Diploma in Reiki

InstructorJoanne Lee
TypeOnline Course
DateSep 1, 2012 - Jul 31, 2018
Student Enrolled2
CertificateIssued on completion of Practical Elements at our Centre in Dukinfield, Theory Elements via our Virtual Learning Resource, Case Studies, Assignments, Assessments, Multiple Choice Exam Papers & 100% of quiz marks
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Click on 'Buy Now' to enrol and pay by debit or credit card using the secure services of Payal or 'Book Now' to enrol and pay by direct bank transfer or direct debit. Please note you will be required to upload evidence of payment using this method. The 'Date' range shows the period in which the course is open for enrollment. Upon enrollment you will receive access to our Virtual Learning Resource where you can commence your study of the Theory Elements online. Practical elements and Assessments are covered onsite at our Centre in Dukinfield, Greater Manchester and dates for attendance will be arranged with your tutor after enrollment or you can choose prearranged dates subject to availability.

How will I be assessed?

Independent study is an essential part of our VTCT and Professional Vocational Qualifications and you will be required to complete both practical and theoretical assignments at home. Observation Assessments will take place onsite during the course and a Portfolio of Evidence will be completed. Competent performance of Observation outcomes must be demonstrated on a specified number of occasions.

Unit assessment methods:

Portfolio of Evidence, Written Assignments, Case Studies, Practical Elements/Final Assessments and Written Exams.

Cost Includes:

Registration, Record of Assessment Book, Course Materials, Certificate and Assessment Fees.


Full payment MUST be received at the time of enrollment to secure a place unless otherwise agreed or by one of our monthly Direct Debit Payment Plans. All payments must be made by direct funds transfer / standing order / credit or debit card using the secure services of Paypal or Stripe. Please refer to our Terms & Conditions for full details.

Why choose The Full Spectrum Centre Limited?

Not only do our team of professionally qualified, experienced and passionate holistic therapists/tutors provide dedicated student support, we provide learners with access to our training rooms subject to availability in order for them to have an appropriate space in which to carry out their case studies.

When choosing a VTCT qualification you will gain skills and knowledge necessary for success in your chosen career, while gaining an industry-recognised qualification. VTCT is the specialist awarding organisation for the Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Complementary Therapy, Hospitality and Catering and Sport and Active Leisure sectors, with over 45 years of experience. They are an awarding body regulated by national organisations including Ofqual, SQA, DfES and CCEA and a registered charity investing in education and skills but also giving to good causes in the area of facial disfigurement.

Westminster Indemnity accept all our course and qualifications for insurance purposes on their policies and our graduates receive discounted rates.

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The Old Courthouse Chapel Street Dukinfield SK16 4DY Tameside Greater Manchester UK

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Weekdays 9:00-21.45
Saturday 9:00-18:00
(Sunday by prior arrangement only)
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About This Course

The Diploma in Reiki is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a Reiki Practitioner.

The following mandatory units are included:

  • Reflective practice for Reiki
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies
  • Knowledge of less common pathology for complementary therapies
  • Principles and practice of complementary therapies
  • Provide Reiki treatments
  • Health, safety and hygiene for complementary therapies
  • Business practice for complementary therapies
The Diploma in Reiki, a professional vocational training course includes level 1 foundation training, moving on to level 2 practitioner training, leading to practitioner status, focusing on providing safe, effective and consistent Reiki treatments and will enable you to use the principles of Reiki on yourself and others. You will learn about the origins of Reiki and gain an understanding of Reiki practices, including the laying of hands and the promotion of self healing through ‘life energy’ or the ‘spiritual life force’. You will receive Level 1 and Level 2 teachings and attunements in both Eastern and Western Reiki.
You will develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice and business practice for complementary therapies. Furthermore, you will learn about anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies. You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide Reiki services.
This is a specialist stand alone qualification and you will also possess the skills to enable you to provide Reiki treatments for clients via employment or self employment in the complementary and healthcare sector.

Units in this qualification have been mapped to the relevant NOS (where applicable).

