Aromatherapy is the use of aroma/scent/fragrance for therapeutic reasons. Scent can be used in a variety of therapeutic ways, such as candles, incense, hair and body products. Oils can also be used as a complementary treatment or massage treatment.
This course looks at the principles of aromatherapy, the benefits of common scents and how these can be used to improve health hand wellbeing.
Why study this Aromatherapy course?
If you work in the health and wellness industry or have an interest in aromatherapy, Careerline’s online Aromatherapy II (Health Applications) course will help you deepen your
knowledge. Whether you want to upskill or get a head start on future studies, this course will positively impact your future. You will broaden your understanding of safe, best practice uses of essential oils for aromatherapy. The course provides you with an opportunity to learn new skills that will help you advance your career in the health and wellness industry.
What will you learn?
The online Aromatherapy II (Health Applications) course will teach you about the practical applications of essential oils for health and wellbeing. You will learn about the properties of
common essential oils, as well as the process of oil extraction. In addition, you will study the physiology and psychology behind aromatherapy.
You will be provided with a comprehensive overview of aromatherapy safety procedures. Finally, Aromatherapy II students learn how to set up and manage their own aromatherapy
Who is this online Aromatherapy course for?
Careerline’s Aromatherapy II course is designed for students with an intermediate knowledge of aromatherapy. It is best suited for students who have previously completed Aromatherapy I or have experience working in the health and wellness industry.
If you are currently working as an aromatherapist, massage therapist, hairdresser, spa owner, or other professions within the health and wellness industry, this course will allow you to expand your knowledge and broaden your professional opportunities.
If you hope to pursue further tertiary or vocational study in aromatherapy or massage therapy, Aromatherapy II is a high-quality starting point. You will be introduced to concepts studied in higher level courses, so you will feel prepared and confident as you continue your studies.
- Identify the different properties of essential oils and describe their effects on the body.
- Identify the various methods used in extracting essential oils.
- Describe how essential oils can enter the bloodstream and the process of olfaction.
- Learn some of the more common application methods used with essential oils in aromatherapy.
- Ensure that essential oils are used in a safe and controlled manner and identify situations where aromatherapy might not be appropriate.
- Develop an aromatherapy treatment plan for a client.
- Identify which essential oils would be appropriate for use of various conditions relating to specific body systems.
- Understand the scope and nature of an aromatherapy business.
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Detailed Course Outline
This course is made up of a number of lessons or units. Each of these has self assessment questions, a set task (practical homework) and an assignment which you can upload online. Click below to read about each of the lessons and what you will learn.
There are 10 lessons in this course:
Essential Oil Properties A
- Chemicals Found in Plants
- Properties of Essential Oils
- Using Aromatherapy
Essential Oil Properties B
- Properties of Essential Oils Continued
- Chemistry of Aromatherapy
The Physiology and Psychology of Aromatherapy
- The Science and Physiology of Smell – Olfaction
- The Absorption of Essential Oils into the Bloodstream
Applications of Aromatherapy
- Creams and Lotions
- Internal and/or Dermal Applications
- Recommended Amounts
- Quality of Oil
- Client Information
- Treatment Plan
- Important Considerations in Practice
Body Systems – Part 1
- Cardiovascular System
- Respiratory System
- Lymphatic System
- Reproductive System
- Endocrine System
Body Systems – Part 2
- Musculoskeletal System
- Nervous System
- Digestive System
- Integumentary System
Running your business
- Product Development
- Business Considerations
When you have completed the lessons of your Certificate course, you will be given the option of taking the optional exam. It's okay if you don't want the exam, we still issue your Careerline Certificate. For Advanced Certificates however, the exam is compulsory (per module) and are included in the course fee.
Barbara Tremain BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, RHS Adv. Cert,. RHS General, City & Guilds Garden Design, Permaculture Level 3 (UK)
Barbara brings to Careerline a wide range of horticultural experience and knowledge Barbara has a keen interest in herbalism, edible wild plants and has lead into studies of many plant based complementary medicinal systems, qualification as a Bach Flower remedy practitioner and studying Ethnobotany. Barbara has practiced and studied horticulture as well as combining it with her love of travel in many countries including the UK, US and Australia and has also studied Permaculture and runs her own horticulture business. Within the past two years she have also worked for Groundwork SW with 18-24 year old unemployed people, this work and the mentoring scheme has allowed me to teach informally. It has been a delight to nurture the interests of keen learners in horticulture and garden design. Meanwhile the business has covered a variety of Garden Design projects, from wildflower gardens to seaside situations, and has included some work with Chelsea Gold multi-winner John Moreland.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I pay in installments?
Yes! We offer great payment plans, however full payment up front is the cheapest. You can choose the best payment plan for you from the course page, or call us on 07 55368782 to talk to one of our course consultants for a custom plan.
Can I study from anywhere in the world?
We have many international students. Careerline's range of courses are suitable for any one, anywhere in the world.
Do I get a discount if I enroll in a second course?
Yes. You may claim a 5% fee discount when you enroll in a second course, and a further 10% off a three-course package.
Do I have to sit an Exam?
No. If you are enrolled in a Certificate course (100hrs), the exam is optional. You will be issued with a certificate which proves that you are competent in all units, if you choose not to sit the exam.
Do you have set start dates?
There are no set start dates, you may start at any time. Our courses are all self-paced. As our home page says, ‘Courses for Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime’. ‘Anytime’ includes the start time of your choice. However, we do encourage our students to submit assignments on a regular basis. Wherever possible, we suggest developing a study routine.