Skill level
Online home-based learning and one online exam at WLBA Academy
Course duration
This course can be completed within 2 weeks
Course time
Online exam to be arranged with WLBA Academy
Kit required
Model required
Course manual
VTCT Accredited
Age requirement
Minimum 16 years old
Additional Instructions
No prior qualifications required to enrol of this course


The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies is a knowledge-based qualification which will provide you with a sound foundation to pursue a career as a complementary therapist.This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of the organisation of the body, and the structure, function and pathologies of the skin, hair and nails. You will also learn about the structure, function and pathologies of the human body systems including, the skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive, urinary and reproductive system.

This is a fast track course that can be completed at your own pace, around your personal commitments

Entry requirements:

  • No prior qualifications required
  • Good standard of English sufficient to complete the course competences and online examinations.
  • Students must be over 16 years old to enrol on this course

How long is the course:

  • Online home-based learning
  • You will need to complete one online theory test at WLBA Academy

How will I be assessed:

  • Online theory tests (multiple choice)
  • Practical assessments and assignments
  • Portfolio evidence to demonstrate your understanding

We are committed to making our assessments a supportive and encouraging experience. Our highly experienced tutors will always ensure you are relaxed and confident before undergoing your online theory test.

What do I need to buy for this course

  • Whilst you are training with us we provide all the materials you will need for this course

What can I do with this qualification

The VTCT Level 3 in Anatomy and Physiology is a highly sought after qualification that will enable you to progress to further studies in Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapies, Aromatherapy and Reflexology, Massage or the VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Laser and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Treatment.

We also offer a range of progressive short courses that will complement this qualification and extend the services you can offer to clients within the beauty industry.

Payment options

  • Pay in full
  • Flexible payment options maybe available - contact as for further information
  • Course price does not include VAT
  • Course price does not include compulsory VTCT Covid-19 exam (£20)

Course Content

This course will cover units:

  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies
  • Functions of the skin, hair and nails
  • skeletal system
  • muscular system
  • nervous system
  • endocrine system
  • respiratory system
  • cardiovascular system
  • digestive system
  • lymphatic system
  • urinary system
  • reproductive system
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