Are you finding it as difficult as learning a foreign language?

Would you prefer to watch videos rather than reading a textbook to learn? Are you confused about what it is you really need to know? and do you worry that you don't know if you’ve learnt anything?

Here's what some of our students are saying:

  • Very educational

    Sharon Hayward

    A great way of learning, with diagrams, quizzes and lots of information

    A great way of learning, with diagrams, quizzes and lots of information

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  • Excellent course, informative and interesting.

    Jo Richardson

    I am thoroughly enjoying the course and have found the online study easily accessible, informative and fascinating. I recommend this course to anyone interested in massage and anatomy.

    I am thoroughly enjoying the course and have found the online study easily accessible, informative and fascinating. I recommend this course to anyone interested in massage and anatomy.

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  • Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology Course

    Alison Warren

    I would highly recommend this course! It was an absolute God-send to me whilst revising A&P. I don't think I could have passed without it. I found watching and listening to the videos on all the body systems, a great way to learn and much ea...

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    I would highly recommend this course! It was an absolute God-send to me whilst revising A&P. I don't think I could have passed without it. I found watching and listening to the videos on all the body systems, a great way to learn and much easier than reading from a book. The additional activities and mini revision tests were also a great way to review and test your knowledge. Definitely 5 Stars from me!

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Why do you need this resource?

  • Syllabus

    This resource matches to the syllabus of the VTCT or City & Guilds Level 3 beauty therapy requirement.

  • The videos

    Videos are downloadable so you can watch them even when you don't have an internet connection.

  • Download activities

    Activities, glossary & images for you to download and complete.

