Essentials of Aromatherapy
COST: £99 (Available to be paid over 3 months)
ONLINE SELF PACED
ACCREDITATION: CMA, ANHB & IPHM
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: NONE
HOME STUDY: 10 HOURS
Begin your journey to becoming a fully accredited aromatherapist.
Our beginners course is a fully accredited and certificated course.
This course qualifies you to attend our advanced training which then allows you to obtain insurance and practice professionally.
This is a superb course for the absolute beginner, for those wishing to enhance their self development or for students wishing to advance onto practitioner training.
The course covers the following topics:
The History of Aromatherapy.
Codes of Conduct.
Human Anatomy & Physiology.
The Psychology of Oils.
Introduction to some of the most well-known Essential Oils.
Properties of Essential Oils.
Their Therapeutic Uses.
Notes of the different Oils.
Yin & Yang Meridians.
The Etheric Bodies and Aromatherapy
Some of the health benefits of aromatherapy include its ability to reduce anxiety, ease depression, boost energy levels, speed up the healing process, eliminate headaches, boost cognitive performance, induce sleep, strengthen the immune system, reduce pain, improve digestion, and increase circulation.
A selection of teaching techniques used including presentation slides, videos, interactive classroom exercises and demonstrations.
You will be required to take part in the Massage demonstration to enhance and reinforce your learning.
You are required to carry out three case studies with 2 follow ups before moving onto advanced training.
Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Aromatherapy
DURATION: 9 VIRTUAL classes and 3 classroom days
INDEPENDENT LEARNING HOURS: 240
ACCREDITATION: CMA, ANHB & IPHM
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: STUDIED ESSENTIALS OF AROMATHERAPY
COURSE CODE: HT1002
You must have studied our essentials of aromatherapy course with us prior to embarking upon this advanced practitioner journey. Most people consider an aromatherapist to be a masseur using blended oils, but this course qualifies you to be so much more and combines aromatherapy massage, lymphatic massage, clinical aromatherapy, anatomy and physiology and botanical studies to give you training in essential oils like no other.
This course is equivalent to academic level 4 and comes with a FREE level 3 Anatomy and Physiology online training course (RRP £149.99).
You can also study this qualification without the massage modules and be certificated in Aromatherapeutics only.
On successful completion of this qualification, you are able to use the designated initials Dip.APA (Diploma in the Advanced Practice of Aromatherapy).
This is an advanced practitioners course in aromatherapy which will enable you to provide aromatherapy to clients. You must have attended our essential aromatherapy beginners course prior to embarking on this practitioners training. You must have an in depth knowledge about the codes of conduct expected of a professional aromatherapist and a good knowledge of basic human anatomy and physiology. This course has been accredited by the Complimentary Medicine Association (CMA) and approved by Balens Holistic Insurance. Both of these organisations are leading the way in improving the standards of comlementary medicine.
Learning Objectives of the Course
1. Conduct a thorough client assessment and plan the appropriate aromatherapy programme.
2. Obtain client consent for the agreed plan.
3. Ensure a safe and hygienic environment to meet the clients needs.
4. Ensure that all oils, both essential and carrier and equipment used are safe and meet the clients needs.
5. Be able to correctly and safely blend the appropriate oils to meet the clients needs. 6. Ensure your client is safe and comfortable at all times during the treatment.
7. Massage and manipulate soft body tissue to enhance oil absorption and stimulate the bodys natural healing abilities.
8. Be able to asses and reflect on the aromatherapy session and effectively plan an adjust any further treatments accordingly.
9. Deal effectively with the clients response to the treatment.
10. Practice effective listening skills and provide clear and accurate aftercare advice to the client.
11.Comply with the codes of conduct and ethics of the Training Centre of Wellbeing.
12.Have detailed knowledge of the 12 body systems and their interaction with essential oils.
13.Have basic knowledge in setting up and running a self-employed therapy practice.
The course is run over 12 monthly classes and on successful completion, there is a final assessment and a requirement to complete 15 case studies throughout your studies if you would like the advanced certification.
Independent learning hours are estimated at 22 hours per month, in addition to the monthly classroom training and a further 60 hours estimated for completion of your case studies. On completion of your course, assessments and case studies you will receive an accredited certification and be able to obtain insurance to practice as an Aromatherapist.
This course is in complete compliance with the Skills for Health National Occupational Standards. You must have completed our Essentials of Aromatherapy course prior to beginning this exciting professional therapist journey.
The word Aromatherapy combines two words – aroma (a fragrance or sweet smell) and therapy (or treatment). Aromatherapy combines a gentle massage with the use of essential oils obtained from plants and trees and contain their true essence. You are embarking on a professional journey with a high standard of training and upon successful completion, you will be able apply the systematic use of essential oils and absolutes in holistic treatment of your clients to improve physical and emotional wellbeing.
You will explore a variety of applications including:
Massage, inhalation, waterborne methods and topical application.
The range, purpose and limitations of aromatherapy treatments.
Equipment needed for aromatherapy treatments.
The Client consultation.
Contraindications of essential oils and carrier oils.
When to and when not to treat a client with aromatherapy.
Treatment planning and evaluation.
The essential oils.
Potential Hazards of aromatherapy treatment.
Olfactory and Limbic Systems.
Research and Legislation.
Obtaining good quality essential oils.
Blending essential oils – advanced practice.
Interactions of essential oils and absolutes
Health, Hygeine and Safe Use.
Absorption of essential oils.
Interaction of essential oils and the human body.
Emotions and psychology.
The Human Body 12 systems.
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You can study the Aromatherapeutics Diploma below that does not include the massage modules.