VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Providing Therapies for Client with Cancer or Other Life Limiting Conditions (Oncology)


Duration:  16 evenings
Price: £750

* If you feel that you require additional training after the completion of your course we can offer 1-2-1 tutor support to help you in any areas you would like to develop in. This will be charged at a rate of £20 per hour and can be arranged based on your individual needs. 

*Any assessments or re-sits that take place outside of the planned course schedule will be charged at an additional rate of £20 per hour. 

This qualification will prepare you to work within a healthcare setting providing complementary therapies for clients who are suffering life limiting conditions or who are critically frail. Complementary therapies are widely available to people with cancer and increasingly to patients with a range of long term medical and life limiting conditions. These therapies can be offered alongside orthodox treatments and the aim is to provide psychological and emotional support through the relief of symptoms.  

This course provides a progression route with advanced technical knowledge and skills for level 3 complementary therapists.

Units included within this qualification:

Interpersonal skills for the complementary therapist

Provide complementary therapies for people with life limiting conditions

Working with healthcare professionals

Principles of providing complementary therapies in a healthcare setting


Case Studies Required:


Provide complementary therapies to clients with cancer or other life limiting conditions: You must carry out and document evidence for a minimum of eight case studies for clients in a realistic working environment. At least three of these should have a minimum of two follow-ups. You should aim to provide complementary therapy to a variety of different clients with life limiting medical conditions or those who are clinically frail.


Accredited with  – VTCT


Duration – 16 evenings

Cost – £750

Payment Plan Option:

Deposit = £250

Month 1 = £250

Month 2 = £250

*please note you will not receive certificate until full course payment is received.


Requirements – Must hold a level 3 aromatherapy, reflexology or body massage qualification

*Students may be required to work on each other


Course Overview:

  • Health & Safety
  • Client Consultation
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Contra-Indications & Contra-Actions
  • Treatment Procedure
  • After Care Advice


You will receive:

  • Step by Step Manual
  • Training Equipment Provided on The Day
  • Full Insurable VTCT Accredited Certificate