  • The quizzes

    Review questions and module multiple choice tests will show you exactly what you've learnt.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction
    • How to use this programme
    • Syllabus
    • Study tracker
    • Assessment requirements
  • 2
    A: Cells & tissues - what you need to know
    • Syllabus
    • Glossary
  • 3
    A: Structure of a cell
    • Video - Structure of a the cell
    • Transcript text - Structure of the cell
    • Activity - Structure of the cell
    • Activity answers - Structure of the cell.
  • 4
    A: Cell division
    • Video - Cell division
    • Transcript text - Cell division
    • Resource - Meiosis V mitosis
  • 5
    A: Tissues
    • Video - Major tissues types
    • Transcript -Text Major tissues types
    • Activity - Tissues
    • Activity answers - Major tissue types
  • 6
    A: Assessment
    • Quiz
  • 7
  • 8
    B: Skin - Dermis
    • Dermis knowledge video
    • Dermis resource: Knowledge transcript
    • Dermis resource: Glossary
    • Dermis activity
    • Dermis quiz
  • 9
    B: Skin conditions & disorders
    • Skin conditions & disorders
    • Skin conditions & disorders Activity
  • 10
    B: Skin - Diseases
    • Skin diseases knowledge video
    • Skin diseases resource: Knowledge transcript
    • Skin diseases resource: Glossary
    • Skin diseases activity
    • Skin diseases quiz
  • 11
    C: Nails
    • Syllabus
    • Nails structure & function knowledge video
    • Nails resource: Structure & function transcript
    • Nail growth, shapes & disorders knowledge video
    • Nail growth, shapes & disorders resource: knowledge transcript
    • Nails resource: Glossary
    • Nails activity
    • Nail quiz
  • 12
    D: Hair
    • Syllabus
    • Hair structure & function knowledge video
    • Hair structure & function resource: knowledge transcript
    • Hair growth cycle knowledge video
    • Hair growth cycle resource: Knowledge transcript
    • Hair activity
    • Hair resource: Glossary
    • Hair quiz
  • 13
    E: Cardiovascular system - What you need to know
    • Syllabus
    • Circulatory stystem - Glossary
    • Additional resources
  • 14
    E: Structure & function
    • Video - Structure & function of the cardiovascular system
    • Transcript text - Structure & function of the cardiovascular system
    • Image - Overview of the circulatory system
    • Review questions - Structure & function of the cardiovascular system
  • 15
    E: The Heart
    • Video - The Heart
    • Transcript text - The Heart
    • The heart anatomy
    • Review questions - The Heart
  • 16
    E: Blood
    • Video - Blood
    • Transcript text - Blood
    • Image - Blood cells
    • Blood coagulation in a vessel
    • Blood clotting, skin repairing
    • Review questions - Blood
  • 17
    E: Vessels & circulation
    • Vessels & circulation
    • Vessels & circulation
    • Video - Vessels in the primary treatment areas
    • Transcript - Vessels in the primary treatment areas
    • Image - Arteries & veins of the leg
    • Image - Veins of the arm
    • Review questions - Circulation & vessels
  • 18
    E: Contraindications
    • Video - Contraindications
    • Transcript script - Contraindications
  • 19
    E: Assessment
    • Activity - What you should know
    • Quiz: Circulatory system
    • Work book
  • 20
    F: Lymphatic system
    • Syllabus
    • Lymphatic Glossary
    • Additional resources
  • 21
    F : Structure & function
    • Structure & function
    • Transcript text - Structure & function
    • Activity: Structure & function
    • Activity answers: Structure & function
    • Review questions
  • 22
    F Lymphatic nodes, organs & tissues
    • Lymphatic nodes, organs & tissues
    • Transcript text - Lymphatic nodes, organs & tissues
    • Image - Lymph node
    • Location of lymph nodes
    • Activity: Lymphatic nodes, organs & tissues
    • Activity answers: Lymphatic nodes, organs & tissues.
    • Review questions - Lymphatic nodes, organs & tissues
  • 23
    F: Immunity
    • Immunity
    • Transcript text - Immunity
    • Immunity flowchart
    • Image - Immunity flowchart
    • Activity - Immunity
    • Activity answers - Immunity
    • Review questions - Immunity
  • 24
    F: Contraindications of the lymphatic system
    • Contraindications of the lymphatic system
    • Transcript text - Contraindications of the Lymphatic system
  • 25
    F: Assessment
    • Unit assessment
    • Lymphatic workbook
  • 26
    G.: Nervous system
    • What you need to know
    • Glossary
  • 27
    G: Structure & function
    • Video - Structure & function
    • Transcript text - Structure & function
    • Image - Structure & function
    • Activity - Structure & function
    • Activity answers - Structure & function
    • Review questions - structure & function
  • 28
    G: CNS & PNS
    • CNS & PNS
    • Transcript text - CNS & PNS
    • Activity - Neuron
    • Activity answer - Neuron
    • Image - Cranial nerves
    • Resource - Autonomic system
    • Resource - Cranial nerves
    • Review questions - CNS & PNS
  • 29
    G: Contraindications of the nervous system
    • Video - Contraindications associated with disorders of the nervous system
    • Transcript text - Contraindications associated with disorders of the nervous system
  • 30
    G: Assessment
    • Unit Assessment
  • 31
    H: Skeletal system - what you need to know
    • Syllabus
    • Glossary
    • Dictionary of terms
  • 32
    H: Structure & function
    • Video - Structure & function of the skeletal system
    • Transcript text - Structure & function
    • Activity answers - Structure & function
    • Activity - Structure & function
    • Review
  • 33
    H: Axial skeleton
    • Video - Bones of the axial skeleton
    • Bones of the axial skeleton
    • Activity - Bones of the cranium
    • Activity answers - Bones of the cranium
    • Activity - Name the bones
    • Review questions
  • 34
    H: Apendicular skeleton
    • Video - Bones of the appendicular skeleton
    • Transcript text - Bones of the appendicular skeleton
    • Activity - Name the bones
    • Review questions
  • 35
    H: Contraindications of the skeletal system
    • Video - Contraindications associated with conditions of the skeletal system
    • Transcript text - Contraindications associated with conditions of the skeletal system
    • Review questions
  • 36
    H: Assessment
    • Skeletal system assessment
    • Work book
  • 37
    I.: Muscular system - What you need to know
    • Syllabus
    • Muscular system resource: Glossary
  • 38
    I: Structure & function
    • Video - Structure, function & characteristics of muscles
