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Aromatherapy Certification Program

Learn to become a professional qualified Aromatherapist during this 235-hour, comprehensive hands-on training. Aromatherapy Certification Program (ACP) prepares students to become professionally qualified in the therapeutic uses of essential oils.  In this course, you will study the therapeutic uses
of 50 essential oils and how to safely use them in your business and your personal life.  Students learn through an interactive learning approach ~ with a dynamic mix of activities, hands-on blending (you begin blending on the second day of class), discussions and engaging lectures. 

Goals and Objectives
Our goal is to help the students develop the necessary skills to use essential oils as part of their daily lives, professionally and personally.  This course provides detailed information that is essential to becoming a qualified Aromatherapist. We look at quality of essentials oils and what questions to ask when purchasing.  The safe use of essential oils in practice is key to Aromatherapy and is discussed in detail.  You will develop consultation skills that will allow you to choose essential oils and create blends based on your client’s individual’s needs. 

What’s included in the Program:
  • a comprehensive 300+ page manual filled with information, activities, resources
  • the use of over 50 pure essential oils during class
  • over $700 worth of products individually created by each student
You’ll make body care products to take home like body butters and lotions, salves, lip balms, bath salts and scrubs, personal inhalers and steam blends, green cleaning products for your home; you’ll create a kit to take when traveling or for your First Aid needs. 
  • Access to a self-directed online Anatomy & Physiology class

Anyone may register for this program. There are no prerequisites and no previous Aromatherapy Training
is required. Only the enthusiasm to learn more about essential oils!

This 15-day program runs over 4 days over 4 months.
Classes begin each day at 9:30 a.m and finish at 5:30 p.m.

Next program dates:
  • April 3-6, 2014
  • May 1-4, 2014
  • May 29-31, June 1, 2014
  • July 4-6, 2014 (this session is only 3 days)

Program Fee: $2000.00
A non-refundable deposit of $350.00 is required to reserve your spot in a class. 
A payment plan for the balance may be available.  Please contact us directly to discuss a payment plan. 

Please contact us at stepstohealth@cogeco.ca to register.

Successful completion of this course will prepare students for a broad spectrum of ways to implement essential oils into their career path. These possibilities range from using essential oils as a complementary addition in their practice in the healing arts such as massage therapy, reflexology, aesthetics or nursing to pursuing and establishing a business as an Aromatherapist providing consultations and selling products commercially.

In order to receive STH certification, students must complete all aspects of the ACP; and complete the online Anatomy and Physiology course.  If you have previous training in A&P, you may simply take the multiple choice final exam for your credit.

What does certification mean?

The Aromatherapy Certification Program was established in May, 2000. 
The program is approved by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy
(NAHA), a governing body for international and national standards of education
for Aromatherapists. 

Successful graduates may be eligible for membership
with Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists (CFA). Ask us how!

Aromatherapy Massage

This course will teach the student how to perform an aromatherapy massage. Our Aromatherapy Massage integrates essential oils application with a combination of massage techniques such as lymphatic drainage, Swedish massage, acupressure and reflexology designed to be particularly restorative to the autonomic nervous system. We will review body systems key to this treatment. The student will develop consultation skills and learn how to document this session.

The 6-day course begins with 38 hours of classroom training and offers a practice day following the in-class training. For successful completion of this course, students are required to complete a portfolio of 20 sessions plus a written exam and practical assessment.

What’s included:
  • a comprehensive manual with step-by-step guidance for a 60 minute session
  • the use of preblended therapeutic essential oil blends during class or materials to custom blend (for those with previous essential oil training). 

Next program dates:
  • No dates scheduled for this program
  • If you are interested, please contact us

Course Fee: $500.00
A non-refundable deposit of $100.00 is required to reserve your spot in a class.
Please note this class is limited to 4 participants.
Tel. 905.334.9765 Email: stepstohealth@cogeco.ca
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