Careers and Employment in the Health, Wellbeing & Helping Industries
The recent pandemic has made us all more aware of our health and wellbeing. For many, it provided time to reflect on our lives, careers and work-life balance. At the same time, the effects of the pandemic increased demand for wellbeing services. Now more than ever, we recognise the importance talking therapies, massage and complimentary therapies to support us in maintaining our physical and mental health.
Amazing career prospects
Many of our courses provide you will the professional skills and knowledge to change career and enter professions within the Health and Wellbeing Industries. Our students have gone on to work as self-employed counsellors and therapists, set up clinics or practices, or find employment with high profile organisations and charities including Urban Massage, the NHS, and the Stress Project. Our courses enable you to progress from beginner, to professional levels in nationally recognised qualifications accredited by awarding bodies including ITEC, ABC, and VTCT. We also provide a range of courses for continuing professional development, including courses about working in the industry and business planning for freelance or self-employment.
Voluntary placements and experience to kickstart your career
On our counselling and massage courses our trainees regularly gain experience through placement work or through voluntary opportunities for charities and other organisations. In counselling, trainees have worked with counselling practices across London, and our trainee massage therapists have provided treatments for charities and events such as the London Marathon & The Ronald McDonald House.
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