Anatomy and Physiology Course

This course is designed as a self study pathway to fit around your individual lifestyle so that you can learn at a pace that suits you, leaving you able to dedicate more time to learning the practical skills involved in your training. It is ideally suited to go alongside any Level 3 qualification (Massage, Facial Electrical, Epilation or Reflexology), or may be taken as a stand-alone qualification.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will:


    • Have a knowledge of the 12 main systems of the Body.
    • Have a comprehensive understanding of Anatomy and Physiology.
    • Be able to undertake a Level 3 qualification such as Massage, Facial Electrical, Epilation or Reflexology.

Course Summary

    • Self Paced (8 weeks recommended).
    • Anatomy & Physiology Textbook.
    • Accompanying Workbook and Revision Guide.
    • Tutor support via email.
    • Final Written Assessment.
    • Course Fee – £150.00
    • Optional VTCT Certificate – Assessment Fee £125


In line with Government instructions we are closed at the current time and all courses are postponed for the moment.

We will of course be rescheduling our course dates once we are able to. We are monitoring our emails weekly and should you wish to contact us, please send an email and we will respond in due course.

Anatomy and Physiology Course Overview

Anatomy is the study of the structure of the human body, whilst Physiology is the study of the function of the body. Anatomy and Physiology is an integral aspect of a therapists’ knowledge for professional competent practice.

This course is offered as a self-study option completed at your own pace. Once you have registered, you will be supplied with an Anatomy & Physiology Textbook (Anatomy and Physiology by Helen McGuinness), and an activities workbook.

You will study all systems of the body from the 12 chapters in the book, and then complete the activities in your workbook. Once you have completed all activities you can either attend our Centre for a written assessment or be assessed via Skype.

Our Anatomy and Physiology self study course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the many systems of the human body and how they interact with each other.

We have designed this course to fit around your individual lifestyle so that you can learn at a pace that suits you.

We receommend that you complete the course over 8 weeks, but do allow up to 6 months to complete.

We pride ourselves on dedication and support so you will have a tutor accessible via email to give you the guidance to achieve your qualification. Our easy to use self study course has a variety of learning tools so you as an individual will learn from the teaching technique that suits you.

This course may be taken alongside our Facial Electrical, Epilation, Massage or Reflexology courses or purely as a stand – alone course of study.

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Course Content

On this course you will learn the following systems of the Body:

    • Cells and Tissues.

    • Skin, hair & nails

    • Skeleton & joints.

    • Muscular system.

    • Cardiovascular system.

    • Lymphatic system.

    • Respiratory system.

    • Digestive system.

    • Urinary system.

    • Nervous system.

    • Endocrine system.

    • Reproductive system.

Course Information

Entrance requirements:  None. 

Exam / assessment info: You will be required to complete a home study workbook, which upon completion is submitted to us for marking. You will also be required to sit a multiple choice question paper on the subjects covered. A pass mark of 70% is required for both your completed workbook and final question paper. Your final assessment paper can be taken at the centre or online via Skype.

If you are opting to take the VTCT Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology award then there will be a separate assessment fee of £125.00 payable, and an additional VTCT multiple choice paper to sit at the Centre. 

Qualification / Certification: Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded a ‘Anatomy and Physiology Diploma’ by Helen McGuinness Health & Beauty Training International. You will also be issued with the VTCT level 3 certificate if you opt to take this in addition to our certification.

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What training can I undertake once I have complete my Anatomy and Physiology course ? 

Our Anatomy & Physiology course is designed to go alongside our Body Massage and Reflexology courses. Alternatively, it may taken as a stand alone course if you are juts wishing to gain a knowledge of Anatomy & Physiology. Once you have completed our Massage or Reflexology courses, you can then progress on to other courses such as our Advanced Massage or Thai Foot Massage.

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