Anatomy and Physiology Home Study Course – GTi Online Course

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Guild Accredited Online GTi – Anatomy and Physiology Home Study Course

Do you want to give yourself a head start?

The basis of most courses in the beauty and holistic industry is Anatomy & Physiology. Already having a qualification in this subject before you embark on a new course will give you a real advantage, and now you don’t even have to leave home to do it! Refocus is pleased to announce the launch of its new online GTi Anatomy and Physiology Course for beauty and holistic therapists, in association with the Beauty Guild. This new course provides students with a Guild accredited home study programme which is fully supported throughout the course.

An understanding of Anatomy and Physiology is required as the basis of all practical training courses in beauty and holistic therapy. The GTi Anatomy and Physiology Certificate is accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body. The course covers all the Anatomy and Physiology required for the Level 2 and Level 3 National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistic therapy treatments.

The course is beautifully written and illustrated with audio soundtrack. Students also receive a copy of the Guild’s full colour 480 page Anatomy and Physiology text book. All modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available. On completion of the course, successful students will receive a GTi certificate in Anatomy and Physiology.

All students will automatically receive an electronic certificate as a pdf which they will be able to download and print off by logging into their accounts on Students will be able to order printed certificate from the Guild for £15 + VAT each.

What is covered in the course?

The GTi Anatomy and Physiology comprises 19 modules as follows.

  • Functions Of The Skin
  • Skin Types
  • Hair
  • Nails
  • Composition Of The Skeleton
  • Skeletal Bones And Joints
  • The Muscular System
  • Composition Of The Muscular System
  • Component Parts Of The Digestive System
  • Digestion And Nutrition
  • Endocrine System
  • Male Reproductive System
  • Female Reproductive System
  • The Respiratory System
  • Circulatory System
  • The Lymphatic System
  • Principals and Functions of the Nervous System
  • Structure and Function of the Cellular System
  • Sensory Organs

What will I receive when I complete the course?

All students successfully completing a course to the required standard will receive their ‘Practitioner’s Diploma’, which is recognised by a number of professional associations for membership and insurance. However, please always check with your insurance company (if you already got one) for their requirements prior to attending any training course as we are unable to advise on all insurance companies’ requirements.

Course Accreditations

The course is fully accredited by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists for membership and insurance and covers all the Anatomy and Physiology required for the Level 2 and Level 3 National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistics. It is accepted widely throughout the professional beauty industry for further courses in beauty and holistic therapy. However, it may not be suitable if you intend to study more advanced healthcare courses, and so we recommend that you check with the particular awarding body.

How do I enrol on the course?

You enrol on the course either through the website or by calling Refocus on 01273 424973. The course fee is £238.40 (Inc. VAT), and includes the Guild’s 480 full colour text book.

How soon after enrolling can I start the course?

Once you have enrolled on the course and paid the course fee, you will have immediate access to the online course modules which means you can start learning straight away. The text book will be posted out to you the next working day and may take 2-3 working days to arrive.

How long will it take me to complete the course?

The time it takes to complete the course will depend on how quickly you learn as an individual, and also on the number of hours per day you spend on it. Most students are able to complete the course within approximately 30 hours of study.

Is there a time limit for completing the course?


What support is available to me whilst doing the course?

All GTi courses have access to integrated email support from fully qualified therapists and tutors.

What if I am dyslexic?

Each course module includes an audio soundtrack of the course material which is ideal for students who are dyslexic.

Do I need anything special on my computer?

You will need to have a modern web browser and speakers or headphones.

How will the course be marked?

Following each course module you will take an online examination which requires a pass rate of 70%.

What if I fail a module?

If you fail a module you have the ability to re-take the examination twice. If you fail the module you will be contacted by the tutor who will offer support before making a final attempt.

Do I need to complete any paperwork?

No. All examinations are completed online and a record of your marks are displayed in your login area.

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Cancellations and Refunds
Guild Training International operates a clear and fair refund policy for students. A full refund will be offered less the cost of any supporting training materials that have already been despatched (books, DVDs, kits etc) on any training course order that is cancelled within 7 days providing the student has not stared the first theory module of the course. Students may cancel the course up to 28 days after ordering provided they have not completed the first theory training module of the course. The refund available in this case is 75% of the cost of the course less the cost of any supporting training material that has already been despatched (books, DVDs, Kits etc). After 28 days of the order, or once students have successfully completed the first theory training module and started the second theory training module, whichever is the soonest, no refund is available.

Students who do not attend the practical training session without cancelling within 14 days of the date of the training session will automatically be failed from the course, and will be required to contact Guild Training International to if they wish to complete the course. In most cases, an additional training fee will have to be paid before a further practical training session can be arranged and the course completed. The Training Centre may reserve the right to refuse to re-book practical training sessions for students who have previously failed to attend them. The final decision to allow students to continue their training is at the discretion of Guild Training International.

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Complaints Procedure
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