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Course Content Award: Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) What's it all about?: Perfumes, aromas and scents play a crucial and highly fragrant role in the art of aromatherapy. Our course offers you the chance to delve deeply into the practical and theoretical skills of this complementary therapy. Through the use of essential oils, aromatherapy massage and an understanding of the body's subtle energy balance, you will learn the best ways to help ease ailments and reduce painful conditions in your clients. Progression: This diploma is recognised by orthodox medical establishments and is particularly appropriate for people wishing to work in these areas. Entry Requirements: In our experience in order to be successful on this level of course you will need one of the following: ? four to five* GCSEs at grades A*-C (including English and maths) ? an intermediate GNVQ in a related subject ? a BTEC first diploma in a related subject ? an NVQ level 2technical certificate in a related subject ? successful completion of an apprenticeship course ? successful completion of the GatewayNewstart course ? equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience. In addition, you must have a reflexology, anatomy, physiology and massage certificate, or be a qualified physiotherapist or beauty therapist. Duration: One year Business Benefits: This postgraduate programme of study is designed to provide students with an in-depth training of both the practical and theoretical skills required in order to qualify as an aromatherapist. Course Overview When can I study?: Thursdays, 6.00pm - 9.00pm Are there any exams?: Work will be continually monitored and you will be assessed by externally set examinations, a theory paper and a practical where you will carry out a complete treatment including the blending of essential oils. Case studies will also be presented. Course Facts Apply Now Start Date: 14 September 2010 End Date: 30 June 2011 Course Type: Part-time Location: Kings Road Centre Course Fees: ?400 If you are receiving certain benefits, you may only have to pay a material fee. Instalments: Instalments are available for course fees. A deposit of ?100.00 per year is payable before enrolment followed by three monthly payments of ?100.00 per year Material Fees: ?20 Level: Advanced Course Code: VTA Certain part-time courses may become full-time courses if additional courses are taken. If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees are not applicable for your course (Please note: this does not apply to foundation degrees). Please note that fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 200910 (August 2009 - July 2010). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 201011.

Course Content Award: Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) What's it all about?: Perfumes, aromas and scents play a crucial and highly fragrant role in the art of aromatherapy. Our course offers you the chance to delve deeply into the practical and theoretical skills of this complementary therapy. Through the use of essential oils, aromatherapy massage and an understanding of the body's...

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