VTCT Diploma in Aromatherapy QN600/4843/8 – AC30404 – MQA/EQF Level 4

Program TitleVTCT Diploma in Aromatherapy QN600/4843/8 – AC30404

This course is accredited with the National Commission for Further and Higher Education of Malta (NCFHE) as MQA Level 4 and European Qualification EQF Level 4 and is suitable for beginners with no experience in the field or for those who would like to advance in their career.

Course CodePSV 410
OverviewThe course aims to develop your skills in Aromatherapy, including massage and blending of essential and carrier oils. Aromatherapy is the specialist application of essential oils used in a variety of contexts including uplift, relaxation, stress relief and remedial not subject to medical prohibition and connected to palliative care. The critical aspects of this qualification are the decision making concerned with the safe blending of essential oils and their appropriateness in use based upon client assessment. 
Entry Requirements
  • Candidate must be over 18 years of age, literate in written and spoken English.
  • All candidates are required to purchase own a kit (oils & equipment) and uniform.
  • Students must have full dexterity, good standard of personal presentation and the ability to work with others. 
  • Good English literacy and Communication Skills. 
  • You will need to provide models for all practical assessments. 
  • You will also be required to practice techniques outside college hours.
Course ContentsClient consultation and therapy assessments, Contra indications and contra actions, Relevant Anatomy & Physiology, Preparation of treatment area, trolley and client, Benefits & Effects of treatments, Practical Aromatherapy Massage, Blending Aromatherapy oils and Aftercare Advice,  Equipment & product knowledge, Professional Ethics, Business Studies, Safety & Hygiene, Client Care & follow-up.
Units Covered
  • Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology and common pathologies
  • Detailed knowledge of 42 essential oils and 19 carriers oil
  • Provide Aromatherapy for complementary therapies
  • Assess the client and blend oils for Aromatherapy massage
  • Demonstrate consultation skills for therapy assessments
  • Principles and practice of complementary therapies
  • Business practice for complementary therapies
  • Optional unit – Healthy eating and well-being for the complementary therapy client
Course LengthOctober till June – Once weekly Salon Practice
Course CostPlease contact us for cost details and for the Peach & Sorrel Cash Special offers that are currently being offered on this International Qualification.

Starting DatePlease check with us for next available dates.
Who is the course for?Beauty Therapists seeking specialisation in Aromatherapy.
Learning MethodsStudents will learn through a combination of theory and practical work. Initially students will practice on class colleagues, but all assessments will be carried out on a model brought in by student.
Assessment Methods

Academy working practice, Portfolio of evidence, Theory and Practical sessions. Assignments, Case studies. 

Ongoing Practical & Theory Assessments by VTCT IQAs and EQAs till June/July.

Qualifications GainedVTCT Diploma in Aromatherapy

MQA/EQF Level 4