Aromatherapy: soap making

Learn how to make home-made natural soaps for your friends and family. Only organic soap bases (clear and opaque) are used with natural plant materials and essential oils to add scent.

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Key course information

Dates
04/08/14 - 05/08/14

Day(s)
Mon+Tue

Duration
1 week

Time
18:00 - 21:30

Fees ?
Full fee: £64NC

Venue
KS - Keeley Street

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Course code
FSA93

Availability
Available
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NC: No concessionary fees available as there is no government funding for this course.

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Course outline

What is the course about?

A simple technique to make your own handmade soaps, using natural and organic soap bases, plant material and essential oils.

What topics will we cover?

The basic technique of soap making
What soap bases to use
The plant properties of the essential oils, such as lavender, tea tree, lemon, etc.

By the end of this course you should be able to:

Make the following 3 soaps:
-Antiseptic soap
-Moisturizing soap
-Gentle cleansing soap for body and face.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Introductory level. You are required to follow verbal instructions and extract information from handouts.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

This is mainly a practical course where you will work in small groups actively making the soaps. No outside class work is required other than reading through the given handouts.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No - all materials are provided by the college.

Do I need to have an interview before I can enrol?

No.

What feedback will I get?

You will receive regular feedback from your tutor throughout the course, as and when appropriate. At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to assess the progress you have made.

How will I be able to give my views on the course?

Please complete the evaluation form at the end of your course. These are monitored and help us to continually improve our courses.

How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning?

You may be interested in: education and careers advice; financial and childcare support; disability support; support for Deaf and hearing-impaired students; dyslexia support; English and maths support; counselling, and library services (supported learning centre). To find out what may be available to you, and how to apply, see page 278 of the 13/14 course guide, or visit www.citylit.ac.uk/students

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Other related body work courses.

General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Information and Advice Shop, open Monday to Friday 12:00 – 19:00 during term time, and Monday to Friday 12:00 – 17:00 out of term time. See the course guide for term dates and further details.

Who can I contact for further information?

Tel: 020 7492 2622

health@citylit.ac.uk

Advice times:

During term-time Tuesday 17.30 - 18.30 Thursday 12.30 - 13.30 Room 101A

Non term-time Tuesday 17.30 - 18.30 Wednesday 12.30 - 13.30 Room 101A

To enrol on a course, call 020 7831 7831

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Advice times:

During term-time Tuesday 17.30 - 18.30 Thursday 12.30 - 13.30 Room 101A

Non term-time Tuesday 17.30 - 18.30 Wednesday 12.30 - 13.30 Room 101A

To enrol on a course, call 020 7831 7831

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