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Advanced Diploma in Aromatherapy

Advanced Diploma in Aromatherapy

Accredited by CPD UK Accredited by CPD UK
Interactive Video Training Interactive Video Training
IPHM Accredited IPHM Accredited
Duration: 4 Hours Duration: 4 Hours
Lifetime access Lifetime access
Tutor Support Tutor Support

This course will take you to the next level of your aromatherapy expertise. You will explore the art and science of aromatic healing on a deeper level, as you dive into advanced essential oil branding techniques and specialised applications.

This Course At A Glance

  • Eligible to apply for the insurance
  • Accredited by International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)
  • Accredited by CPD UK
  • Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
  • Understand the fundamental of aromatherapy and carrier oils
  • Know what to look for when buying essential oils and how to store them
  • Understand how Lavander play a vital role to treat bites and stings
  • Know how to diffuse essential oils with cats in the house
  • Recognise various ways to extract essential oils
  • Know how to work safely with essential oil
  • Identify the various ways to apply and incorporate aromatherapy
  • Know how to relieve stress and insomnia using aromatherapy
  • Learn how aromatherapy is used to treat musculoskeletal and respiratory system disorder
  • Understand how aromatherapy is used to treat swelling, edema and cellulite
  • Recognise the use of aromatherapy in treating digestive system disorders
  • Learn how to treat skin disorders such as dermatitis/eczema, psoriasis, and other skin conditions
  • Know how to treat female reproductive disorders such as PMS, menopause, and painful periods

Advanced Diploma in Aromatherapy Course Overview

This interactive online advanced diploma in aromatherapy courses is beneficial for spa therapists, aromatherapists or for those who want to have a broader understanding of aromatherapy, how to use these aromatic essential oils and implement them into their daily lives. This course will help you understand the functions of essential oils, and how to combine them to treat various skin conditions and disorders such as respiratory system disorder, musculoskeletal system disorder, lymphatic system disorder, digestive system disorder, and female reproductive disorder.

This course covers different ways to apply aromatherapy, including how aroma therapy helps relieve stress, insomnia, headaches, arthritis, bruise, sinusitis, asthma, etc. You will learn how essential oil is absorbed into our bloodstream as well as the various ways to extract the essential oils. This advanced diploma in aromatherapy courses will also help you understand the safety precautions that are required to be taken while working with and using essential oil.

Upon successful completion of this advanced diploma in aromatherapy courses, you will have deep knowledge of aromatherapy, the benefits of lavender oil, essential oil safety, how to treat various disorders using aromatherapy, and much more.

Accredited by

International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM) is a leading accredited organisation that certifies and regulates alternative therapists, healers, and training providers around the world. After completing the IPHM accredited course you will be eligible to apply for the insurance.

cpd logoCPD certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. Many organisations look for employees with CPD requirements, which means, that by doing this course, you would be a potential candidate in your respective field.

Who should take this course?

This advanced diploma in aromatherapy courses is primarily aimed at:

  • Aestheticians
  • Herbalists
  • Spa Therapists
  • Aromatherapists
  • Aspiring Aromatherapists
  • Owners of an aromatherapy clinic
  • Anyone interested to learn about aromatherapy

However, this course is not restricted to any single profession or field of work. This course is ideal for everyone who wants to gain knowledge about aromatherapy and develop the practical skills necessary to apply it in their daily life.

Entry Requirements

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this advanced diploma in aromatherapy courses, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
  • However, you are required to have a laptop/desktop/tablet or smartphone and a good internet connection.

Assessment Method

This advanced diploma in aromatherapy courses assesses learners through multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Upon successful completion of the modules, learners must answer MCQs to complete the assessment procedure. Through the MCQs, it is measured how much a learner could grasp from each section. In the assessment pass mark is 60%.

It would help if you also got yourself registered with our Aromatherapy Courses Online Mega Bundle. This bundle includes various courses covering different aspects of aromatherapy, from basic principles to advanced techniques. It’s a great way to expand your knowledge and skills in this field.

Course Curriculum

Introduction To Aromatherapy


Before We Start

What is Aromatherapy

Where Do Certain Plants Have Essential Oils

Why Does the Cost of Essential Oils Vary So Much

What to Look for When Buying Essential Oils

How Essential Oils Can Be Adulterated

I Just Bought Some Fake ‘pure’ Essential Oils!

Storing Your Essential Oils

Dilution Rates

Carrier Oils and What I Think is the Best for Massage

Best Carrier Oils for Skin Conditions and Small Areas

What on Earth Do These Words Mean

Lavender- The Most Versatile Oil Ever!

If I Only Had Lavender Oil, What Can I Do With It

A Quick Word About Whether to Use Lavender Neat (Undiluted) or Not.

Treating Bites and Stings With Lavender

Lots of Great Ways to Use Lavender in Your Daily Life.

