Expertise to perfumery techniques and the language of scents

Complete immersion in the perfumery universe, from the origin of raw materials to perfume classification

OBJECTIVES

  • Acquire, perfect or structure theoretical and olfactory knowledge
  • Develop a «Perfume Culture», from various actors to finished product
  • Master vocabulary to describe a perfume
  • Know how to identify main notes in a perfume

PROFILES

  • Perfume enthusiasts who would like to work in the perfume world
  • Students who would like to start a marketing or sales career in perfumery
  • Professionals who are joining the perfumery sector or would like to have an objective view of the perfume world

TOOLS

  • 2 Olfactoriums®
  • 1 Workbook

PRICES

PROGRAM

Actors in the perfume world

• Raw material companies and the Perfumers
• Brands (from marketing to packaging)
• Legislation and suppliers (packaging, conditioner, bottles...)

Smell

• Physiological diagram
• Olfaction and emotions
• Principles and techniques for memorizing odours

Composition

• Different types of raw materials (natural, synthetic, «specialties»)
• Detailed classification of raw materials
• Extraction procedures and their products
• Chromatography
• Notions of top – middle – base notes
• Explanation of 3 different concentrations found in perfumery
• From perfume to eau de toilette: differences in formula and concentration

Language for describing a perfume (Citrus, Floral, Fruity...)

• Olfactory study of raw materials of each facets
• Practical work: formulate an accord
• Perfume classification
• The heart of the great perfumes
• Illustration of each facet by scents of Top 20

OUR TRAINING SESSIONS

Calendar's dates indicate courses for persons wishing to attend training in French group lessons.
For English courses in private or in-company group lessons, please contact us to require a custom quote.


Where Date Duration Inscription
PARIS 04-05-06-07 December 2018 4 days Register
GRASSE 23-24-25-26 July 2018 4 days Register
GRASSE 08-09-10-11 January 2018 4 days Register