The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Providing Therapies for Clients with Cancer or other Life Limiting Conditions qualification will prepare you to work within a healthcare setting providing complementary therapies for clients who are suffering life limiting conditions or who are critically frail.  


Complementary therapies are widely available to people with cancer and increasingly to patients with a range of long term medical and life limiting conditions. These therapies are delivered alongside orthodox treatments, often within the healthcare setting, with the aim of providing psychological and emotional support through the relief of symptoms.


The units of study are :


  • Principles of provding complementary therapies in a healthcare setting
  • Interpersonal skills for the complementary therapist
  • Providing complementary therapies for people with life limiting conditions
  • Working with healthcare professionals


This course will take between one to three month to complete but can be studied over an extended period up to six months. This blended study programme is a combination of Online study, workshop sessions at the assessment centre with a small number of assessments carried out either at Olive Training or in your own working environment.  (T&Cs apply)

There is a theory content to ensure that you have the underpinning essential knowledge for each unit.  Home study is required to ensure that you meet the necessary criteria through our Online Classroom OlivElearn. 


This Course is fully accredited by VTCT - Vocational Training Charitable Trust, is a Government-approved awarding organisation.


Requirements: You will need to attend a Salon Tunic 


Times: 9.00am – 4.00 pm
Duration : 3 days at OT Assessment Centre


Please note: 

To be eligible for registration on this qualification, it is a requirement that you are a qualified complementary therapist holding a Level 3 (or equivalent) qualification in at least one of the three main disciplines of complementary therapies, namely - aromatherapy, reflexology and massage. Anatomy and physiology knowledge at Level 3 or equivalent is also a mandatory requirement.

Therapies for Clients with Cancer/Life Limiting Conditions L4 Dip VTCT