CPPD points: 20

Prerequisite: There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification. It is recommended that you have a level of general education comparable to GCSEs. You should have a caring disposition and be committed to fulfilling both Practical and Theory Elements. You must meet the required Guided Learning Hours (GLH) by attending our centre for the Practical Elements and by working through the Theory Elements, taking part in online discussions, assessments and reviews with your tutor and assessor via our Virtual Learning Environment. Practical elements may be of mixed sex and learners will be required to work on each other.

Duration: This qualification can be completed in a minimum of 6 months, on average it takes 12 months to complete the practical and theory elements.

Course Delivery: Theory elements are covered online in your own home, in your own time and at your own pace via self study using our Virtual Learning Environment. This theory elements are perfectly suited to online delivery therefore they can be delivered and learning assessed online. You will be fully supported by your course tutor who’s role it is to help and guide you through the process from beginning to end. Both your tutor and assessor will ensure that you not only reach your goals but maintain industry standards. You will also have access to our private Facebook group where you can communicate with other learners and graduates.

Practical elements are brought to life in a treatment room environment which enhances the learning experience. Therefore Complusory Interactive Treatment room sessions will be accessed by attending sessions at our centre over a period of 4 days or 2 hours per week, evenings or weekends for 12 weeks with one of our Reiki Master Teachers Joanne Lee and Cindy Vernon.

Case studies: You must carry out and document evidence for at least 20 treatments on a minimum of four clients. There must be a minimum of four treatments for at least two clients. Each case study must include a client questionnaire, lifestyle assessment, consent form, consultation record, treatment record, after care advice and client feedback.

Virtual Learning Resource: Upon enrolment you will be able to login and access your course content. Simply progress through each section and lecture, complete all your written assignments and email them

Upon completion you will be required to attend our Assessment centre here in Dukinfield, Greater Manchester to deliver a Reiki Therapy session as your final assessment.

Minimum System Requirement: As this course is delivered via our online Virtual Learning Resource there are some minimum system requirements including:

  • Laptop, PC or MAC
  • Broadband internet connection
  • Browsers IE9, IE10, IE11, Firefox, Safari or Chrome
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Microsoft Word (or equivalent)

Upon completion of both practical and theory elements, assessments and written papers a Diploma in Reiki will be awarded.

Additional information: All necessary materials and equipment will be provided for use during the practical elements and for final assessments however you will be required to ensure that you have the necessary materials and equipment to continue and complete this qualification.

Progression: On completion of this qualification you may choose to undertake further study; qualifications you could progress to include:

You can progress from the Diploma in Reiki Therapy directly into a Reiki Practitioner role as you will possess the skills to enable you to provide Reiki Therapy for clients via employment or self employment in the complementary and healthcare sector.

