Aromatherapy – ABT
This course is fully accredited for insurance purposes by ABT
The Associated Beauty Therapists
Here is the list of the essential oils you will be learning about and using on this course.
23 Singles: – Basil, Black Pepper, Cassia, Cedarwood, Cistus, Cypress, Eucalyptus (Blue), Frankincense, Geranium, Hyssop, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Myrrh, Myrtle, Onycha, Oregano, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Tea Tree, Thyme, and Wintergreen.
7 Blends : Harmony, Purification, PanAway, Thieves, Stress Away, Joy, AromaSeize
1 x 115ml carrier oil to make your blends &
1 x 115ml pre-blended OrthEase for massage
Cost of course: £660 – to include:
- The 12 Modules contained in the on line Theory Course (£60.00 + VAT))
- 5 practical working days (practical massage, blending, discussions, Q&A sessions, Tutorials)
- 1 Assessment day – either face to face, in a class setting or as online Zoom tutorials and recorded final treatment.
- Marking and grading of modules, assignments and case studies.
- Aromatherapy Diploma issued with ABT insurance package details.
Recommended Starter Kit of Oils contains 30 oils (23 singles and 7 blends) – and these oils are an additional cost and can be bought over the first few months of training. The course tutor, Suzanne Le Quesne, will provide all the carrier oils and essential oils needed for the training itself.
Practical Day 1 – on this first day you will unpack your starter kit of oils, label them, and place them in your carrying case in alphabetical order.
There will be a demonstration of an aromatherapy abdomen massage – using a pre-blended oil, as discussed by the group – and students will practice on each other.
There will then be an aromatherapy foot massage with an introduction to Vitaflex, again using a pre-blended oil chosen by the group and time for students to practice on each other.
Practical Day 2 – Day 2 will start with an aromatherapy back massage demonstration, using a pre-blended oil as chosen by the group. Students practice on each other. A facial massage will then be demonstration and students practice on each other. Day 2 will end with a Q&A session.
Practical Days, 3, 4, 5, 6 will be practice of the full body massage, blending techniques and time to practice. Consultation Skills, giving after care advice and how to set up a practice.
Written Paper – for any student wanting to attempt the written paper on any of these days, time will be allocated to them, either before or after the demonstrations and practical sessions.
Check Dates and Prices for next available practical course dates. The home study modules can be started at any time before the practical days. There is a time limit for completion. The time limit for completion is 6 months after the practical days.
This course is excellent value at just £60 + VAT – preview the course here
Module 1 – An Introduction to Aromatherapy
Module 2 – The History of Aromatherapy
Module 3 – Methods of Extraction
Module 4 – Properties of Essential Oils
Module 5 – Essential Chemistry
Module 6 – Carrier Oils
Module 7 – Blending
Module 8 – Index of Essential Oils – 30 European Kit oils + 15 additional oils for your information
Module 9 – Health & Safety
Module 10 – Methods of Use
Module 11 – The Aromatherapy Consultation
Module 12 – Conditions and Recommended Blends from your starter kit oils