Level 3 - Aromatherapy
The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as an aromatherapist. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as an aromatherapist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in complementary therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.
This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as an aromatherapist including mandatory units covering the following: knowledge and understanding of complementary therapy concepts, business practice, anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies. You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide aromatherapy services.
Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and essential oils. You will develop a range of technical 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. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
- Business Practice for complementary therapies
- Principles and practise of complementary therapies
- Provide aromatherapy for complementary therapies
- Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies
- Essential Oils
- Client Care & Communication
- Monitor & Maintain Health & Safety
Course Duration: 11 days including assessment at the academy, plus home studies.
Price £595.00 this price will include your assessment fees. If you wish to pay in instalments please ask about our interest free prepayment plan available. If you are not already a VRQ member then there is a one off lifetime subscription fee payable of £18.00
What The Course Leads To:
This qualification will confirm your competence for employment as an aromatherapist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as an aromatherapist.. Career opportunities as an aromatherapist exist in a variety of contexts, including:
- Working in the NHS in hospitals and care homes
- Working in a commercial complementary therapy clinic, beauty salon or spa
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
Please note that on your training day we do not provide lunch but drinks will be provided free of charge, however there are shops where refreshments can be purchased appprox 1 mile away. If you wish to bring your own lunch then we have adequate facilities for this.
Accomodation is available close to the Academy if required, please click here for further information.
For VRQ qualifications students must bring with them a Ring Binder or Folder and Card Dividers as these are required for all courses and they are not provided.