ESSENCE OF A TOP CAREER MANY FULFILLING ROADS LEAD FROM AROMATHERAPY
AROMATHERAPY is a growing therapeutic area offering health and relaxation benefits underpinned by science.
TAFE’s Certificate IV and Diploma of Aromatherapy represent the highest qualifications The course covers the principles and application of aromatherapy as well as the underlying
Specific topic areas include: anatomy, physiology and pathology, communication skills, aromatherapy massage, aromatherapy Clinical Practice, first aid, advanced aromatherapy practice, business skill treatment evaluation and monitoring, and the development of natural products.
TAFE teacher Fiona Carr said students got valuable professional experience by practising on actual clients in a state-of-the-art aromatherapy clinic at Randwick College.
“Your main tools are essential oils derived from plants for their aroma and health-giving benefits,” she said.
“But there are plenty of other aspects to learn and embrace.
“These courses are suitable to anyone looking for work in the health industry with a genuine desire to help others.
“You need good communication skills; must be willing to work as part of a team and be empathic to the needs of others, and display a passion for essential oils.”
Aromatherapy offers both life and career wellness.