Curso de velas naturales con aceites esenciales de cercanía. Técnicas avanzadas

Face-to-face course on making natural candles

State: Course completed
Modality: face-to-face
Teachers: La Marihuela technical staff
Date: October 6, 7 and 8, 2023
    Price: Free
    Number of students: 20 students
    Location: CERSYRA. Avda. del Vino 10, 1330, Valdepeñas (Ciudad Real)


    This course is organized by the CERSYRA Regional Institute for Agrifood and Forestry Research and Development of Castilla La Mancha (IRIAF) and is co-financed by the European FEDER Fund.

    Learn to make your own natural candles and enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy with our face-to-face course.

    From material selection to advanced crafting techniques, find out everything you need to know to create uniquely scented candles. With hands-on activities and professional tips, this course is ideal for those who love candles, aromatherapy, and making their own natural products at home.

    CERSYRA Regional Institute for Agrifood and Forestry Research and Development of Castilla La Mancha (IRIAF)


    October 6, 2023

    • Introduction to the art of making natural candles.
    • Selection of materials: wax, wick, containers, dyes, fragrances, etc.
    • Basic wax pouring techniques.
    • Practical activity: making a simple candle.
    • Candle making safety: precautions and good practices.
    • Regulations on the production and marketing of candles.
    • Practical activity: making a rolled beeswax candle.

    October 7, 2023

    • Introduction to aromatherapy and its benefits for health and well-being.
    • Essential oils and natural fragrances for candles.
    • How to calculate the amount of fragrance needed for each candle.
    • Practical activity: making an aromatic candle with essential oils.
    • Introduction to the elaboration of candles and candles, figure candles, gel candles, carved candles, etc.
    • Making candles with olive oil or recycled oil.
    • Practical activity: making an oil candle.

    October 9, 2023

    • Advanced candle making techniques: patterned candles, layered candles, candles with inclusions, etc.
    • Preparation of aromatic chocolates or soymelt.
    • How to fix common problems in candle making.
    • Hands-on Activity: Make a decorative candle with a layered design or a scented wax to decorate.
    • Introduction to the management of a natural candle business: from production to sale.
    • How to calculate costs and set prices.
    • Inventory and supplier management, traceability.
    • Closure

    Until October 3, 2023. Maximum 20 students. The applications will be presented in any Official Registry of the Junta de Comunidades de Castilla La Mancha.

    Once registered, please send scans to the e-mail: so that CERSYRA can contact the students and the enrollment process can continue.

    The recipients of the Course/Workshop will be the people who carry out their activities or provide their services in the agricultural, food and forestry sectors, land managers and other economic agents that constitute SMEs, and whose scope of action is the agri-food and forestry environment, as well as all those people whose work is carried out or potentially can be carried out in said field.

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