Level 3 in Aromatherapy

Time: 10am to 4pm Course comprises of theory and practical tuition carried out at either the Academy or your workplace with assignments completed as home study.

Course Contents

Aromatherapy is using pre-blended essential oils for psychological and physical well-being. It is safe and effective manner for the relief of muscle tension, improved circulation, lymphatic drainage and stress relief. The course also covers the full body including the scalp, head and neck.

Course Syllabus

• Health, hygiene, safety & legislation

• Preparation of therapist, tools, work area and client

• Consultation/record cards

• Contra-indications and contra-actions / Aftercare advice

• Benefits of Aromatherapy massage / pre-blended essential oils

• Theory of anatomy & physiology: muscles, skin, etc

• Physical and psychological effects

• Adaptation of massage movements, working with different mediums

• Step-by-step guide to massage movements

• Written assessment / Practical assessment

• Guidance on portfolio building

• Workbooks are completed as self study at home to reinforce learning

Candidates wishing to achieve this qualification will need to carryout practical assessments, assignments, workbooks & all other relevant underpinning knowledge and written paper to be submitted to awarding body

Practical Skills on Aromatherapy: Introduction to course work health and safety, setting up work area, contra-indications, consultation and practical skills on full treatment, post treatment advice and contra-actions

Review of skills development through practical observation/formative assessment, action planning and theory individual portfolio building throughout the course all ranges must be completed at formative stage

On completion of self study work books & case studies etc.

Final written exam Course evaluation