Diploma In Aromatherapy – VTCT Level 3

Course Category:
3rd February 2018
How to pay your remaining course balance

Upon receipt of your deposit, you will be advised to complete an enrolment form and pay the balance.  You may pay by instalments agreed with the course provider

Course Provider
In The Pink! Therapies And Training
Course Duration
8 days
Course Hours
9.30 am - 4.30 pm
Course Location
Course Requirements
There are no pre entry requirements for this course, but learners will need to ensure they have undertaken all 4 units to achieve the Diploma in Aromatherapy
Course Tutor
Wendy Hale
You will need to bring
Pen, paper, carrier and essential oils, mixing cups, towels, couch roll
Course Description

This is a Nationally recognised Aromatherapy Diploma & Successful completion will allow you to practice as an Aromatherapist and join professional, recognised organisations including The Federation Of Holistic Therapists, The International Federation Of Professional Aromatherapists and The Complementary And Natural Healthcare Council.

Course Covers - 42 essential oils and 19 carrier oils; preparation of self, client and work area for treatment; benefits and effects of aromatherapy; contra indications; consultations; health, safety and security; history, philosophy and role of aromatherapy and other massage traditions; taxonomy, nomenclature, structure and function of plants in relation to the production of essences, fixed carrier oils and other media; methods of extraction; chemical constituents of essences; percentage dilutions and blending techniques; degradation and spoilage of essential oils; uses, application and origin of essences, fixed oils and other media; safe handling of products; importance of correct maintenance and storage of products, materials, tools and equipment; contra actions and aftercare advice; legislation; evaluation and reflection

Course fees explained: This course (& the fee listed) focuses on the unit: Provide Aromatherapy For Complementary Therapies only. In order to obtain the full Diploma, learners must already hold, or complete the following units.  If they do not, these units may be taken alongside the main area of study at the additional fees shown.

The following units must be completed to achieve this Diploma:

Provide Aromatherapy For Complementary Therapies (UV31301) - £800.00 & covers the content of this course Principles And Practice Of Complementary Therapies (UV31268)

Additional £70.00 if not already held, Business Practice For Complementary Therapies (UV31267)

Additional £70.00 if not already held, Knowledge Of Anatomy, Physiology And Pathology For Complementary Therapies (UV31299)

Additional £250.00 if not already held

Additional costs - £97.00 VTCT fee (updated Feb 2017)

Therefore, complete beginners will need to complete all 4 units to qualify and pay the VTCT fee = £1287.00 whereas those who are already qualified in a Level 3 Diploma In Complementary Therapy may be exempt from one or more units if already held - to be verified and agreed with the course provider.

This aromatherapy course runs over 8 full days followed by a final 1/2 day for assessment. There are no pre-entry requirements for this course - you can enrol as a beginner (please ensure you read the note above on fees).  The cost for the aromatherapy unit as stated above is £800 and includes face-to-face training, manuals, online resources, email support and assessment.  Learners will need to compile a portfolio of evidence, complete case studies and assignments. 

You will be expected to complete 60 aromatherapy treatments before the end of the course and the training given will equip you with the skills to carry these out. This is a requirement of VTCT which demonstrates the professional nature of this course. Learners will need to bring their evidence to a final 1/2 day session during which a practical assessment will be undertaken.

Learners are expected to wear salon uniform, minimal makeup, no nail polish and hair should be tied back and off the face.  If learners do not own a salon uniform, they may wear black trousers, flat closed-in black shoes, black socks and a plain black t-shirt or polo shirt.

Next Course Date(s) 

3-4 February 2018

10-11 February 2018

10 March 2018

21 April 2018

26 May 2018 and

30 June 2018

Exam day - 13 or 14 October 2018

VTCT visit - 27 October 2018


Course Accreditation/Awarding Organisation
  • VTCT

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