How To Train With RICTAT To Become a Colon Hydrotherapist

This page provides an overview of the things to consider if you are thinking about applying to train as a colon hydrotherapist and what you can expect during your training with RICTAT. We’d very much encourage you to join this wonderful modality. Our training meets skills for health and national occupational standards and we have been training successfully for over fifteen years with prominent alumni who have gone on to work in the media as well as developing numerous clinic chains. Students also receive ongoing support after training in business set-up if required.

Before you begin your practical training there are some course prequisites, we have several access routes.
Firstly you will hold a recognized certificate in Anatomy and Physiology Academic NQF Level 4 or Level 5 (eg A Level or higher) or are, or have been, a Doctor, Nurse, Physiotherapist, Nutritionist, Naturopath etc. If you have completed a recognized certificate in Anatomy and Physiology Academic NQF Level 4 or 5, we will ask to see your evidence of this. If you don’t have this then you can undertake RICTAT’s access course in Anatomy and Physiology which is delivered by RICTAT as a self-study online course which usually takes around 12 weeks of self-study.

Our course in Anatomy and Physiology is a self-study course consisting of 12 units. We recommend two text books to accompany the course which will give you a good understanding of the body systems eg. digestive, circulatory, etc. in preparation for your practical training at one of our recognized schools.

Following the successful completion of the Anatomy and Physiology module you receive some extended questions to be completed and submitted to your tutor before your practical training commences. There will also be an informal interview with your Tutor for them to introduce themselves to you and to gain a little more insight as why you want to train as a Colon Hydrotherapist.

Your practical training will take place at one of our many Schools. There are three based in the UK, Sheffield, Lancashire, Essex and Scotland, and several oversees in the following locations, Canada, Nigeria, Dubai, Brazil, Northern Ireland, Southern Ireland, South Africa.

During your practical training you will undertake 100 hours of classroom tutoring some of which is virtual, this will include:

  • in depth study of the digestive System including disease states, common digestive problems.
  • theory and history of Colon Hydrotherapy
  • contra-indications to treatment
  • Guidance in relation to setting up a Colon Hydrotherapy Business
  • observation and participation in Colon Hydrotherapy treatments
  • students will be expected to receive a treatment during their training

There will be final exam lasting approximately 2 hours for students to demonstrate their knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology of the digestive structures and theory, in relation to the practical aspects of Colon Hydrotherapy. On completion of this module students will then present to their tutor 15 cases studies on treatments that they have undertaken (some of these will be undertaken during your practical training).

Why choose RICTAT to train?

  • Our course is open to everyone and anyone who wants to train and meets the prerequisites
  • Our course is backed by National Occupational Standards and Skills for Health
  • All our lectures have an educational background/qualification
  • Learning is flexible to meet students’ needs
  • All students will be assigned a mentor
  • Students will receive business advice in relation to setting up a clinic
  • Student Membership of RICTAT


If Anatomy and Physiology is required then this is self-study course and the cost of which is £500

Once you have decided which school you wish to attend then both the Anatomy and Physiology module and the Colon Hydrotherapy course will be marked and assessed by the same tutor.

The cost of the course once Anatomy and Physiology module is completed is £2158  (this includes student registration with RICTAT for a year)

For further details and to register as a trainee please contact RICTAT on  07974 692504 or email

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