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VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Aromatherapy for the Complementary Therapist

The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Aromatherapy for the Complementary Therapist has been designed to develop knowledge and practical skills in creating products and blends which meet prescriptive objectives.

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Aromatherapy for the Complementary Therapist
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Part-Time 10/09/2018
Day: Tuesday
Time: 09:00-13:00
16 £567.00 Apply Now

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Course Overview

VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Aromatherapy is a government skills approved qualification covering advanced aromatherapy blending and methods suitable for use in clinical settings.

You will investigate and compare sources of essential oils, methods of extraction and a deeper knowledge of the chemistry and clinical effect on quality and therapeutic value when using the oils. The study of more unusual essential oils and carriers.

There will be projects and product development. Learning the interpersonal skills to work with clients in all life stages with understanding of the physiology, life stage influences and appropriate aromatherapy treatments. You will learn to work with life limiting conditions such as cancer and specialist areas such as pregnancy. The course is portfolio based.

Modules may include:

  • Interpersonal skills for the complementary therapist
  • Advanced anatomy and physiology for the complementary therapist
  • Advanced aromatherapy for the complementary therapist

For further information please contact Colleen Cairns at

Entry Requirements

There is a prerequisite of level 3 Diploma qualification in Aromatherapy which must include Anatomy and Physiology.

There will be an extra charge for Uniform and Kit.  Your tutor will give you details of these costs.

This course requires an interview before enrolling.

This course will require an interview before enrolling.

Where will it take me?

The qualification is designed to lead to employment in a variety of roles, either within a hospital, hospice or health care environment or self-employed, in a complementary health clinic, beauty spa, private clinic.

How will it make me more employable?
The qualification is supported by Ofqual and FHT and is designed for qualified therapists to reach a suitable standard to work in a healthcare clinical setting.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Assessment will include assignments, research, hands on practice, case studies and where possible conducting some treatments in a clinical setting.
Additional Costs
There will be an extra charge for Uniform and Kit.  Your tutor will give you details of these costs
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