ITEC Thermal Auricular Therapy



One-day workshop




Saturday 21st September 2019 SOLD OUT

Sunday 22nd September 2019 SOLD OUT

Sunday 12th January 2020 -Fully Booked.

Sunday 22nd March 2020-Cancelled (Covid)

Sunday 21st March 2021


European College of Reflexology and Massage, Main Street, Virginia, Co. Cavan


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Course Accreditation

  • The European College of Reflexology and Massage Certificate of Attendance. FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapy) Accreditation.

The main aim of the Award in  Thermal Auricular Therapy is to enable Learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide Thermal Auricular treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the Beauty/Holistic and Spa industry.

This course is open to everyone; you do not need to have any experience. If you are a qualified therapist this will be an excellent treatment to add to your existing qualifications. Ear candling is fascinating treatment. The results are amazing. The treatment is calming and relaxing to both the therapist and the client. During the workshop you will perform a treatment and receive a treatment.

What Are The Benefits Of Ear Candling :

  • Insomnia
  • Tinnitus
  • Excessive wax in ears
  • Headaches
  • Blocked Sinus
  • Migraine
  • Hay fever
  • Glue Ear
  • Cold and Flu Symptoms
  • Pressure regulation
  • Relaxation


100 Euro- Certificate of Attendance (You can work on family and friends only). If you are interested in the treatment and want to use it for personal use this is ideal for you.

150 Euro – If you would like to obtain the FHT accreditation you will need to complete 3 treatments and a short assignment. Treatment record and assignment must be submitted two weeks after course commences there is no written paper or practical exam. This is more suitable for anyone who would like to add to their qualifications and advertise the treatment to the general public. E.g. Beauty Therapists, Massage therapists etc. The accreditation is fully recognised by insurance companies.

€50 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 treatments and assignment.
  • Students on going email or phone support and supervision throughout the course.
  • Class materials – Massage oil, ear candles and couch roll.
  • Tea and coffee

Course Content

Theory 10am – 12am

  • History of ear candling.
  • Contraindications (reasons when not to use candles).
  • Benefits and uses.
  • Anatomy of the ear.
  • Disorders and infections of the ear.
  • Hygiene.
  • Safety and precautions.
  • Recording treatment and consultation process.
  • Possible reactions.
  • Different types of candles, structure and ingredients used.
  • After effects.
  • Homecare advise.


  • Teacher demonstration, step by step guidance.
  • Consultation process.
  • Safety precautions, workplace set up and hygiene.
  • Positioning client and candle.
  • Precautions regarding “white smoke” and incorrect positioning in ear.
  • Extinguishing candle safely.
  • Facial lymphatic massage to include the ear and scalp.
  • After effects and analysing contents of candles and findings.
  • Homecare advise.

*Please note that the proposed curriculum is a guide. ECRM reserves the right to change course dates, times and curriculum.


Wow…I didn’t expect much from this course. It was unbelievable! The relaxation sensation throughout the treatment and the results afterwards where unreal…I could hear a pin drop. I slept so well and really enjoyed the pressure point massage. After 15 years as a massage Therapist I didn’t expect to learn much more…how wrong I was!! Enjoyable day and another treatment to add to my clinic” Siobhan, Galway.

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