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Anatomy & Physiology : £150


Anatomy & Physiology home study course


An understanding of Anatomy and Physiology is required as the basis of all practical training courses in beauty and holistic therapy. The Gentle Touch Anatomy and Physiology Certificate is accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body.

All modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available. On completion of the course, successful students will receive a certificate in Anatomy and Physiology.

How do I enrol on the course?
Click below and pay the course fee of £150 (or £100 if booked with another Gentle Touch course)

How soon after enrolling can I start the course?
Once you have enrolled on the course and paid the course fee, you will have immediate access to the online course modules which means you can start learning straight away.

How long will it take me to complete the course?
The time it takes to complete the course will depend on how quickly you learn as an individual, and also on the number of hours per day you spend on it. Most students are able to complete the course within approximately 15 hours of study.

Is there a time limit for completing the course?
Yes – please complete it within 6 months of enrolling.  (NOTE: If not completed by then a further fee will be payable).

Is the course accredited?
The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists for membership and insurance and covers all the Anatomy and Physiology required for the Level 2 National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistics. It is accepted widely throughout the professional beauty industry for further courses in beauty and holistic therapy. However, it may not be suitable if you intend to study more advanced healthcare courses, and so we recommend that you check with the particular awarding body.

What content is covered in the course?
The Anatomy and Physiology course comprises 11 modules as follows.

  • Functions Of The Skin
  • Composition Of The Skeleton and Joints
  • The Muscular System
  • The Digestive System
  • The Excretory System
  • the Endocrine System
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Circulatory and Lymphatic System
  • The Nervous System
  • The Cellular System
  • The Reproductive System

How will the course be marked?
Following each course module you will take a test which requires a pass rate of 90%.

What if I fail a module?
If you fail a module you have the ability to re-take the examination twice. If you fail the module you will be contacted by the tutor who will offer support before making a final attempt.

Do I need to complete any paperwork?
Yes – either complete your tests on your computer and then email it to us, or print it out and let us have it in paper form

What will I receive when I complete the course?
You will receive a certificate in Anatomy and Physiology which will be mailed to you on successful completion of the course.

This course carries 20 CPD points

Full course fee is £150