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Benefits for Course Providers

Course providers get an incredible sense of joy in seeing the difference they make as students gain new insights, become more interested in a subject and learn about themselves. A teacher makes a difference by enabling each of his or her students to maximize their talents, imagination, and skills. Teaching is a job that offers a great deal of variety. Each year, teachers get to work with a new group of students with unique personalities, experiences and ideas as well as receive an income. The IFA are in constant demand for more providers of our specialised courses and assist new school owners in the following ways:


Educational Support

  • Professional Aromatherapy Syllabus or Manual (translated in four languages) with clearly defined taught curriculum allowing teachers to create notes in a structured manner
  • The flexibility to teach the course at your own pace
  • School owners may employ those who have specialist expertise to teach parts of the course for example A&P, Chemistry, Botany and Business Studies for example
  • Specialised Aromatherapy tutors where required
  • Comprehensive ‘schools area’ website facility giving additional support, teaching and study aids, legislation updates, research, practice exam papers, diagrams and more
  • Support with the examination process – exam papers will be provided, external examiners, exam venue where necessary, the marking and issuing of exam results
  • Annual school meetings for course providers
  • Access to additional IFA advanced courses

PR Support

  • Use of the IFA school quality mark to display on your website and promotional material
  • Entrance on the IFA register of Course Providers
  • Accredited by the oldest and largest established Aromatherapy organisation since 1985
  • Promoted in the Aromatherapy Times magazine which is sent to all members, distributed at exhibitions in the beauty sector, complementary health and alternative medicine shows.
  • Discounted insurance at £27 for your students with IFA Insurance Brokers Alan Boswell
  • Discounted conference tickets for you and your students  

Marketing Support

  • Offer students a Diploma in Aromatherapy equivalent to a level 4-5 standard in APEL University Credits
  • Offer students a globally recognised qualification in Aromatherapy incorporating the National Occupational Standards (NOS), Open College Network Standards and meets the National Qualification Framework (NQF) requirements
  • Offer students on completion the option to be automatically accepted onto The Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) register who have been approved by the Accredited Voluntary Register (AVR) by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA)
  • On completion of the course students may become IFA Full members which entitles them to use the suffix MIFA after their name and qualification (DIP), entitled to licensing exemptions and acknowledgement by Health Care Cash plan providers for more details click here


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