Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy - HLT52315

Massage Schools of Queensland

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 01854A

This qualification reflects the role of clinical aromatherapists, who provide therapeutic treatments to address a range of health issues. Practitioners may be self-employed or may work within a larger health service. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


16 core units plus 4 electives.


  • Develop massage practice
  • Perform aromatherapy health assessments
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • Provide aromatherapy massage treatments
  • Manage small business finances
  • Work with diverse people
  • Manage work health and safety
  • Visit client residence
  • Manage the prevention and control of infection
  • Analyse and respond to client health information
  • Market the small business
  • Undertake small business planning
  • Engage with health professionals and the health system
  • Develop aromatherapy practice
  • Assess client massage needs
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Source and prepare aromatherapy products
  • Provide massage treatments
  • Research and apply evidence to practice
  • Provide therapeutic aromatherapy treatments
  • Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet
  • Monitor and manage small business operations
  • Monitor and evaluate aromatherapy treatments
  • Provide first aid
  • Establish and manage client relationships
  • Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  • Adapt aromatherapy treatments to specific needs
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Burleigh Heads International: $13,500 Yes
  • Full-time : 73 weeks

Further information

Students are required to be involved in the TAFE SA Complementary Therapy clinic and will be required to provide a copy of a current Child Related Employment screening.

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