Course Description

Diploma in Aromatherapy

Study 365

Course Outline:

Qualification Title: Diploma in Aromatherapy

Qualification Type: Level 3 Diploma

Accreditation Status: Accredited by CPD and iAP

Course Duration: self-paced (module availability: 365 days)

Guided Learning Hours: 05

Availability: International


Aromatherapy refers to the practice of using natural plant extracts and essential oils to improve the emotional, psychological and physical well-being of a person.  Aromatherapy has its special place in history, art and science. Though aromatherapy is an ancient practice, it has started to slowly gain prominence in the field of modern medicine and science. Aromatherapy can be used to manage pain, promote quality sleep, reduce stress and anxiety, and to treat health conditions such as asthma, cancer, arthritis and depression.

This diploma in aromatherapy will provide you with the necessary skills and training needed to embark on a successful career in aromatherapy or for the progression of your career in aromatherapy. This diploma will sufficiently introduce you to the world of aromatherapy through its historic and medical importance. You will learn about the general properties and the methods of extracting the essential oils and aroma compounds used in aromatherapy through this diploma. You will be taught on the benefits of aromatherapy on the circulatory system, skeletal system, muscular system and the other systems in the human body through this diploma as well. Safety precautions to be followed and the instances of contraindication in aromatherapy will be provided through this diploma as well.

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction

2: History

3: Methods of Extraction

4: General Properties

5: Carrier Oils and Blending

6: Properties of Essential Oils

7: Safety

8: Contraindication

9: Methods of Use

10: Body Processes

11: Skeletal System

12: Muscular System

13: Circulatory System

14: Respiratory and Digestive

15: Endocrine System

16: Urinary & Lymphatic System

17: Nervous System

18: Integumentary & Olfactory Systems

19: DNA

20: Meanings of Ailments

21: Spiritual Aromatherapy

22: The Aura

23: Chakras

Learning outcomes

  • Learn about aromatherapy, its importance and its brief history.
  • Understand the general properties and the methods of extracting the essential oils and aroma compounds used in aromatherapy.
  • Gain an understanding of the safety precautions and contraindication instances of aromatherapy.
  • Gain an insight into how aromatherapy will benefit the respiratory system and digestive system, circulatory system, skeletal system and other systems of the human body.
  • Understand how aromatherapy can be used to open up your chakras and cleanse your auras.
  • Learn about the different types of ailments that can be cured by aromatherapy.

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Job seekers
  • Employees in the aromatherapy industry.
  • Anyone interested in learning aromatherapy.

Method of assessment

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Certification and awarding body

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Aromatherapy diploma certificate by CPD & iAP. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Other benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Code S 0698
College Name Study 365
Course Category Beauty, Beauty Care
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification CPD
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Fee 29
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.
Career Path • Spa therapist – £17,255 per annum • Spa manager – £21,511 per annum • Healthcare consultant – £69,622 per annum • Healthcare assistant – £15,018 per annum
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