The Fragrance Foundation UK

The Fragrance Foundation UK

Course information

The Fragrance Foundation UK online training programmes are designed to broaden the knowledge of all aspects of perfumery; from the building block ingredients that create fine fragrance to how fragrance can be expertly sold in stores.


The Fragrance Foundation UK was first founded in New York in 1949 by Chanel, Coty, Elizabeth Arden, Guerlain and Helena Rubinstein, and has affiliates in the United Kingdom, France and the United States. It is a not-for-profit organisation recognised as the global authority for the fragrance industry. Dedicated in enhancing the image of the sector and inspiring the world to discover the artistry of fragrance, it provides a central source of educational information, as well as supporting new talent and driving growth.

The Fragrance Foundation UK has over 200 member companies which are from all sectors of the fragrance industry, including manufacturers, marketers, suppliers, media, consultants, packaging designers, and retailers.

The Foundation serves the global fragrance industry, as well as the public at large, in providing a central source for educational and historical information on all aspects of fragrance and the sense of smell.

Working with Oxford Economics – one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms – The Fragrance Foundation UK Oxford Economics Report found the industry contributed £7.1 billion to the UK economy, nearly 127,000 jobs, and £2.1 billion in tax in 2018.

Accredited courses

Online Training Programmes:

Expert Level

Specialist Level

Specialist with Honours Level

Fragrance Knowledge Refresher