    • Transcript text - Structure, function & characteristics of muscle
    • Activity - Structure, function & characteristics of muscle
    • Activity answers- Structure, function & characteristics of muscle
    • Quiz: Structure & function of muscle
  • 39
    I: Muscles of the head & face
    • Video - Muscles of the head & face
    • Transcript text - Muscles of the head & face
    • Activity - Name the muscles
    • Review - Muscles of the head and face
    • Quiz: Muscles of the head and face
  • 40
    I: Posterior thorax & shoulder
    • Video - Muscles of the posterior thorax & shoulder
    • Transcript text - Muscles of the posterior thorax & shoulder
    • Activity - Name the muscles
    • Review questions - Muscles of the posterior thorax & shoulder
  • 41
    I: Posterior leg & hip
    • Video - Muscles of the posterior leg & hip
    • Transcript text - Muscles of the posterior leg & hip
    • Review questions Muscles of the posterior leg & hip
    • Activity - Name the muscle
  • 42
    I: Anterior thorax, shoulder & arm
    • Video - Muscles of the anterior thorax, arm & hand
    • Transcript text - Muscles of the anterior thorax, arm & hand
    • Review questions - Muscles of the anterior thorax, arm & hand.
    • Activity - Name the muscles
  • 43
    I: Abdominal wall
    • Video - Abdominal wall
    • Transcript text - Abdominal wall
    • Review questions - Muscles of the abdominal wall
    • Activity - Name the muscles
  • 44
    I: Anterior lower limb & foot
    • Video - Muscles of the anterior lower limb & foot
    • Transcript text - Muscles of the anterior lower limb & foot
    • Activity - Name the muscles
    • Review questions - Muscles of the anterior lower limb & foot.
  • 45
    I: Contraindication
    • Video - Contraindications associated with the muscular system
    • Transcript text - Contraindications associated with the muscular system
  • 46
    I: Assessment of the muscular system
    • Assessment of the muscular system
  • 47
    J: Urinary system
    • Syllabus
    • Glossary
    • Glossary
  • 48
    J: Structure & function
    • Structure & function of the urinary system
    • Transcript text - Structure & function
    • Activity questions
    • Activity answers
    • Structure & function of the urinary system
  • 49
    J: The kidneys
    • The kidneys
    • Transcript text - Kidneys
    • Activity - Kidneys
    • Kidneys
  • 50
    J: Bladder, ureters & urethra
    • Bladder, ureters & urethra
    • Transcript text - Bladder, ureters & urethra
    • Activity - Bladder, ureters & urethra
    • Bladder, ureters & urethra
  • 51
    J: Contraindications of the urinary system
    • Contraindications of the urinary system
    • Transcript text - Contraindications of the urinary system
  • 52
    J: Assessment
    • Unit test
  • 53
    K: Digestive system
    • Syllabus
    • Digestive Glossary
  • 54
    K: Structure & function
    • Structure & function
    • Transcript text - Structure & function
    • Activity 1 -Structure & function
    • Activity 1 answers - Structure & function
    • Activity 2 - Structure & function
    • Activity 2 -answers - Structure & function
    • Review questions
  • 55
    K: The accessory digestive organs
    • The accessory digestive organs
    • Transcript text - The accessory digestive organs
    • Activity - The accessory digestive organs
    • Activity answers - The accessory digestive organs
    • Review questions
  • 56
    K: Basic dietary components
    • Basic dietary components
    • Transcript text - Basic dietary components
    • Activity answers - Basic dietary components
    • Activity - Basic dietary components
    • Review questions
  • 57
    K: Contraindications
    • Contraindications
    • Transcript text - Contraindications
    • Activity - Research conditions
  • 58
    K: Assessment
    • Unit assessment
    • Digestive review sheet
  • 59
    L: Endocrine system
    • Scheme requirements
    • Glossary
  • 60
    L: Introduction to the endocrine system
    • Introduction to the endocrine system
    • Transcript text
    • Activity - What you should know
    • Answers - What you should know
    • Review questions - Introduction to the endocrine system
  • 61
    L: Hypothalamus
    • The Hypothalamus
    • What you need to know
    • Transcript text
  • 62
    L: The pituitary gland
  • 63
    L: The Pineal gland
    • Pineal gland
    • Transcript text
    • What you should know
    • Stretch & challenge - Extension knowledge research -melatonin
  • 64
    L: Thyroid & parathyroid gland
    • Thyroid & parathyroid gland
    • Transcript text
    • Activity - What you should know
    • Hormonal regulation of blood image
    • Answers - What you should know
    • Review questions - Thyroid & parathyroid gland
  • 65
    L: Thymus
    • Thymus gland
    • Transcript text
    • Activity - What you should know
    • Answers - What you should know
    • Review questions - Thymus
  • 66
    L: Adrenals
    • The Adrenal glands
    • Transcript text - Adrenal glands
    • Activity - What you should know
    • Answers - What you should know
    • Review questions - Adrenal glands
  • 67
    L: Pancreas
    • The Pancreas
    • Transcript text
    • Activity - What you should know
    • Answers - What you should know
    • Insulin and Glucagon Image
    • Review questions - Pancreas
  • 68
    L: The gonads
    • The Gonads
    • Transcript script
    • Activity - What you should know
    • Answers - What you should know
    • Activity - Glands to label
    • Review question - gonads
  • 69
    L: Unit assessment
    • Activity - Hormone chart
    • Assessment questions
    • Activity - Disorder chart
  • 70
    M: Reproductive system
    • Syllabus
    • Glossary
  • 71
    M: Anatomy of the female reproductive system
    • Anatomy of the female reproductive system
    • Transcript text - Anatomy of the female reproductive system
    • Activity - Anatomy of the female reproductive system
    • Activity answers - Anatomy of the female reproductive system
    • Review questions
  • 72
    M: Anatomy of the male reproductive system
    • Anatomy of the male reproductive system
    • Transcript text - Anatomy of the male reproductive system
    • Activity - Anatomy of the male reproductive system
    • Activity answers - Anatomy of the male reproductive system
  • 73
    M: Hormones of the reproductive system
    • Hormones of the reproductive system
    • Transcript text - Hormones of the reproductive system
    • Image - Male hormones
    • Image - Female hormones
    • Image - Male hormones
    • Review questions
  • 74
    M: Assessment
    • Unit test
  • 75
    Bonus - Respiratory system
    • Overview
    • Transcript text - Structure & function