|Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students
~~AROMATHERAPY – Blending of Essential Oils
Entry Level: None. However, you will need to be qualified in the therapy that you wish to use the oils with on your clients (IE, Reiki, Massage, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology, etc)
Course format : Self-paced. There are 6 modules to study at home + case studies.
Training material is emailed to you.
Attendance: No attendance, this is a distant learning course.
Module 1: Health, safety and hygiene within the treatment room, incl professional ethics, insurance, health and safety acts, risk assessments, how to work hygienically, personal presentation.
Module 2: Client care and communications: How to communicate with your client, dealing with client questions, complaints etc. Consultation techniques.
Module 3: Anatomy & Physiology: The 12 body systems, chakras and the aura.
Module 4: About aromatherapy (incl., objectives, contra-actions, contra-indications, extraction methods, chemical constituents, dilution methods, the benefits and uses) benefits, contra-indications, contra-actions.
Module 5: Treatment suggestions: directory of essential oils, directory of carrier oils and the treatment uses.
Module 6: Case Studies: Contains the documents required to complete the case studies. There are 5 treatments to carry out and document for case studies.
Duration: This course is carried out as a home study course and can be started at anytime. This course is approx. 40 hours study (this does vary from student to student.)
Model required?: Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.
Accreditation: The Beauty Guild, The Complementary Medical Association,
Professional Beauty, Westminster Indemnity & Towergate
Course Progression: On completion of this qualification you may choose to undertake further study; qualifications you could progress to include a home study course, accredited diploma or a VTCT qualification in:
• Beauty Therapy
• Complementary Therapies
• Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies
• Stone Therapy Massage
• Indian Head Massage
• Infant and Child Massage
• Flower Essences
• Colour Therapy
• Crystal Therapy
Career Opportunities: Self-Employed complementary therapist or massage therapist working from home, salon, mobile.
CPD points: 9 Points
What’s included: Training manual and question paper for each module. A coursework tutor is assigned to you for full support throughout the course. Fully qualified tutor for the practical training. An accredited certificate posted to you on successful completion of the course.
Additional Costs: You will need to purchase your own products, equipment (ie massage couch) and massage oils in order to carry out your case studies. We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied with your training pack.
Certificate: Aromatherapy blending of essential oils Practitioner Diploma