Ear Candling - Fast Track Diploma Course - Nationally Accredited Qualification over 1 Day

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Obtain Your Ear Candling Training and Qualification with this Accredited Course

Westminster Insurance    Accredited by the GHT  All courses are fully insurable in the UK

Our beginner’s course in Ear Candling is designed for anyone who wants to become a Holistic massage therapist. During your practical tuition you will learn how to perform a safe and effective treatment using candles alongside a wonderful series of face and scalp massage movements so that you can confidently deliver a professional ear candling therapy treatment.


Our beautifully written and illustrated course manual guides you through a pre-treatment consultation and it also provides you with essential knowledge on the relevant anatomy and physiology plus covering the wide range of benefits from having an ear candling treatment and how to identify contraindications.


You will gain a fully accredited Diploma upon successful completion of both the online theory test and your practical session.


Our Diploma Qualification allows you to work as a self-employed therapist, start your own home-based business, or even work as a mobile therapist.


This course is suitable for complete beginners and also useful for those who wish to brush up on their techniques.

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This course is available in 2 formats and payable in instalments. Scroll down the page to view your options.

Solo Tuition with Diploma Qualification £299

One-to-one training delivered by a tutor at their venue. Payable in instalments.

This incredible training option offers the opportunity for you to receive 100% of the teacher's time and attention. Our friendly admin team provide customer support and guidance throughout your training experience. Lovely training materials in PDF format. Theory test to be taken online from the comfort of your own home. 1 month free access to video tutorials related to this course. You will receive 6 hours of one-to-one practical training in just 1 day, mentoring and assessment with an expert teacher at any one of our venues. You need to bring a massage model to work upon. With an accredited Diploma you can start your own home-based or mobile business as a self-employed therapist.

Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT  Accredited by the GBT  Accredited by the GHT  Accredited by the IICT


Online Course with Certificate £99

Offer treatments to your family & friends, or just for the fun of learning.

When you undertake an online Certificate course you don't receive any kind of practical tuition. You still receive all of the lovely course materials to assist and support your learning. Online courses (aka home learning courses) are ideal if you're not wanting to become a professional therapist but instead you wish to learn a new life skill. With our Certificate courses you'll be able to offer treatments to your family and friends. Certificate courses are fully insurable.

Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT



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Questions and answers

  • Is this course suitable for beginners?

    Yes. All of the course training options are perfect for beginners as well as CPD for practicing therapists.

  • Do you have an FAQ for classroom & SOLO diploma courses?
    Visit this link to read our detailed FAQ for classroom & solo training >
  • Do you have an FAQ for home learning Certificate COURSES?
    Visit this link to read our detailed FAQ for Certificate courses >
  • Which course should I undertake if i want to offer treatments professionally?

    If you wish to offer treatments professionally we recommend that you undertake training to either Certificate or Diploma level. You can opt for a classroom course, solo tuition or Virtual training via Zoom. If you're unsure which type of training will be best for you, please contact our friendly support team to discuss these options.

    Not at the moment, but tutorial videos are currently scheduled for the summer of 2024. Where available, all students undertaking Certificate and Diploma courses get 3 months free access to the tutorial videos. These can be streamed directly to your TV, laptop, desktop computer or hand held device.

    Course Modules

    This is the background and theory that you study from home and then complete an online test paper before attending your practical training. It is easily completed with between 8-12 hours of study time. For some people it may a little take longer.

    Module 1
    History of Ear Candling

    Module 2
    Ingredients of Biosun Hopi Ear Candles
    Ingredients of Otosan Natural Ear Drops
    How ear drops work
    How ear candles work
    Reasons for Ear Candle Therapy
    When and how often to use ear candles and ear drops

    Module 3
    Contra-indications for ear candle therapy
    Storage instructions for candles
    Contra-indications for face massage
    Safety instructions
    Ear therapy facecloth

    Module 4
    The anatomy and physiology of the ear
    Bones of the head and face
    Muscles of the face, head and neck
    Blood flow in the head and neck
    The trigeminal nerve
    The lymphatic system

    Module 5
    Preparations for treatment
    Client preparation
    Therapist preparation
    Using the otoscope

    Module 6
    Conducting an Ear Candle Therapy

    Module 7
    The head and face massage
    Reactions to therapy
    Examining contents of candles after treatment

    Module 8
    Ear candle therapy for children
    Body mechanics checklist for the therapist

    Module 9
    Client consultation skills
    Consultation environment
    Client education
    Client confidentiality
    Consultation form
    Information and aftercare advice

    Module 10
    Case study guidelines
    Case study examples

    Additional information
    Hints and tips
    Your notes and questions

    Additional documents
    Test paper
    Client form
    Case study form

    Accreditation & Diploma

    Many of the Diploma courses offered by Therapy Training School are accredited (ie: approved for membership & insurance purposes) by the International Guild of Complementary Therapists (IGCT), the Guild of Holistic Therapists (GHT) and the Guild of Beauty Therapists (GBT). Additionally, Therapy Training School is an approved Platinum Training Provider with the International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT), and this organisation also accredits many of our Diploma courses for membership & insurance purposes.


    All of our Diploma & Certificate training courses throughout the UK are accredited by Therapy Training Academy Ltd (our umbrella organisation)  and insurance for practicing professionally can be taken out in the UK via Westminster Insurance (highly recommended), Wellbeing Insurance and Towergate Insurance. 


    With professional insurance in place, you will be able to get a job as a therapist, practice as a self-employed therapist or work independently as a mobile therapist. 


    Our Certificate courses are recommended for those who wish to deliver treatments to family and friends. Although professional insurance is not a legal requirement, we do advise that you purchase insurance to safeguard your recipients and yourself and to provide you with peace of mind. Insurance for delivering therapy to family and friends can be taken out in the UK via Westminster Insurance (highly recommended), Wellbeing Insurance and Towergate Insurance. Our Certificate courses are accredited by the International Guild of Complementary Therapists (IGCT).


    *Before you commit to any course, we strongly advise that you check with your potential employer (and Borough Council, if you wish to work in London) to ensure that the qualification you have decided to undertake will be accepted by them, and to find out if you need a licence to work.


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    Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT  Accredited by the GBT  Accredited by the GHT  Accredited by the IICT  Westminster Insurance    Accredited by the GHT

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  • + Step-By-Step Guide for Class Training

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    + Step-By-Step Guide for Solo Training

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    + More about Certificate Courses

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    + Working In London

    You can work anywhere in the UK with our Diplomas. However, if you're looking to work in London you need to know which Boroughs accept our Diploma. Read more >