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Aromatherapy Distance Learning Course - Distance

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  • Entry requirements
    There are no pre-requisites for this course just a basic knowledge of reading and writing in English.
  • Academic Title
    On successful completion, students will receive a UK Open Learning diploma
  • Course description

    The course is designed to give you an introduction and overview to a large number of aspects of the field of Aromatherapy and provide an overview and introduction to this fascinating subject.

    Aromatherapy is defined as:

    Aromatherapy is a term used to describe the applied use of pure essential oils, often in combination with a specialised form of massage, for the purpose of improving a specific ailment, restoring energy levels, balancing the body & mind, and promoting general well-being

    Course Content

    The course covers the following syllabus:

    Part A:  Essentials of Aromatherapy

    Unit 1:  Introduction to Aromatherapy

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the basics of aromatherapy and how it works.

    Unit 2:  History of Aromatherapy

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand how aromatherapy evolved over the years

    Unit 3:  Chemical Components in Essential Oils

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the chemical components and people involved with essential oils.

    Unit 4:  What are Essential Oils

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand how essential oil is extracted, their uses, their effects and realise the importance of quality of essential oils.

    Unit 5:  The Power of Smell

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand how the sense of smell works, its importance and its effects.

    Unit 6:  Cautions

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand how toxicity occurs, know which essentials oils to use and avoid in pregnancy, basic guidelines using essential oils, how to deal with problems that might occur and assess any contra indications.    

    Unit 7:  Carrier Oils

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Know the best and commonly used carrier oils, how to correctly store carrier oils, handling carrier oils and the basics of health

    Unit 8:  Applying Essential Oils

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Assess the correct application of essential oils

    Unit 9:  Massage

    By the end of this unit, learns should be able to:
    • Understand the different effects of massage, the benefits, basic massages for face, hair and mood.

    Unit 10:  Symptoms

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand which essential oil is best used to treat different conditions.

    Unit 11:  Common Essential Oils

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the most commonly used essential oils, how they are produced and their best uses.

    Unit 12:  Introduction to Other Alternative Therapies

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand about herbalism, bach flowers, homeopathy, colour therapy, crystal therapy and meditation.

    Part B:  Human Anatomy & Physiology

    Unit 13:  Introduction to the Human Body

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the Human body structure, its functions, the life process and anatomical terminology

    Unit 14:  Cells, Tissues and Membranes

    By the end of this unit, learns should be able to:
    • Understand cell structure, body tissues and membranes

    Unit 15:  Skeletal System

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the functions of the skeletal system, bone tissue, bone development and growth, classifications of bones, division of the skeleton

    Unit 16:  Muscular System

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the functions of the muscular system, the structure of the skeletal muscle, muscle types and skeletal muscle groups.

    Unit 17:  Nervous System

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the functions for the nervous system, nerve tissue, and organisation of the nervous system.

    Unit 18:  Endocrine System

    By the end of this unit, learns should be able to:
    • Understand the endocrine system, characteristics of hormones and endocrine glands. 

    Unit 19:  Cardiovascular System

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the cardiovascular system, heart, and the blood.

    Unit 20:  Lymphatic System

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the functions and the components of the lymphatic system

    Unit 21:  Respiratory System

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the respiratory system, the mechanics of ventilation, respiratory volumes and capacities.

    Unit 22:  Digestive System

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the functions of the digestive system, general structure and the different regions of the digestive system.

    Unit 23:  Urinary System

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the functions and the components of the urinary system

    Unit 24:  Reproductive System

    By the end of this unit, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the male and female reproductive system.

    How the Course is compiled

    Your course consists of the 24 Units, as advised above, and 12 Tutor Marked Assignments are required to be completed and sent to the college for marking. We send you the complete course by courier and you complete a series of assignments which you e-mail or post to your tutor for marking.
     

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