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Course Content

Section 1Introduction & Induction
Lecture 1Welcome
Lecture 2Introduction
Lecture 3Time Management
Lecture 4Powerful Studying Tips
Lecture 5Assessment Guidance
Lecture 6Case Studies
Section 2Reflective practice for Reiki
Section 3Human Energy System
Lecture 8Introduction
Lecture 9The Holistic Approach
Lecture 10Causes of Dis-ease and Dis-harmony
Lecture 11Energy Pathways
Lecture 12The Aura
Lecture 13Seeing & Reading the Aura
Lecture 14Energy Exercises
Lecture 15Grounding and Protection
Lecture 16The Chakra System
Lecture 17The Sounds of the Chakras
Lecture 18Working with the Chakras
Lecture 19The Earth’s Energy System
Lecture 20Kundalini Energy
Lecture 21Base/Root Chakra
Lecture 22Sacral Chakra
Lecture 23Solar Plexus Chakra
Lecture 24Heart Chakra
Lecture 25Throat Chakra
Lecture 26Third Eye Chakra
Lecture 27Crown Chakra
Lecture 28The Minor & Transpersonal Chakras
Section 4Principles and practice of complementary therapies
Lecture 29Learning outcomes and evidence requirements
Lecture 30Introduction to Complementary Therapy
Lecture 31Body Massage
Lecture 32Aromatherapy
Lecture 33Reflexology
Lecture 34Acupuncture
Lecture 35Alexander technique
Lecture 36Bach flower
Lecture 37Bowen technique
Lecture 38Shiatsu
Lecture 39Reiki
Lecture 40Remedial massage
Lecture 41Kinesiology
Lecture 42Herbalism
Lecture 43Hypnotherapy
Lecture 44Definitions and theories
Lecture 45Theory of Techniques
Lecture 46Learning outcome 1 Assignment
Lecture 47Health & Safety
Lecture 48Risk Assessment
Lecture 49Accidents and accident reporting
Lecture 50Ensuring Safety
Lecture 51Fire
Lecture 52First aid
Lecture 53Legislative requirements and working practice
Lecture 54Legal Requirements
Lecture 55Learning outcome 2 Assignment a)
Lecture 56Codes of Practice and Ethics
Lecture 57Learning outcome 2 Assignment b)
Lecture 58Insurance
Lecture 59Regulation
Lecture 60Learning outcome 2 Assignment c)
Lecture 61National Occupational Standards
Lecture 62Learning outcome 2 Assignment d)
Lecture 63Explore and establish the client’s needs for complementary therapy
Lecture 64The Consultation Process
Lecture 65Learning outcome 3 Assignment a)
Lecture 66The Consultation
Lecture 67Client Confidentiality & Complaints
Lecture 68Learning outcome 3 Assignment b)
Lecture 69The Ethics of Practice
Lecture 70Professional Ethical Conduct
Lecture 71Other Therapies and Referrals
Lecture 72Raising Standards
Lecture 73Qualities of a professional
Lecture 74Learning outcome 3 Assignment c)
Lecture 75Body Language & Communication
Lecture 76Learning To Communicate With Clients
Lecture 77Interpersonal Skills
Lecture 78Listening Skills
Lecture 79Managing Cultural Differences
Lecture 80Learning outcome 3 Assignment d)
Section 5Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies
Lecture 81Learning outcomes and evidence requirements
Lecture 82Understand the organisation of the body
Lecture 83Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the skin, hair and nails
Lecture 84Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the skeletal system
Lecture 85Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the muscular system
Lecture 86Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the nervous system
Lecture 87Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the endocrine system
Lecture 88Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the respiratory system
Lecture 89Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the cardiovascular system
Lecture 90Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the lymphatic system
Lecture 91Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the digestive system
Lecture 92Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the urinary system
Lecture 93Understand the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the reproductive system
Section Quiz
Section 6Knowledge of less common pathology for complementary therapies
Section 7Provide Reiki treatments
Lecture 95Learning outcomes and evidence requirements
Lecture 96Introduction
Section 8Health, safety and hygiene for complementary therapies
Section 9Business practice for complementary therapies
Lecture 98Learning outcomes and evidence requirements
Lecture 99Introduction
Lecture 100Legal Requirements & Obligations
Lecture 101Marketing
Lecture 102Business and Finance
Lecture 103Presentation, Personal Safety & Lone Working
Lecture 104Goal Setting & Teamwork
Lecture 105Body Language & Communication
Lecture 106Promotion
Lecture 107Advertising
Lecture 108Press Releases
Lecture 109Internet Marketing
Lecture 110Bookkeeping, Tax and Accounts
Lecture 111Taking Bookings and Charging
Lecture 112Invest In Your Business and take action
Lecture 113Target Markets
Lecture 114How To Be Successful
Lecture 115Planning
Lecture 116Increase Your Sales
Lecture 117Retaining Clients
Lecture 118Learning outcome 1: Understand the key business criteria required for complementary therapies Assignments a-e)
Lecture 119Keep up to date
Lecture 120Specialist Help & Advice
Lecture 121Income
Lecture 122Expenditure
Lecture 123PAYE, VAT AND TAX
Lecture 124Research
Lecture 125Learning outcome 2: Be able to research a business concept
Section 10Reflective Practice, Feedback & Evaluation