Aromatherapy & Essential Oil Science Diploma


Aromatherapy & Essential Oil Science Diploma


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We will be holding Open Evenings for this course on Thursday 23 February 2017 (fully booked) and Thursday 25 May 2017, giving you the chance to ask any questions and meet our Principal tutor Victoria Plum, who has over 20 years of professional experience in the field.

If you would like to attend the Open Evening please email us.

**This course has an interview process and therefore cannot be purchased online. To attend an interview please download and fill in the application form and then email it to

Aromatherapy is one of the most popular and accessible forms of natural medicine, so it's not surprising that many people choose to train as an aromatherapist to enjoy a more satisfying and flexible career. The Neal's Yard Remedies Aromatherapy & Essential Oil Science Diploma course is one of the most comprehensive professional aromatherapy courses available. Accredited by the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists (IFPA) it will provide you with a strong basis for a career as a professional aromatherapist. We've trained over 300 professional aromatherapists over the years, many of whom go on to practice in the Neal's Yard Remedies Therapy Rooms across the UK, a wonderfully supportive environment to begin a new career and become part of the Neal's Yard Remedies family.

This diploma course has been designed to give you all the skills - theoretical, practical and business - to become a professional aromatherapist. In addition to the study of essential oils, anatomy, physiology and massage, modules on therapeutic relationship, practice management and essential oil science are also studied. We consider these extra modules essential to becoming a successful holistic therapist. Click here to view the course syllabus.

Field Trips form a key part of this course. Over the duration of the course, students visit Kew Botanical Gardens, The Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons, as well as participating in a residential trip in the summer to one of the country's leading Essential Oil Farms and research centres during the lavender harvest.

The course is classroom based in our School of Natural Health, Covent Garden, which will give you great access to our flagship store. As a Diploma student you will receive 20% discount on all Neal's Yard Remedies products and 40% discount on essential oils and carrier oils in our Covent Garden store for the duration of the course.

Our tutors are experts in their field and provide you with the most up to date research and information. For more details on our tutors please visit our 'Meet the Tutors' page.


Please contact us if you would like to receive our Aromatherapy & Essential Oil Science Diploma prospectus.

Length: 18months
Location: Neal's Yard Remedies School of Natural Health in Covent Garden
Cost: £4500 - fee can be paid in full or with a deposit and 5 equal instalments (5% discount if paid in full at start of course)
Entry requirements: Open to all - no prior experience necessary
Benefits: Each student will receive a Neal's Yard Remedies Privilege Card entitling them to a 20% discount on NYR products and 40% discount on essential oils in our Covent Garden store for the duration of the course.
Further Information: Please call 020 3119 5904 or email

To ensure the highest level of training, practice and learning opportunities, this courses incorporates 273 hours (39) days) of teaching with 500 hours of home study. This translates to approximately 8-10 hours a week over 18 months.

The course is held in our purpose built studio in the calm oasis of Neal's Yard in Covent Garden, where the company began over 30 years ago, a wonderful central London location giving great access to our flagship store. The attendance for this course is one weekend a month with the occasional Friday.

We interview for this course to make sure that you have as much information as possible before embarking on this wonderful journey. To attend an interview please download and fill in an application form and e-mail it to

Please note that this course is very popular so submit your application form in plenty of time.

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