Announcement: 9 May 2020
During the current situation regarding COVID-19, we are unable to offer practical training dates until further notice. If you would like to be informed of when a course date is running again, please email us to be added to our waiting list - [email protected]
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VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy (QCF)
This course in Aromatherapy is a preparation for work qualification that has been designed to prepare you for a career as an Aromatherapist.
This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice and business practice for complementary therapies.
Furthermore, you will learn about anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies. You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide aromatherapy services.
This is a practitioner level qualification.
Pre-requisites (entry level):
There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification.
Practical attendance & assessment: 5 days
Coursework: Home study and portfolio of evidence containing questions and assignment work.
Written Exam: You will be required to sit 2 exam papers to complete your course.
Training pack is available on our online portal. You will receive your own account to access your courses
Unit UV31268 – Principles & Practices of complementary therapy
Unit UV31267 – Business practice for complementary therapy
Unit UV31299 – Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies
Unit UV31301 – Provide aromatherapy for complementary therapies
Optional Unit: Unit V31303 – Healthy eating and wellbeing for the complementary therapy client (additional fee applies)
This course can be started at anytime, please check for available practical training dates.
GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 266 – 296. (GLH incl’s. practical, coursework, case studies, assessments, written exams)
Home study (Coursework): This can be started at anytime,
Practical Training: Please check out our current course dates on our website for the practical training element, additional dates can be supplied.
Group training = No, students will work on each other.
One to one training = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to the practical training to practice your routine on.
Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.
Assessments = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to assessments to practice your routine on.
You must carry out and document evidence for 60 treatments consisting of the following:
a) Aromatherapy massage (minimum of 36 treatments) – six clients must receive a minimum of six treatments
b) Other methods of application (minimum of nine treatments) – compresses, inhalations, blending of creams/lotions etc.
The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust)
|Our students have been offered an amazing opportunity to apply as a volunteer at North Devon Hospice to offer treatments to carers and staff to complete their case studies.
The application is subject to interview & recruitment process.Click here for more details
Self-Employment or Employment as a Complementary Therapist or Aromatherapist .
What’s included in the course fee:
Training pack (PDF format and word format) emailed to you.
A coursework tutor is assigned to you for full support throughout the course. Personalised study plan tailored to the individual students requirements.
A VRQ qualification posted to you on successful completion of the course.
You will need to purchase your own products and oils in order to carry out your case studies. We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is available on our website in our shop.
We recommend this kit for your training & case studies - http://www.purpleflame.co.uk/products/30-essential-oil-aromatherapy-kit/
This kit contains all the essential oils and carrier oils required to cover the course. You will need to bring this along to all of your practical training and assessments - https://holistic-therapies-training.teachable.com/p/student-resources-free
Karen Ashton, Founder of Holistic Therapies Training, has published her first book ‘The Essential Oils Guide’. Available in Paperback or Kindle edition. Click on the links below to view details or to purchase a book -
A VRQ – VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy (QCF)
This qualification is mapped to the relevant NOS (National Occupational Standards), where applicable. This qualification is accredited on the qualifications and credit framework (QCF). This qualification is a VRQ (Vocationally Related Qualification.)
Please check your insurance companies requirements before enrolling on this course? (It is the students responsibility to check coverage with their insurers BEFORE enrolling on this course)
Here are some recommended insurance companies, some with introductory discounts - https://holistic-therapies-training.teachable.com/p/accreditation
If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, PayPal or PayPal credit, here are the details
Please note, if you choose either of these methods, your booking will be processed manually, and can take up to 24 hours to receive access to your training pack.
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StartPractical Training Days - Attendance required (6:41)
PreviewModule 1 - Introduction
StartModule 2 - Preparing your portfolio
StartModule 3 - VTCT Assessment log book
StartModule 4 - To do list
StartModule 5 - Knowledge questions (Coursework)
StartModule 6 - Training Resources
StartModule 7 - Revision for written exams
StartModule 8 - Assessments
StartModule 9 - Aromatherapy - Getting to know essential oils & aromatherapy blending video lessons (26:42)
StartModule 10 - Aromatherapy - Blending Oils video demonstration (16:00)