ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy
This course is an absolute essential for any Therapist involved in the Complementary Therapy and Care Industry.
Training to become a Clinical Aromatherapist will give you the specialist knowledge needed to be able to blend and prescribe for your clients specific needs. This practice will also enable you to treat clients and prevent health problems.
This course is designed to train a complete beginner up to a professional Aromatherapist. It also includes learning your Holistic Massage routine for performing a full body treatment on your client.
On this course, you will learn the properties of 45+ essential oils and how to use them appropriately and safely as well as learning to blend to make your own creams and lotions. You will be given a depth of knowledge in diseases and disorders of the whole body as well as advanced massage techniques, lymphatic drainage and acupressure points.
Unit 382 Provide Aromatherapy for Complementary Therapies
Classes are taught in a relaxed environment using talks, lectures, visuals and detailed practical demonstration. Students will cover the following:
Working properties of 45 essential oils
Properties of 7 Carrier oils
Oil blending, synergies, definitions
Diseases & Disorders of all body systems
Advanced massage techniques, lymphatic drainage and acupressure points
Skincare & Facials
Specialist sessions to include, for example, Aromatherapy for Stress Management, Aromatherapy for cancer patients
Learn to make your own creams and lotions for treatments
Unit 383 - Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies:
(to be completed via e-learning or classroom prior to contact days if you do not yet hold a Level 3 A+P qualification)
Knowledge of the structure & function of all systems of the body:
Organisation of the Body including Cells
Skin, Hair & Nails
Diseases and Disorders of each system
Assignment 2: Unit 385 Business Practice for Complementary Therapies
Plan and prepare an appropriate business plan for a potential complementary therapy practice
Assignment 1: Unit 384 Principles and Practice of Complementary Therapies
Identify and explain the origins and principles of 4 other complementary therapies.
If you have already covered these assignments in a previous qualification such as a Massage Diploma, we may be able to RPL (recognition of prior learning). See Entrance requirements for more information.
You will be required to complete a number of treatments/case studies and assignments at home after/during your course and supply the evidences of these. You will then return to the Academy to sit your final exams usually 3-4 months after your course contact days.
We recommend around 5-10 hours of home study a week to complete your case studies, theory study and assignments.
36 x Case studies ( 6 people x 6 times )
Plus 15 treatments logged in consultation forms
9 applications - can be making up creams, potions & lotions
Directory of Oils to be completed (15 oils)
2 x Assignments (Unit 384 & 385)
A&P Theory Paper – 50 multiple choice questions
You will be required to sit a “mock” practical exam, usually 2-3 weeks before the “real” practical exam. This is to allow you a practice run, and for your tutor to give you feedback on areas to work on.
Please note: You will return after the course contact days to take your exams- usually a 3-4 months later to give you time to complete your Case Studies and Assignment work.
This course requires attendance Monday – Friday for two consecutive weeks.
Tutor: Annette Stoker
24th June-5th July 2019
21st October- 1st November 2019
20th-31st January 2020
This course requires attendance over 20 x evenings over 6 months
Tutor: Annette Stoker
October: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
November: 11th, 18th, 25th
December: 2nd, 9th, 16th
January 2020: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
February: 3rd, 10th, 24th
March: 2nd, 9th, 16th
No Previous Experience Needed
If you do not yet have a Level 3 Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology, you can study this along side your Aromatherapy course via e-learning or classroom learning. Please see below for prices. If you need advice on whether you need to do your A+P qualification, please get in contact.
Already have an Anatomy and Physiology qualification or completed the same assignments on another qualification?
If a student already holds a recognisable qualification in Anatomy & Physiology, we may potentially be able to RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) for the A&P Unit 383. We may also be able to RPL for Unit 384 and 385 if these assignments have been completed as part of another Level 3 QCF qualification. The qualification must have been completed in the last 3 years and ITEC must give written confirmation of RPL. There is a fee of £35+vat. Please note, if a Unit is RPL'd, you will only be able to receive an overall Pass mark for your course. Please get in contact to begin the RPL process or check if your qualification is eligible.
ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy (including Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology e-learning or classroom learning*)
Includes: 10 contact days, A&P e-learning package or classroom learning*, Aromatherapy case with 43 essential oils, tunic (ladies), polo-shirt (gents), towel bundle, tutor fees, exam fees and ITEC registration
*If opting for A&P classroom learning, this would be studied before/alongside your Aromatherapy course; please find course attendance dates here
Already have A+P?
ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy
£1295.00 + VAT
Includes: 10 contact days, wooden Aromatherapy box with 45 essential oils, tunic (ladies), polo-shirt (gents), towel bundle, tutor fees, exam fees and ITEC registration
Please get in contact to make sure your A+P qualification is suitable before enrolling.
Already have a Massage Diploma?
ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy (already hold a Massage Diploma)
£970.00 + VAT
Includes: 7.5 contact days, wooden Aromatherapy box with 45 essential oils, tunic (ladies), polo-shirt (gents), towel bundle, tutor fees, exam fees and ITEC registration
Please note- you will not attend the afternoons on the first week, so timings would be as follows:
First week: Attendance 9.30am-12.30pm
Second week: Attendance 9.30am-4pm
Included in your course fees: 43 essential oils, and 2 carrier oils in a hand carry case as well as your tunic/polo shirt and towel bundle.
All your exam fees are also included in the course costs, so no hidden fees!
How do I pay?
A 25% deposit is payable immediately to secure your place on receipt of your invoice, with the remaining balance due at least 4 weeks prior to the start of your course.
Payment can be made via bank transfer or cheque. If you would like to pay via Credit Card, please let us know upon receiving your invoice and we will send through a link for payment.
In certain circumstances, we can offer an instalment plan to help spread to course cost. Fees apply. Please get in contact if this is something you would like to discuss.
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