Eclipse Living Essence Aromatherapy Centre, Perth:
Eclipse Living Essence is proud to be the accredited aromatherapy college in West Australia, delivering the highest quality training available. We offer a clinical Diploma of Aromatherapy, Certificate II & III in aromatherapy as well as a huge variety of workshops and short courses in Applecross, Perth. An aromatherapy course at Eclipse Living Essence shows you a complementary way to achieve balance, good health and wellbeing. Our courses are designed for adult learners. Our interactive, creative techniques make learning fun. For those of you who may not be located close by, all of our courses are available by correspondence and you can purchase any of our aromatherapy products.
Diploma of Aromatherapy:
Eclipse offers day, evening and correspondence training options.
Specialised Aromatherapy Training:
Once you have inspected the units of competency which combine to make up the Eclipse Diploma of Aromatherapy, you may notice that this Diploma offers are wide range of specific aromatherapy skills and knowledge. The Specialist Units of Competency were developed over a 5 year period, by a dedicated group of IFA accredited course owners, IFA lecturers and practitioners, a group of highly knowledgeable and experienced members of the Aromatherapy Industry, a group who have many many years of experience in running an aromatherapy practice & providing aromatherapy training.
Aromatherapy Training Package:
In 2008 Eclipse has adopted the new health training package HLT51407 this includes a number of new units which have been incorporated into the Diploma, So you can be assured that the training provided at Eclipse is contemporary and will empower you with industry specific knowledge and skills required to perform competently as a professional aromatherapist. Joanne Lang the principal of Eclipse has been an active contributor to the IFA competencies and has over 13 years experience of aromatherapy training and over 16 years as an aromatherapy practitioner.
Become an Internationally Recognised Clinical Aromatherapist:
On successful completion of this course the student will receive a Government Accredited Diploma Of Aromatherapy and call themselves a Clinical Aromatherapist. If the successful student chooses, they may also join the International Federation of Aromatherapist & The Australian Traditional Medicine Society and may use the letters MIFA or ATMS after their name. The Diploma is aimed at students who wish to work professionally within the aromatherapy industry.
Class attendance and Correspondence - Combination of both:
The Diploma of aromatherapy consists of 13 Units, which are offered as either class-based learning or can be completed via correspondence or a combination of both. Eclipse Living Essence is a small-specialized school of aromatherapy and guarantees that each student will be treated as an individual. Being a small school, we have more flexibility than some of the bigger schools and encourage you to become an active member of the group. So if you enroll at Eclipse you can be sure that you will receive training that is empowering and evidence based. On completion of the Diploma you will have received practical and theoretical experience of 100s of essential oils and aromatherapy products ensuring that you are competent to use and assess quality products (this is a must as the market is flooded with poor quality and synthetic products unsuitable for use in natural therapy).
Learning aids for Correspondence students:
All units of the Diploma can be studied via correspondence, Eclipse make use of DVDs & course notes and materials to provide correspondence students with the means to enjoy much of the practical side of this course. Students wishing to study via correspondence will need to have access to a DVD player. Correspondence students receive materials to enable them to complete the practical skills Eclipse also offer kits for various units, it is recommended that correspondent students purchase them to assist with learning.
Text books & materials required for study:
The School supplies all consumables used in class at no extra cost to the student. Students are required to supply own Linen, for hygiene purposes. Students require a set of nappies or similar as well as a minimum of 2 large bath sheets, 2 flannels and a bowl with lid (for facials). It is strongly recommended that students have access to a massage table throughout their training, to enable them to practice the massage skills effectively outside class hours.
Students will be required to purchase " The Basic Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Essential Oils, second edition. By E. Joy Bowles - available at Eclipse, Students are provided with extensive course notes throughout the course so will not need to purchase any further aromatherapy books to complete study. Essential oil kits are offered at a discounted rate to students, these are strongly recommended especially for correspondence students. Students will need to purchase a good quality Anatomy & Physiology text book, we recommend Tortora & Grabansky “The Principles of Human Anatomy”.
Certificate II in Aromatherapy:
Certificate II in Aromatherapy is designed to awaken one into the wonderful world of senses and to give you the grounding in the art and science of Aromatherapy.
The course is government accredited certificate is issued on the successful completion of the course. Some of the course content:
• Safety/Contra indications - which oils to use with care and which not to use at all. The facts not fiction.
• Study 12 essential oils in detail looking at the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of each oil, as well as evidence based research.
• Various ways of using essential oils, finding the most appropriate method of application in a variety of situations.
• Basic massage, students will give and receive massage. and learn about the various techniques.
• Blending, we look at the process of blending, taking into consideration the essential oil notes and therapeutic effects of combining various oils, you will get hands on experience of preparing a variety of blends which you then take home.
• Essential oils and common ailments. We look at a variety of ailments, discuss the most appropriate oils to use.
• Students receive substantial course notes and a book of blends covering a wide range of conditions/ ailments with lots of suggestions and blends to use for each.
• Carrier oils and their therapeutic properties. What to look for when buying carrier oils, how to select the most appropriate carrier for various skin requirements and therapeutic properties, shelf life etc.
• Essential oils for skin care. We look at a variety of skin types, students prepare a skin care package suited to their individual needs. Students use these products during the aromatherapy facial practical, then take them home. Plus lots of practical uses and much more.
• Pregnancy and childbirth briefly.
Education is not like it used to be, Eclipse provide skills based training which focuses on empowering the individual, assessment is conducted throughout the course taking the emphasis off the final exam. Welfare and Guidance Services It is the aim of Eclipse Living Essence to make every participant feel welcome and gain the maximum benefit from participating in the training course . Participants will receive personal assistance from the Principal or course manager and trainers / instructors / facilitators. If participants are having particular difficulties, they can seek assistance from the Principal or be referred for further professional assistance.
Certificate III in Aromatherapy:
Certificate III in Aromatherapy course; will further enhance your knowledge and application of this art Pre requisite; Certificate II in Aromatherapy, or similar.
The course offers two day of practical skills dates to be confirmed, the remainder of the training is home based student will receive hands on experience of practical skills such as massage and blend during the two attendance days.
Skin Care Workshop:
This is a unit from the Diploma of aromatherapy, during this 2 day workshop, students receive hands on practice of making 8 –10 items including Serums, Toning concentrates, toothpaste, Luxury Moisturisers, Body lotions, muscle balms, lip balms, Soap, hand and body scrubs, luxury silky honey moisturizing bath treatment. You take home samples of all products made and receive a course manual packed with information and recipes.
Correspondence students receive A power point CD covering a number of the products is offered along with samples of the base ingredients jars , labels etc, so that correspondence students can make the products at home. Telephone/ Email assistance is also offered, if required.
Intro to Massage Workshop:
Learn the basics of massage using top quality essential oil blends. Give and receive massage, while learning about the health benefits and safety issues. This workshop is intended for people wishing to provide basic massage for their family and friends, or for potential students wanting to try basic massage prior to embarking on a professional course.
Introduction to Aromatherapy Workshop:
Learn how to effectively and safely introduce aromatherapy into your life. This interactive workshop, provides you with practical skills and knowledge that is guaranteed to ignite your passion for this amazing therapy. The use of essential oils can enhance your health and well being while saving you money and supporting the planet. You will learn how to prepare a range of cleaning products, natural body care items and lots more. You get to take home a natural room or body spritzer and lots & lots of information. A special workshop essential oil kit is also available for purchase on the day.