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Diploma in AROMATHERAPY an Holistic Studies | Obus Wellness Centre | vendredi, 11. octobre 2019

Diploma in AROMATHERAPY and Holistic Studies




Friday 11 October 2019 – Sunday 18 October 2020
Course TimesFriday 6.30pm-10.00pmSaturday and Sunday 9.30am to 5.30pm

€1625.00 – paid over the 4 modules
Exam Fee €100


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Course Content

Course is paid per module
Diploma in Aromatherapy and Holistic Studies Course Accreditation:This Diploma in Aromatherapy and Holistic Studies course is accredited by IFPA – International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists which is the largest organisation world wide representing Professional Aromatherapists
Who can attend this course?
You do NOT need any prior knowledge or training to begin this course.


The history of aromatherapy
Aromatherapy as aromatic medicine
65 essential oils, their chemistry and therapeutic effects
Methods of use of vegetable oil and infused oils for in healing skin, muscles, tendons and bones
The therapeutic use of essential oils for common ailments
Aromatherapy for healing the skin and common skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis and eczema
The intensive use of essential oils for acute conditions
The therapeutic use of aromatherapy for chronic conditions
The use of essential oils during pregnancy and childbirth
The use of essential oils for children, adults and the elderly
An introduction to the use of essential oils for people with cancer and other serious illness
The use of essential oils for stress, anxiety and addictions
The use of aromatic inhalers
Methods of extraction
Methods of using essential oils
Olfaction and its effects on our body and emotions
Blending and mixing of oils for massage, baths and home care
Using Aromatic waters, hydrosols, topically and internally
Holistic healing philosophy
Empowering the client
Physical/mental/emotional effects of essential oils
Body analysis and health assessment
Stress – how it shows in our body and how it effects our life
Care of the therapist, physically through exercises and emotionally by setting boundaries
How aromatherapy can be used to support healthy lifestyle choices
How aromatherapy can be used to support Western Medicine
Professional ethics
Business – how to promote yourself as a therapist and how to set up and run your practice.

Foot Reflex Massage: All students will learn how to give an Aroma-Reflex Foot Massage.This treatment has been written and developed by Christine Courtney, Principal. This is a wonderful treatment to give and receive. It brings together the benefits and knowledge of Aromatherapy, Reflexology and TCM. The feet are an excellent vehicle for administering essential oils into the meridians and the body.Aromatic-Heart Chakra massage to stimulate the Vagus nerve, aid relaxation, sooth anxiety and support the processing of strong emotions such as grief and anxietyAcupressure arm and hand massage to relax and ease tension in the whole body.
Aromatherapy in Pregnancy: All students will learn the theory of aromatherapy for use in pregnancy, labour and childbirth. Pregnancy Massage is taught as a separate workshop.
Aromatherapy for Babies and Children: All students will learn the theory of aromatherapy for children. Baby Massage is taught as a separate workshop.
Anatomy and PhysiologyTo qualify, students need a qualification in Anatomy and PhysiologyStudents can take this before, during or after the Aromatherapy Diploma.If you hold a recognised qualification you may be exempt.To book the the Anatomy and Physiology click here

Course Structure

The course consists of 4 modules.
All Modules are held over weekends including Friday evening.
Between modules students have case studies to be complete and theory questions to answer
It is advisable that anyone taking the course, and wishing to complete it in 12 months, should allow 3 hours per week to complete their home study requirements.
The time between each module is planned to give the students sufficient time to complete their homework, and become familiar with all the material taught before proceeding with the next module.
Students must complete the modules in sequence, e.g. module one, then two..etc.
You can complete the course in your own time – you can complete the course in one year or take up to 3 years to complete.
Holistic Massage is NOT taught with this course.
For details of our holistic massage WEEKEND course click here 
For details of our holistic massage MORNING course click here

Aromatherapy ExaminationFollowing completion of module four there is a 3 hour written exam and a 2 hour practical exam.
Discount:If you wish to take our Diploma in Holistic Massage or our Diploma in Reflexology at the same time as our Diploma in Aromatherapy discounts do apply. Phone the office to discuss.Click here for details of our Diploma in Holistic Massage, here for Diploma in Reflexology and here for Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology
Course Dates

Module 1 – €275
Friday 11th OctoberTime: 6.30pm to 10.00pm
Saturday & Sunday  12th & 13th OctoberTime:  9.30am to 5.30pm

Module 2 – €325
Friday: 17th January 2020Time: 6.30pm to 10.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 18th & 19th January 2020Times: 9.30am to 10.00pm

Module 3 – €550
Friday: 15th May 2020Time: 6.30pm to 10.00pm
Saturday and Sunday 16th & 17th May 2020Time: 9.30am to 5.30pm
ANDFriday: 22nd May 2020
Saturday & Sunday 23rd & 24th May 2020Time: 9.30am to 10.00pm

Module 4 – €475
Friday 7th August 2020Time: 6.30pm to 10.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 8th & 9th May 2020Time: 9.30am to 5.30pm
ANDFriday: 25th September 2020Time: 6.30 to 10.00pmSaturday 26th September 2020

Exam: 18th October 2020 – €100
Student Registration with IFPA required at Module 3 – £30.00 stg