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Providing Therapies for Clients with Cancer, Level 4

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This is a new and inspiring qualification to enable those within a health care setting to provide relaxation and balancing holistic treatments to clients who are receiving treatment for cancer or as part of palliative care. The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Providing Therapies for Clients with Cancer or Other Life Limiting Conditions. This qualification is designed to give you the essential knowledge to assist you to provide your therapeutic, interpersonal and reflective skills within a clinical setting.

A 19+ Advanced Learner Loan is available to cover some of the course costs (up to 811 pounds). Please contact Student Services to discuss this further.

The course will cover:
- Development of interpersonal skills for the complementary therapist
- How to provide complementary therapies for people with life limiting conditions
- How work alongside healthcare professionals
- The principles of providing complementary therapies in a healthcare setting

As part of this qualification you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. The evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms; observed work, witness statements, audio-visual media, written questions, oral questions, assignments and case studies.

Career Opportunities

This qualification is designed to lead to employment within a hospital, hospice or other healthcare environment. Further advanced studies at Level 4 are VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Reflexology, VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Aromatherapy and VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Complementary Therapies.

Next: Entry requirements

Entry requirements

To be eligible for this qualification, it is a requirement that you are a qualified complementary therapist holding a Level 3 (or equivalent) qualification in at least one of the main disciplines of complementary therapies. These are aromatherapy, reflexology and massage. Anatomy and Physiology at Level 3 or equivalent is also mandatory.

Next: Fees

Adult fees


Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on enquiries@kendal.ac.uk for details. More about Student Finance.

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