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.
Cost: £490 (including deposit of £100)
- Course AA27. Apr Sat 27th, Sun 28th + May Sat 18th Sun 19th + Jun Sat 1st, Sun 2nd, Sat 8th, Sun 9th
- Course AA29. Apr Mon 29th, Tue 30th + May Wed 1st, Thu 2nd + Jun Mon 3rd, Tue 4th, Wed 5th, Thu 6th
- Course AJL6. Jul Sat 6th, Sun 7th, Sat 27th, Sun 28th + Aug Sat 3rd, Sun 4th Sat 10th, Sun 11th
- Course AJL8. Jul Mon 8th, Tue 9th, Wed 10th, Thu 11th + Aug Mon 5th, Tue 6th, Wed 7th, Thu 8th
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
Jean Pinion, Karen Atkinson
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 over a minimum period of three months following the school attendance days. A final assessment date is arranged after the home study period. Please note that a fee of £130.00 is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification.
Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy. This is a recognised qualification that will enable you to practise and work in salons, alternative health clinics or part time from home.
Membership is available to 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 usually has part-time work available on an ongoing basis for aromatherapists in the Manchester area.
Course times are from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm depending on the group size.
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 South Manchester.
The group size is usually kept at eight or below for more individual attention.