APA is affiliated with, and its courses accredited by, the following highly regarded aromatherapy organisations:
The International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists (IFPA)
The IFPA is the largest professional aromatherapy practitioners' organisation in the world, and is a strong, respected voice in the field of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM).
Its inception in 2002 was the result of a vision by the UK’s major international professional aromatherapy organisations to become the best they could, and it now operates worldwide.
APA was the first to become one of the worldwide affiliated and accredited schools of IFPA in Hong Kong. Ever since 1999, graduates of the APA Academy have been able to apply for IFPA membership directly with their diploma qualification.
The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA)
The NAHA is an educational, non-profit organization based in the USA, dedicated to enhancing public awareness of the benefits of true aromatherapy.
NAHA is actively involved with promoting and elevating academic standards in aromatherapy education and practice for the profession. NAHA is also actively involved in furthering the public's perception and knowledge of true aromatherapy and its safe and effective application in everyday life.
APA is affiliated with and accredited by NAHA, and our graduates can apply for NAHA membership directly with their diploma qualification.
New Zealand Register of Holistic Aromatherapists (NZROHA)
NZROHA has established itself as the national register for qualified Holistic Aromatherapists, supporting, informing and promoting aromatherapy in New Zealand. It is a founding member of the NZ Charter of Health Practitioners Inc. and is developing affiliations with other natural health modalities.
The Register consists of members each being engaged, trained, or interested in aromatherapy, or others interested in furthering the objects of the Register. The Register sets professional standards for practising members – all members must comply with and uphold the NZROHA Rules, Membership Policy, Codes of Ethics, and Code of Practice.
APA is affiliated with and accredited by NZROHA, and our graduates can apply for NZROHA membership directly with their diploma qualification.