HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy

Duration 78 weeks - 6 x 10 week terms + holidays
Delivery mode Face to Face
Assessment Methods Various written assessments, projects, case studies and observations
International course Yes - International student are still eligible to study this course. (CRICOS course code 094611F)

Are you enrolled into or have completed a HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage qualification? Ask us about Credit Transfer or RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) for this course.

+Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of a clinical Aromatherapists who provide therapeutic treatments to address a range of health issues. The HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy course is an exciting and specialised course which will guide students through a journey of this very popular complementary therapy.

Throughout the course, students will learn about aromatic essential oils and their many benefits for physical and mental wellbeing. In addition to Aromatherapy being used for massage treatments, students will learn to make their own skin care products and soap. No prior massage knowledge is required to commence this course.

Clinical Requirements
Students enrolled into the HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy are required to complete a minimum of 120 hours of Student Clinic work which will include 60 one hour Aromatherapy Massages. Student Clinic work gives students the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge and practical techniques in realistic environments. All Practical Experience is under the supervision of a qualified Trainer and Assessor or Workplace Supervisor

+Units of Competency

20 Units of Competency are required for award of this qualifications consisting of 16 Core Units and 4 Elective units. Students must have also completed a minimum of 120 hours of Student Clinic work.
Core Units
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system
HLTAID011 Provide first aid
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
HLTARO001 Develop aromatherapy practice
HLTARO002 Source and prepare aromatherapy products
HLTARO003 Perform aromatherapy health assessments
HLTARO004 Provide therapeutic aromatherapy treatments
HLTARO005 Provide aromatherapy massage treatments
HLTARO006 Adapt aromatherapy treatments to specific needs
HLTARO007 Monitor and evaluate aromatherapy treatments

Elective Units
BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments

*Elective units have been selected by the college in consultation with industry experts

Training Product Status: Current

Training Product Release Date: 8 April 2022


+Entry Requirements

      • Minimum 18 year of age
      • Successful completion of Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment conducted by the college

+Career Outcomes

Graduating HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy students have a range of clinic environments and which may include employment or self employment as a:

  • Aromatherapist
  • Massage Therapist
  • Clinic Supervisor


+Association Recognition

MTI ensure that our courses meet training package requirements which will allow you to choose the Massage Association of your choice. After successfully completing the HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy qualification students are able to apply with leading Massage Associations for recognition and insurance. Health Fund Provider Numbers are only available to those who hold a HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage (or equivalent) qualification. Additional study is required to obtain this qualification

+Tuition Fees

  • TBA

Please contact our MTI team for current promotions studentsupport@mti.vic.edu.au

+Intake Dates

  • 17th Jul 23
  • 9th Oct 23
  • 29th Jan 24

Contact us for further dates.

+How to Apply

  • Check you meet the entry requirements for the course.
  • Choose your intake preference
  • Complete an Enrolment Form-Domestic Student (Ensure you include all required documentation)
  • Submit your Enrolment Form – Apply online or visit our campus
  • Receive your Letter of Offer from MTI
  • Accept the Letter of Offer and pay tuition fees
  • Receive your email confirmation of enrolment
  • Commence your course.

+Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of a clinical Aromatherapists who provide therapeutic treatments to address a range of health issues. The HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy course is an exciting and specialised course which will guide students through a journey of this very popular complementary therapy.

Throughout the course, students will learn about aromatic essential oils and their many benefits for physical and mental wellbeing. In addition to Aromatherapy being used for massage treatments, students will learn to make their own skin care products and soap. No prior massage knowledge is required to commence this course.

Clinical Requirements

Students enrolled into the HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy are required to complete a minimum of 120 hours of Student Clinic work which will include 60 one hour Aromatherapy Massages. Student Clinic work gives students the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge and practical techniques in realistic environments. All Practical Experience is under the supervision of a qualified Trainer and Assessor or Workplace Supervisor.


+Units of Competency

20 Units of Competency are required for award of this qualifications consisting of 16 Core Units and 4 Elective units. Students must have also completed a minimum of 120 hours of Student Clinic work.
Core Units
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system
HLTAID011 Provide first aid
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
HLTARO001 Develop aromatherapy practice
HLTARO002 Source and prepare aromatherapy products
HLTARO003 Perform aromatherapy health assessments
HLTARO004 Provide therapeutic aromatherapy treatments
HLTARO005 Provide aromatherapy massage treatments
HLTARO006 Adapt aromatherapy treatments to specific needs
HLTARO007 Monitor and evaluate aromatherapy treatments

Elective Units
BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments

*Elective units have been selected by the college in consultation with industry experts

Training Product Status: Current

Training Product Release Date: 8 April 2022


+Entry Requirements

      • Minimum 18 year of age
      • IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent
      • A minimum of Australian Year 12 or equivalent

+Career Outcomes

Graduating HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy students have a range of clinic environments and which may include employment or self employment as a:

  • Aromatherapist
  • Massage Therapist
  • Clinic Supervisor


+Association Recognition

MTI ensure that our courses meet training package requirements which will allow you to choose the Massage Association of your choice. After successfully completing the HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy qualification students are able to apply with leading Massage Associations for recognition and insurance. Health Fund Provider Numbers are only available to those who hold a HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage (or equivalent) qualification. Additional study is required to obtain this qualification

+Tuition Fees

  • TBA

Please contact our MTI team for current promotions studentsupport@mti.vic.edu.au

+Intake Dates

  • 17th Jul 23
  • 9th Oct 23
  • 29th Jan 24

Contact us for further dates.

+How to Apply

  1. Check you meet the entry requirements for the course.
  2. Choose your intake preference
  3. Complete an Enrolment Form-International Student (Ensure you include all required documentation)
  4. Submit your Enrolment Form – Apply online or visit our campus
  5. Receive your Letter of Offer from MTI
  6. Accept the Letter of Offer and pay tuition fees
  7. Receive your CoE (Confirmation of Enrolment)
  8. Apply for your student visa.

For information about applying for your student visa, please visit the Australia Department of Home Affairs (DHA) www.homeaffairs.gov.au

Our HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy qualification is recognised by leading Massage Associations