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The VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Aromatherapy for the Complementary Therapist has been designed to develop further the knowledge and understanding of advanced aromatherapy techniques and applications.

This qualification will enable you to further develop your knowledge of additional oils and their therapeutic uses and the theories and practices for advanced applications of prescriptive aromatherapy.

Training Academy                   Beauty Holistic Complimentary Aesthetic Teaching​                      VTCT ABT Beauty Guild ITEC



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The course runs over 5 live class days.

Dates on Enquiry

NOTE: Our flexible system allows us to run courses at flexible times, so please enquire about dates that are of interest to you. Please Enquire.

The course runs over 16 weeks duration and can be modified due to student time constraints. Course work is via live class participation for both theory and practical assessment. There is an aspect of online activity which allows students to study and participate at their own pace. All assessment is logged within a portfolio which is collated and marked by your tutor. Ongoing tutor support is given throughout.  

This is a very informative and enjoyable class for those looking to adopt skills for alternative practice and as an additional skill used as a Complimentary Therapy. 6 Case studies form the main focus for your learning, with the use of specific essential oils in mind. Here you will be introduced to 26 essential oils and 10 carrier oils, all of which are less frequently used in industry. Treatments will be tailor made to suit each individual client. Plant families are discussed looking at their chemical components and their uses in aromatherapy. The nomenclature and environmental issues of plants and trees will enhance your overall knowledge allowing you to practice as a proficient aromatherapist. Demonstration and learning will ensure you are equipped with the skills and knowledge required for practice.

Our tutors have a high level of experience within the Complimentary and Holistic field both in education and industry and will teach you to the same standards as found in higher education.  This coupled with your input will allow you to progress to a level expected for certification.

You will complete the following units

  • Advance Aromatherapy

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology


How you will be assessed?

Theory assessment is through ongoing assignments some of which is done as online student portal. Practical observation takes place at the school, however part of ongoing practical will be completed as distance learning.  All evidence is collated via a student portfolio which your tutor has access too. Ongoing support will be given throughout the duration of the course. This course is also suitable for both live class and distance learners. Those learners who do not have access to computers can submit by paper form. Please enquire for details.


Entry Requirements

  • Students should possess Level 3 Aromatherapy certficate

  • Students should be 16 years and over

  • Student should possess a good command of English

  • Student should have a satisfactory level of education



  • 5 days live class over 12 weeks – 10am - 5pm

  • Ongoing home study – 12 weeks duration


Further study - Entry


Deposit is £100, deductible from the Total Course Fee amount.

Includes VTCT registration fee, exam/assessment fee, learning pack.

Course payments must be made in full before awarding the certificate can be fulfilled.

2 Payment options are available for courses. A payment agreement must be completed  and all relevant payments must be paid prior to course commencement. 

1 PAYMENT - Payment should be made before your selected course starts.

PAYMENT PLAN - Find out about option to Pay by Instalments

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