VTCT Thermal Auricular Therapy Hopi Ear Candling Course

Welcome to the VTCT Thermal Auricular Therapy Course, also known as Hopi Ear Candling! Are you ready to unlock the secrets of this increasingly popular treatment?

Imagine offering your clients relief from a myriad of issues including sinusitis, tinnitus, congestion, and blocked ears. Picture them experiencing a deep state of relaxation, melting away their stresses and tensions. With our comprehensive course, you’ll not only master the art of ear candling but also learn invaluable techniques such as facial massage and pressure points.

Expand your skill set and enhance your services by adding VTCT Thermal Auricular Therapy to your repertoire. Join us on this journey to provide holistic healing and ultimate relaxation for your clients.

We have smaller class groups compared with a college and a focused, hands-on learning environment, which allows you to complete the course more quickly.

We are a well established professional Beauty School and an approved Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) training centre. Our highly skilled tutors are dedicated to giving you the highest standard of training.

VTCT Thermal Auricular Therapy Hopi Ear Candling Course

VTCT qualifications boost your chances of employment as employers prefer candidates with these sought after professional qualifications.

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Final certificates and qualifications are subject to VTCT verification process and you may be asked to return to the school after your training to see a verifier.

Course fees

We offer theVTCT Thermal Auricular Therapy Hopi Ear Candling Course for an all-inclusive fee of £260. This all-inclusive price covers VTCT fees and all products and equipment required during your training and a take-home training guidebook. There are no hidden extras.

VTCT Accredited

Gaining a VTCT qualification clearly demonstrates to potential employers that you posses a high level of competence and focus in your career and confirms you’ve gained a high standard of knowledge and skills.


Beginners. Students should be over 16, have a good basic general education and a good standard of English.

Can’t make our next course dates? Then please register your interest or reserve your space on future VTCT Thermal Auricular Therapy Courses

As we offer the training in small groups spaces are limited, so please use this form to register your interest and gain priority booking for courses. We will email you as soon as the dates are finalised.

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  • History of the ear candles
  • Types of candles
  • Benefits and effects
  • Practical techniques and pressure point drainage
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Facial massage
  • Health and safety
  • Hygine
  • Contraindications
  • Consultation
  • Aftercare advice
  • This course runs on one day 10am – 4.00pm with a short break for lunch. We ask students to arrive at 9.45am to ensure a prompt start.
  • 3 practical assessments on clients.
  • 3 assignments to be carried out prior to and after the course.
  • A date will be set for the students to return to carry out their VTCT multiple choice exams in
    Health and Safety & Client care (if not previously taken in the last 3 years).
  • On successful completion you will be issued with a certificate that is fully accredited by VTCT
  • Nails should be short.
  • Students should wear black salon wear and flat footwear with closed in toes. Longer hair should be tied back and no jewellery should be worn.
  • We will provide you with a comprehensive training manual.
  • Students will work on each other for practice sessions and assessments.

Students are required to do assessments in a salon environment.

Please bring your own lunch. Refreshments will be supplied, please let us know any dietary requirements in advance. There is free parking available.

Why choose Bristol Beauty School?

We have small classes – we take a maximum of 6 students per course. This allows the opportunity to ask questions and time for students to receive individual support if they require it.

Our tutors have a wealth of knowledge, with over 25 years industry experience. We specialise in teaching adults and have worked at City of Bristol College. We also pride ourselves on being supportive, friendly and helpful.

We are a fully accredited Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) training centre which means you receive the highest standard of professional training.

We are here to provide you with on-going support and you are always welcome contact us to answer any query you have regarding your training or future career as a beauty therapist.

Career opportunities

All our courses qualify you to work in a salon, at home or on a mobile basis, offering the specialised treatment(s) that you have completed.

You can start earning by offering treatments to paying clients as soon as you have obtained your insurance. Many of our students have gone on to enjoy successful careers in the beauty industry.

If you have a general enquiry, please contact Bristol Beauty School for more information.