Course Code: TB1EC22 Introduction to Aromatherapy Massage - Level 3 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 15 Jan 2024 Bispham Campus 1 Day / £180 Apply now 14 Jan 2025 Bispham Campus 1 Day / £180 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course SummaryThis one-day introductory course to aromatherapy massage allows students to learn the key techniques involved in using pre-blended aromatherapy oils to tailor a bespoke massage treatment for their clients You will learn how to use various techniques to achieve different therapeutic effects depending on whether clients request a relaxing or invigorating message. You will also learn about the health and safety considerations when using essential oils, when aromatherapy massage would not be an appropriate treatment for someone and how to ensure you don't put your own body under stress or strain whilst carrying out the massage. We will discuss how to prepare the work area, what products, tools and equipment you will need to carry out an aromatherapy massage safely and effectively and what aftercare advice to give to clients This course is ideal if you want to add pre-blended aromatherapy massage to a list of treatments you already offer or if you want to find out more about aromatherapy before committing to a more comprehensive aromatherapy course which will teach you how to make bespoke blends tailored to each individual client. Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but students should have a willingness to learn and an enthusiasm for the subject. Qualification ObtainedIntroduction to Aromatherapy Massage Tuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Industry Placement and Field TripsWork placements and field trips are not part of this programme. Learning and Teaching MethodsWe employ a variety of teaching techniques to ensure that this covers everyone's preferred learning style. As the course is largely practical in nature, tutor demonstrations followed by student practice sessions form a large part of the curriculum. The course is taught in our newly refurbished beauty therapy training facilities which are intended to mimic the kinds of working environment that students are likely to encounter in the workplace and will be taught by industry-expert tutors who have extensive experience working in the beauty industry. Please note that you may be expected to model for the treatment and/or bring your own model for the purposes of training. Assessment MethodsYou will be assessed by practical observation and questioning techniques to confirm your knowledge and understanding of what has been taught both in theory and in practice. There will be plenty of opportunity to practise what you have learnt during the course and the course tutor will be on hand to provide practical feedback to help you finesse your skills. Other Costs and Equipment NeededYou will be required to wear a professional uniform for this one-day course. If you are new to the industry and do not have a uniform, please wear plain black trousers, a plain black short sleeved top and flat black shoes. As part of the course fee you will receive a kit that you will use on the day to complete your practical application. On completion of this Blackpool and The Fylde College Certificate, you will need to liaise with your insurance company in relation to your cover to ensure you are insured to practise. Tuition Fees This is a commercial course and fees are as stated above. There are no concessions available for this course. Regulation and Accreditation Awarding Body: Regulatory Body: Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Career Options and ProgressionThis course is ideal for existing beauty therapists who are looking to add aromatherapy to their portfolio of services to clients. It is also a great introduction to students who are considering pursuing aromatherapy in more depth and who want a taster session to see if the subject is the right fit for them. B&FC offers a range of beauty therapy courses from one-day programmes to year long courses aimed at those who what to make a career in the beauty industry.