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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

Next course starts:
June 2019 - booking now

Learn professional aromatherapy and Aroma massage
Aroma oils & their applications only
(if you do not wish to learn the massage you can learn the aromatherapy on its own , you will be shown how to apply the oils for reflexology, IHM etc. )

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.



Subjects covered:

• What is energy and understanding energy
• Correct breathing, breath and energy
• Why we need protection
• Techniques for protection
• Techniques to increase the therapist’s energy and energy ability
• The mind and energy
• Room clearance
• Room blessing
• House clearance
• House blessing
• Helping the clients to heal through energy
• Increasing the effect of the treatment incorporating subtle energy techniques
• Working with guides and angels for protection
• Attracting all that is good and beautiful
• Techniques for dealing with negative and psychic attack
• Manifesting with energy
• Creating a safe energetic space to work in
• Dealing with ‘heavy energy’ clients
• Grounding
• Grounding in your everyday life
• Grounding during your treatment
• Protecting the client
• Grounding the client
• Bringing healing to the client

Academic Awards

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 €450.00 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


2019 Aromatherapy & Aromatherapy Massage Classes: - (9am– 6pm)
July: 27
August: 17
November: 09
December: 07
January: 04
February: 01
March: 07
April: 04

Anatomy Module – Sunday mornings - (9am-12pm)
June: 30,
28 (extra day course 10am-5pm)
August: 18
September: 08
October: 06
November: 10
December: 15
January: 05
February: 02
March: 08
April: 05

Business & Professional Conduct Module
November 2019: Friday 15th (7-10pm) -Saturday 16th (10am-6.00pm)
February 2020: Friday 07 (7-10pm) & Saturday 08 (10am-6.00pm)

Energy Management for Therapist & Client Care
November 2019: Saturday 30th & Sunday 01st December
January 2020: Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 (9.00am-6.00pm)

Examination Dates:
Pre- Assessments: April Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 2019

ITEC written & practical assessments:
May: Saturday 09 & Sunday 10 2020 (please keep free)
May: Saturday 02 & Sunday 03 (please keep free)
(Dates confirmed nearer the time by ITEC)

You may wish to study the oils to a professional level without wanting to learn the massage. Green Tara offers this Diploma. You will take the theory part of the classes which is in the mornings and take an assessment paper at the end of the year. There are some assignments throughout the year. You will be eligible to gain insurance for the practice of Aromatherapy and to use it with your other therapies. You will cover in-deth theory.

We will teach you how to apply your knowledge if you already have current quaifications such as massage reflexology Indian Head Massage etc.

There is also a complementary make your own products class also


2019 Aromatherapy & Essential oil Theory only : - (9am– 1pm)
July: 27
August: 17
November: 09
December: 07
January: 04
February: 01
March: 07

Energy Management for Therapist & Client Care

November 2019: Saturday 30th & Sunday 01st December
January 2020: Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 (9.00am-6.00pm)

Course Fee: €595.00
Deposit: €350.00
Month two: €250.00


Schedule of Fees:

Option 1
ITEC Diploma in Aromatherapy & Holistic Aroma Massage only
€1,295.00 - (exam fees not included- €190.00)

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

Please note you must hold approved certificates in
anatomy & business

Option 2
1. ITEC Diploma in: Aromatherapy & Aromatherapy Massage,
2.Anatomy & Physiology, Business
& Energy Awareness

Special offer: €1,495.00 (exam fees not included- €190.00)

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 l
5. Green Tara College Diplomas in Holistic Aromatherapy & aromatherapy massage and Anatomy

Green Tara College Award

Aromatherapy Theory Diploma - (Oils and Theory only) -

This is a post graduate course for practitioner's in other therapies such as reflexology, holistic massage, sports, beauty therapy.

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

  • Deposit non refundable = €450.00
  • Monthly payments of €350.00 available
  • 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)
  • If you have difficulty in meeting the monthly requirement please contact Majella at the College for further discussion




You are welcome to pay by:

1) Cash or Card (via telephone)

2) Cheque – made out to Green Tara College

3) Direct Debit

4) Postal Order

5) Credit Card

Where to Pay

1) Post: You may post payments to our office as follows: M. Fagan, Green Tara College, Tara House, 1 Preston Place, 38 Trimgate Street, Navan, Co. Meath.

2) By hand: You may hand in payments at the College Rooms at Tara Rooms, Railway Street, Navan
(please 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 Green Tara College

5)Bank - Please contact Majella for bank details

Remember to Include with your application:
• Your contact details
• 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
An Introductory Guide to Aromatherapy by Louise Tucker ( 2009 ) Paperback An Introductory Guide to Anatomy & Physiology



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