Case studies and essay questions
Whether distance learning or classroom tutor taught modules it is necessary to complete case studies and essay questions. Remember case studies focus on conditions and essay questions focus on individual oils/blends/cosmetic skincare products as well as general themes eg name and describe the skincare types, describe the general properties of essential oils. set your own essay questions on your favourite oils/topics. Chemistry may not be your favourite but get the lego out again. Take a picture of your models for your file.
One combination of distance learning and classroom taught study pathway would be to complete 4 modules of the aromatherapy diploma by distance learning (cost £275 each), complete the online VTCT level 3 in anatomy and physiology, attend one week Massage £450, one week Aromatherapy practical £450. Examination Aromatherapy theory £95, Examination Aromatherapy practice £95
For information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit www.direct.gov.uk/adultlearning or contact 0800 100 900
Upgrade to IFPA membership
AROMATHERAPY UPGRADE TO IFPA STANDARDS Formulated for qualified Aromatherapists who need to upgrade to the standards required by The International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists (IFPA). The schedule is tailored to the needs of the individual and the level of knowledge is adjusted accordingly. (UPGR). learning is assessed by Sue Jenkin MIFPA. A 5 day course is sufficient to prepare for the examiniations.
Insurance Cover: It is advised that Students be covered for any claims made personally against them by taking advantage of the student premium under the IFPA scheme which was specifically arranged for this purpose.