Cinquieme Sens is a certified training center open to professionals in the fragrance industry and private individuals passionate about perfume.
Cinquieme Sens has developed a method of olfactory training, from the initial stages through to perfume creation, based on the teachings of Jean Carles.
We have almost 40 years of experience and innovation serving companies, and every year we train 500 directors, executives, marketers, trainers, sales representatives, and production technicians.
Our methods and our tools are used by numerous brands.
Discovery workshops for non-professional perfume enthusiasts. To treat yourself or a loved one, visit our online boutique
|The perfumer’s palette||An introductory session to measure your olfactory abilities and acquire methods for memorizing odours||3 hours|
|The Fragrance creation workshop||A workshop that will take you to the enchanted universe of perfumes||3 hours|
|Discovery day||The perfumer’s palette and the Fragrance creation workshop||1 day|
Two training courses that are ideal to enter the world of professional perfumery and immerse yourself in the language of fragrances, raw materials and perfumes.
|Introduction to the techniques and the language of perfumery||A stroll through the universe of perfume, from the origin of raw materials to the classification of perfumes||2 days|
|Olfactory Improvement||Study of the main raw materials for each facet, illustrated by the most representative perfumes||4 days|
|From the idea to the product||Presentation of the key steps in developing a fragrance, from the idea to the bottle.||1 day|
Training courses on perfume, trends, market leaders, new products, brands and the history of perfumery. A global overview of the very exclusive perfume market in France and throughout the world.
|A Century of Women’s / Men’s perfumes||Retrospective of perfume since the beginning of the 19th century||2 days|
|Study of the Top 20 France||An olfactory and visual study of the Top 20 on the feminine and masculine fragrance market||1 day|
|Study of the Top 10 World||An olfactory and visual of the top 10 in different world countries (study of 4 geographical areas)||1 day|
|Olfactive Trends||Study of trends in last 3 years||1 day|
|Perfume Launches||An olfactory and marketing study of all of the year’s launches||1 day|
|The Confidential Perfumery France||A study of the emotional and olfactory world of the main french niche brands||1 day|
|World Tour of the Confidential Perfumery||A study of the emotional and olfactory world of the main world niche brands||1 day|
|Collection - Haute Parfumerie||A study of the emotional and olfactory world of the main private collections||1 day|
|The Fragrance Sales Program||Mastery of key skills for emotional counseling in the sale of perfume||2 day|
|A journey through a olfactory family||Study of the evolution of an olfactory family||1 day|
|Olfactory territory brands||A study of the emotional and olfactory perfume of a brand||-|
|The Fragrance Development Program||Comprehension and method of fragrance development steps and key success factor of a launch||1 day|
A comprehensive curriculum to better understand the profession of perfumer-creator and to potentially become a ‘nose.’ From the knowledge of raw materials to the formulation of perfumes.
|Level 1||Expertise to perfumery techniques and the language of scents||Complete immersion in the perfumery universe, from the origin of raw materials to perfume classification||4 days|
|Level 2||Introduction to the chemistry of perfumes||A few notions of chemistry applied to perfumery||1 day|
|Level 2||Raw Materials||Complete study of raw materials by theme||9 days|
|Level 3||Laboratory introduction and Quality control||Understand laboratory notions and quality control. Training only available in French||1 day|
|Level 3||Formulation Workshop||Formulate, create and evaluate in order to master the construction of major fragrances||18 days|