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Diploma in Aromatherapy

Cornwall College St Austell LEVEL: 3 Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as an aromatherapist. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as an aromatherapist.

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as an aromatherapist including mandatory units covering the following: knowledge and understanding of complementary therapy concepts, business practice, anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies. You will also develop your understanding and practical skills to competently provide aromatherapy services.

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You’ll need:

No formal entry requirements are needed. However, good communication skills, good literacy and ICT ability is required.

You’ll learn:

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and essential oils.

You will develop a range of technical skills enabling you to blend essential oils in a tailor-made fashion for each client and provide relaxing aromatherapy massage treatments using different massage techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.


This course is run one day a week for 36 weeks. The day will consist of both theory and practical studies. There is a substantial amount of assignment work required for this course and would advise 4-6 hours per week study at home.

You’ll love:

Students will love our links to industry. We also offer spa trips and in house complimentary training with our Eve Taylor product range as well as offering an extensive programme of short courses that will enhance your skills and ability.

You’ll go on to:

Level 3 Diploma in Body and Spa Therapy

Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology

Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Massage 

Level 3 Award in Indian Head Massage.


Aromatherapy Diploma

Start Date

September 2020


St Austell


36 weeks

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.