Certificate in Aromatherapy is designed to take the budding beginner and steer them through the fundamentals of aromatherapy principles and practices. Students are taught about the use and application of oils and related product in a safe and effective way in a safe and nurturing learning environment.
Upon completing the course you will be in the position to use aromatherapy on friends, family, the general public and yourself safely and effectively. The course has been designed for the student with no prior knowledge.
Benefits of Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy targets our sense of smell and touch. Aromatherapy is a natural and pleasurable way to restore vitality, to enhance our emotional wellbeing, and to stimulate rather than suppress the body’s immunity. Essential oils exhibit a wide range of therapeutic properties. They also act on the central nervous system. Some oils induce relaxation; some are stimulating, while others are balancing. Most stress-related problems can be successfully treated with aromatherapy and an enormous benefit can be gained by using essential oils for emotional well-being.
Course Objectives: At the end of these sessions, participants have a good grasp of the fundamental and how aromatherapy can restore vitality, enhance emotional well-being and stimulate the body’s immunity. You will appreciate the potential therapeutic benefits and applications of essential oils, as well as creating your own blend of skin care products using essential oils, and natural raw materials.
- Introduction to aromatherapy and how it works
- History and development of aromatherapy
- The olfactory system
- Chemistry fundamentals
- The skin
- Skin diseases
- Methods of treatments
- Measuring and blend ratios
- Aromatherapy and approaches to health
- Aromatherapy, the industry and sustainable practices
- Quality control, hazards and safety
- Terminology used in aromatherapy
- Manufacturing guidelines
- Over 60 essential oil/ carrier medium profiles
- Plenty of practical activities and demonstrations
Who Should Attend: Individuals who have a keen interest in aromatherapy, alternative therapies and those interested in complementing wellness therapies as a whole.
Certificate: Certificate of Completion from Australasian Academy of Wellness Therapies (all assessments are to be passed)
Progression: Diploma in Aromatherapy
AAOWT reserves the right to vary, change, cancel any of the courses published on this website and on the course brochure, or alter the composition of the lecturing team as well as the venue, should circumstances so warrant.