Kit A – 25 oils of various sizes £170( 10% discount to HA students, kit £153)
Kit B- 13 oils of various sizes £55( 10% discount to HA students, kit £49.50)
Kit C- 4 oils – jasmine,melissa, neroli and rose £125 ( the most expensive oils) £112.00

If purchasing all 3 packs the cost is £350(10% discount for Health Academics students ) plus extra £10 for HA students and anyone else. Others £315, HA students £305

REFLEXOLOGY

Kits/equipment: None required but you will need products to use for your case studies, you also may wish to buy a couch or reflexology stool. More advice will be given about this when you begin your course with us.
Core Books:

The Complete Guide to Reflexology by Ruth Hull
The Reflexology Handbook – L Norman £20.00
Additional/optional Book list on request

INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE

Kits/Equipment:None required but you will need products to use for your case studies. More advice will be given about this when you begin your course with us. These can be ordered through the college.
Books: Indian Head Massage – H McGuiness £14.99(comes with CD- rom)

STONE THERAPY

Kits/Equipment: None required for the training centre sessions, however you will need your own set of stones and a heater to use when doing your case studies. If you have not got your own couch you may have to purchase this .These can be ordered through the college.
Books: La Stone Therapy Manual – M Nelson/ J Scrivner £20.00

EAR CANDLING

Kits/Equipment:None required for the training centre sessions, however you will require to buy sets of candles for your case studies.
Books: Ear Candling in Essence – M Dalgleish/ L Hart £12.99

BODY WRAPS AND BODY MASKS

Kits/equipment:None required for the training centre sessions.
Books: Additional/Optional Book list will be sent on booking, the choice is your on which books you purchase whilst on course

STRAPPING AND TAPPING

Kits/equipment:None required for the training centre sessions, however you will require a kit for case studies which are carried out at sports clubs and events. You may be able to get sponsorship from certain clubs on applying for your work experience, case study work.
Books: Athletic taping and Bracing – D Perrin £27.00

Complementary Therapies Diploma

Kits/ Equipment: Please see each unit included in Diploma above for equipment required
Books: Just this book for course which covers all core subjects -Holistic Therapies – A Practical Approach – Francesca Gould £21.99
Additional/optional Book list on request

Spa Therapies Diploma

Kits/ Equipment: Please see each unit included in Diploma above for equipment required. You will also be required to purchase Herbal bundles for Ayurvedic/Eastern Massage technique Assessment Day.
Books: A Book list will be sent on receipt of Deposit/Application form