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Essential Skills

These courses provide you with essential information that you need to complement the hands on practical Bowen skills that you will be learning. They can be taken at any time – before, during or after your practical studies but are required to give you a full and well-rounded knowledge base.

If you have studied these topics previously at an equivalent level, you can omit these courses if you submit evidence of equivalent prior study.

Reboot Your Body

If you are not already a health care professional, your first and best option to become more familiar with Bowen Therapy is our Reboot Your Body 2 Day Workshop.

There are no prerequisites for this course, as it is taught and intended for anyone wishing to sample a taste of BowenFirst. This may be a family member wishing to help another, or someone who is interested in getting into the health care industry.

This class will cover the fundamental autonomic balancing moves for the muscles and the nervous system. This course will be instructive, inspiring, and utterly relaxing.

The Reboot workshop is geared to maximize the Bowen experience. Everyone is Welcome!

This course is for anyone interested in experiencing a technique that is designed to help you quickly overcome the 7 biggest challenges that are keeping you from a relaxed body and mind, including:

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Lack of vitality

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A slow and broken metabolism

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Inefficient absorption of vital nutrients

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Improper detoxification and elimination

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Repetitive pain cycles

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Hormone imbalances

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Lack of proper and restorative sleep

If you have a current qualification in anatomy and physiology and a qualification as a health care professional such as a massage therapist or chiropractor, you can choose to proceed straight away with the Healing Accelerator workshops, or start with this course as a introduction to Bowen.

Anatomy & Physiology – VTCT Level 3 Certificate

Bowen College UK’s Anatomy and Physiology online course is delivered in partnership with Essential Training Solutions (ETS).

This qualification is awarded by VTCT which is Government approved Awarding Organisation. Successful candidates will hold a qualification that is nationally recognised and would therefore be accepted as approved prior learning for other complementary therapy disciplines.

This course comprehensively covers Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for all the body systems.
Our easy-to-use online course coupled with our unrivaled support enables you to achieve your professionally recognised certificate in the way that best suits you. There are no hidden costs and you are not required to purchase any other study material. EVERYTHING you need to pass is included.

Final assessments are held at ETS’s centre in Hertfordshire regularly throughout the year. If you cannot attend the assessment centre we can arrange for you to take your final assessment at your chosen location via webcam. You therefore have complete flexibility and control.

What’s included in our VTCT Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology online course?

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VTCT course registration including VTCT lifelong membership

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All examination fees

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24/7 online access for the duration of your course

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The Essential Anatomy & Physiology Study Manual

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The Complete Pathology for Complementary Therapies book

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Free access to the ETS Resource Centre

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Free access to the ETS Health and Safety Resource

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Unrivaled and unlimited student support

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Ability to apply for a TOTUM (NUS) student discount card

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Totum Lockup

Acceptable qualifications include ITEC Level 3 A&P, VTCT or similar.

Muscle Anatomy 

This web based anatomy course teaches the function, origin and insertion of the muscles of the body. The focus of the course assists the student with the dynamic understanding of each muscle associated with the Bowen Protocols.

It will cover the origin, insertion and action of the muscles of the body and how to the muscles can be seen in relation to the body contour. This knowledge will assist the therapist in assessing a client’s individual needs in order to alleviate health problems, stress and balance body functions.

There are text books to accompany Muscle Anatomy course which you will be responsible for purchasing.

The subjects covered include:

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Anatomical position, directional and regional terminology

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Structures of forearm and hand

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Structures of head, neck and face

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Structures of lower leg and foot

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Structures of shoulder and upper arm

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Structures of spine and thorax

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Structures of pelvis and thigh

Emergency First Aid at Work

The course covers basic life saving first aid to meet the workplace health and safety regulations. Students will be awarded the recognised Emergency First Aid at Work qualification, valid for 3 years.

This course gives learners the skills to help a casualty who is:

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Unresponsive and breathing

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Unresponsive and not breathing

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Needing resuscitation (CPR)

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Having a seizure

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Fainting

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Choking

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Bleeding (minor and severe)

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Suffering from shock

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Burns

In addition advice is given about: dealing with an emergency ,assessing a casualty,monitoring a casualty where to get help, electrical incidents, accident recording and reporting control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH).

Acceptable transferrable qualifications include a current First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work certificate.

*Our First aid trainers have achieved more than most! As well as fully qualified training providers, they have been HCPC registered which means they met the government standards for delivering emergency and urgent healthcare to the general public in the pre-hospital arena.