This course is not dependent on any particular commercial product
but does explore some ideas underlying those products.
MCS is registered with the International Association of Colour, the International Wheel of Colour,
and is a training member of the Affiliation of Colour Therapy Organisations.
The diploma course divided into 13 modules. Each Module comes with an information book and workbook and can be completed by email.
The Anatomy & Physiology course (Module M) comes with an interactive CDROM.
A Diploma is awarded on completion of all modules.
MCS accept evidence of prior learning, especially for Anatomy & Physiology, Client Care and Health and Safety
There are tutored days offered each year near Exeter.
You can also register with the National Open College Network to have your coursework externally verified and certificated - fee - £
This course is set at NOCN/NVQ level 3 (17 credits), so students will be expected to do some personal directed study and research.
The book 'Colour Healing/Power of Colour and Colour Healing' by Simon & Sue Lilly accompanies this course.
A. History of Colour
Traditional use of colour,
History of use of colour in healing,
Colour wheels, Colour Mixing
B. Everyday Colour
Colour in everyday use,
Colour in the environment,
C. The Chakras and Subtle Bodies
Cultural and historical ideas about chakras,
Chakras, Subtle Bodies
D. Colour Correspondences
Developing multi-level correspondences of colours
Assessment and reflective techniques using colour,
Personal Energy Integrity
F. 5-Elements and Visualisations
5-Elements and Meridians,
Light, colour through colour-torches
G. Colour Tools
Essences, Shape, Pattern, Sound - all combined with colour
H. Modern Medicine and Colour
Mandalas, Light and the Body,
Light in Modern Medicine
I. Self Healing
Self Healing, Colour and the Breath,
J. General Science
The Electromagnetic Spectrum, Qualities of Light,
K. Client Care
Customer care general rules, Consultations,
Contraindications, Data Protection Act,
Sale of Goods Act 1979,
Trades Description Act ,
Treating Children, Advertising,
L. Health and Safety
Local Authority BYLAWS,
Local Government ( miscellaneous provisions),
Health & Safety at Work act 1974,
Electricity at Work Regulation 1989,
Consumer Protection Act 1987,
Reporting injuries regulations 1995,
First Aid Box,
Fire Precautions Act 1971,
M.Anatomy & Physiology
(This course stands in its own right)
SeeA&P level 3 (110 hours equivalent)
These are mandatory for students registered for external verification through the National Open College Network.
They are recommended for all other students as they cover all the practical skills from the course.
These days are offered annually near Exeter and at other times subject to demand.
Available to all students.
Non ACHO/CTC practitioners
MCS provides tailored top-up or bridging courses to enable students from other colour therapy courses and other energy healing courses
to enable them to meet the requirements of the MCS Colour Therapy Practitioner Diploma.
Initially MCS will ask the student to create a portfolio of any evidence of qualification and study to shadow the sections of the MCS Course
This will then be verified and any missing topics or evidence identified
(There will be a charge of £ 50 for this).
MCS has 2 Moderator/Verifiers trained by the National Open College Network
The student will the be offered the information, workbooks, tutored days, tutorials as necessary for them to complete the
full requirements of the diploma.
The cost will depend on how much has to be provided
For ACHO/CTC practitioners & MCS Flower Essence Practitioners, these are offered as part of the tutored days each year.
Prior Learning is accepted for Modules C, E, I, K, L, M.
Modules A, B, F, G, H J can be done by distant learning.
The cost here would be £25 for registration and £30 per module.