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Anatomy and Physiology Certificate Course

Why take the IEB Anatomy and Physiology course with the Bristol School?

If you are seeking an in-depth knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology as a practising holistic, complementary therapist or out of general interest this course is for you. You may have little or no previous experience in the matters of biology or A&P, but this course will guide and support you through learning about the wonders of the human body. Even if you are from a medical background you will find this course a stimulating and challenging refresher.

On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded an internationally recognised certificate in Anatomy and Physiology that is accredited by the International Examination Board.

This course is the same A&P module that is included in the Aromatherapy and Reflexology Diploma courses and as such, the course meets the Aromatherapy and Allied Practitioners' Association and International Federation of Reflexologists standards. It is examined by the International Examination Board and is judged to be of a standard that is more in depth than most other A&P courses. This means that it meets, if not exceeds, any A&P requirement for that vast majority of complementary therapy courses in the UK or abroad.

Students who wish to train with the Bristol School to become fully qualified therapists can spread the studying workload by taking this course first, thereby getting an exemption from A&P module in the Aromatherapy or Reflexology Diploma courses.

What does the course cover?

The course is thirteen 3-hour modules plus a 3 hour exam. There are two sessions in one day on a weekend about once a month. This course is takes about a year to complete as it runs alongside the Aromatherapy and Reflexology Diploma courses.

Modules included in the course are:

  • Cells & Tissues
  • Skeletal System
  • Muscular System
  • Integumentary System
  • Respiratory System
  • Cardiovascular
  • Nervous System and Special Senses
  • Lymphatic System
  • Endocrine System
  • Digestive System
  • Genito-urinary System
  • Pathology

What Next?

Full details of all our courses are contained in our comprehensive prospectus.

Please request a copy from our Contact Page.