The CPD Certified NPA Natural Perfumery Diploma Course is a fully online course.
No prerequisites are required except a passion and desire to learn Natural Perfumery from the ground up.
This course is recommended for those who desire to begin a career in Natural Perfumery, or those who wish to broaden their educational horizons.
CPD Certified NPA Natural Perfumery Diploma Course is a fully online course. No prerequisites are required except a passion and desire to learn Natural Perfumery from the ground up. This course is recommended for those who desire to begin a career in natural perfumery or those who wish to broaden their creative educational horizons. The syllabus is condensed into nine months. A Diploma will be awarded by the academy and signed by Justine Crane upon satisfactory completion of the syllabus.
There are two options for payment.
Option 1: Pay all at once and get the total cost of the course at a discounted price of $1069 USD
How it works: Pay the fees in a one-off payment of 1069 USD
Pay in 9 Monthly Instalments of $135: A non-refundable first instalment of $135 USD is required to secure your place in the course if paying by subscription.
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The Natural Perfume Academy is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Instruction will be given via forums, activities, quizzes and assignments, formal and informal chat sessions, and by units. Students will be given specific time frames in which to read, research and participate in each unit before the next unit is open for study and discussion.
A WORKBOOK specific to the course is available to each participating student in a downloadable PDF format. A recommended reading list is provided in the workbook. No other books or texts are necessary to complete the course.
The students will be given a list of required raw materials/essences at the beginning of the course so they can begin collecting what they need to conduct evaluations and trials.
Topics covered in the course include, but are not limited to, a brief perfume history, popular historic perfumery ingredients, the evolution of the perfume culture, safety issues, endangered species and cruelty in perfumery, storage and shelf-life of raw materials, chemical constituents of perfume ingredients, glossary of terminology, the perfumer's studio, the perfumer's palette, notes, accords and chords, evaluation of raw materials, supplemental scent vocabulary, continued olfactory training activities, advanced perfumes tools, and techniques, tinctures, evulsions, dilutions, scales, required lab-ware, oil and solid perfume making instruction, basic instruction in the production of soaps, butters, balms, massage and bath oils, creation of perfume, vertical and horizontal perfume trials, intuitive perfumery formulation, base compound formulation, advanced composition techniques, discussion of sacrificial perfume materials, finishing, "fining”, clarifying perfume compositions, creating custom perfumes, creating a reverse brief, reading and interpreting a brief, suggested raw materials to complement the perfumer's palette, and more.