Aromatherapy VTCT Level 3 course


Course available at venue below:

Bideford, Devon


Course Dates:

(5 Days)

September 2019 – Mon 16th

October 2019 – Mon 14th

November 2019 – Mon 11th

December 2019 – Mon 9th

January 2019 – Mon 6th


Payment Options:

Payment Plan


6 Month payment plan


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Aromatherapy VTCT Level 3 Diploma (VRQ) 

training course

Aromatherapy blending

Aromatherapy VTCT Level 3 Diploma

Qualification Choices: There are 3 qualification choices for you to choose from here to cater for all student requirements.  Accredited with practical attendance, Accredited distant learning (no attendance) and VTCT.

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy (QCF) 

This course in Aromatherapy is a preparation for work qualification that has been designed to prepare you for a career as an Aromatherapist.

This qualification will develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice and business practice for complementary therapies.

Furthermore, you will learn about anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies.  You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide aromatherapy services.

This is a practitioner level qualification.

Pre-requisites (entry level): 

There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification.

Course format:         

Practical attendance & assessment:  5 days

Coursework:  Home study and portfolio of evidence containing questions and assignment work.

Written Exam:  You will be required to sit 2 exam papers to complete your course.

Training pack is available on our online portal. You will receive your own account to access your courses

Course content:       

Unit UV31268 – Principles & Practices of complementary therapy

Unit UV31267 – Business practice for complementary therapy

Unit UV31299 – Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies

Unit UV31301 – Provide aromatherapy for complementary therapies

Optional Unit:  Unit V31303 – Healthy eating and wellbeing for the complementary therapy client (additional fee applies)

Start time:                                                               

This course can be started at anytime, please check for available practical training dates. 


5 days


GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 266 – 296. (GLH incl’s. practical, coursework, case studies, assessments, written exams)

Home study (Coursework): This can be started at anytime,

Practical Training: Please check out our current course dates on our website for the practical training element, additional dates can be supplied.

Model Required?:    

Group training = No, students will work on each other.

One to one training = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to the practical training to practice your routine on.

Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.

Assessments = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to assessments to practice your routine on.

Case studies: 

You must carry out and document evidence for 60 treatments consisting of the following:

a) Aromatherapy massage (minimum of 36 treatments) – six clients must receive a minimum of six treatments

b) Other methods of application (minimum of nine treatments) – compresses, inhalations, blending of creams/lotions etc. 

Exam board:                                                            

The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust)

  Our students have been offered an amazing opportunity to apply as a volunteer at North Devon Hospice to offer treatments to carers and staff to complete their case studies.
The application is subject to interview & recruitment process.Click here for more details


Career Opportunities:          

Self-Employment or Employment as a Complementary Therapist or Aromatherapist .

What’s included in the course fee:  

Training pack (PDF format and word format) emailed to you.

A coursework tutor is assigned to you for full support throughout the course. Personalised study plan tailored to the individual students requirements.

A VRQ qualification posted to you on successful completion of the course.

Additional Costs:      

You will need to purchase your own products and oils in order to carry out your case studies. We also recommend you purchase a text book to  support your learning, a recommended reading list is available on our website in our  shop.


We recommend this kit for your training & case studies – 

This kit contains all the essential oils and carrier oils required to cover the course. You will need to bring this along to all of your practical training and assessments.  READING LIST      EQUIPMENT



Karen Ashton, Founder of Holistic Therapies Training, has published her first book ‘The Essential Oils Guide’. Available in Paperback or Kindle edition. Click on the links below to view details or to purchase a book –

Paperback Book

Kindle Book


Qualification gained:

A VRQ – VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy (QCF)

This qualification is mapped to the relevant NOS (National Occupational Standards), where applicable. This qualification is accredited on the qualifications and credit framework (QCF).  This qualification is a VRQ (Vocationally Related Qualification.)


Please check your insurance companies requirements before enrolling on this course? (It is the students responsibility to check coverage with their insurers BEFORE enrolling on this course)

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