Currently we offer three home study courses, two in anatomy and physiology (A&P), and one with an emphasis on reflexology.

 

A&P Start ~ This course of 10 modules: Is suitable for those wishing to take basic and advanced foot care It gives a good grounding in the anatomy and physiology of the human body There is plenty of emphasis on feet.

 

A&P Intermediate ~ This course of 20 modules: Is suitable for those taking a diploma (HND level) in foot care builds on and adds to the first course Includes aspects of business and marketing that you’ll need for your own business.

 

Please note, you must have a current A&P qualification before doing any of our practical courses in foot care.

 

A&P for Reflexologists ~ This course of 8 modules: Is suitable for those wishing to train in basic reflexology Gives a good grounding in the areas of A&P and techniques needed for your business Includes an introduction to starting a practice.

 

Please note, you must have the above or equivalent theory qualification before doing our practical course in reflexology.

 

 

Taster Day

1day

Certificate of attendance.

 

Basic Practical Training

2days

Certificate showing completion and achievement of the standards required to PASS the course.

 

Advance practical foot care training

Includes two days of strapping & padding, etc.

5days

Certificate showing completion and achievement required to pass the course.

 

Intensive Diploma Foot Care Training

2weeks

Diploma certificate showing completion and achievement required to pass the course.

 

First aid basics

1 day and 3 days training options

1day

Certificate of attendance and passing practical assessment. Valid for 3years First aid at work.

3days

Certificate of attendance and passing practical assessment. Valid for 3years.

 

Reflexology

2day

Certificate of attendance and safe practical application of BASIC techniques used in the FHF massage routine.

 

 

 

Anatomy & Physiology (A & P) 10 Module Course.

 

 

SpineThis Home study course can be taken as a separate accredited a and P course it is suitable for anyone interested in learning more about the body and for those who are taking the basic foot foot care and advanced ft care and basic reflexology.

 

Duration

This will take 8 – 10 weeks to complete depending on the time you have to spend on it and on your prior knowledge you will receive your study materials and stages unless otherwise requested so you can work at all and pace.

 

Venue

Your home and/or business.

 

Outcome

On completing and passing the modules you will receive NCFE accredited certificate of anatomy and physiology and a TCFCP certificate.

 

Investments

£399

 

Notes

This course must be completed and passed before students attend a practical courses. You will be given comprehensive materials, study skills help Reading lists and more. Notes from the course must be brought along to the college-based courses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theory Course Content: Modules 1-10

 Foot Bones

1. Anatomical Position

2. Bones and Joints

3. Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons

4. The Integumentary System

5. The Circulatory System

6. The Nervous System

7. The Feet – Structures and Functions

8. The Nails

9. Presenting Problems

10. Business and Marketing – Business in a Box

 

The human foot and ankle is a strong and complex mechanical structure containing exactly 26 bones, 33 joints (20 of which are actively articulated), and more than a hundred muscles, tendons, and ligaments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anatomy & Physiology (A & P) 20 Module Course

 

Achilles TendonThis home-study course can be taken as a separate, accredited A&P course. It is suitable for anyone interested in learning more about the body and for those who are taking the Diploma in Foot Care and the Nail Technician Diploma.

 

Duration

This will take 10 – 14 weeks to complete, depending on the time you have to spend on it, and on your prior knowledge. You will receive your study materials in stages (unless otherwise requested), so you can work at your own pace.

 

Venue

Your home and/or business.

 

Outcome

On completing and passing the modules, you will receive an NCFE-accredited Certificate of Anatomy & Physiology and a TCFCPa+p dip certificate.

 

Investment

£599.00 (to be paid up front)

 

Notes

This course must be completed and passed before students attend their practical courses. You will be given comprehensive materials, study skills help, reading lists, and more. If you’re stuck, you can call us. Notes from the course should be brought along to the practical courses.

 

 

Theory Course Content: Modules 1-20

 

  1. Anatomical Position
  2. Bones and Joints
  3. Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons
  4. The Integumentary System
  5. The Circulatory System
  6. The Nervous System
  7. The Feet – Structures and Functions
  8. The Nails
  9. Presenting Problems
  10. Business and Marketing – Business in a Box
  11. Microbiology
  12. Management of Septic Conditions
  13. The Experience of Pain
  14. The High Risk Foot
  15. The Nail Unit
  16. Care of the Elderly Foot
  17. Duty of Care
  18. Correct Shoe Fitting and Basic Orthotics
  19. Completing Observational Case Studies
  20. Holistic Approach to Foot Care

 

 

 

 

Basic Foot care

 

Basic Foot Care

This two-day course is designed for those who wish to add some foot care to their existing practice or for those who would like to start a business offering basic foot care.

 

Duration

Two days.

 

Venue

 

Outcome

You will receive an NCFE-accredited certificate, showing completion and achievement of the standards required to PASS the course. You will be able to use TCFCPb after your name.

 

Investment

Theory home study course prior to practical training: £399
2-day practical course: £368.80
Total: £767.80

 

Notes

You must complete and pass the Anatomy & Physiology theory modules 1–10 before the practical course starts. Please make sure you bring your theory notes and work with you to.

 

 

 

Student testimonial

 

Elizabeth is a very knowledgeable lady, I felt very relaxed whilst on the course, felt free to ask questions and was confident they would be answered In depth. A very pleasant experience  for myself who hasn’t be in a classroom for 30 years.

 

By Sherralyn Blakely

 

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Norfolk, PE30 1EJ

 

 

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