Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Beauty Therapy - VTCT Anatomy & Physiology Level 3

This course will provide you with a working knowledge of holistic skills in therapy.

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Key information

Course code: RET773A Course type: International, Part-time professional Duration: 18 weeks Start date: 11 January 2018 Timetable:Thursday 1.30pm - 5.00pm End qualification: VTCT Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology Awarding body: VTCT Course location: Brighton Metropolitan College, Central Campus Course fees: £371 Assessment: A mixture of ongoing assessment and final exam. Eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan

Course aims and areas

The massage and holistic industries are a very rewarding area to work in as you are dedicated to enhancing how others feel.

To be truly effective in this industry though, you must have an in depth knowledge of how the human body works, from the skeletal to the nervous system.

This anatomy and physiology course provides you with that knowledge, through hands on’ classes and lectures you’ll build an understanding of the body’s working systems and how to apply what you’ve learnt when administering treatments.

If you’re looking to develop your skills in the holistic therapy industry or want to move onto higher education in this field, this course will provide you with the knowledge to continue your progression.

Course Units

  • Skeleton and joints
  • Blood and lymphatic systems
  • Muscles and nervous system
  • Skin and hair, digestive and excretory systems
  • Respiratory and olfactory systems
  • Endocrine and reproductive systems

Why the MET?

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Brighton MET is the location of our central campus.

Right in the heart of Brighton’s world-famous North Laine, the College is within walking distance of all the city’s main amenities – the award-winning city library, the independent shops and eateries and the beach.

Entry Requirements

If there are any applicable entry requirements, these will be listed in the key information section above.

Course Costs

International fees can vary depending on the course you choose and how long you are studying for.

For full information about our international fees, please see our International fees guide.

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Our Beauty department benefits from several fantastic facilities that will provide you with a real-world training experience and a top education.

These include professional standard beauty and hairdressing salons that are open to the general public, providing a realistic working environment.

We also offer the use of high end, industry branded equipment and products, plus additional training from external companies, such as Eve Taylor.

  • alumni Views Claire Rogers

    “The benefits for students coming to my business whilst they’re at college is that they're working within a team, they are part of a brand that's really known in the City and also they can see maybe what area they want to specialise in for their future.”

    Claire Rogers
  • alumni Views Lucy Yoxen Beauty Therapy Level 2 & 3

    “The course has enabled me to begin a brand new career in something that I am passionate about and start my own business which is going from strength to strength.”

    Lucy Yoxen
  • student Views Marta Jedrzejewska Level 3 Beauty Therapy

    ““I have learnt lots of new skills over the past 2 years, and I liked the fact that I could complete additional enrichment courses to upskill. The tutors have given me confidence and are very supportive and I now feel fully prepared to begin my career within the beauty industry ””

    Marta Jedrzejewska
  • student Views Mathilde Cimelli Level 2 Beauty Therapy

    “I have really gained confidence during this course and learnt professional techniques and skills.”

    Mathilde Cimelli
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