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Aromatherapy: Introduction

Cardonald Campus
Start Date & time
18 Apr 2024 @ 6 - 9pm (Thursday evenings)
Qualification Type
Course Type
6 weeks


This introduction to Aromatherapy course at Glasgow Clyde College provides an opportunity for students to gain essential underpinning knowledge and the practical application of basic massage techniques and aromatherapy essential oils.

What will I learn?

In this aromatherapy course, the tutor will demonstrate each movement and students will learn: 

  • Basic massage techniques
  • Back, neck, shoulder, back and front of leg massage
  • Using base/carrier oils
  • Using aromatherapy essential oils
  • Benefits and effects
  • Aftercare advice

Before attending the class to maximise the practical application of massage, please:

  • Wear comfortable clothing that allows you to move freely with trainers or flat shoes.
  • Remove all jewellery except a wedding band
  • Ensure fingernails are short and clean

Please bring a large bath towel, a hand towel and bottled water to every class.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • ESOL Intermediate 2 (minimum)

Articulation Routes

Jobs and further study

This course provides a good grounding for those who may wish to progress to the NQ Spa with Complementary Therapies Level 6 and 7 or HND Beauty Therapy (subject to a successful interview).

More questions? Contact us about this course