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"Massage Courses & Sports Massage Courses at the London School of Massage, the UK's most successful school for massage and body therapy training.  Massage courses and training in London and throughout the UK"

Some of the massage courses and training we offer include:



Aromatherapy Courses & Training

VTCT Aromatherapy Diploma Course
Fast Track Course Level 3 (QCF)

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VTCT Aromatherapy Diploma Course (AC 30404)


This Aromatherapy course is open to any individuals who hold a valid Diploma Massage with Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology (Level 3 QCF or above) within the last 3 years. 

Please visit our entry requirements tab for more information. 

Please read the Course Introduction tab for information on the structure of this Mixed Mode Online Course.

 About this VTCT Aromatherapy Massage Course ...

This course is designed only for students who have already completed an OFQUAL Level 3 (or equivalent) in Massage (including Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology) within the last three years. Please refer to our entry requirements tab for more information.

If you have decided to take the mixed mode online course option, the structure will be as follows:

Part 1) Online lectures via Zoom will include the history and theory of essential oils and Aromatherapy. This covers the blending ratios, benefits, contraindication, chemcial constituents, therapeutic actions and more.

Part 2) Practical lectures at the school, including correct blending, consultation techniques and massage. As well as Assessment preparation and practice.

The practical sessions will be scheduled for each group once C-19 Lockdown Restrictions have been lifted and it is safe to open again. 

Aromatherapy is possibly the most versatile massage course and one which can be used by itself or integrated with other therapies and treatment modalities such as Sports Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Indian Head Massage & Reflexology.

Our Aromatherapy courses are taught by professional and practising Aromatherapists who are all trained above the taught level and who are passionate about the subject.  Each Aromatherapy course lecturer will impart a wealth of information from their own massage practice as well as using accelerated training methods and NLP techniques to facilitate your learning of the subject.

This VTCT Aromatherapy course (Level 3, QCF) provides the firm foundation for the professional practice in Aromatherapy.

It is a well recognised qualification which on completion, will allow the practitioner to obtain full professional insurance and gain employment.
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 What will I Learn on this Aromatherapy Course ...

This Aromatherapy course will follow the VTCT Aromatherapy (Level 3 RCF) syllabus through formal lectures, practicals, home assignments and case studies.

The course will include:

  • History & development of Aromatherapy
  • Why and how Aromatherapy works
  • Physiological therapeutic effects of essential oils & aromatherapy
  • Exploration of some living plants from which aromatherapy oils are made from
  • A knowledge of carrier oils
  • In depth knowledge of over 40 essential oils
  • Use, care and storage of essential oils
  • How to blend Aromatherapy oils to suit a client
  • Utilise your current Massage Routine
  • The holistic approach - treating the whole person
  • Contraindications to Aromatherapy Massage
  • Basic knowledge and recognition of skin types
  • Professionalism, Ethics and Hygiene

 Aromatherapy Course Prerequisites ...

Students must hold an accredited and approved Ofqual Level 3 Diploma in Body Massage with Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology (within the last 3 years).

Please make sure you have active/recent knowledge of a full massage routine.

If you are unsure of your current course qualifications, please call the office to find out if these can count towards this diploma.  We will do our best to find out ways in which we can help you to successfully complete this Aromatherapy Massage course and become a professional and qualified Aromatherapist.

 Aromatherapy Course Exams ...

  • A practical assessment lasting 1 hour (on the last day of your course)
  • A multiple choice Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology Exam (if not already done in a previous ITEC qualification - within the last 3 years)
  • 60 completed home case studies (thorough guidance given during lectures)
  • Assignments include:
  • 1/Business Plan (if not already done in a previous ITEC qualification within the last 3 years)
  • 2/Complementary Therapies (if not already done in a previous ITEC qualification within the last 3 years)
  • 3/Providing Aromatherapy Treatments Assignment


Students have 6 months to complete their case studies and assignments from the start of the course.

Please give us a call if you require more details.

  Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) is a specialist awarding organisation offering vocational and technical qualifications in a range of service sectors. With more than 1,200 approved centres, VTCT has an ever expanding list of centres throughout the UK and Ireland, with increasing international presence.
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ITEC is a leading international specialist examination board, providing quality qualifications in Complementary Therapies, Sports & Fitness Training. It is approved as an Awarding Organisation (AO) in the UK. As such all QCF qualifications are approved on the Qualifications Credit Framework.


Successful completion of this diploma course will provide you with the title of "Aromatherapist", and the knowledge and techniques needed to give a professional and safe Aromatherapy treatment. 


General Information:

Inclusive Of: Coursework and Exam Fees

Eligibility: Open to anyone with a Level 3 QCF qualification in Massage

Maximum 12 per course.


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