Level 3

Aromatherapy for Complementary Therapies


12 weeks


Rush Green


Jan 2020


Adult 19+


Beauty therapy

If you're interested in natural healing methods, a course in aromatherapy could be for you.

You'll learn how to use natural essences (essential oils) from plants to promote the health of mind, body and spirit.

You'll learn practical methods as well as the philosophy and theory behind aromatherapy.

Your course time will be split between the classroom and the salon, and between face-to-face and online activities.

There are a number of home-based case studies required during the course.

There's also a final assessment at the end of the year featuring a written exam and a practical observation.

You'll need to have an Anatomy & Physiology qualification to study on this course.

You'll also need a good level of spoken English.

Previous experience in Beauty Therapy or Healthcare would be an advantage.

The tutors on this course have loads of knowledge and experience from working in hair & beauty.

They've also got links within the industry so can help you get valuable work experience.

You'll get plenty of chance to work in both realistic - and real - situations!

As well as doing work experience placements, you'll be styling for paying clients in our Salon.

When you complete this course you may want to study other Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) treatments.

Alternatively, you can seek aromatherapy employment in clinics, healthcare or schools.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.