Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy is designed to impart a thorough knowledge of aromatherapy and offer hands-on experience. The diploma is aimed at students who wish to work professionally within the aromatherapy industry.
Unit 1 – The history of aromatics. Aromatherapy has been practiced for centuries by different cultures from Ancient Mesopotamia, China, India, Greece, Egypt and Rome, and is now a world-wide therapy. We take a look back at its fascinating journey right through to today.
Unit 2 – Uses and applications of essential oils. This unit is limited only by the imagination. I share with you some of the amazing, interesting and unique ways to utilise essential oils for health, well-being and spiritual practices.
Unit 3 – In depth study of 60+ essential oils and 20+ carrier oils and other nature-based mediums.
Unit 4 – Establish therapeutic properties and applications of Carrier oils and other natural bases.
Unit 5- Blending of aromatherapy products for therapeutic and aromatic effect. This unit also includes ;-
Natural perfumery. Blending essential oils for perfume is vastly different from therapeutic uses:
- Gain a deep understanding of the process of creating natural perfumes
- Infusing natural materials to enhance perfumes
- The ancient art of creating Khyphi
Unit 6 – Aromatherapy massage, consultation skills, and basic business practices.
Unit 7 – Skin care using a wide variety of natural products.
Unit 8 – Organic chemistry. Apply the principles of organic and aromatic plant oil chemistry to the practice of aromatherapy.
Unit 9 – Pharmacokinetics. How the body interacts with essential oil components and how these compounds are metabolized and excreted from the body.
Unit 10 – Pathophysiology. This unit encompasses a range of disorders and diseases that cause human body systems to malfunction. Students learn to identify the correct aromatherapy treatment for specific symptoms.
Unit 11 – Aromatherapy treatments. Building on our knowledge of identifying ailments, we now learn how to apply treatments:
- Cellulite wraps
- Hot stone massage
- Body scrubs
- Clay treatments
Unit 12 – Basic Business Studies
Unit 13 – Anatomy and physiology. This is a free, self-study unit for students that do not already hold a qualification in this subject.
Senior first-aid certificate – Students are also required to hold a senior first aid certificate prior to working as a therapist
On successful completion of the diploma you will receive a Clinical Diploma of Aromatherapy and can practice as a Clinical Aromatherapist. You can also use the letters HHAI or IICT after your name, and qualify to join:
- Holistic Health Association International (HHAI)
- International Institute for Complimentary Therapists (IICT)
Cost $8,500.00 – Price includes:
- Certificate IV (which has been embedded into the course)
- Course notes
- A book of blends
- Materials used in the course
- Products you make are yours to take home
Duration – One year (2020 classes will commence mid-February)
- One day (Thursday) per week with six weekend workshops spread throughout the year; or
- Evening classes with six weekend workshops spread throughout the year; or
- Correspondence with the option of live streaming classes with six weekend workshops spread throughout the year.
We recently offered a week-long intensive workshop program to accommodate interstate students. This proved very successful and we are happy to consider this as an option. We are currently in the process of developing an online course and are excited to offer this as an option in the near future.
Please feel free to Contact Joanne if you have any queries or to discuss a payment plan.