Training in aromatherapy

Training goal

The goal is to train practitioners in aromatherapy capable of using aromatic oils as natural therapeutic methods and remedies to provide a state of well-being to the client. Thanks to the therapeutic properties of each plant, the aromatherapy practitioner is able to dispel some ailments like headaches, sinusitis, digestive problems, insomnia, anxiety and other disorders. Aromatic oils are also known for their anti fungal, antiseptic, healing and beauty care for their soothing properties. This natural method is based on the activity of biochemical molecules, of essential oils and is part of alternative medicine increasingly requested in wellness and aesthetics centers. It can be applied in addition to traditional medicine.

Who is this training program for

The training is for all those passionate about naturopathy who want to know the benefits of a method based on the use of therapeutic essential oils in the field of health and wellness. It is also for individuals who want to move forward in the field of holistic disciplines in the context of occupational retraining.

Career opportunities

The aromatherapist may practice with gentle or integrative medicine centers, wellness, aesthetics and beauty, thalassotherapy centers or spas, holistic centers and also within specialized stores in naturopathy. It can also carry on business in a liberal framework.

Training program

1st week-end

  • PRESENTATION OF AROMATHERAPY: Essential oils: definition, history and their evolution
  • Perfume: History of magic, medicine and religion
  • Essentials of Aromatherapy
  • Essential oils: top note, heart, background
  • Field treatment, symptomatic
  • The routes of administration
  • Mankind and Essential Oils
  • Perceptual and sensory ability of our body
  • Body perception and listening
  • The 5 senses: learn how to use and how to use them
  • Tangible and energy perceptions
  • Sensory perception of essential oils and their uses

2nd week-end

  • Presentation of essential oils rich in phenols and eers
  • Presentation of the respiratory, digestive and genitourinary and the relating Essential Oils

3e week-end

  • Presentation of Essential Oils rich in esters, aldehydes
  • Presentation of the nervous and muscular skeletal systems and the relating Essential Oils

4e week-end

  • Presentation of Essential Oils that relate to these functions
  • Presentation of the skin, cardiovascular and endocrine system,

5e week-end

  • Essential Oils and linked colors: properties and symbolic
  • Combining essential oils and colors: links with the energy centers and organs
  • State balance of being and Color Requirements / Essential Oils
  • Answers to key customer requirements: Sleep Problems, stress, vitality, fatigue, repair …

6e week-end

  • Introducing some “subtle” oils
  • Synergy conception in function with the patient
  • Specific cases

Terms and conditions of registration

84 heures – 6 week-ends

To know the price of this training, please contact us.

Teaching materials

The theoretical training is enhanced by a practical approach that represents a large part of the program, delivered in our own laboratories Training materials are prepared by the teacher and it is included in the program price. The acquisition of specific books required by the teacher is the responsibility of the student and are not includes in the price.

Number of participants

To ensure the best monitoring of the students and for professional purposes, each course is deliberately limited to a number of students. Registrations will be accepted in order of application.

Conditions of admission

No level is required.

Course schedules

Each academic year, the courses take place over 6 weekends.

Classes are held at the International Training Institute: IFI at Sophia-Antipolis

  • Saturday: 9:00 to 12:30 – 13:30 to 17:00
  • Sunday: 9:00 to 12:30 – 13:30 to 17:00


After the training, each candidate will be subject to an exam within our school. This exam is based on theoretical knowledge and practical cases evaluated in the laboratory on an external client. After obtaining the exam, a certificate will be issued certifying the final thesis title of AROMATHERAPY

“Naturopathic medicine is not a medical practice. The naturopath does no medical diagnosis and does not prescribed medicine”(Source OMS)