BonTon Institute

アロマセラピスト養成講座

国内外で活躍できる プロフェッシャルなアロマセラピストを目指す方へ


アロマセラピストとして国際資格を取得するためのコースを開講中。

他校と異なる部分は、臨床心理学の知識や芳香心理療法についても学んでいただくことです。

心理カウンセリングやコーチングの行い方も、詳しくお伝えしております。

現在は、ロンドンにて少人数かプライベートレッスンで行っておりますが、
実技以外は、スカイプでも、レッスンのご受講が可能です。

実技は、集中レッスンを主に東京、ロンドンで開催しております。

なお、精油の化学、解剖生理学、フェイシャルトリートメントなどは、

各分野の専門家が担当いたします。(医師、理学・薬学博士、五つ星ホテルなどの

スパセラピスト、エステなどのコンテスト受賞経験者など)
ナードの資格保持者、AEAJアロマセラピストの資格を取得されている方、

医療従事者の方、提携校の方には、受講免除科目などの優遇措置があります。

授業内容について、詳しくは、以下に英文でも記載しておりますが、
記載していない内容もございますので、お問い合わせください。

Professional Diploma Course


Successfully completing our IFPA Diploma in Aromatherapy will qualify you to work as a highly trained professional Aromatherapist in the UK and other parts of the world. BonTon offers a training that will equip the professional practitioner with in-depth skills and knowledge of aromatherapy and with the expertise needed to adapt treatments to the unique needs of each individual to be treated.

This profession requires dedication and patience and the training will take commitment and time to achieve the required professional standard set on the IFPA Diploma course. The course is a combination of class tuition and home study with assignments, essays and projects, and spreads over a period of 9 months to 18 months (depending on format of course) to allow assimilation of important concepts, data relating to essential oils and for learning of new skills.

Course Description:

You will learn how to perform a full Aromatherapy treatment confidently incorporating all the classical aromatherapy techniques , so that you can practise professionally as solo practitioner or as a member of a team in a multidisciplinary setting.

You will be confident in explaining the taxonomy, nomenclature, significant chemical constituents, therapeutic actions, most beneficial methods of use and safety data for over 70 essential oils. This will enable you to blend the essential oils appropriately and perform and adapt your Aromatherapy treatment techniques correctly and safely to meet the individual needs of your client.

In addition to learning how to use over 70 Essential Oils in an Aromatherapy Massage you will also learn other method of application such as inhalation, compresses etc …

You will be able to confidently identify factors that may influence your treatment objectives as well as provide clear recommendations to your client. You will learn when and how to treat a person holistically, and also importantly when not to treat. You will also learn how to build you professional practise ethically.

You gain from having different teachers teaching their individual areas of passion and expertise rather than one teacher teaching you all the elements of the Course.

Course Structure:

Our Aromatherapy Course is continually being updated and refined with the latest developments in the field and feedback from students.

The course is run to give students enough time to understand the material being taught and perform a full Aromatherapy treatment competently and professionally.

Our Aromatherapy Class sizes are strictly limited to 6 to ensure that each student receives the individual attention they require to help them learn and succeed.


Course Syllabus:

Some of the topics covered on the course include

Aroma Psychology

Anatomy & Physiology of all the body systems

History, theory & development of Aromatherapy.

Aromatherapy massage techniques.

How to perform an effective Full Body Aromatherapy Massage

Posture, lymph drainage and pressure points.

The Holistic Approach – Treating the whole person.

Introduction to other Complementary Therapies.

Legislation and consent to Aromatherapy treatment.

In-depth study of over 70 essential oils.

Methods of extraction, chemistry, therapeutic effects of essential oils

Taxonomy and safety data of essential oils

Carrier oils.

Methods of consultation.

Common ailments

Contra-indications to Aromatherapy

Client care

Hygiene and safety procedures in the clinic.

Referral procedures

Create, evaluate and review Aromatherapy treatment programmes.

First aid procedures for the clinic.

Management and public relations

Setting up in practice.

