AromaScience Training has been newly established by Associate
Professor Shelley Petersen for the delivery of NZQA Approved Micro-credentials within
New Zealand.   

AromaScience Training is registered and/or affiliated with the following bodies:

* The International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists

* The New Zealand Register of Holistic Aromatherapists

* ITENZ Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand

AromaScience Training is approved by NZQA New Zealand Qualifications Authority to teach the Introduction to Aromatherapy and Certificate in Aroma Science courses.

These micro-credentials are targeting the Complementary
Medicine Industry, specifically designed for the Aromatherapy Sector.

AromaScience Training is located alongside the Aromaflex
shop, which has been in the same location for almost 30 years, in the
historical building, Development House, situated on the top end of Trafalgar
Street, Nelson, New Zealand.

The purpose of this organisation is to develop and deliver quality qualifications in Aromatherapy, Aroma Science and future Post Graduate Aromatic Medicine for the benefit of health care within New Zealand.


  • Vision

    We imagine a future where complementary medicine is scientifically understood and is embraced by all communities in Aotearoa New Zealand.

  • Mission

    Our mission is to provide exemplary aroma science knowledge and skills to our learners to empower them to improve their health and wellbeing of themselves, their whanau, their clients and their communities.

  • Living Purpose

    We provide aroma science training to improve human health and well-being outcomes in a way which complements conventional medicine.