The Agored Cymru L5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology qualification is fully accredited by Agored Cymru, who are a QCF and Awarding Organisation in Wales.
Agored Cymru L5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology units:
- HK24CY005 - Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology for Reflexology
- HK24CY006 - Business Skills for Reflexology Practice
- HK25CY008 - Reflexology Skills in Practice
- HK25CY007 - Incremental Development of Applied Reflexology Skills in Practice
- HK25CY006 - Providing Reflexology for Specific Conditions
- The Agored Cymru L5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology qualification was written by Sue Alma Evans, Principal Lecturer of Inspira Academy of Reflexology (Wales) in association with the Agored Cymru Curriculum Development Manager for Nursing and Subjects and Vocations Allied to Medicine to map to the Centralia programme.
- Agored Cymru works within Wales to support credit based learning opportunities from levels E to 7, and has been working with credit based learning for over a decade.
- The qualification has been designed to ensure that the learning is progressive, with a starting point based against the Core Curriculum for Reflexology and NOS (CNH1;CNh2, CNH11 - Https://tools.skilssfor health.org.uk/competence_search), the minimum requirement for reflexology practice.
- The qualification encompasses advanced practical and conceptual knowledge with a depth of understanding of reflexology in applied contexts.
- It has been designed to extend the learners' range and accountability in reflexology practice, and to develop progression opportunities in a clinical/prefessional environment.
- The learners will be able to adapt reflexology treatments and techniques to the needs of individuals and apply specifically individualised treatment against medically predetermined symptoms of pathologies.
- The copyright of this qualification is owned by Agored Cymru and the copyright of the course content, assessments and evidence is owned by Centralia.
- The qualification may be accessed by other Reflexology Training Centres outside Wales (Centralia Partner Centres) as long as the learners are registered with an Agored Cymru Approved Centre in Wales (i.e. Centralia) and meet all Agored Cymru licence requirements for assessment, verification and standardisation.
- Centralia work with candidates who are studying at HE1 level.
In Wales, the new QCF is only one part of a wider credit based framework that has been available since devolution in Wales (1999). One of the other 'pillars' is for credit based curriculum that underpins or augments regulated qualifications such as HEI degrees, and qualifications on the QCF and NQF.