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Anatomy Physiology and Pathology (ITEC)

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The Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies (ITEC, QCF) provides a thorough foundation of anatomy, physiology and pathology, which is a pre-requisite for a number of courses. The course is designed for those who are interested in studying the body and how it functions. 

100% of students rated their Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology tutor as having "excellent" knowledge of the subject.

Dates and times

This is a part-time course 17 sessions run over five months from 9.30am - 12.30pm on any of the following:

  • Wednesday sessions from 15th September - 26th January 2022
  • Sunday sessions from 19th September - 30th January 2022
  • Wednesday sessions from 9th February - 29th June 2022
  • Saturday sessions from 5th February - 25th June 2022

Intensive Course

15 sessions, Monday to Friday on the weeks commencing 13th June, 27th and 11th July 2022 from 9.30am - 12.30pm

*Please note these dates are subject to change due to Government restrictions* 


The full cost is £600. The deposit cost is £50.


Whilst enrolled upon the course you will study human anatomy, physiology and pathology, which encompasses:

  • Body systems: skeletal system, muscular system, circulatory and lymphatic systems, neurological system, endocrine system, respiratory system, digestive system, urinary system and reproductive system
  • Histology
  • Anatomical planes and positions
  • Skin, hair and nails
  • Common pathologies affecting each body system

You will be taught alongside other students who are enrolled upon Diploma courses such as the Diplomas in Massage and Reflexology.

The course is assessed via...

  • Multiple choice paper comprising 50 questions
  • Written assignment 


To enrol on this course you must be 18 year old or over. It is recommended that you should have achieved a level of education equivalent to five GCSEs at grades A*-C however exemptions may be made for adult returners with relevant experience.


Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded with the Level 3 Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies (ITEC, QCF).