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All Natural Botanical Perfumery – Advanced Perfumers Online Workshops and Master Classes

A series of advanced natural and botanical online perfumery workshops and masterclasses written and instructed by Justine Crane.

Course Outline

The advanced natural botanical perfumery online masterclasses and workshops are designed for individuals with some level of experience or knowledge in the field of aroma science. This could include perfumers, aromatherapists, cosmetic formulators, or individuals who have completed introductory perfumery courses. It may also be suited to those interested in natural and organic products or the use of botanical materials in fragrance. 

The Objective of the Advanced Perfumers Workshops: To Focus on the Needs of the Natural Perfumer in Advancing Their Expertise in the Creation of Natural Perfume. 

This series of online workshops are designed to challenge experienced natural perfumers’ abilities and increase their potential to advance and refine their techniques through trials, experimentation, and research, and hone their skills of observation and evaluation of their finished works. We will guide students to reach a point of apotheosis in their natural perfumery work by focusing on artistry, intuition, precision, authenticity, and organisation. At the end of this series of workshops, the student will be well versed in all aspects of natural perfume creation.

Each Workshop will take one to four weeks to complete. 

Each Workshop is an intensive, deep dive into the subject matter. 

  • 24/7 Access to the course, with student/attendee questions answered within 24 to 48 hours.

  • The course is designed to be flexible and modular. Because it is web based it is accessible to those with web access who have basic computer skills. 

  • All modules are mandatory.

  • As an on-line course the pace of learning is directed by the student.

The Aims of the course are;

  1. To provide participants with an in-depth understanding of all natural perfume formulations.

  2. Enhancing the ability to create complex all natural perfume compositions.

  3. Improving the skills necessary for evaluating and selecting all natural perfume materials.

  4. Learning advanced techniques for all natural perfume formulation and production.

  5. To inspire participants to create their own signature fragrances using natural ingredients.

The overall aim of the advanced masterclass and workshops in natural botanical perfumery is to provide participants with a deeper understanding and knowledge of the art and science of creating fragrances using natural plant-based ingredients.

Course Structure

The course is comprised of five Workshop Sections as follows: 

Workshop Section #1 – Organising the Workbench


Organization and management of perfume-making materials and equipment.


Workshop Section #2 – Menstruum Selection, Evaluation, & Dilution


This includes the selection and evaluation of alcohol and oil-based menstruums, dilution instructions, and the creation of material and kit evaluations. Additionally, the piece provides valuable guidelines on evaluation-monographs and features a Champaka Concrete dilution.


Workshop Section #3 – Creating Extracts & Distillations


Exploring Plant Extracts through tincturing, enfleurage and distillation. Learn how to extract the essence of plants and deepen your understanding of natural botanical perfumery.


Workshop Section #4 – Creating Accords Master Classes

Accords Building, Traditional Perfume Families , New Perfume Families, Combining Perfume Families, Material Dynamics

Workshop Section #5 – Creating Perfume Master Classes



The Method, Perfume Skin Pre-conditioners, Ageing, Bridge Notes & Tips, Extraction Effects, Perfume Grades, Batching Up, Alcohol Based Perfumes, Tips & FAQ’s , Huile de Parfum & Solid Perfume Making, Coffrets, Custom Scent Creation , Clarifying & Filtering Perfumes

Entry Requirements

The strict pre-requisites for this series of workshops are:

  • Must have graduated from a CPD Certified Diploma Perfume Course at the Natural Perfume Academy 
  • or 
  • Present evidence of proven past study of natural perfumery with a total duration of experience of two years or more, this can include:
  • A certificate of completion from another perfume course, natural or otherwise
  • A verifiable history of posting questions and experimentation results on social media – must be of at least two years in duration
  • A website or other online outlet, with a lifespan of one or more years, from which you have sold natural perfumes
  • Must be in possession of basic natural perfumers’ tools and raw materials prior to the start of the workshops.

Course accreditation

The course is accredited by NPA and Justine Crane and was piloted with thanks by selected NPA Diploma Graduates. 

Opening Date

This course is now open for applications.

Course Syllabus

The course comprises 5 Sections and 20 workshops. 

The course syllabus includes organizing the workbench, cataloguing raw materials, and organizing perfumers tools. It also covers menstruum selection, evaluation, and dilution using alcohol-based and oil-based menstruums. Creating extracts and distillations through tincturing, enfleurage, and distillation is also included. Additionally, the course covers creating accords and perfumes through master classes.

Teaching Methodologies

Workshop activities.

On-line resources.

Written material.

Glossary for all materials.

Glossary of terms relevant to natural perfumery.

Video material where relevant: produced specifically for the course or identified resources for content relevant to subject matter.


Assessment of learning outcomes.

The tests assess understanding of concepts and assurance that safety issues are assimilated, including the scope and expectations of creating all natural botanical perfumes.

Short answer questions to ascertain the understanding of key points in the learning programme.

Classification of APW & Masterclasses Award

A Certificate of Completion of the Advanced Perfumer Workshops and Masterclasses will be awarded by Justine Crane and The Natural Perfume Academy.

Quality Assurance

NPA undertakes professional responsibility in maintaining the highest standards in the operation of this course.

About The Tutor and Course Writer Justine Crane


The course will be provided using a Modular Object Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment implementing the following technological resources.

  • Assignment submission

  • Discussions forum

  • Files download

  • Grading

  • Moodle instant messages

  • Online calendar

  • Online news and announcement (College and course level)

  • Online quiz

  • Wiki

All students must confirm that they have the technology base to be assured of their capacity to engage in an on-line learning platform.

A FAQ resource will answer questions that commonly arise and limited technology advice will be available via web support services. This will cover occasional problem solving where unexpected problems arise that are not covered in FAQ’s.

Generic technological problems will be resolved by the Academy technology support team.

Basic IT teaching will not be provided.

Cost of the course: 

Payment will need to be completed before the course enrolment. Flexible payment options are available. Please visit the Application Page 


This course is now open for applications. Pre-requisites required for this course. Please submit an application form  Application Page 

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