Aromatherapy Course

Course Format:Paper Based Materials (With Optional Online Course Notes)
Self-Study Time:Approximately 100 Hours (Self-Study)
Delivery Time:1-2 Working Days (Courier Service)
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Course Description

The Aromatherapy Course is designed for students who wish to gain an understanding of principles and practice of Aromatherapy Healing techniques. The home study courses are designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive a course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of registration.

Course Objectives:

The Objectives of the home study courses are to:

  • Introduce the development and practice of aromatherapy from its origins to modern day use and application.
  • Explain the chemical composition of carrier oils used in aromatherapy treatments.
  • Investigate the extraction use and effect of essential oils.
  • Demonstrate the importance of the sense of smell to aromatherapy treatments.
  • Explain the limitations, contra indications and toxicities associated wit essential oils.
  • Present guidelines for the use of essential oils.
  • Demonstrate methods of application and use of essential oils.
  • Explain a range of complimentary therapies commonly use in conjunction with aromatherapy
The Aromatherapy Course includes the following units:
The following topics are covered: What is a aromatherapy; How does it work?
The following topics are covered: Historical development of aromatherapy since 3000 BC; and Aromatherapy today.
The following topics are covered: Acids; Alcohols; Aldehydes; Esters; Hydrocarbons; Teripins; Lactones; Phenols; Ketones; Ethers; and Oxides.
The following topics are covered: Understanding how essential oil is extracted; The uses for essential oils; The effects of essential oils and The importance of quality of essential oils.
The following topics are covered: How the sense of smell works; The importance of smell and The effects of smell.
The following topics are covered: How the sense of smell works; The importance of smell and The effects of smell.
The following topics are covered: Commonly used carrier oils to carry and dilute massage oil; correct storage for carrier and essential oils; Handling carrier and essential oils; Health and safety issues and Brief descriptions of carrier oils.
The following topics are covered: Commonly used carrier oils to carry and dilute massage oil; correct storage for carrier and essential oils; Handling carrier and essential oils; Health and safety issues and Brief descriptions of carrier oils.
The following topics are covered: The different effects of massage; The benefits of massage; Make up basic massage oil for face, hair, moods and use in the home using basic recipes; and A basic Knowledge of Reflexology.
The following topics are covered: Emotional Symptoms; Physical symptoms; and Prohibited essential oils.
The following topics are covered: Cedar wood; Chamomile; Clary sage; Cypress; Eucalyptus; Frankincense; Geranium; Juniper; Lavender; Lemon; Marjoram; Mint; Orange; Rosewood; Sandalwood; Tangerine; Tea tree; and Ylang Ylang.
The following topics are covered: Herbalism; Bach Flowers; Homeopathy; Colour Therapy, including Chakras; Crystal Therapy; and Meditation, including Yin and Yang.
Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for starting this course.

Duration & Online Support

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. The home study courses will take approximately 100 hours of study to complete. 

Once you have enrolled, you will have access to your own personal tutor by mail or email. You will receive full tutor support for a 12 month period.

Course Format & Delivery

This course is supplied as hard copy paper-based materials. You will receive an A4 ring bound course folder which will include all of your course notes and assignments and there is a separate study guide which should be read before starting the course and explains about support, the required format of assignments and how to submit assignments for assessment. We find this format works well for this particular course as you don't have to be on a computer to work through the notes and you get to keep the course materials after you have completed your study if you need to refer back to them.

We do also offer the option of an online version of the course notes which can be purchased for an additional £36.00 for learners who prefer computer-based learning or are travelling and need access to their course notes. This option is available at the checkout when ordering the course.

The hard-copy course materials are dispatched using a next working day courier service where available and the online course notes are usually issued within 24 hours of processing an application.

If learners would prefer an online only version of the course notes then please contact us for information on how to order this.

Certification

This home study course is designed for personal development and is not externally accredited. Students who successfully complete the series of assignments will receive a Distance Learning certificate of completion.

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