Aromatherapy Certification Program (ACP)

235 Hour Certification Class Options


7 Weekends of Saturday & Sunday Classes

Classroom Time: 09:00  AM to 5:30 PM

FEB  01-02, 08-09

MAR 07-08, 14-15

APR  04-05

MAY 02-03, 09-10  

5 Fabulous 3-Day Weekend Classes

Classroom Time: 09:30 AM to 5:30 PM daily

3 ‘5 Days a Week’ Classes

Classroom Time: 09:30 AM to 5:30 PM


We also offer a special

Introduction to the Aromatherapy Certification Program (ACP) Class

New Class Date(s) to be Announced

Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Our ACP curriculum is for beginners and for those who wish to deepen their knowledge about aromatherapy, essential oils and their therapeutic properties. This experience may heighten their relationship to aromatic plants and nature.  Through hands on blending activities, which are based on the theories and guidelines discussed in class students will gain practical knowledge of the concepts of holistic aromatherapy.Our goal is to educate about the safe and effective use of essential oils and their role in aromatherapy for personal health, wellness and professional development. This exciting and intensive, in person, 235-hour certification program has been offered for over 15 years and continues to evolve as evidence based research and clinical experience becomes increasingly available.Graduates of our Aromatherapy Certification Program will be able to create their own path using the knowledge gained from this solid aromatherapy education, and have the skills to build a successful business and/or practice.Graduates of AromaEducators ACP  qualify for professional or business membership with the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA)  and The Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA).  This program also prepares students to sit for the Aromatherapy Registration Council (ARC) exam. Our school is recognized and approved by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy.

Certification Course Overview
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  • EO study
  • History of EO
  • Methods of Extraction
  • Methods of Application
  • Safety and Contraindications
  • Quality of Oils
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  • Methods of Absorption
  • Carrier oils
  • Business skills
  • Ethics
  • Basic Aroma Chemistry and Botany
ACP Class Product Examples Made in Class
Examples of products that we make in the ACP class – and we have fun! 

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  • Bath Salts
  • Massage blends
  • Lotions
  • Body Butters
  • Pain and Inflammation Blends
  • Hot Steam Blends
  • Salt and Sugar Scrubs
  • Hydrosol Sprays
  • Travel Kits
  • First Aid Kits
  • Lip Balm
  • Lip Gloss
  • Cleaning Sprays
  • Cleaning Paste
  • Incense and more …
ACP Graduation Requisites
To graduate as a Certified Aromathera07.29.15 332pist from our school, students need to complete all the requirements of the program listed below, within the course’s designated dates.

  •  Attend and actively participate in all of the designated days of  classes
  • Complete 10 case studies
  • Complete 8 -10 page research paper
  • Pass 2 written exams (multiple choice)
  • Complete the on-line Anatomy and Physiology class and pass the final on-line exam (multiple  choice) written especially for Aromatherapy students by Aromahead Institute  and (included in your ACP tuition)
  • Pay tuition in full. If using a payment plan, your payments must be completed before receiving your certification.
Post Graduation Opportunities
Then we graduate … and wow! look at some of the possible opportunities:

  • Aromatherapy Consultant Business for Spas, Hotels & Corporate DSC00088ions
  • Conduct Research and Write Articles for Journals
  • Retail Specialist/ Aromatherapy Boutique
  • Enrich a Massage, Esthetician / Dermatology Practice
  • Enhance Existing Healthcare Practice by Integrating the Use of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy
  • Aromatherapy Educator, Offering Workshops, Seminars, Professional Lecturer
  • Manage Essential Oil Protocols for Hospitals, Senior Centers/Nursing Homes
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Creating Botanical Perfumes
  • Prepare Your Own Natural Organic Body Care Products
  • Aromatherapy Practitioner
  • Spa Consultant/Practitioner
This is a wonderful and exciting time to learn about Aromatherapy … come along for an Aromatic Journey!
ACP Tuition, Terms & Registration
Deposit: $350 non-refundable deposit is required to hold a place in the class..(If a payment plan is needed we will be happy to work and arrange a plan to be completed by the end of the course).Total Cost: $2,100 (paid before the first day of the classes) which includes:

  • Over $700 worth of organic products created in the class by each student.
  • A 300 page comprehensive Aromatherapy Manual.
  • Free Access to the Aromahead online Anatomy and Physiology class (did we say it is part of the curriculum?)
  • An extensive Resource List filled with links to high quality products/supplies websites, aromatherapy organizations and journals and more.
  • Anyone may register for this (level I and II combined program.
  • There are no prerequisites and no previous aromatherapy training is required.

Instructor: Cha Roberts, LMT, CA

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Payment options include:

  • Minimum non-refundable deposit of $350. (If deposit is NOT paid, registration for the ACP is NOT confirmed.) 
  • Full class tuition of $2,100.
  • Payment plan with installments made over time. (Arrangements must be confirmed with AromaEducators and payments completed before class start date.)

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