Aromatherapy Course for Beginners - Short Courses Sydney

Aromatherapy Course for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn how to make essential oil blends for home and work with our personal care courses in Sydney!

In this beginner's aromatherapy course, you will be introduced to the theories of how your body and mind respond to essential oils. Learning the skill of blending gives you a foundation to create your own products. 

The practical part of this course teaches you how to make your own aromatic home products that are safe and plant-based, using essential oils. Taught by an experienced and professional aromatherapist, this interactive aromatherapy course is designed to give you an understanding of the established and practical applications of essential oils.

This aromatherapy course will educate you about the claimed therapeutic properties of essential oils as well as what to look out for when purchasing your oils. You will explore how aromatherapy may have an impact on your physical and mental well-being, and how essential oils are commonly used to treat headaches, and muscle aches, ease anxiety, boost energy and more. You will also find out about the risks and dangers that you need to consider when using aromatherapy products to ensure the application is in a safe and controlled manner.

This aromatherapy course will cover common application methods as well as teach you how you can mix and blend your products. During this hands-on class, you will create four individual blends to take home:

  • Two 25ml oil blends that you can use as a rub or massage oil
  • One room or pillow mist or facial toner
  • One roll-on blend that fits in every bag

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Aromatherapy Course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the use of essential oils and their claimed benefits for health and well-being
  • Read labels to understand the quality of essential oil
  • Know how your body and mind absorb essential oils
  • Understand common application methods and how to use them in your everyday life safely
  • Use aromatherapy products in a safe and controlled manner
  • Mix your essential oil blends for your individual needs

Course content

What will be covered in this Aromatherapy Course?

  • How essential oils are commonly used in aromatherapy
  • The good and ugly: how to use and not use essential oils
  • How the body and mind absorb those oils, what this means for our well-being, and how to use the knowledge to benefit yourself
  • Basic essential oil chemistry to help you understand which oils to choose
  • Mixing & blending rules
  • A variety of application methods including diffuser, in the shower or bath, inhaling, rub and massage

Intended audience

Who is this Aromatherapy Course for?

This course is for beginners, or anyone with an interest in essential oils and how to use them safely. No prior experience is required.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

Materials provided

  • A range of essential and carrier oils for your blends
  • All packaging
  • Beginners Aromatherapy Course Handouts with a list of common essential oils and their health benefits and risks, formulas for different application methods, and recipes to try at home

Please note: If you have a particular essential oil you wish to use, please bring it along. Our tutor will bring a selection of essential oils to work with but is aware that there are hundreds and cannot provide for every preference.

What to bring to class

  • A bag to transport your products home
  • Your lunch. You may bring your lunch and keep it cool in our refrigerator or purchase it close by.

Additional information

Please note the following:

Accessibility: There is no level of access to the room for this class. Access is via approximately 20 steps.

Allergy Disclaimer: The tutor provides all products supplied for use in this course. Essential oils can cause skin irritation in some cases. It is advised that sensitive individuals check reactivity by doing a skin patch test first. Essential oils must not be applied to the eyes. Essential oils are not to be applied in concentrated doses unless under the supervision of a trained health professional.

Sydney Community College is an educational organisation dedicated to the provision of quality adult education. Classes are intended to develop skills and knowledge. Classes are not intended as individual therapeutic solutions. In health-related matters, guidance from a suitably qualified health professional is recommended.

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Course tutors

Vara has 25 years of experience in both designing and teaching IV Certificate Aromatherapy Courses, but has been working in the field of aromatherapy for over 30 years. Her work as an...

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