Learn the basics of

Tarot Reading

This powerful course aims to develop your competence and tarot reading skills. We will guide you through the meanings of each of the 78 cards in the Tarot deck, and demonstrate the dynamic techniques used to interpret the cards with greater meaning and accuracy. We will show you how to read Tarot for yourself and others in a compelling, meaningful way that makes a real impact and inspires positive transformation.



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Diploma in Tarot Reading

1.Introducing the Tarot

The first lesson in this course provides a warm welcome and introduction to the incredible world of Tarot, focusing on the practical wisdom and guidance that Tarot can provide in everyday life. Tarot is a phenomenally powerful and informative tool, helping you in achieving personal and professional counsel in life. Explore how Tarot cards have occupied people’s minds and imaginations for centuries. Delve into Tarot reading, from Jung’s point of view, as a process that unveils the unconscious and which follows the perennial clues of psychic alchemy. Lastly, explore how to select your deck of cards.

2.Preparing to Read the Tarot

This lesson will show you how to prepare for your tarot reading. Explore storing, cleansing, protecting and attuning methods, and look at tried-and-tested opening and closing rituals, shuffling, and cutting techniques. We also examine jumper cards - cards that jump out of the deck when you are shuffling and other misunderstood mishaps.

3.The Tarot Reader's Lexicon

This lesson overviews the 78 cards of the Tarot deck, each card having its own imagery, symbolism, and story. The 22 major arcana cards represent monumental, ground-breaking influences. They are powerful karmic and spiritual lessons representing life-changing motions that define the beginnings or ends of cycles. These dynamic cards appear during major transitions, signalling distinctive moments of transformation. The 56 minor arcana cards, on the other hand, reflect everyday matters. They reflect the trials and tribulations that we experience daily. We explore the ruling element of each suit and the meaning of the court cards. and numerology behind the cards. In addition, we look at the representations of gender and age, the metaphorical meaning of the fool’s journey and decipher some key terms.

4.The Anatomy of the Tarot Deck

This lesson looks at the connection between Tarot and numerology. Interpreting the meaning of the number on the card adds an extra layer to your tarot reading interpretation. Both the major and minor arcana are numbered, giving each card a unique numerological meaning that tells us more about the nature of the card. We will also explore the significance of number patterns in your readings.

5.The Art of Reading Tarot

This lesson provides practical and simple card interpretation techniques that will catapult your tarot reading mastery. We also identify common mistakes that tarot readers make and identify techniques for dealing with difficult clients.

6.The Feared Tarot Cards... Now What?

This lesson explores some of the more feared cards in the deck which reflect more intense energy. While certain Tarot cards are feared due to their imagery, they provide the same purpose as any other card in the deck - to illuminate points of improvement. They bless you with a new perspective and insight to take a positive proactive approach. Tarot cards reflect the entire lived experience and would not be accurate or useful if they only reflected the lighter side of life. They represent the whole journey from start to finish complete with highs, lows, and everything in between. Each of the cards contain powerful spiritual lessons that once mastered lead to joy and happiness in all areas of life. We will look at how to reframe these feared cards to continue your growth and understanding.

7.Tarot Reading Ethics and Phrasing Questions

This lesson discusses the ethical methods of Tarot reading to ensure that your readings reflect the values of your higher self and enlightened sense of purpose. The Tarot reader’s role is also to assist their client’s journey in ways which respect the client’s values and capacity for self-determination. We will also explore how to frame tarot questions. Asking productive questions can really illuminate your tarot readings, add value, establish direction, and unlock the answers you seek.

8.How to Start a Tarot Reading Business

This lesson looks at key online and offline marketing strategies to establish your tarot practice. We look at how to retain existing clients and take you through the key signs to see if you are ready to become a professional Tarot reader.

1.Major Arcana: The Fool and The Magician

This module explores the major arcana cards. In this lesson, we explore the Tarot card meanings for the Fool and the Magician.

2.Major Arcana: The High Priestess, The Empress and The Emperor

This lesson continues to explore the cards of the major arcana. In this lesson, we explore the tarot card meanings for the High Priestess, Empress, and the Emperor.

3.Major Arcana: The Hierophant, The Lovers and the Chariot

In this lesson, we explore the Tarot card meanings for the Hierophant, Lovers, and the Chariot.

4.Major Arcana: Strength, Hermit and Wheel of Fortune

In this lesson, we explore the Tarot card meanings for Strength, Hermit, and the Wheel of Fortune.

5.Major Arcana: Justice, Hanged Man and Death

In this lesson, we explore the Tarot card meanings for Justice, Hanged Man and Death.

6.Major Arcana: Temperance, The Devil and The Tower

In this lesson, we explore the Tarot card meanings for Temperance, Devil, and the Tower.

7.Major Arcana: The Star, The Moon and The Sun

In this lesson, we explore the Tarot card meanings for the Star, Moon, and the Sun.

8.Major Arcana: Judgement and The World

In this lesson, we explore the Tarot card meanings for Judgement and the World.

1.Minor Arcana Cards: Wands and Their Meaning

This lesson looks at the suit of wands. The suit of wands is connected to the element of fire, dealing with our passion and energy. Wand cards are related to creativity, purpose, and how we yield our individual force.

2.Minor Arcana Cards: Cups and Their Meaning

This lesson looks at the suit of cups. The suit of cups is connected to water, which is associated with emotions, feelings, and intuition.

3.Minor Arcana Cards: Swords and Their Meanings

This lesson looks at the suit of swords. The suit of swords is connected to air and the mental realm, whether that's intellect and thoughts or how those thoughts manifest.

4.Minor Arcana Cards: Pentacles and Their Meaning

This lesson looks at the suit of pentacles. The suit of pentacles is connected to earth, and as such they deal with the material world. They are often associated with money but can also symbolise our values, worth, and feelings of safety.

5.Minor Arcana: Court Cards - The Queens

This lesson looks at court cards, many people mistakenly believe that a court card represents a person when it more accurately describes a personality type. Here, we dig a little deeper and provide you with an easier way to understand their meaning within a reading. Start off by examining the queen as the caregiver of the court, the emotional manifestation of the suit she rules. The queen’s energy is receptive, understanding, compassionate, and intuitive.

6.Minor Arcana: Court Cards - Kings

This lesson looks at the king in each suit. The most mature and serious of the court cards, they are strong, natural leaders and true authorities with visible power both selfless and ruthless.

7.Minor Arcana: Court Cards - Knights

This lesson looks at the knights in each suit; they depict someone who acts rashly and decisively. These cards indicate where (and what type of) action may need to be taken in your life.

8.Minor Arcana: Court Cards - Pages

This lesson looks at the pages in each suit. As the youngest member of the court, the page represents newness and promise across the board. Drawing a page card may suggest incoming news, messages, or internal realisations. They are on a path of discovery, with the most important thing being their examination into who they are and where they are headed.