^

 
 

Qualification details

HLT51407 - Diploma of Aromatherapy (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by HLT52315 - Diploma of Clinical AromatherapyThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change to packaging rules. Significant change to core units. Removal of entry requirements. Minimum clinic requirement of 120 hours. 05/Aug/2015

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
(View details for release 2) 07/May/2012
1 (this release) 25/Mar/2011

Replaced release

You are currently viewing the components related to release 1.
The current release is release 2View release 2 details.

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnUsage RecommendationSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Usage Recommendation columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
HLTCOM510B - Provide services to clients with chronic diseases or conditionsProvide services to clients with chronic diseases or conditionsSupersededN/A
HLTARO510B - Monitor and evaluate aromatherapy treatmentsMonitor and evaluate aromatherapy treatmentsSupersededN/A
HLTHIR404D - Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleWork effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleSupersededN/A
HLTCOM509B - Provide services for people with a life challenging illnessProvide services for people with a life challenging illnessDeletedN/A
HLTHIR506C - Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirementsImplement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirementsSupersededN/A
CHCORG428A - Reflect on and improve own professional practiceReflect on and improve own professional practiceSupersededN/A
CHCORG611B - Lead and develop others in a community sector workplaceLead and develop others in a community sector workplaceSupersededN/A
BSBMGT502B - Manage people performanceManage people performanceSupersededN/A
HLTCOM502C - Develop professional expertiseDevelop professional expertiseDeletedN/A
HLTSHU509C - Maintain personal health and awareness as a professional responsibilityMaintain personal health and awareness as a professional responsibilitySupersededN/A
Items per page 10 | 20 | 50 | 100
Displaying items 1 - 10 of 28

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 451511 Natural Remedy Consultant 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6395-13 Natural Remedy Consultant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0619 Complementary Therapies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Complementary/Alternative Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Clinical Aromatherapist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 451511 Natural Remedy Consultant 03/Sep/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6395-13 Natural Remedy Consultant 03/Sep/2007 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0619 Complementary Therapies 03/Sep/2007 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 03/Sep/2009 
The content being displayed has been produced by a third party, while all attempts have been made to make this content as accessible as possible it cannot be guaranteed. If you are encountering issues following the content on this page please consider downloading the content in its original form

Modification History

Not Applicable

Description

This qualification provides competence in aromatherapy practice and practitioners at this level may be self employed as independent practitioners or may work within a larger health service. The qualification covers the provision of aromatherapy treatment to clients with specific needs such as palliative care, aged care, women and children. Practitioners at this level may supervise other aromatherapists and may formulate for individual outcomes.

Aromatherapists at this level are expected to have an in depth understanding of a medium range (minimum of 40) of essential oils.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Aromatherapist
  • Clinical aromatherapist

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

To gain entry into this qualification, candidates must demonstrate competence through a recognised training program or recognition process, in the following units of competency from the Certificate IV in Aromatherapy:

HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status 

HLTARO401B Work within an aromatherapy framework 

HLTARO402B Plan aromatherapy treatment 

HLTARO403B Provide aromatherapy treatment 

HLTARO405B Apply aromatherapy assessment framework 

HLTARO406B Perform aromatherapy health assessment 

HLTCOM404C Communicate effectively with clients 

HLTCOM406C Make referrals to other health care professionals when appropriate 

HLTFA301C Apply first aid 

HLTHIR301B Communicate and work effectively in health 

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures 

HLTOHS300B Contribute to OHS processes 

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

12 units of competency are required for award of this qualification, including:

  • 8 core units, comprising 4 common units and 4 specialisation units
  • 4 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A electives which are required for sole practitioner work at this level in aromatherapy
  • Group B electives which are recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Other relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Health and/or Community Services Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 2 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages or accredited courses where the details of those courses are available on the NTIS or other public listing

Core units 

Common units 

CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice 

HLTAP501B Analyse health information  (Note pre-requ: HLTAP401B)

HLTCOM502C Develop professional expertise 

HLTSHU509C Maintain personal health and awareness as a professional responsibility 

Specialisation units 

HLTARO507B Analyse and compare different complementary health modalities 

HLTARO509B Plan a specialised aromatherapy treatment 

HLTARO510B Monitor and evaluate aromatherapy treatments 

HLTARO511B Provide specific aromatherapy assessment and care 

Group A electives  - required for sole practitioner work in aromatherapy 

The following units or units with equivalent competency outcomes are required to work as a sole practitioner at this level in aromatherapy.

HLTCOM503C Manage a practice 

HLTHIR506C Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements 

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking work in health need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Health Training Package.

Group B electives  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended:

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co -workers 

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander people 

Other relevant electives 

Other electives are to be selected in line with the specified Packaging Rules. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address identified workplace needs.

BSBMGT502B Manage people performance 

BSBWOR502B Ensure team effectiveness 

CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people 

CHCCS416A Assess and provide services for clients with complex needs 

CHCORG525D Recruit and coordinate volunteers 

CHCORG611B Lead and develop others in a community sector workplace 

CHCPOL403B Undertake research activities 

CHCPOL505B Manage research activities 

HLTARO404B Develop aromatherapy products 

HLTARO408B Provide aromatherapy massage treatment 

HLTCOM509B Provide services for people with a life challenging illness 

HLTCOM510B Provide services to clients with chronic diseases or conditions 

HLTHIR501B Maintain an effective health work environment 

HLTNUT610B Provide basic dietary advice 

HLTOHS401A Maintain workplace OHS processes