Aromatherapy Certification Program 280 hours

Aromatherapy Certification Program 280 hours

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Course Description and Overview

Wildwoods 280 hour Holistic Aromatherapy Certification Program offers training and certification in the safe and therapeutic use of essential oils. Certified Aromatherapist go on to provide professional consultations and blending services in any number of diverse settings including private practices and the healthcare industry.

Students Learn

    • Essential Oil Blending and Application
    • History of Aromatherapy
    • Safety and Contraindications
    • Methods of Extraction
    • Quality & Purity
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Essential Oils Therapeutics
    • CBD Formulations
    • Subtle Energetics 
    • Formulations & Product Development
    • Consultation and Business Skills
    • Ethics & Professional Standards
    • Essential Oil Chemistry
    • Consultation Skills
    • Blending for Special Populations
    The majority of the ACP coursework takes place in a fun and dynamic classroom setting where students gain valuable hands-on experience with essential oils and aromatic products.  Students develop their noses and personal blending skills by making over 50 custom blends during guided classroom blending exercises.  Class time also include informative lectures, multi-media presentations and guided individual and group projects. 
    All the materials for the 50 classroom blending exercises are included and provided by the program.  Blends are yours to take home and enjoy! ($750 estimated value in products.)

    Students have access to

      • Over 80 therapeutic grade essential oils
      • 25% off essential oils while enrolled
      • hydrosols and essenses
      • organic base oils, cremes and lotions
      • balm, salve and butter supplies
      • inhalers and diffusers
      • wildcrafted herbs and herbal infusions
      • resins and incense 
      • blending and mixing tools
      • containers & labels

    Who can take this course

    The Wildwoods ACP is an entry-level program, no prior experience is required.  Contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

      Course Goals and Objectives              

        • Learn to make a wide variety of aromatherapy body care, personal care and home care products to support health and wellness.
        • Acquire a thorough understanding of the safe and therapeutic use of over 90 essential oils and hydrosols.
        • Attain confidence in your ability to consult with clients and create blends that are both safe and helpful.
        • Develop an appreciation for the subtle energetics of essential oils and their amazing potential to support emotional well.
        • Have a clear understanding of how the chemistry of essential oils informs its  potential for safety hazards, therapeutic properties and application. 
        • Learn how to structure fees for professional aromatherapy services, products and consultations so that upon graduating you can successfully begin a career as a professional aromatherapist. 
        • To have fun and enjoy yourself as you learn the art and science of aromatherapy.

        What do Professional Aromatherapist Do

          • Provide professional aromatherapy consultations
          • Create custom blended products for private clients
          • Create a unique aromatherapy product or product line
          • Consult with spas, wellness centers, corporations and other industries.
          • Create amazing aromatherapy wellness products for self, family & friends
          • Teach classes on aromatherapy
          • Use your skills in your current profession 
          • Sell essential oils
        Many students of the ACP are health care providers who choose to become certified in order to offer aromatherapy services in their current position. Other students take the program to become more knowledgeable about the essential oils they are already using.

            Topics of ACP Study

            Our goal at Wildwoods is to give Aromatherapist a foundation of knowledge that enables them to create beautiful aromatherapy blends while giving equal consideration to aroma, energetics, chemistry and safety.

              • Methods of Extraction 
              • Blending Guidelines
              • Contraindications & General Safety
              • Essential Oil Chemistry
              • Purity, Testing & Sustainability
              • Toxicology & Contraindications
              • Anatomy & Physiology*
              • The Ethics of Aromatherapy 
              • Subtle Energetics 
              • Conducting Consultations
              • Skin Care and Stress Relief
              • Colds, Flu & Immunity 
              • Pain & Inflammation 
              • Clinical Applications
              • Pathology and Clinical Safety
              • Advanced Component Blending
              • Hydrolats & Complimentary Therapies
              • Blending for Specialty Populations
              • Product Formulations & Development
              • The Business of Aromatherapy

               * Students with prior A&P will be exempt from A&P coursework.  

              Requirements for graduation: 

                • Completion of all required in classroom and out of classroom coursework with an average grade of 70% or higher.
                • Completion of 25 case study blending practicums*
                • Completion of one 8-10 page paper or approved aromatherapy project.
                • Pass the final exam with a 75% grade or higher.
                • Tuition must be paid in full.

              Course Fee

              Tuition for the program is $2800.00* (includes a $675 materials use fee)

              *Payment plans available 

              Cancellation Policy*

              Your deposit will be refunded or, if you choose, transferred to a future date if Wildwoods Aromatics has to cancel the scheduled program.  Your deposit can be transferred to future date if you cancel up to 15 days before the ACP classes begin. Within 15 days of the course start date, deposits cannot be transferred or refunded.

              Payment Plan*

              Wildwood's ACP payment plan:  A deposit of $700.00 confirms your participation in the program, followed by three installments of $700.00.  Tuition must be paid in full before classes begin.  Tuition is non-refundable.   Tuition includes all supplies for in-classroom blending exercises.   The case study portion of the program is to be done at home and students will need to have a small personal supply of about 15 essential oils along with carriers and containers.  Students can use the aromatherapy supplies they already have or if supplies are needed, supplies will be available for purchase at a discount from Wildwoods.

              Attendance is required to graduate.  Make-up work may be arranged with the instructor in the case of an unavoidable absence or family emergency.

              Introduction to Clinical Aromatherapy ACP1 must be taken at the beginning of Wildwoods Aromatherapy Certification Program.  See multiple dates and locations for the Into to Clinical Aromatherapy Workshop in our schedule.


              2019  Aromatherapy Certification Program Dates: 

              June 8th - Dec. 8th (15 days / 8 weekends)

              ACP location:  Creative Space, 303 E Old Main, Yellville, AR

              Saturday's and Sunday's  9:30am - 5:30pm.  See schedule for details.