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Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy

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Would you like to take your first step into a career in aromatherapy? Well, this Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy will be perfect for you, as you'll not only learn the history of the practice but also about plant families and therapeutic and physical properties, plus more.

  • Apply for insurance to allow you to practice professionally once you have successfully completed your course.
  • Learn from professional practitioners on a five-day training course.
  • Study a wide range of conditions to prepare you for your career.
This course is only available as a study pack.

Course overview

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 plant uses, as well as the opportunity to experience it first-hand with a five-day practical course.

In addition to providing an excellent knowledge base in aromatherapy, this course is ideal for:

  • Those who wish to start a career as a qualified clinical aromatherapist.
  • Those who wish to go on to further development courses and training
  • Understanding the theory and practical elements of working in this field.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy and will be a qualified clinical aromatherapist.

Course Duration

Up to four years.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy and will become a Qualified Clinical Aromatherapist.


Written assignments, examinations, and a practical training course.

Course content

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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, Leicestershire.
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. You will need to take two exams, one practical examination, and one 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.

Study method

You will study this course through 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 five-day practical training course and an external examination day to complete your qualification.

Course outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy and will become a qualified clinical aromatherapist. 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).
In addition, you will be awarded with certificates for the following:

  • Diploma in clinical aromatherapy
  • Diploma in aromatherapeutic body massage
  • Diploma in anatomy and physiology
  • Business studies

Awarding body

This course is brought to you by Open Study College and Penny Price Academy of Aromatherapy. The former were established in 2003 and offer Aromatherapy and Complimentary Therapy courses. They have won awards both for excellence in Complementary Therapy and Aromatherapy and student support.


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