EXAMINATION BOARD (IEB)
PRACTITIONER'S DIPLOMA IN AROMATHERAPY
Long is the Course?
The course is taught over eighteen months after which students attend
an examination day. The complete course including exams takes up
to 2 years.
is the Course Taught?
Visual learning aids, lectures and tutorials are used to teach the
theory side of Aromatherapy.
Prerequisite for Course
Students must hold a recognised Anatomy & Physiology Certificate
or work towards the IEB Anatomy & Physiology Certificate in
conjunction with taking the Clinical Aromatherapy Diploma.
Students need to bring pens, paper, coloured pencils and clear,
punched plastic wallets for course notes. Neat and tidy notes are
mandatory and are counted towards the final mark. A white tunic,
black or dark blue trousers with flat black or dark blue shoes (no
open toes) are also required.
The course is assessed by:
attendance of the course 160 hours tutor contact
Completed case studies 100 hours
Theoretical examination 3 hour duration
Practical examination 1 ½ hour duration
Background reading is expected throughout the course
Continual assessment through assignment work, to include a 3,000
Profiles of 50 essential oils
Personal log of unsupervised hours (50 hours)
Personal log of Individual Prescriptions
An integral part of the course is time spent in home study, of both
theory and practice. An important feature of this Diploma course
is the continuous assessment and support of the students. The school
expects a high level of student commitment throughout the course,
both in and out of school.
At the end of the course students sit a 3 hour theory paper plus
a 90 minute practical, where knowledge of essential oils, client
care techniques and standards of Health, Safety and Hygiene are
assessed. Students also need to submit documented evidence of having
treated 10 people, 10 times each, totalling 100 hours of case studies.
On successful completion of the course you will be awarded with
the IEB Practitioner's Diploma in Aromatherapy, and a Diploma in
Clinical Aromatherapy from The Sue Lincoln School of Holistic Therapies.
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You may apply to join the Aromatherapy and Allied Practitioners
Association (AAPA), The British Complementary Medicine Association
(BCMA). Members of these organisations may then use these designations
after their name. Successful candidates may also join the
Aromatherapy Consortium (AC) as a registered therapist.
cost of the course, including handouts, student workbook and exam
fees is £1,345 (deposit £200). For your convenience
this can be paid for in instalments. Students requiring financial
assistance can apply for a Career Development Loan (a deferred repayment
loan with low interest rates).