The maximum period within which the course must be completed is 3 years (unless there are exceptional circumstances), although completion is recommended within 2 years.
All modules (both ‘in-house’ and ‘distance-learning’) must be completed before taking the examination. Students must have a qualification in Anatomy and Physiology and business studies. Exemptions for this can be applied for if previously studied.
Students are required to complete Clients’ Case-Histories and Homework in and an in-depth Case-study is required as part of the examination. A formal practical (where applicable) and the theoretical exam is the final part of the course.