Enjoy discovering the amazing therapeutic and relaxing effects of essentials oils. This is ideal to learn in the comfort of your own home at your own pace, it is an not only interesting and a useful course but fun to learn.
This online course is designed to give you an insight into the uses and discover the delights of aromatherapy, to use with family and friends and introduce you to the possibility of taking a longer accredited course.
We do not offer an accredited course for Aromatherapy as this is one of our introductory courses, however often the tutor will be able to recommend further training if you wish to gain a recognised qualification. It includes the pharmacologic properties of the carrier and essential oils and how they can be used and applied to assist with a variety of conditions.
This online course is for beginners - no previous experience is required. You will receive a certificate on completion.
Learn how to perform a basic aromatherapy massage to use with family and friends - please note this is NOT an accredited course it is a beginners course only and you cannot use what you have learned with clients as your insurance will not cover you unless you get a certified qualification.
Course Price £130.00
Essential oils can be calming and rejuvenating and assist with digestion, painful muscles and joints, as well as stimulating the immune system. Some oils are excellent for respiratory conditions and act as expectorants, antiseptics and antispasmodics.
• The history and background of Aromatherapy
• The uses of carrier oils and essential oils
• How essential oils are blended and diluted
• When to use essential oils and how to use safely
• Which oils are best for various conditions e.g.
o Circulatory and Muscular conditions - palpitations, high blood pressure, tired and aching muscles and stiffness.
o Respiratory conditions - Colds, flu, sore throat, cough, sinusitis
o Skin Problems – Acne, eczema, acne, burns, cuts, bruises, bites and stings, oily /dry skin
o Digestive System - Spasm, pain, indigestion, nausea
o Nervous system - Insomnia, fatigue, stress, nervous tension, anxiety, mood swings
• Cautions and Contraindications
• Aromatherapy Massage
• Chakra and Meridian Energies
• General Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body
• Aftercare Advice
• Stockists and Suppliers
Aromatic plants and oils have been used for thousands of years, principally in incense and perfumes and for religious, medical and culinary purposes. Numerous ancient civilisations including the Egyptians used them and they are also mentioned in Vedic Indian literature and in the Chinese Yellow Emperor’s book of internal medicine dating from around 2000 BC.
Today they are used extensively in the cosmetic and food industries, both for their aromas and as flavouring. The essential oils have many therapeutic properties that can assist the body with a variety of ailments; they are readily absorbed through the skin where their biological and pharmacological compounds can affect the body.
Essential oils are highly concentrated oils from raw plant material, including seeds, bark, leaves, wood, roots, fruit and peel. They are highly volatile and must be used with care and ALWAYS diluted; however, they have many therapeutic uses. Essential oils can be used to help with many common ailments and reduce the need for taking pain killers and other over the counter medicines.
Learn How to Combine Essentials Oils and Make a Personalised Blend for Yourself or Friends and Family.
• Create your own massage oil – for headaches, aching muscles or tired feet
• Formulate your own shampoo for dry or greasy hair, dandruff etc.
• Blend your own facial oil, for mature, dry skin/problem skin etc.
• Create your own clay mask for your particular skin type
• Learn how to perform a basic aromatherapy massage
This online course will give you the basic skills to begin using essential oils for personal use and in the home. As well as giving you the freedom to create your own personalised and fragrant skin, bath and body care. What’s more, it will give you a great insight into deciding if you want to train further in this area.
Yes, we have many students from abroad who have taken this distance learning course with us.
98' to present date
© Gateway Workshops, students are not authorised to teach this course unless through Gateway. This is a therapist course only, information is copyright and to be used with their clients only and not taught to others.
None required - Anyone over the age of 16 may sign up for this beginners course no previous experience is required. You will receive a certificate on completion.
You will receive a certificate on completion.