An IFPA and FHT accredited CPD course.
6 IFPA CPD points, 5 FHT CPD points
Designed with both professional and lay aromatherapists in mind, this compact course explores the character and therapeutic value of different essential oils, blends and hydrolats, and gives practical advice on how to use aromatherapy massage techniques in the safe treatment of common childhood ailments.
It is also explained how appropriate massage can help a child feel emotionally secure and how aromatherapy is pivotal in the early parent/child bonding process. The course also includes a brief discussion of olfaction, and there are several short multiple-choice tests to help the student monitor their progress as they go, and to evaluate their growing understanding of this fascinating subject.
The course is assessed by an online exam based on the completed self-assessments and is recognized by the IFPA.
The course includes The properties and effects of 12 of the most popular essential oils. Methods of extraction, storage and blending and the use of carrier oils. History of aromatherapy with the philosophy of holistic healing. Introduction to botany, plant cell function, and photosynthesis. Introduction to case taking and assessment. This course will take up to 65 hours to complete.
An anatomy and physiology and business studies qualifications are needed to complete this course. These courses are available through distance learning.