VTCT L3 Diploma in Aromatherapy

Course Area: Aromatherapy
Course Type:  One day a week
Course Level: 3
Course Duration: 12 weeks
Course Code: 600/4843/8

Cost – £550 plus £97 VTCT fee

Course details
This VTCT Diploma is for existing massage therapists holding a diploma or NVQ in massage.

When will the course start?

You will be required to attend one day per week.

Please note: There will be a week gap in between the last lesson for final completion of case studies.

We have 2 start dates per year.

What are the entry requirements?

You would need to hold a massage qualification with Anatomy and Physiology. Please note, there is some Anatomy and Physiology in this course which will help to reinforce your existing knowledge. You will be required to sit an external exam paper in Anatomy and Pathologies set by the awarding body.

What will I learn in the course?

  • Provide aromatherapy for complementary therapies
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies
  • Principles and practice of complementary therapies
  • Business practice for complementary therapies

How will I be taught and assessed?

You will be taught by our experienced tutors. You will be required to complete assignment work at home, some self study and practice treatments in class and on family at home.

You will be required to carry out 60 treatments to complete this course. This will include the treatments you carry out in class and at home.

When you are competent at the treatments covered in class, you will be assessed on paying clients. Alongside this, you will also sit external exam papers set by the awarding body.

What will I need to bring to class?

You will need to bring a note pad, pen and portfolio which will be added too as the course progresses. A text book is helpful  and you will need a selection of towels (this will be discussed on the first session).

There are no kit requirements for this course as all equipment used in class will be the schools, however,  you will need to purchase some products for home use at a small cost.


You will need to purchase a black tunic with black trousers (no leggings). Shoes must be plain black, flat with closed in toes and backs.

What will I receive at the end of the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy.

This qualification will allow you to work in salons, mobile and at home.

You may wish to continue your beauty career and enrol on a Level 2 Beauty Therapy course which covers manicure, pedicure, tinting, facials, waxing and make up.

Paying for your course

You are able to pay either by bank transfer, cheque or cash.

Places are limited and entry is by interview only. Call now to book your interview.