Professional Program Certification (Hard Copy Course-200 hours)
Professional Program Certification
This 200-hour Aromatherapy Program is intended to provide the highest quality of Professional Aromatherapy Certification. This complete program offers a comprehensive combination of courses geared towards certification and creating a successful aromatherapy business.
Graduates are qualified to join the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) and (AIA) Alliance of International Aromatherapists as a professional aromatherapist and are qualified to take the National Registration test with the Aromatherapy Council, and are eligible to enroll for the Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy's teachers training.
This distance learning/self-paced program does not require any in-class attendance. The program may be started at any time as an entire program or one course at a time, beginning with the Aromatherapy Level 1.
Students are encouraged to complete this professional program in two years; it generally takes 1-1.5 years for most students. A professional aromatherapist diploma is issued upon completion of the 200-hour program, as well as the final transcript. Upon completing this program, graduates can join NAHA as a Level 2: Certified Professional Aromatherapist.
This 200-hour certification program includes the aromatherapy level 1 course and three of the level 2 modules. This program is offered in either hard copy (shipped to you) or digital download format.
Save $100 when you enroll in this hard copy professional program!
Included in the Aromatherapy Professional Program:
Four- 50 hour Hard Copy course manuals: text and workbooks: Aromatherapy Level 1 Aromatherapy Level 2 modules: Module A- advanced anatomy and physiology & advanced materia aromatica Module B- advanced case study consultations, aromatherapy research & advanced materia aromatica Module D- wise business & professional ethics
Fifteen Hours of Digital Audio Seminars
Three Reference Books
Personalized instructor support/mentorship by phone, e-mail, or personal Skype session.
Please note this hard copy format also includes these required and additional books below.
The required book is included for the Module A- Advanced Anatomy and Physiology course-The Human Body: An Illustrated Guide to Its Structure, Function, and Disorders (Editor Charles B. Clayman).
The required book is included for Module D- Wise Business course- Business Mastery, 4th Edition by Cherie Sohnen Moe.
Additional reference book for Aromatherapy Level 1 is included: The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Handbook for Everyday Wellness, by Nerys Purchon and Lora Cantele.
Tuition: $1,680 The shipping charge for the entire hard copy professional program is ($30) within the USA, including four courses (texts and workbooks) and three additional reference books. Please note that we do not ship the hard copy courses outside the USA. International students, pleasechoose the digital program option.
Courses Included in the Aromatherapy Professional Program:
Aromatherapy Level 1 (50 hours) Designed for the health professional, retailer, and layperson with an interest in the uses and applications of essential oils and hydrosols in a safe and effective manner. This course provides a detailed and comprehensive study of aromatherapy and will give you confidence in aromatherapy foundation and blending.
Aromatherapy Level 1 Course Curriculum:
• Lesson 1- What is Aromatherapy? • Lesson 2- History of Aromatics • Lesson 3- Extraction Procedures, Present Day Aromatherapy • Lesson 4- Limbic System • Lesson 5- Integumentary System • Lesson 6- Lymphatic System • Lesson 7- Stress Physiology, Interactions of essential oils with the body, mind, and emotions. • Lesson 8- Twenty-three Carrier Oils • Lesson 9- Aromatic Botany • Lesson 10- Materia Aromatica profiles for twenty essential oils • Lesson 11-Therapeutic Blending: uses, applications, and precautions of essential oils. Blending factors and a Therapeutic index for cross-referencing multiple complaints.• Lesson 12- Essential Oil Chemistry • Ten Case Studies • Written Test
Aromatherapy Level 2- Includes Three-50 hour Modules.
Module A- 50 hours
Advanced Anatomy and Physiology & Advanced Materia Aromatica
This anatomy and physiology course provides comprehensive information that is easily integrated to understand the functions of our physical bodies, as they exist in their ideal state and for imbalanced disorders. The text is an illustrated guide to the human body's structure, function, and disorders that has over a thousand beautifully colored medical drawings, which includes all the body's major systems, and more than 150 diseases and disorders are described, together with their causes, and symptoms.
This course is required to be a Professional Aromatherapist and has never taken a college-level anatomy and physiology course, or need a refresher that will create a lasting impression and a deeper connection with your body-mind communication.
Topics covered: cell structure, basic biology, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, endocrine system, respiratory system, circulatory system, immune system, digestive system, human life cycle, genetics, reproductive and urinary systems, and the aging process. The course also includes Advanced Materia Aromatica, ten essential oil profiles.
Module B- 50 hours
Aromatherapy Consultations/ Advanced Blending, Aromatherapy Research and Advanced Materia Aromatica This aromatherapy consultation course is an advanced continuation of the cross-referencing blending from the Aromatherapy Level 1 case studies. Create ten specific aromatherapy blends for your client's individual needs and precations.
The course also includes authoring a professional quality 8-10 page aromatherapy research paper that can be professionally presented or submitted as an article in a magazine or research journal and creating fifteen essential oil profiles.
Module D- 50 hours
Wise Business and Professional Ethics
Whether you are an employee, self-employed, or starting a new business, this course is fascinating and integrated support to encourage you to reach inspiring levels of success. The course uses the book Business Mastery, written specifically for wellness professionals. Gain knowledge to implement business components and legal requirements to successfully operate an aromatherapy business. These business skills include: strategic planning, time management principles, creating a business plan and organization, policies and procedures, client record confidentiality and safety, legal status, professional licensing and insurance, tax preparation and returns, company branding, marketing, and advertising.
The course also includes professional ethics to assist you in providing the highest quality of clinical aromatherapy services and consultations, projecting a professional image and upholding the highest standards of professionalism, conducting all business and professional activities within your scope of practice, and abiding by all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.
NOTE: To successfully download the digital audio seminars and videos included, you will need to have a computer operating system of at least Windows XP, Vista, or 7 Mac OS 10.5 and an updated version of Adobe Reader 10.1.2