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Green Tara Centre for Holistic & Spiritual Studies

Green Tara College,
Green Tara,
Navan, Co. Meath,
Tel: 046 90 60600.

ITEC Sports Massage Diploma training

ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy

includes specific aroma therapeutic massage techniques, aromatherapy oils & application, anatomy & physiology, energy management, energy awareness & protection


Course Overview

This course is intended for those who wish to work as a professional aromatherapist and an aromatherapy massage practitioner.

The Aromatherapy course covering the ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy , ITEC Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology, ITEC Certificate in Business, Professional Conduct & Business Awareness, Green Tara College Energy Management and Awareness Certificate.

The course covers Aromatherapy and the Holistic Field in depth, together with personal development to enable you to work as a Professional Aromatherapist and aromatherapy massage therapist. Business and marketing skills are also included so you can become fully equipped to earn a living within the Holistic Health Field. The aim of this course is to train you to a very high level.

By the end of this course you will have an extremely detailed and broad knowledge of massage and Aromatherapy. You will be fully capable and confident of entering the world of the Professional Aromatherapist and Aromatherapy Massage Practitioner with confidence and expertise.

At Green Tara College we teach from a holistic basis including meditation at each class. We learn to energetically connect with the essential oils and client's in a safe, healing and nurturing environment. We seek to encourage your intuition and connection with the energy of each oil and your intuition regarding your aromatherapy treatment for your clients. Thus your treatment will have the added 'feel' and benefit of being a true holistic healing experience.

Course Content & Structure:

The course consists of four modules:

  1. Practical Aromatherapy & Theory, including case studies, examination and preparation classes.
  2. Holistic & Spiritual approach – energy management & awareness
  3. Anatomy & Physiology
  4. Business & client care

Aromatherapy module

• History of Aromatherapy
• Study of 42 Pure Essential oils to include: properties of each oil
• Source and extraction of each oil/Chemical Composition of each oil
• Blending of oils
• 40 Hours of Case Histories (10 clients treated 4 times)
• Hands on Aromatherapy Massage with in-depth practical training
• Contraindications and considerations in the use of Aromatherapy
• Benefits including principles and benefits.
• Common ailments and contraindications/Client Care
• Exploring and understanding the Holistic Approach

Energy Management & Awareness Module

Students will become aware of energy and how it works in our everyday life, the philosophy’s and practices of working as an energetic practitioner. You will learn how to build and preserve your own energy so they are not exhausted after giving a treatment.


Qualifications & Academic Awards:

  • ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy - Level 3 UK
  • ITEC Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology - Level 3 UK
  • ITEC Certificate in Professional Conduct & Business Awareness
  • Green Tara Certificate in Energy Management & Awareness - free course

Upon successful completion of all the Modules you will carry the internationally recognized ITEC  Aromatherapy qualification which enables you to carry out a full or practical body Aromatherapy  massage and to work as an Aromatherapist.  This means that you will be working   as a Holistic Therapist, you can join professional associations and gain Practitioner Insurance. As the practitioner, you will have acquired the skills to communicate and facilitate the client in consultation. You will have an ingrained knowledge of energy management.  If this is your  first Diploma you will be able to easily add many other holistic therapy qualifications as you will hold an Irish and internationally  recognized holistic therapy qualification, which means you can travel anywhere in the world with it.


The College will provide all necessary teaching equipment.
The equipment that you will need is minimal and includes:Large ring binder folder to hold A4 Sheets

  • Clip Board
  • Hair ties/ hair band/boots antiseptic wipes - blue pack in first aid department
  • Hand Gel (antiseptic), Dettol or Lidl Equipment wipes for all classes
  • No jewellery except wedding band (practical massage only)
  • 2 Large Plain Black Bath Sheet Towels, 3 hand towels – all plain Black for exam (any colour for class)
  • Massage table cover - available to buy from green tara
  • Professional Therapist Uniform to be worn to all classes- all black trousers with a crease & appropriate length, professional therapist black tunic, fully covered low heeled shoes, black socks.
  • Short Nails
  • Tape Recorder –for A & P classes only (personal choice)
  • An Email address and access to the internet

Qualification requirements for students to be awarded certificates:

Certificates will be awarded together and cannot be awarded until all modules are successfully completed.

    • Completion and submission of 40 Hours of Case Studies (10 people x 4 treatments)
    • One hour multiple choice ITEC examination paper in Aromatherapy & Massage
    • One hour multiple choice ITEC examination paper in Anatomy & Physiology unless you are already exempt
    • One hour multiple choice examination paper - ITEC Professional Conduct & Business Awareness unless you are already exempt
    • One hour practical Aromatherapy massage including a short oral examination
    • Successful Completion of Energy Management & Awareness  module (14 hours) – internal assessment
    • Continual Assessment of Course Work
    • Various College assignments throughout the year
  • The compulsory modules for this Diploma (unless exempt) are Aromatherapy Massage, Energy Management & Client Care, Professional Conduct & Business Awareness, College Assignments. Certificates will not be awarded until all modules are completed.

