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Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy

Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy  
To be announced
All dates are Saturdays and Sunday's and the day will run from 10am to 4pm approx.     Please see further down the page for full details of pre-requisites and costs for this coure. 
The aim of this diploma is to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to carry out Aromatherapy treatments and to treat in the clinical setting as a professional practitioner.

The skills developed by the learner include: communication skills, organisation skills, the ability to work unsupervised, how to adapt techniques according to the situation, the ability to plan and promote services and advise on aftercare. 

The knowledge acquired by the learner will enable them to understand how the related body systems work, the effect aromatherapy treatments can have on each of these systems and the theory behind each technique performed.


Aromatherapy is a well known and much loved complementary therapy, offering a real alternative to health care through the use of essential oils.  

This course is comprehensive in both theoretical and practical terms and provides credits and units that are mapped to the National Occupational Standards for Aromatherapy in this country and the content complies with the Aromatherapy Core Curriculum.   Upon completion you will be a fully qualified professional Aromatherapist and will be able to apply for membership of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).  This is a register that is recognised by the NHS.


The four modules that make up the course are:

Anatomy, Physiology and Pathologies and Commonly Prescribed Medications

Professional and Practice Management and the Law for the Therapist

Aromatherapy Theory and Understanding of CAM

Clinical Aromatherapy - Theory and Practice


Study will comprehensively cover the theory and practical application of essential oils within the professional and clinical healthcare environment.  Assessment is via a variety of means - course work, exams, practical assessments and case studies.  You should be prepared to set aside about several hours per week to cover practice and to develop as a competent practitioner via comprehensive and detailed work on your case studies.  Over the course of your studies you will put together a portfolio of evidence, to include evidence of understanding of all the learning outcomes of the curriculum.  


Your tutor Linda Dayman has over 15 years of clinical experience a an Aromatherapist and offers a wealth of knowledge about this and other therapies and the business of complementary therapy.  She will give her full support during the course and following it. 


Class size is usually limited to a maximum of 6 students and is run over 8 monthly weekends.  

Course pre-requisites:   You will need to have or complete a Body Massage qualification concurrently or prior to starting this course.  This can be done via the Beauty Guild - details here:  Body Massage    If you are signing up for the Aromatherapy course then this course is discounted to £200 instead of £300 and you won't need to do the case studies (as this will form a part of the Aromatherapy course). 

Costs:   Course £1,700   (full course and includes membership of Complementary Health Professionals accrediting body)    DEPOSIT:  £500     The remainder of the payments can be done via instalments. 

Part course fees if you have already completed our CHP Reflexology Diploma course:   £700

You will need to purchase Student Insurance or update your current insurance company that you are an Aromatherapy student.

You will need to purchase an Aromatherapy kit of oils.  This will be in the region of £170 



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