IFEAT, in its continuing support of the industry, has provided the possibility for new members to join learning programmes and studies on the many aspects of the essential oils and aroma trades.

Following the successful completion of the programmes, students are awarded the IFEAT Flavourist and Perfumery Diplomas.

Flavourists Course

IFEAT is supporting this programme of training modules which has been developed in association with the British Society of Flavourists. The Programme, held within the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Reading, will provide the foundation on which to build a career as a flavourist.

Full information and details of the next course will be posted on the university's website.

If you require any further information, then please contact the Department on:
Tel: +44 (0) 118 378 8700, Fax: +44 (0) 118 931 0080 or email:

Aroma Trades Studies (Perfumes and Flavours)

ICATS (the International Centre for Aroma Trades Studies) has been providing distance learning courses into the global Aroma Trades (perfumes and flavours) industry for over a decade.

The ICATS Perfumery programme is validated by IFEAT and the BSP (British Society of Perfumers).  Successful completion leads to the award of the IFEAT Diploma in Aroma Trades Studies (Fragrances or Flavours).

For information on this course, visit the course website at:

If you require any further information, then please contact:
The Programme Manager, Dr Tony Curtis on +44 (0) 1752 588946 or email: