Advanced Aromatherapy Diploma Course


WOOCS 2.2.8
  • Accredited Advanced Level
  • For students who wish to continue from the Basic Level Aromatherapy
  • Study from the comfort of home – No attendance required
  • Download now and work at your own pace – 2 years to complete
  • Tutor support included at no extra cost
  • Career opportunity –  Aromatherapist, Massage Therapists. Holistic Therapist – Complimentary Practitioner – Holistic Healer
  • Contraindications & Toxic Oils print outs

Advanced Aromatherapy Diploma 


If you have have already studied our basic aromatherapy course or already hold a basic qualification in this subject then you are very welcome to enrol in our advanced certified aromatherapy course.

If you want to take your studies to the next level and work as a professional therapist then this course is for you. Some of the things you will learn in this course are: –

  • Anatomy & Physiology, ingestion, and absorption of essential oils
  • Step by step guide to competing a full and concise aromatherapy massage
  • A full guide in how to set up your treatment room
  • Completion of a full client treatment card
  • All the steps necessary to complete many different massage strokes and techniques
  • Massage of babies, cancer patients and the elderly are included
  • How to set up your own aromatherapy practice or clinic

Course time is approx 168 hrs
You will need to hold a basic certificate in aromatherapy before requesting this course.

Latest Testimonial:

I really loved this course, very informative and easy to follow, I really liked that I could download the course as a PDF to print. The exam questions are well rounded and test your knowledge on all parts of the course. I highly recommend this college.
Denise O’Shea Griffin – Ireland

When students have successfully passed this advanced level course examination, they are issued with a Diploma that is recognised by the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM) the  (AADP)  and (IICT) Graduates of which will then be eligible to apply to be board certified holistic health practitioners. You can also purchase this course as part of our holistic package offers with savings of over 50%



I would recommend this course for anyone thinking of a career in Aromatherapy, The material was well laid out and easy to follow and made learning fun. I received great support along the way, anytime I had a question it was answered within a day. Lauran Harrington – Ireland


Thank you Luna Holistic for making my experience of studying to be a aromatherapist an enjoyable one. I look forward to taking many more courses with you.  Jane Tyler – UK


Additional Information

Pre-Requisites – If wishing to enrol in this Advanced Aromatherapy Diploma Course then you should already have knowledge of basic aromatherapy and hold a qualification in this subject. If you do not already have a qualification in this subject then please first undertake our Basic Aromatherapy course.

Part 1 

Lesson 1

  •   Learn the origins of Aromatherapy and Essential Oils
  •   History and background of aromatherapy
  •   How aromatherapy is used in current times
  •   Understanding aromatherapy as a healing art

Lesson 2

  •   The Science of Aromatherapy and Essential Oils
  •   Chemistry basics and that of  essential oils
  •   Essential oils containing high amounts of ketones

Lesson 3

  •   The Science of Plants & the basic chemical make up of essential oils
  •   Anatomy of plants and Metabolism
  •   Plant Classification
  •   Plant Aromatics  and photosynthesis and transpiration
  •   Oil-producing structures

Part 2

Lesson 4

  •   Anatomy and Physiology
  •   Restore and heal the body on all levels
  •   Body Systems, Cells and Tissues
  •   Skin structure

Lesson 5

  •   Understanding how and when Essential Oils Enter the Body
  •   Ingestion Olfaction Absorption
  •   The Musculoskeletal System
  •   The use and application of Expectorants
  •   The Circulatory System

Lesson 6

  •   The lymphatic,  immune and the Endocrine System
  •   The Digestive System
  •   Oil Sources
  •   Extraction Methods
  •   Buying Oils
  •   Carrier Oils
  •   Blending Oils

Part 3

Lesson 7

  •   Aromatherapy Massage
  •   How Massage Works
  •   Types of Massage
  •   Providing a Massage
  •   Precautions and Contraindications
  •   Step by Step Treatment
  •   Evaluation and Aftercare
  •   Home Treatments

Lesson 8

  •   Aromatherapy for Special Conditions Pregnancy and Childbirth
  •   Treating Babies and Children
  •   Helping those with Mental Difficulties
  •   Alleviating Stress
  •   Aromatherapy for the Elderly Aromatherapy and Cancer

Lesson 9

  •   How to Become a Successful Aromatherapist
  •   Going into Practice
  •   Setting up your Own Clinic
  •   Advertising and Promotion
  •   Maintaining Professional Standards

Part 4 

  •   Aromatherapy for Special Conditions eg:
  •   Pregnancy,  Babies and Children
  •   Working with the elderly
  •   Cancer Patients
  •   Providing stress relief and how stress effects the body
  •   Setting up your own aromatherapy business & guide
  •   Directory of Essential Oils

Study Hours – 168 hrs. – Please note that study hours shown here can only be an approximate guide as this can highly depend on how much time you personally have and can dedicate to your studies, plus how well you grasp the learning concepts of the  Advanced Aromatherapy Diploma Course.

Learning Reviews throughout – In addition as with many of our courses you will find after each lesson there is a short learning review with questions that you should feel confident in answering.  This is for your own benefit as you work your way throughout the course and does not need to be submitted for marking.

Student Library – You will have access to the student library where you will find further helpful resources including videos and example case studies.


Exam Information

Do I need to complete an Exam?

No, only request and complete an exam if you require your accredited qualification. (Exams or certificates are not applicable for any of our Free Courses)

When should I request my exam paper?

You should only request this when you have completed and understood all your course material fully and have prepared your case studies. Details will be sent to you with your course material, including a link to the Student Video library. Any exams should be requested within two years of course purchase.

Do I need to complete a case study?

Case studies are an important part of your training and it is recommended that you practice on family and friends as much as possible whilst learning. You should complete a minimum of 5 case studies that you feel confident with before working with members of the public.

What does my exam entail?

There is no pressure or clock to watch when taking your exam as you will have 7 days in which to complete before sending it back to be marked. Your exam will have a number of questions, some multiple choice and also space to write up a case study. Finally, there is a short questionnaire that we ask all student kindly to complete.

How do I request an exam?

If you have a customer account, you can sign in here, then head to your Orders page and click Request an Exam for the course you have purchased. If you do not have a customer account, you can request your exam by manually entering your credentials and the course on this page.

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