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ITEC Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology QCF Level 3 - QAN 600/5510/8

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ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies

This ITEC Level 3 diploma course is the essential ‘foundation’ for which all other Complementary, Health and Well-being, Beauty, Massage and Sports  therapy diploma awards are based. It is essential for anyone who intends to work in direct contact with the human body and it's structures.

A&P Courses - on-line or classroom based?

For many years it has been widely recognised in the educational field that the most effective learning takes place when the learner’s senses are activated on a multiple level – in other words, Seeing, Hearing AND Doing!!!

That’s why you’ll only see us promoting classroom based learning and not on line/PC based learning, so that ALL learning styles and senses are stimulated and included.

It also offers the learner the opportunity to question and clarify a subject as complex as A&P……there and then.

Take a look at the short clip below at one of our interactive classroom based sessions and decide which way you’d like to learn!!!

 

This course provides a sound and thorough knowledge for anybody considering studying any of the following disciplines:

  • Body Massage
  • Sports and Remedial Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Health and Well-being/Exercise (eg: Yoga or Pilates)
     

The course is comprised of the following unit.

ITEC Unit 383, Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies
(Multiple choice theory test 50 questions on exam day – 55 minute paper.


Human Anatomy and Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies, covering all major systems and their functions, incorporating:

  • Cell Structure, Tissue and Skin Cellular Composition
  • Muscular and Skeletal Systems
  • Cardiovascular - Heart and Blood Circulation
  • Lymphatic System - Lymph glands and production of Tissue Fluid
  • Neurological System - Brain and Nervous System
  • Endocrine System - Hormonal producing organs and role of hormones in the human body
  • Respiratory System - Lungs and air pathways
  • Digestive System
  • Genito-Urinary System - Kidneys and water metabolism
  • Reproductive System

Small  "fill in the gaps" exercises are set to cover the pathology component.
If you are studying this unit alone ie. not alongside a physical therapy, there will be one extra assignment for students to complete at home to meet all the learniing objectives.


Where possible, it is recommended that candidates have achieved a level of qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at Grades A - C; however The School of Natural Therapies and ITEC will make exemptions for foreign and UK students with equivalent qualifications or adult returners with experience of the workplace.

  • The qualification will be externally assessed by an 50 question multiple choice paper (MCQ) at our centre in Clapham on a choice of dates throughout the year – please contact the school to confirm dates available.
  • 1 home study assignment demonstrating knowledge of the structure, function and two key diseases/disorders that may affect the body systems (this particular assignment is only applicable to those studying A&P only without an accompanying physical therapy)

As with all School of Natural Therapies courses, everything you will need to study is supplied

  • Note pads
  • Pen
  • Textbook
  • Course notes exclusive to the School of Natural Therapies
  • Exam Fees

Relationships to National Occupational Standards (NOS)

ITEC has mapped to NOS’s where they exist and any appropriate core curricula.

ITEC has insured that best practice in the workplace has been reflected in the syllabus; it has also linked the qualification to the relative job roles as well as ensuring that the syllabus reflects the required level of knowledge and ability for the therapist.
 

 

Student Feedback about this course

"There are many e-learning courses for L3 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology available, but in my experience nothing can compare to being taught face-to-face as part of a small group. This is why I chose SNT originally and I definitely made the right choice. Helen is an amazingly enthusiastic, knowledgeable teacher who brought even the hardest elements to life for our close knit group. APP is an intense course that requires hard work but with Helen's teaching and supportive classmates I achieved a Distinction at 96%. I'm now looking forward to starting the Reflexology course with SNT in the Autumn."
Submitted by Liz (Jun 17th 2016)

"  want to thank you once again for the outstanding level of help and support throughout another fantastic course, having now achieved not just one, but two Distinctions with your school.   Having not studied in years, I was daunted by the aspect of going through this again in 2012/2013 .  However, I cannot praise Helen enough for her amazing teaching skills, somehow making learning the Anatomy & Physiology seem easy!   Suz was an amazing teacher for the practical Massage sessions too.  So keen to pass on all she knows, and her feedback and help with the coursework was second to none.   So after passing the Massage course, it didn't surprise me to be back again this year to train as a Reflexologist.  Julie is so knowledgeable in the subject.  With years of experience, you will learn so much with her.   I highly recommend SNT to everyone.   Alison "
Submitted by Alison (Jun 17th 2016)

" "I had interest in learning reflexology and I realised that I needed to take AP&P first. I did a search online and found The School of natural Therapies, which was not too far from me and it seemed a safe choice as they are accredited and/or recognised by several associations in the industry and have many years of experience. However, I was not expecting to enjoy the course as much as I did. I have a full time job and was concerned about not being able to spend enough time revising. But Helen proved to be not only knowledgeable in the subject, but very dynamic and animated, which helped me to learn and retain the information before having to get home and study as well as waking our curiosity and further interest in the subject.   As the groups are small I had the chance to benefit from very close attention. It almost felt like if I had the teacher for myself and that my needs as a foreign student were always met. So all in all, I strongly recommend this school and this course. I am now studying reflexology and again, loving it!!” "
Submitted by Imelda (Jun 16th 2016)

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Dates for this course
Location: South London
This is a Weekend course
Sep: 10th, 11th, 24th, 25th
Oct: 1st, 2nd, 8th
Oct: 29th, 30th
Nov: 19th, 20th
Dec: 3rd, 4th
Venue Details: Claphamspace
Tutor: Helen Cameron-Lee
Co-Tutor: Helen Cameron-Lee
Note: Course runs for a total of 13 days
and is held on a Weekend
Cost: £599.00
Exam Info: 


Exam Date - 10th December



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Location: South London
This is a Weekend course
Jan: 14th, 15th, 28th, 29th
Feb: 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th
Feb: 26th
Mar: 18th, 19th, 25th
Apr: 8th, 9th
Venue Details: Claphamspace
Tutor: Helen Cameron-Lee
Note: Course runs for a total of 13 days
and is held on a Weekend
Cost: £599.00
Exam Info: 


Exam Date - 22nd April



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Location: South London
This is a Weekend course
Apr: 1st, 2nd, 23rd
May: 6th, 7th
May: 14th, 27th, 28th
Jun: 3rd, 4th, 17th, 18th
Jul: 1st
Venue Details: Claphamspace
Tutor: Helen Cameron-Lee
Co-Tutor: Suzannah Agrippa
Note: Course runs for a total of 13 days
and is held on a Weekend
Cost: £599.00
Exam Info: 15th July 2017
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