Reflexology Course

Reflexology is a system of working reflexes in the feet and hands which correspond to every organ and gland in the body. It is used to bring about a deep level of relaxation and it is of particular benefit in dealing with congestion.

This course teaches the location of individual reflexes on each foot and methods of pin-pointing certain reflexes for specific conditions.

The theory component includes Anatomy & Physiology, Professional Conduct & Business Awareness and First Aid.

Start dates:

Swords: Wednesday 18th of April 2018 (New)

Cost of Course

Course Fee: €1,185

Exam Fee: €115

Course Syllabus:

  • History of Reflexology
  • Reflexology techniques - including loosening and warming up techniques, finger and thumb walking techniques
  • Sequence of techniques for working reflexes on the feet and hands
  • Reflexology terminology and definitions - understanding zone theory, guide lines, referral areas and helper areas
  • Anatomy and Physiology - study of the bones, ligaments and tendons of the foot and hand. Instruction on 12 systems of the body and their corresponding reflexes on the feet and associated pathology
  • Benefits of Reflexology
  • Contra-indications to Reflexology
  • Nutrition - study of the main nutrients - including their functions / uses
  • Relaxation - Learn how to relax and promote natural healing energy when working with clients
  • Care of the client - record-keeping, confidentiality and professionalism
  • Business awareness / professionalism - how to establish & promote your massage business
  • First Aid

Examinations and Certification

  • Diploma awarded by ITEC

Required Books

  • An Introductory Guide to Reflexology By Louise Tucker
  • An Introductory Guide to Anatomy and Physiology (new edition) By Louise Tucker

Examination

Practical examination

Theory examination:
a) Theory of Reflexology 1hr multiple choice questions
b) Anatomy & Physiology 1hr multiple choice questions*
c) Professional Conduct and Business Awareness 1hr multiple choice questions*

40 case studies

* Students with Anatomy & Physiology and Professional Conduct & Business Awareness qualifications are exempt from b) and c)

Holistic College Dublin results in Reflexology exams

The diploma issued by ITEC will list the graduates overall grade in terms of a pass, credit or distinction. An average of the theory and practical marks is combined to obtain the final grade.

A pass grade is between 60% - 74%, A credit is between 75% - 89% and a distinction is between 90% - 100%.

Percentage of our students achieving each grade to date in 2009

Fail           Pass                Credit              Distinction

0%               8%                  54%                       38%

Each Student Requires

  • 2 Pillows
  • 2 Pillow Cases
  • 2 Towels
  • A uniform is required for the practical examination:
    • Black tunic
    • Black trousers
    • Black footwear

 

Times & Dates for Swords

Starting Date: Wednesday 26th September 2018 - Completion Date: Sunday 3rd March 2019

Times: Wednesday Evenings 7pm - 10pm

September October November December
26th 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th 7th, 14th,21st, 28th 5th, 12th, 19th
January 2019 February 2019
9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

Final exams will be held in March 2019

 

Times & Dates for Harold's Cross

Starting Date: Saturday 6th October 2018 - Completion Date: Sunday 3rd March 2019

Times: Saturdays 10am - 5pm

October November December
6th, 20th 3rd, 17th 1st, 15th
January 2019 February 2019
12th, 26th 9th, 23rd

Final exams will be held in March 2019

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