Your career in Aromatherapy starts with us – all from the comfort of your own home!
This Diploma is provided by Open Study College in partnership with Penny Price Academy of Aromatherapy, who are one of the UK’s leading organisations for Aromatherapy.
Aromatherapy is the use of plant extracts and oils for cosmetic and healing purposes. Explore all elements including the muscular and respiratory systems, botany and plants uses, as well as experience it first-hand with a 5-day practical course.
In addition to providing an excellent knowledge base in Aromatherapy, this course is ideal for:
This course enables students to:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy and will be a Qualified Clinical Aromatherapist.
This five-day course teaches the Penny Price Aromatherapy full aromatherapeutic body massage, to include the face and abdomen. The course also teaches:
Assessment of this course takes place through written assignments and examinations, and completion of the practical course which takes place at the Penny Price Academy in Hinckley.
At the end of each module, written assignments must be completed in order to progress onto the following. Each assignment is based upon the content of each module to demonstrate your understanding.
Examinations will take place twice a year in April and September. Students will need to take two exams, one practical examination and 1 theory examination. These will take place on the same day.
Students are also required to complete 200 hours of case studies throughout the course. These case studies will consist of real-life work experience on friends and family.
You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you for added convenience.
You will receive tutor support to assist you through your studies, so help is just a click away!
In addition, you must attend a 5-day practical training course and an external examination day to complete your qualification.
Throughout the course, you will also have access to free Saturday club with Penny Price Academy of Aromatherapy once a month. Saturday club is a club which anyone with an interest in aromatherapy can attend. They run on the 2nd Saturday of every month and talk about different subjects each month around aromatherapy.
There is no need to book your place, just arrive on the morning from 10am ready for the club to start at 10.30am. Free tea and coffee and advice from our qualified clinical aromatherapist who leads the talk.
After DCA students have successfully qualified, each Saturday club equals 1 CPD point. I will have to be sent an email requesting a Saturday club certificate so they can prove to the IFPA they have gained this point.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy and will become a Qualified Clinical Aromatherapist.
In addition, you will be awarded with certificates for the following:
Completion of this course allows you to apply for complete liability insurance.
This course is accredited by the International Federation for Professional Aromatherapists (IFPA), The Federation of Holistic Therapies (FHT) and the Association of Beauty Therapists (ABT).
Once you have completed all your assignments, you will send your coursework to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you.
Each assignment will be marked as passed or returned for edits and improvements.
Using the provided information in your course pack, you will be able to book your practical course on completion of the theory elements.
The course is located at the Penny Price Academy in Hinckley and will take place in June.
No, everything you need is included in the cost of the course!
You may start at any time. The course will need to be completed in a minimum of 18 months and you will have no longer than 48 months to complete the course.
It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.
That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.