The ADCA (Associate Diploma In Clinical Aromatherapy) Course consists of five modules. The course comes complete with the course notes, relevant text book and products as well as a DVD for practical sessions. You will also be assigned a personal tutor to help and support you throughout your course. The recommended time for completion is 12 to 48 months and a qualifiaction in anatomy and physiology is also needed before you may qualify.
ADCA Module 1 – 5 days
Attendance on this foundation module is enough for those who wish only to use essential oils safely at home, to help their family and to enhance their own life.
The course includes:
Aromatherapy massage, its principles, benefits and practical application
The properties and effects of 12 of the most popular essential oils
Methods of extraction, storage and blending and the use of carrier oils
History of aromatherapy and massage, with the philosophy of holistic healing
Introduction to botany, plant cell function and photosynthesis
Introduction to case taking and assessment
10 case studies and 5 essays should be completed before Module 2
Founation level, leads to full IFPA qualifiaction once whole course complete