Enrollment and entry qualifications

  • Students must have a caring and helpful disposition with a desire to learn about the Holistic Field.
  • Be dedicated to their own personal growth and well being:
  • Have an acceptable knowledge & capability  of written and oral English
  • Completed Student Consultation Card (Confidential)
  • Completed Application Form (Confidential)
  • Course Deposit: Non refundable €350.00 to reserve a definite place
  • Examination Fee: Non refundable €195.00 paid as part of the deposit
  • Agree to follow the College & ITEC Code of Ethics
  • Signed College Contract of Conditions
  • Places are awarded following a College Interview via telephone or face to face


The course runs from October 2016 to May 2017

ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy & Aromatherapy Massage Module in Navan

09, 23
: 08
February: 05
March: 12
April: 02 & 30
May: 14
May - 13 &14
Exams May : 27/28 May or 3/4 June weekend
Energy Management/Business Module 1: Saturday 21/22 January (9.35am-6pm) COMPULSORY
Business, Healthy & Safety/Business Module 2 : Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 February (9.00am-6pm)

Anatomy & Physiology is two Tuesdays a month Navan or two Wednesdays a month Dundalk- see anatomy page

October: 11 (Introduction) & 25 (Cell)
November: 8 (Tissues) & 22 (Skeletal)
December: 13 (Muscular)
January: 10 (Respiratory) & 24 (Cardiovascular)
February: 14 (Lymphatic) & 28 (Nervous)
March: 7 (Endocrine) & 21 (Digestive)
April: 04 (Urinary) & 25 (Reproductive)
May: 09 (Review) & 13 (13 is a Saturday morning class)
Exams end May or early June date to be confirmed

Book required:
An Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology by Louise Tucker

Payment Methods & Bookings

ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy & Holistic Aroma
Massage only
€1,295.00 - (exam fees not included- €195.00)

Professional Awards:
.ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy - Level 3 International
2. Green Tara College Certificate in Energy Management - Free Course

ITEC Diploma in: Aromatherapy & Aromatherapy Holistic Massage, Anatomy & Physiology, Business (Unit 22) & Energy Awareness

special offer of €1,495.00
(exam fees not included- €195.00)
Professional Awards:
1.ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy -Level 3 International
2. ITEC Diploma in  Anatomy & Physiology Level 3 -International
3. ITEC Professional Conduct & Business Awareness - International
4. Green Tara College - Certificate in Energy Management - Free Course

Option 1 - not including Anatomy & Physiology Module

Option - ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy & Aromatherapy Massage only
€1,295.00 - (exam fees not included- €195.00)

Professional Awards:
1.ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy - Level 3 International
2. Certificate in Energy Management - Free Course
Participants must hold previous recognized qualifications in Anatomy - final approval of exemption by ITEC only

Payment Methods & Bookings

e are delighted to offer a reduced sliding scale of fees if you have previous qualifications or have previously trained with Green Tara College

  • The course can be paid for in 4 minimum monthly installments on the first of each month.
  • Deposit non refundable = €350.00 paid in September
    October payment = €350.00
    November Payment = €350.00
    December Payment = €350.00
  • January Payment = €350.00
    • Please note that all fees are non-refundable and all minimum payments must be met each month
    • Payments above apply to all options regardless of overall course fee so if you are on a reduced special fee you still make the required monthly amount untill your fees are paid)


You are welcome to pay by:

1) Cash

2) Cheque – made out to Green Tara College

3) Direct Debit

4) Postal Order

5) Credit Card

Where to Pay-We recommend paying into the bank

1) Post: You may post payments to our office as follows: M. Fagan, Green Tara, Boyerstown, Navan, Co. Meath.

2) By hand: You may hand in payments at the College Rooms at Tara Rooms, Railway Street, Navan (check for opening times and please arrange to call in first, thank you)

3) Direct Debit : contact Majella for details

4) Cheque's must be made out to Majella Fagan

5)Bank - Please contact Majella for bank details

Remember to Include with your application:
• Completed Enrolment Form
• Non-refundable deposit
• Copy of previous body qualifications & ITEC number if you have previously studied with ITEC

When Posting: Please supply your email and phone numbers so we can get in contact with you, thanking you.

If you are short of time remember that you could start with the Anatomy & Physiology Diploma on its own or combine it with the Energy Management and/or Business. You can take the modules individually, which helps with your time management



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