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Advanced Aromatherapy Diploma Course

15 Modules, 7 Videos

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Advanced Aromatherapy Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

Immerse yourself in all things aromatic, broaden your horizons and deepen your knowledge of aromatherapy, and find new ways to grow and flourish as a therapist, with the Advanced Aromatherapy Diploma Course.

As this is an advanced course, there is no preamble here; you are taken straight into studying the tools of your trade, essential oils. You’ll grow to really understand each essential oil you use and how to combine facts and personal findings to compile essential oil profil...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – Profiling Essential Oils
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: The Profile
  • Part 2: Botany
  • Part 3: Plant Classification and Scientific Naming
  • Part 4: Chemotypes
  • Part 5: Therapeutic Actions – Learning the Lingo
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 – Essential Oil Chemistry
  • Part 1: Organic Chemistry
  • Part 2: Terpenes
  • Part 3: Phenols
  • Part 4: Acids and Esters
  • Part 5: Lactones
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 – Advancing Your Consultations Skills
  • Part 1: The Therapeutic Relationship
  • Part 2: The Informative Approach
  • Part 3: A Partnership
  • Part 4: History Taking and Physical Examination
  • Part 5: Listening
  • Part 6: Red Flags
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 – Advanced Oil Selection and Blending
  • Part 1: The Holistic Approach
  • Part 2: The Individual Prescription
  • Part 3: The Holistic Approach
  • Part 4: Synergy
  • Part 5: Notes
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 – Advanced Aromatherapy Applications
  • Part 1: Inhalations
  • Part 2: Steam Inhalation
  • Part 3: Suppositories
  • Part 4: Ingestion of Essential Oils
  • Part 5: Percutaneous Applications
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 – Advanced Quality and Safety
  • Part 1: Essential Oil Quality
  • Part 2: Assessing Chemical Composition and Adulteration vs Standardisation
  • Part 3: Environmental Issues and Endangered Species
  • Part 4: Safety Issues and Side Effects
  • Part 5: Risk Assessment and Contraindications
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 – Understanding Research
  • Part 1: When Two Worlds Collide
  • Part 2: Terminology
  • Part 3: Accessing Research
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 – Advanced Aromatherapeutic Touch and Massage
  • Part 1: Response to Touch and Massage
  • Part 2: Exploring the Moves
  • Part 2: Video - Stroking Technique
  • Part 2: Video - Friction Technique
  • Part 2: Video - Neuromuscular Technique
  • Part 3: Specialised Massage Techniques
  • Part 3: Video - Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Part 3: Video - Connective Tissue Manipulation
  • Part 4: Myofascial Release
  • Part 4: Video - Acupressure
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 – Hydrosols and Other Aromatic Preparations
  • Part 1: Hydrosols
  • Part 2: Infusions and Decoctions
  • Part 3: Decoctions
  • Part 4: Tinctures
  • Part 5: Infused Oils
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10 – Advanced Aromatherapy for the Skin and Musculoskeletal System
  • Part 1: The Skin
  • Part 2: Skin Healing
  • Part 3: Skin Lesions and Infections
  • Part 4: Acne, Psoriasis and Eczema
  • Part 5: Psoriasis
  • Part 6: Burns and Wounds
  • Part 7: Musculoskeletal System
  • Part 8: Joints
  • Part 9: Sciatica
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11 – Advanced Aromatherapy for the Circulatory, Lymphatic and Immune Systems
  • Part 1: The Circulatory System
  • Part 2: The Blood
  • Part 3: Palpitations
  • Part 4: The Lymphatic System
  • Part 5: Cellulite and Lymphoedema
  • Part 6: The Immune System
  • Part 7: Specific Immunity
  • Part 8: Inflammation
  • Part 9: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Module 11 Assessment
Module 12 – Advanced Aromatherapy for the Nervous System
  • Part 1: Nerve Cells and Impulses
  • Part 2: The Central Nervous System
  • Part 3: The Autonomic Nervous System
  • Part 4: Pain
  • Part 5: Headaches and Migraines
  • Part 6: Anxiety, Stress and Low Mood
  • Part 7: Insomnia
  • Module 12 Assessment
Module 13 – Advanced Aromatherapy for the Digestive and Respiratory Systems
  • Part 1: The Digestive System
  • Part 2: Constipation, Diarrhoea and Indigestion
  • Part 3: Bloating and Colic
  • Part 4: The Respiratory System
  • Part 5: Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
  • Part 6: Influenza
  • Part 7: Hay Fever and Asthma
  • Part 8: Bronchitis
  • Module 13 Assessment
Module 14 – Advanced Aromatherapy for the Genitourinary and Endocrine Systems
  • Part 1: The Genitourinary System
  • Part 2: Pregnancy
  • Part 3: PMS, Dysmenorrhoea and Amenorrhoea
  • Part 4: Menopause
  • Part 5: The Urinary System
  • Part 6: Cystitis
  • Part 7: The Endocrine System
  • Part 8: Adrenal Glands
  • Part 9: Diabetes
  • Module 14 Assessment
Module 15 – Growing Your Aromatherapy Business
  • Part 1: What is Your Aromatherapy Type?
  • Part 2: Reaching Your Audience
  • Part 3: Your Online Presence
  • Part 4: Where Next?
  • Conclusion
  • Module 15 Assessment
Advanced Aromatherapy Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Advanced Aromatherapy Diploma Course has been created for anyone who has studied our Aromatherapy Diploma Course or gained a similar level of experience elsewhere. Through studying the course, you’ll take your knowledge of the subject and your capability in treating clients to the next level and boost the prospects and success of your business.


The Advanced Aromatherapy Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 4 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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