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 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
- Course AO7 Oct Mon 7th, Tue 8th, Wed 9th, Thu 10th + Nov Mon 4th, Tue 5th, Wed 6th, Thu 7th
- Course AO12 Oct Sat 12th, Sun 13th, Sat 19th, Sun 20th + Nov Sat 23rd, Sun 24th + Dec Sat 14th, Sun 15th
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 Dixon, Marguerite Halpin
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 £140.00 is payable for the VTCT assessment and verification.
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.
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.