How to look after yourself as a therapist


About IFPA Course

The IFPA is the largest aromatherapy specific professional practitioner organization in the UK, consisting of members who work successfully as professional aromatherapists all over the world. Jointly with the British Government, the IFPA determines regulations concerning aromatherapy, pursues development and research in aromatherapy, and commits itself to improvement of the status and techniques of the aromatherapists and fostering of high-quality aromatherapists.

As highly evaluated by educational institutes, the IFPA is a sole aromatherapy organization that a qualification certificate is issued by universities in the UK. There are five universities, including Thamesbury university, which offers IFPA accredited aromatherapy courses. As is clear from the strictness in examining certified schools and certification of full member, the IFPA is ranked as the world’s highest level association in the aromatherapy industry.

The IFPA’s full members work as professional therapists in the various fields, such as medical and welfare services, holistic therapy, and so on, which leads the world in the number of clinical data.

Our school teachers will provide detailed instructions to each student so that each student can learn satisfying the individual needs. Students will find our courses good for them to mutually communicate and study in a comfortable atmosphere.

Courses and Time

Course Details and Required time

Theory, Practical Training, and Professional Ethics in Massage Therapy (basic body massage)

Anatomical Physiology, Pathology

Practical Training in Aromatherapy

Theory in Aromatherapy

Hygiene

Professional Ethics, Related Law and Regulations, Business Study

Total Required Time& Home Study

*246 hours for classroom required by IFPA, 430 hours for home study including over 20 cases of massage therapy (basic massage), 60 cases of practical training in aromatherapy, 6000 word summary of business plan, and learning time for tests.

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Module 1 (30 hours: 6 hours x 5 days)

History of Aromatherapy

Purpose of Aromatherapy

Essential Oil and How to use it

Create Clients’ Record Sheet

Aromatherapy Massage and its Utility, Blood Pressure

30 types of Essential Oils

Reference Amount of Essential oil for blending, Storage of prescribed blended oil

Aromatherapy massage contraindications/attentions

Specific contraindications/attentions

Practical Training in Client Consultation

Carrier Oil and Lotion

Extraction

Healing characteristics of Essential oil

Preventive measures against safety

Oils not to be used in aromatherapy

Lethal dose

First Aid

Emergency treatment for Essential oil accidents

Theory and Practical training in massage

Descriptions of terms

Module 2 (30 hours: 6 hours x 5 days)

Botany

Chemo types

Essential oil action, 17 Plant Family – family name

Botany

Chemo types

Essential oil action, 17 Plant Family – family name

Chemical substances contained in Essential oil

Olfactory Characteristics

Aromatogram – Antimicrobial Action

Pathology

Essential oils – by symptom

Lymphatic system and Immune system

Clinical Nutrition

Allergy, Hypersensitivity and Intolerance to Chemical substances,

Reflexology

Working at Medical Facilities

Reflex areas of foot

Thesis

Module 3 (30 hours: 6 hours x 5 days)

Healing Crisis

Holistic Aromatherapy

Five elements of Counseling

Virus

Foot Characteristics

Organic Chemistry

Reflex areas of Foot

Gas chromatograpy and other methods

Reflex Massage

Flagrance – make questionnaires

Alternative Therapies – Abstract

Business Management

Therapeutic Cross-Reference

Practical Training in Massage

Accidental ingestion of essential oils – IFPA advice

Module 4 (30 hours: 6 hours x 5 days)

Aromatherapy and History of therapeutic effect

Psychoimmunology

Stress

Cleansing Reaction

Relaxation technique

Infants and Safety

Sense of smell and Physical and Mental Influence

Pregnancy

Plants for medicines

Code of Professional Conduct

Therapist manner

Cancer, HIV, and other diseases

Descriptions of HIV terms

Anatomical physiology 8 days (50 hours)

A course that is designed to learn basic medical knowledge on the structure, form, and function of the human body, to comprehend the structure of life, and to comprehend causes or mechanisms of diseases, aiming a therapist who has deep knowledge and techniques concerning mind and body and can contribute to medical and welfare industries.

