Learn from Jennifer Young, the recognised expert in oncology touch therapies
Jennifer Young is the recognised expert in oncology touch therapies and specialist skincare for cancer patients. Her name is trusted in the cancer community, as the creator of over 200 specialist skincare products to address the needs of those living with or beyond cancer. Her training can be seen in practice in spas and salons across the UK, as well as in Ireland, US, Brazil, the Middle East and Hong Kong.
Reach more potential clients
Upon successful completion of an oncology touch qualification, you have the opportunity to be added to our Spa & Therapist Finder. This is hosted on BeautyDespiteCancer.com
, our website dedicated to supporting the needs of cancer patients, with a monthly reach of approximately 250,000 people per month.
Welcome cancer patients and be insured to do so
Every therapist who has trained with us has been able to successfully gain insurance to welcome cancer patients to their salon and spa, and support their clients at the time when they need it the most.
Jennifer Young Training School certificate
Gain certification from The Jennifer Young Training School, the recognised expert in oncology touch therapies. Jennifer Young is a recognised name in the cancer community. She is also a board member of the Standards Authority for Touch in Cancer Care, the Federation of Holistic Therapists' 2021 Tutor of the Year, the first ever winner of Avon's Beauty Accelerator Award and is listed as one of Professional Beauty's 2020 Top 100 Industry Influencers.
Engaging content to build your knowledge and confidence
Learn through comprehensive, engaging training which not only teaches you extensive theory and practical knowledge, but also teaches you to feel comfortable and confident welcoming cancer patients appropriately and professionally. Feel as though you're in the classroom with Jennifer, as you complete your training at your own pace, from any location.
Treatment demonstrations and practical training
In addition to theory training, learn through practical training and treatment demonstrations. Training is delivered by Jennifer through a variety of engaging methods, such as workbooks and videos, so that you actively absorb information, as though you were in a classroom.
One-on-one sessions with your course tutor
For each postgraduate diploma, you will have four live online sessions with your tutor, to ensure that you feel comfortable and confident, and that you take away the knowledge required to welcome cancer patients to your salon.
Guidance and support at every stage
Ahead of your case study assessments, you are able to book a question and answer session with your course tutor. Our lovely tutors will be able to assist with any questions you may have and make sure that you feel prepared and comfortable.
The Jennifer Young postgraduate diploma in hand, nail and foot treatment is a certified qualification designed to give spa therapists, beauty practitioners and healthcare workers the understanding, knowledge and confidence to provide treatments to clients going through the different stages of cancer, without requiring medical consent.
This course at the Jennifer Young Training School is a combination of online learning and the supported completion of case studies. Through it, you will learn about the biology of cancer, the science of its treatments, the biological drivers of resulting side-effects, and the protocols that you can use to deliver safe therapies, empowering you to treat clients appropriately and with confidence.
You will be given access to
- Cancer Awareness Level 1 online learning
- Your fully referenced, evidence-based 56 page cancer awareness workbook
- Advanced Cancer Awareness online learning
- Your fully referenced Advanced Cancer Awareness workbook
- Oncology Touch Therapies - theory and practice online learning
- Your fully referenced Oncology Touch Therapies Theory and Practice workbook
- Practical Training in Oncology Hand, Nail and Foot treatments online learning
- Your fully referenced, evidence-based 51 page Oncology Hand, Nail and Foot Practical Workbook - detailing the routines and ways in which they should be adapted according to the needs of the client
Pre-requisites you need to have to take this course
Level 3+ in Beauty Therapy, covering manicures and pedicures
Level 3+ in Holistic Therapies AND Individual accredited certification in manicure and pedicure.
Level 3+ in Complementary Therapies AND Individual accredited certification in manicure and pedicure.
Individual accredited certification in body massage AND Individual accredited certification in manicure and pedicure.
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