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Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy

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Length of course – 12 months

The ADCA Course consists of five in–house modules plus home study and practice relevant to each module. The final module of 4 days includes business studies, first aid and the final exam.

ADCA Module 1 – 6 days Includes Posture for Therapists - A free

compulsory day for all students new to massage. Students will also receive 1 years FREE student membership with IFPA.

Attendance on this foundation module is enough for those who wish only to use essential oils safely at home, to help their family and to enhance their own life.

The course includes:

  • Aromatherapy massage, its principles, benefits and practical application
  • 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 and massage, with the philosophy of holistic healing
  • Introduction to botany, plant cell function and photosynthesis
  • Introduction to case taking and assessment

10 treatments and 5 essays should be completed before Module 2

ADCA Module 2 – 5 days

The course includes:

  • Comprehensive appreciation of body analysis for assessment of clients
  • Choosing appropriate oils, creams and lotions used in the aromatherapy treatment for specific ailments and conditions
  • Extended massage principles are demonstrated and practiced thoroughly
  • Introduction to plant families and therapeutic and physical properties of essential oils and their pharmacological effects on the body
  • Properties and effects of 15 essential oils
  • Introduction to the chemistry of essential oils and their component parts
  • Introduction to hydrolats

5 case studies (15 treatments) and 5 essays should be completed before Module 3

ADCA Module 3 – 5 days

The course includes:

  • Specific techniques in massage including foot reflex massage.
  • Information on plant families and essential oils is expanded
  • Organic chemistry and essential oil components awareness
  • Toxicity, essential oil purity and safety
  • 9 carrier oils are discussed in depth
  • Allergy and substance sensitivity
  • The properties and effects of 15 essential oils

5 case studies (20 treatments) and 5 essays should be completed before Module 4

ADCA Module 4 – 5 days

The course includes:

  • Differences between plant medicine and orthodox medicine
  • Comprehensive study of common ailments, including those arising from care for the elderly, pregnancy and paediatrics, depression, special needs and massage with cancer patients
  • Olfaction and its psychosomatic effects
  • The properties and effects of 12 essential oils
  • Techniques for neck and shoulder massage and relaxation
  • Understanding medical terminology

7 case studies (11 treatments) and written homework should be completed before Module 5

ADCA Module 5 – 4 days

The course includes:

  • Business studies
  • Pre exam study day
  • Exam, both practical and theory—2½ hours each exam

The Diploma course is assessed by

2 ½ hour written examination

2 ½ hour practical assessment

200 hours of case studies

Continuous assessment by homework and class work.

Pre-requisite – Anatomy and Physiology diploma which can be studied alongside the diploma in aromatherapy.

Visit https://aromatherapy-courses.co.uk/shop/clinical-aromatherapy-diploma/ for prices and booking information or email courses@penny-price.com for more information on how you can get started to have a career in what you love.

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