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IFA, AC and ICM Accredited Attendance: 1 day weekly (Tuesdays 10am to 5pm) or more days depending terms of enrolment. Duration of the course: over 1 academic year (10 months minimum). Methods of Teaching: combination of in-class tuition and 'distance learning' (course notes,workbook, assignment and examinations). Methods of Assessment: workbook, projects, written assignments, external written examination. Number of students in a class: minuimum 6 maximum 10 students. Qualification: Diploma in Holistic Aromatherapy and IFA Diploma and Certification(recognised in thE UK and in many countries abroad). Next Diploma Course A: Theory - Part 1 - starts anytime Practical Tuition - Part 2 - 12th January 2010 Part 1 - Distance LearningHome Study includes: Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology, The Science of Essential Oils for Aromatherapists - Botany , Chemistry & Constituents, Extraction, Testing and Storage of essential oils and carrier oils -, Essential Oils and their general and individual properties, Therapeutic knowledge of aromatherapy remedies, safety and potantial hazards, Clinical Study (Theory), Aromatherapy Business Study. Part 2 - Practical Study includes: Massage Therapy Tuition, Clincal work, Professionalism and Health & Safety, Applied Aromatherapy, the Aromatherapy Apothecary and Aromatherapy Busines Studies. Course A - (Note: Course A, B & C all share the same syllabus). Course Syllabus * Anatomy & Physiology study(Module 1-A&P) * About this module: The A & P module is an indispensable part of the training as it provides the backbone for the safe delivery of treatments. It will help students acquire an understanding of how the human body is structured and how it works and an understanding of health and disease. * Aromatherapy Theory - (Module 2) The Aromatherapy theory section contains science-based knowledge of essential oils and other medicinal remedies and instrutions for the practice of aromatherapy to allow the safe delivery of aromatherapy treatments, it includes: Botanical classification and naming, and origins of essential oils Chemical components, classification, benefits & potential hazards of essential oils Methods of extractions of essential oils The study of 60 essential oil profiles The historical development of aromatherapy Methods of applications of treatments The comtemporary therapeutic practice, and many more topics. *Applied Aromatherapy - At the Clinic (Module 3) includes: o The practice of Aromatherapy o Learning how to assess clients and design and manage clients' treatments o Understanding the importance of the contra-indications and hazards of aromatherapy treatments o How to keep clients records, respect the data protection law and and maintain confidentiality of clients' details o Understanding the therapeutic relationship between clients' and therapists and maintaining appropriate professional boundaries o Professionalism and knowledge of Ethics and conduct with clients and other professionals o Liabilities, responsibilities and general management of an Aromatherapy practice. * Bodywork & the Art of Aromatherapy Massage (Module 4) The idea of a massage is to create relaxation and ' Well Being '. It sometimes involves light massage movements or in-depth massage techniques. Aromatherapy massage does not necessarily adopt any particular massage system as the training encourages the student therapists to use what is the most appropriate approach to bodywork at the time of visit of the client. Aromatherapy massage involves using individually blended essential oils in a carrier or vegetable oil and applied to the whole body in a harmonious and peaceful manner. * Reflective Practice for Aromatherapists (Module 6) * Professionalism & Business Studies for Aromatherapists (Module 5)

IFA, AC and ICM Accredited Attendance: 1 day weekly (Tuesdays 10am to 5pm) or more days depending terms of enrolment. Duration of the course: over 1 academic year (10 months minimum). Methods of Teaching: combination of in-class tuition and 'distance learning' (course notes,workbook, assignment and examinations). Methods of Assessment: workbook, projects, written assignments, external written...

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