The Diploma in Aromatherapy will confirm your competence as an aromatherapist within the complementary therapy sector. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of an aromatherapist.
You will develop skills enabling you to blend essential oils in a tailor-made fashion for each client and provide relaxing aromatherapy massage treatments using different massage techniques.
Study of 30 Essential Oils, Countries of Origin, Methods of Production, Physiological Effects, Psychological Effects, Effective Use of Oils, Aromatherapy Massage, Facial Treatment, Contra-indications of Oils, Contra-indications of Massage, Dangerous Oils, Dangers of Overdose, Treatment Programme, Client Comfort, Record Taking, Aftercare Advice, Stress Management
Cost: £550 (including deposit of £100)
- Course AA19. Apr Mon 19th, Tue 20th, Wed 21st, Thu 22nd + May Mon 17th, Tue 18th, Wed 19th, Thu 20th
- Course AA24. Apr Sat 24th, Sun 25th + May Sat 1st, Sun 2nd, Sat 29th, Sun 30th + Jun Sat 26th, Sun 27th
- Course AJN14. Jun Mon 14th, Tue 15th, Wed 16th, Thu 17th + Jul Mon 12th, Tue 13th, Wed 14th, Thu 15th
- Course AJY10. Jul Sat 10th, Sun 11th, Sat 24th, Sun 25th + Aug Sat 7th, Sun 8th, Sat 14th, Sun 15th
- Course AO9. Oct Sat 9th, Sun 10th, Sat 16th, Sun 17th, Sat 30th, Sun 31st + Dec Sat 11th, Sun 12th
- Course AO11. Oct Mon 11th, Tue 12th, Wed 13th, Thu 14th + Nov Mon 15th, Tue 16th, Wed 17th, Thu 18th
Jean Pinion, Lisa Hamblin
Previous qualification in holistic therapies is preferable. Attendance at an introductory massage weekend prior to the course is necessary if you have not had any previous massage experience. Alternatively, you may arrange private massage tuition with us prior to starting the course.
Continuous assessment by means of written homework, assignments and home practice. Home study and practice is done over a minimum period of three months and a maximum period of 1 year following the school attendance days. A final assessment date is arranged after the home study period. Please note that an additional fee of £140.00 is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification, this is to be paid in cash on the first day of the class.
VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy.
Membership is available to various professional bodies including the Federation of Holistic Therapists which offers insurance and other benefits for therapists in the UK. Employment is available in clinics, spas, beauty salons and working from home. The Manchester Therapy Centre has part-time work available on an ongoing basis for students in the Manchester area.
Course times are from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm depending on the group size.
To secure your place you will need to pay at least the £100 deposit. The remaining balance will then be required at least 4 weeks before the beginning of the course in order to keep your place secure. You can currently only pay in full on this website so please call 0161 881 7171 if you wish to pay a deposit over the phone.
The qualification is recognised in many countries outside the UK and gives a good grounding for further qualifications in complementary therapies.
The venue is at the Manchester School of Massage in Whalley Range, South Manchester.
The group size is usually kept at eight or below for more individual attention.