Course Details:

Cell and blood / lymph / body fluid, circulatory system, respiratory system, skeletal system, muscular system, digestive system, nervous system, endocrine system, reproductive system, urinary system, immune system, outline

Therapeutic Massage (total 54 hours)

Make client record sheets

Therapeutic Massage Course Key Points

Massage for back and legs

Massage – limit

Analysis of Posture

History of Massage

Swedish Massage

Carrier oil and Lotion

Merits and Restrictions of Massage

Stretching Exercise

Trigger Point

Importance of Touching

Physiological Effect of Massage

Psychological Effect of Massage

What does Client Want?

Therapeutic Touching – Massage effect

Information to Client

Massage effect for body tissue and system

Vitamin and Food

A series of movements of full body massage

Immune system

Skin type and Skin structure

Lymphatic system

Attentions / Contraindications at massaging

Exemption:

Anatomical physiology diploma holders, doctors, and nurses may be exempted from taking the subject of anatomical physiology.


Course Details and Required time

Theory, Practical Training, and Professional Ethics in Massage Therapy (basic body massage)

Anatomical Physiology, Pathology

Practical Training in Aromatherapy

Theory in Aromatherapy

Hygiene

Professional Ethics, Related Law and Regulations, Business Study

Total Required Time & Home Study

*About 250 hours for classroom required by IFPA, 450 hours for home study including over 20 cases of massage therapy (basic massage), 60 cases of practical training in aromatherapy, 6000 word summary of business plan, and learning time for tests.


IFPA SUGGESTED READING

Battaglia, S (2003) The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy 2nd Edition. Brisbane.

The Perfect Potion

Bowles, J. (2000) The Basic Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Essential Oils. Australia

Buckle J. (1997) Clinical Aromatherapy in Nursing. London. Arnold.

Buckle J. (2003) Clinical Aromatherapy. Essential oils in Practice. Edinburgh. Churchill Livingstone

Burfield T (2000) Natural aromatic Materials – Odour and origins, Tampa. The Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy

Clarke, S (2002) Essential Chemistry for safe Aromatherapy, Edinburgh. Churchill Livingstone

Franchomme,P & Penoel D (1990) L’aromatherapie exactement, France, Jallois

Kusmirek,J (2002) Liquid Sunshine. England. Floramicus

Lawless, J (1997) The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of essential oils. Shaftesbury. Element

Leung A & Foster S (1996) Encyclopaedia of common natural Ingredients, USA. Wiley

Mills, S & Bone K (2000) Principles & practice of phytotherapy, Edinburgh. Churchill Livingstone

Mojay, G (1996) Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit. London, Gaia.

Price L & Smith I (1999) Carrier oils for aromatherapy and massage, England. Riverhead

Price S & L (1999) Aromatherapy for Health Professionals (2nd edition) Edinburgh.

Churchill Livingstone

Rhind J (2009) Essential Oils. A Handbook for Aromatherapy Practice. Edinburgh. Napier University

Schnaubelt K (1998) Advanced Aromatherapy. Vermont. Inner Traditions International

Schnaubelt K (1999) Medical Aromatherapy. Berkley. Frog Ltd

Tisserand, R & Balacs T (1995) Essential Oil Safety London. Churchill Livingstone

Weiss EA (1997) Essential oil Crops. Wallingford. CAB International

Weiss EA (2002) Spice crops . Wallingford CAB International

Williams, D (1996) The Chemistry of Essential oils, Dorset. Micelle Press

Journals: The International Journal of Clinical Aromatherapy www.ijca.com

The International Journal of Essential Oil Therapeutics www.ijeot.com

In Essence www.ifparoma.org.uk

Aromatherapy Today www.aromatherapytoday.com

Database

Harris, R & Harris R, The Aromatherapy Database. Research into the physiological and

psychological properties of essential oils and their components,

Essential Oil Research Consultants. www.essentailoilresource.com

health & wellbeing www.unimedliving.com