VTCT Level 3 Award in Crystal Therapy (QCF)

InstructorJoanne Lee
TypeOnline Course
DateSep 1, 2015 - Jul 31, 2020
Student Enrolled3
CertificateIssued on completion of Practical Elements at our Centre in Dukinfield, Theory Elements via our Virtual Learning Resource, Case Studies, Assignments, Assessments & 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)

About This Course

The VTCT Level 3 Award in Crystal Therapy (QCF) is a course that has been specifically designed to allow therapists interested in the theory and practice of crystal therapy, to explore these concepts.

The following mandatory units are included:

  • UCT7M Crystal Therapy

You will learn about cleansing, energising, resting crystals and crystal placement. You will also learn about chakra balancing, visualisation, breathing and meditation. Although Crystal Therapy lacks scientific validation, you will learn how to provide a safe and professional service for clients.

This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of crystal therapy. Furthermore, you will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide crystal therapy services.

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

This qualification is regulated on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

CPPD points: 10

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 3 months, on average it takes 6 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 and awarding body 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 Compulsory Interactive Treatment room sessions will be accessed by attending sessions at our centre over a period of 3 days or 2 hours per week, evenings or weekends for 9 weeks with our crystal therapy tutor Joanne Lee.

Case studies: You must carry out and document evidence for at least 6 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 upload them to your VTCT e-portfolio.

Upon completion you will be required to attend our Assessment centre here in Dukinfield, Greater Manchester to deliver a Crystal 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 VTCT Level 3 Award in Crystal Therapy (QCF) 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 The VTCT Level 3 Award in Crystal Therapy (QCF) directly into a Crystal Therapist role as you will possess the skills to enable you to provide crystal therapy treatments 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 Crystal Therapy
Section 3UCT7M: Crystal therapy
Section 4The Human Energy System
Lecture 9Introduction
Lecture 10The Holistic Approach
Lecture 11Causes of Dis-ease and Dis-harmony
Lecture 12Energy Pathways
Lecture 13The Aura
Lecture 14Seeing & Reading the Aura
Lecture 15Energy Exercises
Lecture 16Grounding and Protection
Lecture 17The Chakra System
Lecture 18The Sounds of the Chakras
Lecture 19Working with the Chakras
Lecture 20The Earth’s Energy System
Lecture 21Kundalini Energy
Lecture 22Base/Root Chakra
Lecture 23Sacral Chakra
Lecture 24Solar Plexus Chakra
Lecture 25Heart Chakra
Lecture 26Throat Chakra
Lecture 27Third Eye Chakra
Lecture 28Crown Chakra
Lecture 29The Minor & Transpersonal Chakras
Section 5The Human Mind
Lecture 30How the Mind Works
Lecture 31Understanding of human mind and behaviour: The missing link of intuitive experience
Lecture 32The Unconscious Mind & the Iceberg Metaphor
Lecture 33Mind-Body Symbolism
Lecture 34Mind-Body Communication
Lecture 35Biology, Beliefs and the Body
Section 6Crystal Range
Lecture 36Introduction
Lecture 37Clear quartz, Amethyst, Rose Quartz & Citrine
Lecture 38Aquamarine, Blue lace agate, Calcite & Fluorite
Lecture 39Haematite, Jasper, Lapis lazuli & Malachite
Lecture 40Moonstone, Sodalite & Turquoise
Lecture 41Tiger’s eye, Obsidian & Tourmaline
Section 7Assess the client and implement holistic crystal therapy
Lecture 42Introduction to Crystal Therapy
Lecture 43Interpersonal Skills
Lecture 44Communication
Lecture 45Listening Skills
Lecture 46Learning To Communicate With Clients
Lecture 47Communications Skill Guide
Lecture 48Managing Cultural Differences
Lecture 49Exploring & Establishing the Client's Needs & Requirements for Crystal Therapy
Lecture 50Assessment & Observation of Client
Lecture 51The Client’s Journey
Lecture 52Develop & Agree Plans for Crystal Therapy
Lecture 53Client Care and Relationship Management
Lecture 54Other Therapies & Referrals
Lecture 55Recommendations to the Client
Lecture 56Managing client expectations
Lecture 57History of Crystal Therapy
Lecture 58Atlantis
Lecture 59Atlantean Crystals
Lecture 60Are You a Past-Life Atlantean? article By Bill Hurley
Lecture 61Theories of Crystal Therapy
Lecture 62Concepts of Healing
Lecture 63Energy Healing
Lecture 64What is a Crystal?
Lecture 65Quartz Formation
Lecture 66Occurence & Use of Quartz
Lecture 67Natural Forms of Quartz
Lecture 68Types of Quartz
Lecture 69Artificial Quartz
Lecture 70Key Concepts
Lecture 71Choosing Crystals
Lecture 72Cleansing Crystals
Lecture 73Modification
Lecture 74Judy Hall
Lecture 75Grounding Techniques
Lecture 76Protection Techniques
Lecture 77Cleansing Techniques
Lecture 78Treatment Preparation
Lecture 79 Crystal Therapy Techniques
Lecture 80Crystal Treatments
Lecture 81Crystal Wands
Lecture 82Instilling and Balancing Techniques
Lecture 83Building and Strengthening Techniques
Lecture 84Polarity Treatment
Lecture 85Crystal configurations, grids and layouts
Lecture 86Using a Crystal Grid at Home
Lecture 87Crystal Elixirs and Essences
Lecture 88Toxic Crystals
Lecture 89Astrology and Crystals
Lecture 90Colour & Crystals
Lecture 91Massage & Crystals
Lecture 92Meditation & Crystals
Lecture 93Contra-actions, Aftercare & Homeuse
Lecture 94Crystals & Other Therapies
Section 8Principles and practice of scanning the human energy system
Lecture 95Working with the Human Energy System
Lecture 96Seeing the aura and its layers
Lecture 97Scanning
Lecture 98The Chakras
Lecture 99Polarity & Energy Flow
Lecture 100Yes / No Pendulum Dowsing Technique
Section 9Body Language for Therapists
Section 10Use interpersonal skills with therapy clients
Section 11Revision, Reflective Practice & Feedback

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