This is a substantial vocational qualification which will prepare you for a career as an aromatherapist or add to existing beauty or complementary therapy qualifications. This qualification is designed for those aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as an aromatherapist.
It includes all the required elements to work effectively as an aromatherapist including the following mandatory units:
- Knowledge and understanding of complementary therapy concepts
- Business practice
- Anatomy, physiology and pathology for complementary therapies
You will also 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 which will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.