In brief.....

The School & the Courses...

The Nicole Perez-School of Holistic Aromatherapy (SoHA) was founded in 1987 by Nicole Perez,

an experienced aromatherapist and qualified teacher of over twenty years and a Fellow IFA.

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Professional Diploma Courses

The SoHA offers professional training courses in Holistic Aromatherapy leading to a Diploma that meets with the high standard of practice required to work as a professional practitioner in the private health sector and the state Healthcare system in the UK. click here

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  • Accreditation                                                                         

The SoHA's Accredition and Assessment process is scrutinized by the International Federation of Aromatherapists (IFA) which provides successful students with extra professional credibility.This is because the IFA apart from being the oldest aromatherapy association in the world also provides an external professional examination to ensure that all IFA members have reached the same professional standard. click here

  • Venue for Classes and Workshops

Classes take place in a beautiful teaching studio in a historical building with cafetria facility in London W1, close to Regent's Park and Oxford Circus. Class attendance depends on which format students enrol for, course A, B, or C. ( Tuesdays and Wednesdays for course A and one weekend

a month for course B -see details below for each course).  click here

The classroom is equipped with desks and chairs for the theoretical part of the syllabus and massage tables for practical studies.

  • Who can apply?                   

Courses are designed to appeal to anyone who wishes to become a professional aromatherapist to start a new career or who simply want to join the Diploma course for their own emjoyment,

self-development or to help family and friends.

Classes are kept small 8 to 10 students maximum with students from London, the Uk, as well as different regions of the world such as: Taiwan, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Mexico, Ireland, Jordan, France, Italy, Spain, South America, USA, South Africa, Poland and each and everyone brings their own 'touch of spice' to the classroom.

  • Requirements

No particular qualifications are required but ALL students must be able to attend classes, complete course work and assignments, study on their own as part of home study as well as have a reasonable level or command of English in order to complete the course work and IFA assessment.

How to Enrol on a Course

  • To request an application form,fees, joining instructions and timetables, click here
  • When you have received the information:
    1. Read, complete and sign the application form where requested.
    2. Return the completed form to SoHA ensuring that the followings are enclosed:
      • correct amount of fees or deposit (cheque, postal order or bank transfer)
      • a short curriculum vitae and reasons why joining the course
      • a passport photo

Applicants in the UK may be asked to attend an informal interview and overseas students may require a visa from the UK Immigration to remain in the UK while studying.

  • Course Materials
  • Massage couches are provided for all students while on the course, however, it is a requirement that students acquire a massage couch before the begining of a course for their own practice outside the school.
  • High quality essential oils are also provided while studying at the school but students will be expected to purchase from the SoHA a complete set of high quality essential oils at the begining of a course in order to complete course assignments and aromatherapy treatments also outside the school. 
  • A book list will be provided at times of enrolment and students will be expected to acquire towels to practice massage at the school and will be instructed on what is considered suitable and professional clothing to practice massage.


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