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Aromatherapy Oils 101

Essential oils are diluted into creams, lotions and carrier oils as most essentials are too strong to be used directly on the skin. Store all essential oils in a cool, dry and dark place with the lids tightly closed. For a typical massage blend, the percentage of essential oils to be used...

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How Aromatherapy Works

It is the powerful potential of the oil's aromatic molecules and the chemistry therein that exert a strong effect on the whole person The skills and the knowledge of the Aromatherapist are paramount because the aromatic molecules found in the essential oils affect the cells of the body and each person's body is unique. Thus,…
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About the Principal

Gwendoline Ford, a highly qualified Natural Therapist and Clinical Aromatherapist, is the Director and Principal of the Australian College of Aromatherapy.   With over 17 years of experience and expertise in natural therapies and aromatherapy as a practitioner, presenter, accredited trainer and course developer, Gwendoline is aptly qualified to guide you through your journey into…
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What is Aromatherapy?

What evidence shows that aromatherapy is effective? Can essential oils treat serious illness? What is the power of aroma with essential oils?

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Essential Oils FAQ

What are Essential Oils? Essential oils come from all around the world. Australia is as famous for its Tea Tree as France is for its Lavender, and there are many other countries specifically linked to their native essential oils. Most essential oils have healing properties but some are more effective than others. The healing properties…
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When to use essential oils at home

What are the different ways to use essential oils at home? There are many applications of aromatherapy in the home - a few examples including... In an oil burner, candle burner, electric vapouriser or simply a few drops on a ceramic dish with a little warm or hot water On a ceramic electric light bulb…
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Flexible Study and Assessment

Why Study with ACOA? We offer two methods of distance education... [span4] Tutored Support (available to students that have purchased the assessment). If you have purchased both the Course or Module and the corresponding Assessment, you will have access to a professional tutor assigned to you personally. At the end of each Module, you will find…
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Workshops and Training

We also offer intensive workshops to groups of students and organisations, and are tailor-made to suit the needs of the group. These live workshops can go from one day to one week.

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Industry Recognition

Industry Recognition All ACOA Certificates and Diplomas courses are recognised by both the: International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT) Please visit https://iict.com.au/membership/iict-membership to view their different membership types and levels. and Holistic Health Associates International (HHAI) Upon graduation you are automatically eligible to be listed on the HHAI register - simply send us an email with your…
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Recognition of Prior Learning

RPL or Recognition of Prior Learning is an assessment of your previous learning or working experience by the college, which could determine if you receive credit for some units or aspects of your course. You will not have to study these units again, and you may receive a discount on your overall course price. However, RPL fees may still apply.However, RPL fees may still apply.

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Enrolment, Assessment and Course Delivery

How to enrol Enrol online by finding the course that interests you and adding it to your shopping cart and purchasing it from the website. Credit cards, Paypal, and bank transfers are all supported. The College will then contact you. You may prefer to enrol by telephone, and all major credit cards are accepted or…
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