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About Open College

Welcome To The Open College

The Open College UK Ltd currently provides Home Study, Distance Learning Courses through over 20 of our established sites within the United Kingdom.

Our Goal is to be one of the most ‘prestigious’ Open Education Colleges for distance learning and correspondence health related courses in the UK.

Money Back Guarantee

*Our unbreakable Promise and Guarantee to you* If you are not totally satisfied with your course for any reason whatsoever then simply return it for a seven day money back guarantee. No questions asked. *Guaranteed*

Your Success

Whether you want to start a group in stop smoking, weight loss, relaxation therapy, learn counselling, self help therapy classes or start a therapy practice or simply improve your career prospects or help and benefit others you’ll find our Open College Courses are an ideal way to achieve your goals and improve the financial quality of your lifestyle.

We are proud to be able to provide all our students with Top Quality low cost Diploma Awarded Courses. We provide high quality courses to many people in the UK and even overseas as far as Australia, Florida, Hong Kong, Greece, Turkey, America and Africa. (See Overseas Register for further details) Although we may not be the largest establishment around we certainly offer excellent and personal attention to detail with all our courses.

Your Diploma

Your Diploma will be recognised by employers and many organisations around the UK that know of us. Employers and organisations that have purchased our courses for either themselves or for their staff training can be found here Company Clients

All public & private establishments are all welcome to join us. This list we think speaks for itself. All diplomas awarded come with a FREE 6 months Membership with the College MOC and free entry onto the SFTR – National UK therapists register.


Is entirely by distance learning. Education is brought to you through the post rather than vice versa. Your course package is completely self contained and cram packed with vast amounts of relevant information pertaining to your chosen course with all you will need to learn your subject fast. All our course packs contain one or more test paper folder/s which result in the student answering a few basic and easy to follow question papers on the work that you have just covered and is done as you go. The courses are designed to assist you to learn in a certain way that almost urges you to focus so as not to miss what you are absorbing.

Test paper folders are completed and returned to the College at the end of your course study period. These question papers are very user friendly for all students. Study as and when it suits you at your own pace, return the test papers folder within 6 months, when you feel ready. We make it as easy as we can for you. Study with ease with The Open College. Take your Diploma at home.

Entry Requirements

There are none at this time. Anyone can join our courses. You are however expected to be able to read and write within the English language and have a certain level of maturity and common sense.

Dead Lines

You have 6 months to complete your course. Most courses can be easily completed in 3 to 6 months. Rest assured all our students succeed, we make sure of this, we make it a high priority to look after you. you will never be left in the dark with us. There is no pressure and no demands from us, no high expectations. We aim to make things easy going.


The Open College is a registered member of the Complementary Medical Association which is the largest professional membership body for complementary medicine (CM). The President of the Complementary Medical Association is the highly respected Professor Jayne Goddard, FCMA, Lic.LCCH, Dip.ACH. She is widely regarded as one of the leading experts on complementary medicine. The CMA ensures that all it’s members meet their high quality standards at all times with full compliance to their codes of conduct and best practice in open learning.

The Open College is part of the SFTR which is a rapidly growing National UK Governing, Regulating ‘Umbrella Body’ and National Register of Therapists.

The Foundation currently has over 20,000 + Members and Open College Students and is growing Nationally in the UK including many overseas members and ODL students.

All of the Foundations Registered Members are clearly listed at and their qualifications vary from the very basic distance learning ‘Certificates or Diplomas’ right up to PhD holders and GPs including Harley St Doctors, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Hypnotherapists and many other multidisciplinary complementary health therapists from all areas of life.

Any member listed on the Register that has the ‘MOC’ (Member Open College) next to their name has studied or is currently studying on an Open Learning Diploma course with us.

All students of the Open College will automatically receive FREE full membership into the SFTR Foundation upon enrolling onto ANY of our courses listed within this prospectus and on our websites with a FREE, beautifully printed membership A4 size Certificate (normally charged for non Open College Members who want to join the Foundations Register) sent to you within your course material package along with a FREE A4 size Certificate of membership with the Open College. Two certificates are sent to you within your course material package. Additionally the Diploma Award in your chosen course subject is awarded by the College upon completion of your course study period and that is also sent to you through the post.

Upon enrolling onto your chosen course you will become listed on the Foundations Register (Initial and Surname only) within one month and allowing you the use of the Foundations and the Open College designatory letters after your name, which are: MSFTR & MOC plus your Diploma title lettering when you have finished your course.

If you are new to the world of complementary health and alternative therapies then the privilege of receiving free membership and a free listing onto the Foundations Register will give you some credibility and a nationally recognised association with designatory letters after your name. This body is set to be huge.

The Foundation has over 20,000+ Members. You as a distance learning student and member of the Open College will be part of this growing organisation!.

The Open College Works within the private sector and is an independent standing self regulating professional teaching course provider and professional regulating governing body and UK register for practicing therapists form all disciplines. We are also active practicing therapists based in the West Midlands. We are a VAT Registered Limited Company. Registered In England. Company Number: 5462919 Open College UK Ltd. We are not partners in business or associated in any way to any ‘other’ organisation/s or political group/s other than in the cases of Memberships and Affiliation and so on to other professional bodies. All our Diploma awarded courses are for educational, self-advancement, self development purposes.

Code Of Conduct / Ethics

The Open College exists to promote & teach responsible, ethical professional complementary health practices such as the correct use of hypnosis, hypnotherapy, psychotherapy, counselling, aromatherapy, reflexology, NLP and so forth to the conventional Medical Profession, Doctors, Medical students, varied health Professionals and members of the general public as and when required.

College Membership

Anyone purchasing any of our courses automatically receives upon enrolment 2 6 months FREE Membership Certificates with the College and the Foundation SFTR allowing you the use of MOC and MSFTR after your name including your course Diploma & letters upon completion of your course. The 6 months free Memberships begins on the date of your enrolment.

Membership is prestigious and restricted to practitioners holding approved and recognised qualifications. All our students are accepted for Membership into the SFTR with the OC Diploma. (Other non college members who wish to join the SFTR are charged for the members certificate).

Workshops / Practical Training

Workshops and seminars hosting well-known guest speakers on some of our courses will be restarting again soon. Hypnotherapy induction demo’s, reflexology and acupressure workshops run high on our list of priorities.

Our unbreakable Promise

We make it our highest priority to look after you as a student; you will never be left in the dark with us. All students willing enough to pass will pass with us.

Curative Hypnotherapy and Professional Counselling is available in person within the West Midlands area. 0121 680 0141 for appointments and details.

*Our unbreakable Promise and money back Guarantee*
If your not totally satisfied with your course or any of our products such as audio’s and videos for any reason whatsoever then simply return it in good condition for a seven day money back guarantee. No questions asked.*Guaranteed*

I hope you enjoy your visit. If you have any concerns about the courses or would like any further help then we are only a friendly telephone call or email away and would love to chat with you so you feel we are right for you before you make any decisions.

We look forward to hearing from you

Warm Regards
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Open College UK are a Recognised Registered Training Organisation & Organisational Member of the Association for Coaching. OMAC
Open College UK are a Registered Member & Approved Training Centre of the Complementary Medical Association CMA
Open College UK are a Registered Learning Provider - Registration Number: UKPRN: 10021628
Open College UK are a Recognised Registered Member of the FSB - Federation of Small Businesses: 51324567
Accredited by the SFTR - National UK Therapists Register - (SFTR Accredited Courses)
Company Director is fully insured accredited registered therapist.
SHTC Entry Level & Practitioner Level Accreditation & Membership Availability
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