Applications open Sept 2021
One Sunday a month.
Course Commences Sunday 5th September 2021 –May 22nd 2022.
Course Dates Sunday:
5th Sept, 3rd Oct, 7th Nov, 5th Dec, 9th Jan, 6th Feb, 6th Mar, 3rd April, 1st May, 15th May. Proposed exam 22nd May 2022.
9am – 5:00pm
European College of Reflexology and Massage, Main Street, Virginia, Co. Cavan.
- ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy.
- ITEC Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology.
- ITEC Professional Conduct and Business awareness.
ITEC (International Therapy Examination Council), this prestigious Diploma is recognised worldwide and by all professional insurance companies. Successful graduates are eligible to open their own business upon completion. Graduates can also apply for positions as a Aromatherapists in spas, salons, hospitals (palliative care), nursing homes or freelance as a mobile therapist worldwide.
€1,500 including exam fees of 200 Euro. Fees can be paid in instalments with no additional charge. See payment schedule.
We offer 300 Euro course reduction for anyone who has level 5 anatomy complete. Please be aware if your qualifications are more than 2 years old you will need to sit the multiple choice exam but you do not need to attend the classes.
€200 course deposit is required to secure your place. Payable on link below.
Deposit can be taken via our website
Course fees Include:
- All tuition fees (practical and theory classes)
- Course workbook and consultation forms.
- Assessment and marking of case studies.
- Students on going email or phone support and supervision throughout the course.
- ITEC exam fees.
- Class materials – Massage oil and couch roll.
- Pre assessments.
- On line tutorials.
- Tea and coffee.
Students will need to purchase a uniform, two course books, towels and a clipboard and starter aromatherapy 12 oil kit. Details will be given prior to commencement date
|DATE||TIME||ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY||TIME||PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT & BUSINESS||TIME||AROMATHERAPY THEORY/PRACTICAL||PAYMENT SCHEDULE|
|1||8 Sept||9-12||Cells/Tissues Skin||1-2pm||Professionalism and Contra Indications||2-5.30pm||Practical||200|
|2||6 Oct||9-1||Skeletal and Muscular system||2-2.30pm||Confidentiality/ consultation and consent||2.30-5.30||Practical||200|
|3||3 Nov||9-12||Cardiovascular System||1-2pm||Hygiene/safety checks||2-5.30||Practical||200|
|4||1 Dec||9-1||Lymphatic system Urinary System||2-2.30pm||Client Care||2.30-5.30||Practical|
|5||5 Jan||9-12||Endocrine System||1-2pm||Basic First Aid and recording incidents||2-5.30||Practical|
|6||2 Feb||9-12||Reproductive System||1-2pm||Salon set up Advertising/ Insurance||2-5.30||Practical||200|
|7||1 Mar||9-12||Nervous System||1-2pm||CPD and professional memberships||2-5.30||Practical||250|
|8||5 April||9-12||Digestive System||1-2pm||Salon Book Keeping||2-5.30||Practical||Course Paid in Full|
|9||3 May||9-12||Revision/pre assessment||1-2pm||Revision||2-5.30||Practical pre assessment|
|10 May||9-12||Proposed Theory Exam||Proposed Theory Exam||Proposed Theory and Practical Exam|
*Please note that the proposed curriculum is a guide. ECRM reserves the right to change course dates, times and curriculum.
The course is available at The European College of Reflexology and Massage, Main Street, Virginia, Co. Cavan.
The Teacher delivering this course has 100 percent pass rate from her students who attended her classes over the last 19 years, she is qualified in Bowen Technique, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, physiatrics, Hot stone and always works way beyond the massage syllabus which contributes to the high pass rate and professional standards.
No. Students of all ages (over 18) have taken this course. Mature applicants often excel as they are very committed and focused. Our Teachers are simply exceptional at working with all different abilities.
Your end of year exams will be in May. They will consist of 3 theory exams and one practical exam. The theory exams are multiple choice questions and sealed prior to the examine. ITEC exam board supplies the papers and sets the questions . Exams take place in a formal setting with an external supervisor.
Anatomy and physiology – 50 questions pass mark 50%. Mandatory.
Professional conduct and business awareness – 50 Questions pass mark 60%. Mandatory.
Aromatherapy paper- 50 questions pass mark 60%. Mandatory.
Practical exam is 1 hour and assessed by an ITEC examiner. 60% pass mark.
Case studies- Mandatory
10 clients must be treated 4 times and findings recorded and presented for external examiner.
Students successful in all areas will receive their Diplomas.
For class time no. However, for your end of year exam you will be required to wear a white tunic, black trousers and black shoes. Comfortable smart clothing is recommended for classes. We find that students prefer to wear a black tunic as they feel more professional during their training.
No. There is no requirement to participate in work placement.
You will be qualified to work as a Aromatherapist in hotels and spas, on a cruise ship, freelance to Beauty salons and sports gyms, mobile therapist or open up your own business. You will be qualified and insured to blend oils for use in massage etc.
Yes. The initial deposit of 200 Euro will secure your place, this is non- refundable. Payment plans have been set up for 200 Euro per month with the exception of December and January as these are difficult financial months. All fees must be paid by March to be eligible to sit the exam.
The course costs 1500 Euro including ITEC diploma exam fee.
The course is delivered one day a month over 8 months. Online tutorials are available to enhance the course work and structure home study. Home study and massage practice is essential before the next session. Tutorials online will be designed to coincide with theory delivered that month in order to enhance your understanding and learning experience. You will need to set aside approximately 3 hours a week to study.
This will depend on how many treatments you decide to do a day and how many days you choose to work. The average cost for a one hour full body aromatherapy massage treatment is approximately 60 Euro.