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ITEC Level 3 Certificate
Aromatherapy - Part Time Weekend
Successful participants of the Aromatherapy course will be able to carry out an Aromatherapy treatment for people, be able to evolve and blend appropriate essential oils for specific needs and conditions, understand the concepts inherent in complementary therapies and will be able to carry out a consultation with their client and an Aromatherapy massage. Once qualified Aromatherapists can find employment within the beauty or complementary industries or health sector and/or opt to work for themselves. Participants may decide to study other therapies to complement their Diploma or special in one aspect of Aromatherapy.
Aromatherapy is the study of essential oils, which are derived from plants. These oils are complex chemicals with unique fragrances and healing properties. They have being used for centuries to promote health and well being, treating both the mind and body.
ITEC Level Three: Diploma in Aromatherapy
Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. Students must hold the ITEC or equivalent qualification in Anatomy, Physiology and Massage. They can study this concurrently and achieve the two qualifications at the same time.
This course is delivered over 6 weekends
The History of Aromatherapy from ancient to modern times
The concept of Holistic treatments
The detailed study of over 40 Essential oils
Taxonomy and Plant Nomenclature
Refined oils or carriers
Blending essential oils in carriers e.g. vegetable oil, creams, butters, balms or ointments
Safety and chemistry of essential oils
Hydrolats (Flower waters) & their use in Aromatherapy
The completion of a full body Aromatherapy massage
The completion of case studies
1 practical exam
3 theory papers Aromatherapy, Anatomy & physiology, Professional conduct & Business Awareness
Course price is €1699
ITEC Exam Fee: £110