Diffusing Essential Oils With Cats

Should You Diffuse Essential Oils With Cats in the House

Essential Oils-How They Are Absorbed Into Our Bloodstream

How Does Aromatherapy Affect Our Minds and Bodies

What is the Quickest Base to Get the E.O.s Into Your Bloodstream

How to Increase Your Absorption Rate Even More

The Garlic Test

The Various Ways To Extract Essential Oils

What You Will Learn in This Section

The Steam and Water Distillation Process

Cold Expressio

Solvent Extraction

Carbon Dioxide(CO2) Extraction



Essential Oil Safety

Using Essential Oils Safely is Paramount

Some Good News for People With High Blood Pressure

A Word About Using Citrus Oils and Photosensitivity

Oils That Must Be Avoided in Pregnancy and Nursing Mothers.

What You Should Not Do

The Various Way To Apply Aromatherapy

Introduction to the Ways to Apply Your Aromatherapy

A Word About Aromatherapy Baths

Warm and Cold Compresses

Roller Balls

Bath and Body Products

Small Topical Creams, Oils and Lotions

Foot Baths

Steam Inhalation


The Diffusers That I Prefer and Why.

Full Body Massage

Room Sprays

To Summarize the Best Ways to Apply Aromatherapy for the Various Conditions

Helping Stress And Insomnia

What We Are Going to Go Through From Now on

Let’s Take a Look at Stress

A Handy List of Essential Oils for Emotional States

Using Aromatherapy for Stress and Insomnia

Let’s Use This Knowledge in a Practical Situation

Musculoskeletal System Disorders

What You Are Going to Learn in This Section

How to Treat Acute Injuries

How to Treat Chronic Pain


How to Treat Arthritis

If I Had Just 1 Essential Oil to Treat Pain With, It Would Be This One

A 2018 Study on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain Using Lavender

A Study that increased Athletic Performance With Aromatherapy


Varicose Veins

Lymphatic System Disorders

Treating Swelling, Edema and Cellulite

Respiratory System Disorders

Treating Respiratory Disorders

Treating Sinusitis

Treating Asthma

Treating Chronic Bronchitis

Treating Hayfever

Treating Allergies With the Big 4 Essential Oils

Digestive System Disorders

Digestive Disorders in General

Treating Nausea

Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Treating Constipation

Treating Weight Loss

Treating Female Reproductive Disorders

Treating Dysmenorrhea (Painful Periods)

Treating PMS

Treating Menopause

Treating Skin Disorders

Looking at Treating Certain Skin Conditions

A Handy List Of essential Oils For Skin Types

Treating Dermatitis/Eczema

Studies on Using Sandalwood for Eczema and Psoriasis

Treating Psoriasis

Studies Using tea Tree EO for Acne

Treating Hair Loss and Scalp issues

Treating Burns

Treating Scars

Treating Athletes Foot ( Tinea Pedis)

Some Studies Have Shown Effective Treatments With Wrinkles

Make Your Own Anti-aging Serum

Stretch Marks Oil

Hand Sanitizer Spray

Congratulations! You Have Completed the Course.

Supplementary Resources

Supplementary Resources – Advanced Diploma in Aromatherapy at QLS Level 6 Supplementary Resources – Advanced Diploma in Aromatherapy at QLS Level 6


Assessment – Advanced Diploma in Aromatherapy at QLS Level 6

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate from Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order the Endorsed Certificate by Quality Licence Scheme. The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees. There is a Quality Licence Scheme endorsement fee to obtain an endorsed certificate which is £65.

Certificate of Achievement from Lead Academy

After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. The certificate of achievement is an official credential that confirms that you successfully finished a course with Lead Academy. Certificate can be obtained in PDF version at a cost of £12, and there is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy certificate which is £35.


Course Reviews


The best is the one that is affiliated with a professional body, such as the Federation of Holistic Therapists and the International Federation of Aromatherapists (IFA). According to some studies, there are 2 excellent internationally recognised diploma courses affiliated with the International Federation of Aromatherapists: 1. The Aromatherapy Diploma (level 4 diploma) and 2. The Professional Essential Oils Therapy (PEOT) Diploma. which focuses on the in-depth study of essential oils and carrier oils and their applications.

Online courses typically work by providing educational content and resources related to the practice of therapy through an online platform. Interested students enrol in an online course on the website and they get access to the learning materials such as video lectures, e-books, quizzes etc. After completing the course learners receive a certificate as evidence of their completion.

The duration of the course depends on the level of the course. For example, a basic or introductory course is usually shorter in duration, ranging from a few hours to a few weeks. On the other hand, a professional or advanced course ranges from several months to a year longer.

Here are some steps you can take to start your career as an aromatherapist:

1. Pursue a program: If you don't have healthcare experience, Pursue a program with an emphasis on human anatomy and physiology.
2. Complete a program: pursue a program approved by the Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA) or the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA).
3. Earn your certification: After completing your training, take the Aromatherapy Registration Council (ARC) certification exam and earn your certification.
4. Look for work as an aromatherapist: Once you receive your certification, start your job search. Many aromatherapists open their own private practices.

Aromatherapists, like many other healthcare practitioners, can earn a good living. The income in this profession may vary depending on the level of expertise and if the therapist runs his/her own business or works for someone else. The amount they earn may also vary depending on where they work and the services they normally serve patients.