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Hand Reflexology Diploma Course

5 Modules, 9 Videos

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Hand Reflexology technique

What Will You Learn?

Hand Reflexology is a holistic treatment that uses thumb and finger techniques on reflex points to rebalance and relax and to improve the function of body systems. Step-by-step, this course will teach you these techniques and more – explaining anatomy and the theories behind the practice, as well as offering professional guidance and advice on setting up a business.

The Hand Reflexology Diploma Course covers the important issues of Health, Hygiene, and Safety, for the protection of both yourself and your clients. You will learn how to keep yourself in optimal health to reduce risk to both parties during reflexology sessions. As part of this,...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1– Health/Hygiene/Safety/Ethics
  • Part 1: Health and Hygiene and Safety
  • Part 2: Health and Safety Within the Treatment Room
  • Part 3: Sanitation Practices
  • Part 4: Professional Ethics and Code of Conduct
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 - Anatomy and Physiology
  • Part 1: Cardiovascular/Circulatory System
  • Part 2: The Digestive System
  • Part 3: The Endocrine System
  • Part 4: The Integumentary System/Exocrine System
  • Part 5: The Lymphatic System
  • Part 6: The Muscular System
  • Part 7: The Skeletal System
  • Part 8: The Urinary System
  • Part 9: The Reproductive System
  • Part 10: The Respiratory System
  • Part 11: The Immune System
  • Part 12: The Nervous System
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 - Hand Reflexology
  • Part 1: The History and Theory of Reflexology
  • Part 2: Anatomy and Physiology of the Hand
  • Part 3: Conditions Affecting the Hands and Contraindications
  • Part 4: Reflex Zone Theory and Reflexology Chart
  • Part 5: The Benefits of Hand Reflexology
  • Part 6: The Effect of Hand Reflexology on Body Systems
  • Part 7: Choosing hand reflexology over foot reflexology
  • Part 8: Contraindications to Treatment & Special Considerations
  • Part 9: Contra-actions during and after treatments
  • Part 10: Aftercare
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 – Treatments Assessments and Routines
  • Part 1: Conducting a Consultation
  • Part 2: Developing Active Listening Skills
  • Part 3: Preparing for a Treatment
  • Part 4: Assessing the Hands
  • Part 5: Warm Up Techniques
  • Part 6: Key Hand Reflexology Technique I
  • Part 7: Key Hand Reflexology Techniques II
  • Part 8: Key Hand Reflexology Techniques III
  • Part 9: Key Hand Reflexology Techniques IIII
  • Part 10: Key Hand Reflexology Techniques IV
  • Part 11: Key Hand Reflexology Techniques V
  • Part 12: Key Hand Reflexology Techniques VI
  • Part 13: Suggested Reflexology Routines
  • Part 14: Video - Reflex Zones in the Body
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 - Business Practice
  • Part 1: Business Practice
  • Part 2: Create an Outstanding Business Plan
  • Part 3: Marketing Your Business
  • Module 5 Assessment
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Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Hand Reflexology Diploma Course is ideal for anyone looking to work as a professional reflexologist and those already working in the industry who would like to add hand reflexology to their current services. Everything you need to know to become a successful Hand Reflexologist is included. You’ll learn about: reflexology theories, hand and body anatomy, ethical and health and safety concerns, client consulting, practical techniques, and how to set up a business.

If your aim is to learn reflexology to use on yourself and to share with family and friends, you too will find the course interesting and easy to follow - providing you with a skill for life.


The Hand Reflexology Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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