Anatomy & Physiology & Pathology Level 3 Certificate

As part of a holistic/complementary therapy diploma (e.g. body massage and reflexology), you must hold a current Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology (AP&P) level 3 certificate. This course is a level 3 certificate for complementary therapies who don't hold a current AP&P course or needs to update their current AP&P certificate if it's over 5 years.

Course Details

What is Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology?

Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology (AP&P) is the foundation for anyone wishing to work as a holistic therapist. This course covers the function, structure, interactions and pathologies of 15 body systems (details below).

If you already have medical training (doctor, osteopath, chiropractor, physiotherapist, etc.) or a qualification that included Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology training, then you may not need to complete an additional AP&P course.

Prerequisites - None , but you must be aged 16 or over

Duration - 3 months  Time: Mornings or Evenings - Breakdown: 3 hours per week for 12 weeks

Small online live teaching course (in-class option available in 2025). Please note, exam is be taken in-class

Cost - £300.00 which includes exam fees. Please note, your place on this course is confirmed once cost of course is paid in full, before the course begins. 

Accreditation - FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists) accredited 

This course content follows the National Occupational Standards (NOS) and the Core Curriculum (CC) for AP&P.

Assessments/Exams: Final written exam (in-class)

Course Materials - all course materials are provided, including a hard copy manual, extra hand outs and PowerPoint slides.

What you need to bring to class - a willingness to learn!

Dates for 2024 (online)   

Weekday Dates (Mondays) ONLINE   6pm-9pm

Weekday Dates (Mondays) ONLINE   6pm-9pm

Monday 22th April 2024

Monday 19th August 2024

Monday 29th April 2024

Monday 26th August 2024

Monday 6th May 2024

Monday 2nd September 2024

Monday 13th May 2024

Monday 9th September 2024

Monday 20th May 2024

Monday 16th September 2024

Monday 27th May 2024

Monday 23th September 2024

Monday 3rd June 2024

Monday 30th September 2024

Monday 10th June 2024

Monday 7th October 2024

Monday 17th June 2024

Monday 14th October 2024

Monday 24th  June 2024

Monday 21st October 2024

Monday 1st July 2024

Monday 28th October 2024

Monday 15th July 2024 (no class on 8th)

Monday 4th November 2024


Exam Date - TBD

Course Tutor

Enquiries or registration: e: t: 07708382931
An experienced therapist, running her own busy complementary therapy business for over 12 years.
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Course Location
Airmid Academy, 27 Newtown Road, Cloughogue, Newry, Co. Down

All costs include:
  • Theory classes covering all bodily systems
  • Course manual, extra course handouts and PowerPoint Slides
  • Assessment and marking of exam
  • FHT exam fees
  • Pre assessments and any additional classes, if required
  • Ongoing (email or phone) student support and supervision throughout the course

Anatomy & Physiology & Pathology Level 3 Course Syllabus

The function, structure, interactions and pathologies of the following body systems:

·         Cells and Tissues

·         The Integumentary System (Skin, Hair & Nails)                        

·         The Skeleton System                                                    

·         The Muscular System                                                   

·         The Nervous & Sensory System                                                    

·         The Endocrine System                                                 

·         The Respiratory System                                               

·         The Circulatory/Cardiovascular System          

·         The Lymphatic and Immune System                                     

·         The Digestive System                                                   

·         The Reproductive System

·         The Urinary/Renal System 

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