Advanced Aromatherapy online accredited course

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Advanced Aromatherapy Online Accredited Course


This Advanced Aromatherapy online distant learning course will provide a progression route with advanced technical skills for qualified aromatherapists. This qualification will enable you to further develop your knowledge of additional oils and their therapeutic uses and the theories and practices for advanced applications of prescriptive aromatherapy. This qualification is designed to give you the essential knowledge to assist you to provide advanced therapeutic skills within a clinical setting. You will learn the therapeutic benefits of using over 20 advanced essential oils and 10 carrier oils. You will build upon previous knowledge and experience and expand your knowledge in the use and practical application of advanced prescriptive aromatherapy. You will be introduced to new essential oils and base oils and expand your skills beyond a reliance on familiar blends.

You will investigate the blending of oils to include the therapeutic properties, contra-indications and have the opportunity to explore the use of prescriptive blends using the holistic and molecular approach. You will be able to utilise this knowledge and understanding to tailor your aromatherapy treatments to your individual client needs, to promote health and well-being and create balance.

Advanced Aromatherapy Online Accredited Diploma

Pre-requisites (entry level):

An Aromatherapy qualification. A&P is also required.

An anatomy and physiology accredited course can be studied alongside this course.

Course format:

home study + case studies. Training material is accessed through our online portal.

Course content:

  • Advanced aromatherapy
  • Health & Safety online course FREE
  • Listenting skills online course FREE


The home study can be started at anytime, please ask for available course dates.


None. This is a distant learning course

Model Required?:

Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.

Case studies:

You are required to complete 5 case studies (5 people x 2 treatments each.)

Accreditation body:

* IICT - International Institute for Complementary Therapists

* IPHM - International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine


* ABT - Associated Beauty Therapists (If booked WITH live video assessment)

Career Opportunities:

Self-Employed complementary therapist or Aromatherapist working from home, salon, mobile.

Additional Costs:

You will need to purchase your own products and oils in order to carry out your case studies.

We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied here:

Karen Ashton, Founder of Holistic Therapies Training, has published her first book ‘The Essential Oils Guide’. Available in Paperback or Kindle edition. Click on the links below to view details or to purchase a book -

Paperback Book

Kindle Book

Qualification gained:

Advanced Aromatherapy Diploma


Please check your insurance companies requirements before enrolling on this course? (It is the students responsibility to check coverage with their insurers BEFORE enrolling on this course)

Here are some insurance companies, some with introductory discounts -


Sadly, due to insurance, we are unable to accept any learners residing in USA or Canada at this time.

Payment Options

If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, PayPal or PayPal credit, here are the details

Please note, if you choose either of these methods, your booking will be processed manually, and can take up to 24 hours to receive access to your training pack.

Your Instructor

Karen Ashton (Course Writer)
Karen Ashton (Course Writer)

Karen has more than 19 years experience in the industry, she is the founder of Holistic Therapies Training, which was launched in 2007. Karen is a course writer and author of 'The Essential Oils Guide'. Writing is her passion and she has a wealth of knowledge in beauty, massage and complementary therapies.

Course Curriculum

  Section 3 - Advanced Aromatherapy - Essential Oils
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  Section 4 - Advanced Carrier Oils
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

This course is not open for enrollment.