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Aromatherapy Massage - 2 Day Diploma Course £399

Accredited Aromatherapy Massage Diploma Course

Great For Beginners or as a refresher

Accredited for insurance purposes by: Accredited by the GHTAccredited by the BHTAccredited by the IICT

This intermediate course in Professional Aromatherapy Massage is ideal if you are already practicing body massage, or other bodywork therapies. You will learn about the effects, benefits and properties of each oil, how to mix and blend, how Aromatherapy treatments can help alleviate common ailments together with a full body aromatherapy massage routine.


There are 2 days of practical training with home study including online theory test. You will learn how to conduct a thorough client consultation prior to treatment so that you can select which blend of base oil and aroma oils will be most effective, you can then use your oil blend to deliver a very effective full body aromatherapy massage therapy for your client.


Questions and answers

  • Is this course suitable for beginners?

    This is an intermediate course and requires you to have a body massage qualification. Also perfect as a CPD course for practicing therapists.

  • Who accredits this course?
    Beauty Guild, IICT & INHA.
  • Which companies offer me insurance with this Diploma?
    Many choices from reputable industry recognised insurers including:
    Beauty Guild, Westminster Indemnity, Towergate, IICT.
  • Will this Diploma allow me to practice professionally?
    Yes, all of our courses are suitable for professional practice. And once you have acquired insurance cover our Diplomas allow you to offer treatments from your home, from your salon or as a mobile therapist and charge for this service.
  • Is there time to learn all of the techniques in only 2 days?

    Yes of course. Our classes are small (between 2-8 participants) and so you'll receive focused guidance and individual attention from our teacher. You will also be taught a complete therapy treatment routine for delivering to your clients. And because students practice upon one another, you will also experience for yourself how amazing and effective this treatment can be.

  • Will I learn everything I need?

    You will learn the same practical skills as with a longer course but you'll need to practice the treatment routine upon friends and family, using your manual and (where available) our on-line tutorial videos for further assistance after your practical training in order to perfect the techniques.

  • Can I come back and refresh my memory of practical skills?

    You're always welcome to return and attend only the practical training again. This is known as a refresher course and allows you to brush up on the techniques you have learned with us. Refresher courses are only available to students who have previously completed their course with us, and substantial discounts are offered.

  • Is this a level 3 course?

    No, this is a Diploma course. Diploma courses are also known as ‘short courses’ or ‘fast-track training’. However, the treatment techniques you'll learn are similar, and in some cases more extensive than on a level 3 course.

  • Do I need a level 3 qualification?
    No, you don't need a level 3 qualification in order to deliver this therapy professionally. However, some employers and some London Borough Councils may specify a level 3 qualification as a requirement.
  • What preparations do I need to do before my course?
    You will be provided with your manual in PDF format and once you’ve read it you will be able to complete your on-line test paper, a simple, multiple choice test with 45 questions. Our administration team will also chat with you to let you know what to bring so that you are perfectly prepared and have a great time.


Please note: You need to have a qualification in body massage in order to undertake this course.

We provide 2 options for training

  • short courses weekends and week days
  • mixed classes

  • All our classes (unless otherwise stated) are mixed: This means that both males and females can attend.
  • massage training qualifications and insurance
  • bespoke training

  • We can arrange bespoke courses for solo or groups of people: friends, family or colleagues at any of our UK venues.
  • Quick Overview

  • Diploma in Aromatherapy Massage.
    Friendly & informal tuition.
    Small class numbers.
    Individual attention from your tutor.
    Easy & fun to learn.
    Solo tuition available at some venues.

    You need to have a body massage qualification to participate with this course.
  • How It Works

  • The theory test: Study your course manual at home and complete a theory test paper online. You can retake the test as many times as you like until you reach the pass mark and at no extra charge.


    2 days practical: Starting at 10am and finishing at 5pm on each day you will be taught all of the practical skills you will need to deliver an Aromatherapy massage treatment. There is no practical test. Instead we assess your understanding and ability of each treatment technique as it is taught. Students practice upon one another so no need to bring a massage model.


    Our courses are mixed gender which means that both males and females participate.

    Course Modules

    This is the background and theory that you study from home and then complete an online test paper before attending your practical training. It is easily completed with between 8-12 hours of study time. For some people it may a little take longer.

    Module 1
    The history of Aromatherapy

    Module 2
    Effects and Benefits

    Module 3
    A & P

    Module 4

    Module 5
    Preparing to treat
    Assessment Process
    Ethics and Professionalism
    Consent to treatment

    Module 6
    Body Mechanics
    Client Preparation
    Client Care
    Therapist Preparation

    Module 7
    Health and Safety

    Module 8
    Working Practices

    Module 9
    The oils
    A-Z of oils

    Module 10
    How the oils work
    How to use the oils
    Selection, storage and use

    Module 11
    Oil dosage
    Carrier Oils and their usage
    Common complaints and Aromatherapy prescriptions

    Module 12
    Aromatherapy massage

    Module 13
    The routine

    Module 14

    Healthy Eating
    Well Being
    Integral Biology

    Module 16
    The History and Development of other Holistic Therapies

    Module 17
    Holistic Therapies and their interactions with Aromatherapy

    Module 18
    Aromatherapy and the medical profession

    Module 19
    Case Study Information
    Case study examples
    Case study documentation

    Module 20
    Test Paper
    Client Consultation Form
    Treatment Documentation
    Further Reading and Resources

    Accreditation & Diploma

    Therapy Training School is an approved training provider, and our training courses throughout the UK are recognised and accredited for insurance purposes by UK governing bodies such as: The Guild of Beauty Therapists (GBT), the Guild of Holistic Therapists (GHT) and The International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT). Insurance can also be obtained for the UK via Towergate Insurance and Westminster Indemnity. You will be able to practice as a self-employed therapist or mobile therapist. Always check with your potential employer (or local council) to ensure that this Diploma will be accepted by them.

    Accredited by the IICT
    Accredited by the GHTAccredited by the BHT

  • More Information

  • Course practical: 2 days
    Test paper: Complete online from your home
    Accreditation: GBT, GHT & IICT
    Membership & Insurance: Available from GBT or IICT
    Insurance: Also available from Westminster Indemnity, or Towergate Insurance
    Suitable for: Private practice, self-employed, mobile therapist and most types of employment
    Previous experience: You need to have a diploma or other adequate qualification in full body massage


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    Solo Tuition Available

    Costs start from £695

    We offer one-to-one training options for those of you who are always mega busy with work and lifestyle activities.


    It's worth keeping in mind that we can deliver bespoke training for you in just TWO DAYS in aromatherapy massage at some of our venues.

    Read more about solo tuition here >

    Read a step-by-step guide for solo training here >