Aromatherapy has been used for many generations and is a gentle yet effective complementary therapy designed to help maintain good health by the correct use and application of pure essential oils obtained from plants.


Areas covered in this course include

  • Safety/contra- indications *which oils to use with care and which not to use at all.
  • Study 12 essential oils in detail looking at the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of each of the oils.
  • Various ways of using essential oils, finding the most appropriate method of application in a variety of situations.
  • Blending, we look at the process of blending, taking into consideration the essential oil notes and therapeutic effects of combining various oils, you will get hands on experience in preparing a variety of blends which you then take home.
  • Essential oils and common ailments. We look at a variety of ailments and discuss the most appropriate oils to use.
  • You will receive substantial course notes, covering a wide range of conditions/ ailments with lots of suggestions and blends to use for each.
  • Carrier oils and their therapeutic properties. What to look for when buying carrier oils, how to select the most appropriate carrier for various skin requirements and therapeutic properties, shelf life, storage etc.
  •  Essential oils for skin care. We look at a variety of skin types; you will prepare a skin care package suited to your individual needs. You then use these products during the aromatherapy facial practical, and then take them home.
  • Aromatherapy for pregnancy and childbirth.


Pre requisites: None

Dates: 14th October – 16th December, Weekly on Tuesdays

Time: 5.30-8.30pm

862 North Lake Road, Cockburn Central

Course Duration: 30 Hrs

Mode of Delivery: On Campus

Cost: Local Students: $630.00 (includes $30 for manufacturing materials and supporting course notes)

International Students: $690.00 (includes $30 for manufacturing materials and supporting course notes)

Should there be insufficient students the AIHM reserves the right to postpone the unit and any fees received will be refunded in full.

Please register your interest and we will contact you when we offer this course.

Australian Institute of Higher and Further Education
Pty Ltd T/A Australian Institute of Holistic Medicine
RTO No: 40977