Holistic Health & Well-being

Course Aim

This course is designed to give candidates a broad knowledge of the holistic approach to health and well-being. Learners gain practitioner qualifications for employment in therapies including Swedish Massage, Reflexology, Reiki Masters and Nutrition.


Course Modules

ITEC Level 3 Awards

  • Holistic/Swedish Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Nutrition
  • Holistic Approach to Health
  • Professional Conduct and Business Awareness
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Additional Practitioner Certificates: 

  • First Aid Responder
  • Reiki Level 1, 2 & 3 (Masters)

  • Work Simulation Program and 3 week work placement


ITEC Level 3 Awards:

Additional Practitioner Certificates


Entry Requirements

All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.

Progression To Degrees

Graduates can progress to study various related courses in OFI including Beauty Therapy, Makeup Artistry or Advanced Beauty Therapy. Alternatively, learners can progress to a number of areas including Naturopathy, Acupuncture, Nutrition or Massage Therapy in specialist colleges such as CNM or HCD.


Career Opportunities

Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:

Spa's | Cruise Liners | Healing Centres and Health Farms | Leisure Centres | Sports & Fitness Centres | Hotels | Beauty Salons | Self Employment


This is an incredible course for anybody passionate or interested in holistic health and well-being. It is, at times, hard work but always enjoyable and rewarding. Teachers were knowledgeable, supportive, personable and caring. I had so much fun learning under their guidance and I would recommend this programme to anyone interested in holistic health and well-being.

Dara Kettle
Dara Kettle
Holistic Health & Well-Being Graduate, 2018

Student Services Costs: €200

Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):

  • Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
  • Those who are eligible under the student grant scheme
  • Those in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)


QQI Certification Charge:

  • QQI Level 5 €50
  • QQI Level 6 €80


ITEC & Reiki Exam Fees:

  •  €441


Fees charged by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses.

Additional costs which may include: Books, uniforms, equipment, kit, trips & optional additional practitioner certification. 



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