Aromatherapy

Level: Practitioner QLS level 3

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to practice aromatherapy – graduates of this course can also obtain professional liability insurance
  • Receive the Certificate of Achievement at QLS Level 3*
  • Become a Registered BSY Aromatherapy Practitioner
  • Be awarded the professional BSY Diploma
  • Be eligible to become a member of AHCP (Association of Complementary Practitioners)
  • Be eligible for membership of The Guild of Holistic Therapists

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors. There is also an essential 1 day of practical training for this course.

Course overview

Aromatherapy operates on two levels – firstly, it uses the widely acknowledged benefits of body massage, combined with the medical effects of the essential oils derived from plants and chosen for their therapeutic properties.  Aromatherapy is an intensely comforting healing therapy which has become tremendously popular.

Syllabus

  • Lesson One
    • Introduction
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
      • Axial Skeleton
      • Appendicular Skeleton
      • Joints of the Skeleton
  • Lesson Two
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
      • Endocrine Glands
      • The Nervous System
  • Lesson Three
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
      • Muscular Tissue
      • Muscles of the Skeleton
      • Anatomical Terms
  • Lesson Four
    • Psychology
      • The Mind
      • The Power of Suggestion
  • Lesson Five
    • Shiatsu
    • Meridians
      • Tsubos
      • Digital Pressure
  • Lesson Six
    • Essential Oils
      • Extraction
      • Essential Oil Purity
    • Carrier Oils
      • Commonly Used Carrier Oils
  • Lesson Seven
    • Alphabetical Table of Essential Oils
      • Top Notes
      • Middle Notes
      • Base Notes
  • Lesson Eight
    • Therapeutic Recipes
      • Circulation
      • Digestive
      • Excretory
      • Head
      • Menstrual
      • Muscular
      • Nervous
      • Respiratory
      • Scalp
      • Skin
      • Special
  • Lesson Nine
    • Manipulation and Massage
      • Preparation
      • Types of Massage
      • Dealing with Tension
      • Dealing with Frustration, Depression and Anxiety
      • Contraindications
      • Back Massage
  • Lesson Ten
    • Massage (Continued)
      • Back of Legs
      • Front of Legs
      • Abdomen
      • Arms
      • Shoulders
      • Scalp
      • Face
    • Neurology
      • Cutaneous Innervation
      • Sensation
      • Reflex Action
      • Autonomic Nervous System
  • Lesson Eleven
    • First Aid
      • First Aid Kit
      • Supplies Needed
      • First Aid Treatment
      • A – Z List
  • Lesson Twelve
    • Starting your own Practice
      • Premises
      • Mobile Therapy
      • Equipment
      • Useful Tools of the Trade
      • Obtaining Clients
      • The Session
      • The Course of Treatment
      • The Inner Work

Practical training

1 day of Practical Training is essential for students without a prior massage qualification. For further information please call us on Freephone 0800 731 9271 or 01409 220 400. Your practical training is a valuable opportunity to learn directly from an experienced practical training tutor with specialist skills. Additional fees apply*.

*BSY currently charges £75 per day. For any practical training workshop or assessment organised independently of BSY, BSY shall have no liability to any person for any loss or damage, whether direct or indirect, resulting from the workshop or assessment, any fees due will be agreed between you and the assessor.

*Registration fee included.