From melting to money making - The business of candles - Online Course



Everything you need to know to start your dream candle making business. Easy step by step learning online, with me 'The Candle Coach'.

In times where everything is very competitive, you have to get ahead of your game. You are ambitious, creative and ready for change. Now more than ever is the right time to start your new venture.

Becoming a Chandler (Candle Maker) takes time and experience but this online course will give you all the information you will need to progress much faster.

Yes, you can watch videos on YouTube and join Social Media groups but you will get overwhelmed with too many conflicting reports or other people’s opinions. It’s better to learn from a business already having great success!

I started my business a few years ago and first sold at Artisan fairs, my business has grown immensely and now I provide products for many other businesses, alongside offering workshops and events, both in and outside my studio.

Candle manufacturing is worth over £2.4 billion in the UK alone, growing at around 10% each year. If you have a unique and original product then, the only limit is yourself.

This course is on a platform designed to enable you to go at your own pace, you may take a day or two or a whole year, it is split into easy to understand modules with videos and downloads to help with all your candle making requirements.

There is an extra bonus a 'Talking Scents' Power Hour with me.
You can choose to take this at any stage of the course. Held over zoom, it's your chance to pick my brains, ask anything... feel reassured.
(worth £99 this bonus will not last forever)

[ "This session was beyond valuable, such a great source of information, to get that one to one with an expert. This is exactly what I needed to gain some confidence in my product and in my candle making journey" Ella W ]

What we cover in the course -

Introduction - Your Idea, Your Niche, Your Hopes and Desires

The science - including Aromatherapy v Aromachology

Wax, Wicks, Containers, Equipment, Suppliers

Legislation, Product Safety, Insurance, Testing, Records

Practical Session - make container candles in different sizes

Packaging, Branding, Marketing, Pricing for Retail and Wholesale, Ideal Client and where are they.

“You don’t have to be great to start but you have to start to be great” (Zig Ziglar)

What's included in the price?

Access to the lifetime of the course and guaranteed access for at least one year after you enroll.
A 'Talking Scents' Power Hour (worth £99)


Jane Helliwell at The Scent Styling Company

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair users


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In-person course
Lisa Joyce - - #36243

6 months ago I embarked on an adventure of a lifetime. I came to see Jane at her studio for 1:1 tuition with a folder full of ideas, and a head full of dreams. Jane was professional, informative and inspiring. I left feeling confident and certain that I was doing the right thing; that the time, the effort and the investment in my candle ideas would prosper one day. I was not disappointed. 6 months later I launched my business and within weeks was being approached by shops and unable to keep up with orders. The dream is now a reality thanks to Jane and her expertise. She provides ongoing support and is always on point with her advice. Do not think twice about enlisting Jane's help, it could make all the difference! ❤ Here's to 2022 🥂

Response from The Scent Styling Company:

Thank you Lisa, such lovely words and it's amazing to see the business you have built. 2022 is going to be brilliant for you.

In-person course
Stephanie Bride - - #36054

I spent the day with Jane in her studio she is a font of knowledge and I feel that I have taken a lot away from our day together.

I have also booked her to be my mentor for the next 6 months. She has given me the confidence to start my business and not feel out of my depth. She has given great ideas that I will take forward into my new business.

Thanks Jane for a really enjoyable day. Anyone wishing to learn about candle making book on this course it really does teach you everything you need to know.

Response from The Scent Styling Company:

Thank you Steph for your lovely review.
It was such a pleasure to spend the day with you and I’m really looking forward to helping you further this next few months and watching your business grow.

Online on-demand course
Mitra Cherradi - - #35733

I did the online course a few months ago and found it to be excellent. The course covers everything from thinking of the ideal client to practical candle making etc… I can go through the course in my own time and also revisit the sessions anytime I want which is great. I then had a one hour chat with Jane which was great. I found Jane to be very friendly, easy to talk to and discuss my ideas with. Jane has a wealth of knowledge and was very helpful giving me lots of ideas and advice on how to go forward I hope to be able to get my ideas of the ground in the near future and will definitely be in touch with Jane for further advice I am so glad that I came across Jane’s facebook group by chance where she shares so much information. Thank you so much Jane for everything.

Response from The Scent Styling Company:

Thank you for your lovely review.
I can't wait to see your business grow and look forward to helping you in the future.

Online on-demand course
Dawn - - #35351

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Response from The Scent Styling Company:

Ahh Dawn, such lovely words, thank you.
I know you are going to produce beautiful products and in time a great business.
Cannot wait to see it all evolve.

In-person course
jackie wynne - - #35230

An absolutely Brilliant one to one day course, The day was excellently structured in a beautiful room, Jane delivered/shared her knowledge and experience of her craft in a professional. caring and kind supportive way. The course was hands on with great information not only about candle making but how to move forward in starting up and running a business. I love also that Jane offers support after the course being able to check out any queries or question that as arisen on moving forward with my business and to know that Jane is there for support when I need it is a great added bonus to the one to one course. A lovely well delivered course with great information and knowledge would highly recommend it.

Response from The Scent Styling Company:

Thank you Jackie for your kind words, it was such a pleasure to spend the day with you and I look forward to watching your business grow.

In-person course
Heidi Perandin - - #34966

A day well spent, tailored to what I needed ,very informative.
Jane is very knowledgeable in her craft and shares this knowledge well,good discussion and lots of food for thought. I came away with confidence in my journey as a small business and a clear vision of the future, the practical is very helpful,I had the opportunity to ask all my questions and left with a tool book of useful information.

Response from The Scent Styling Company:

Thank you for your lovely review
It was great to spend time with you and looking forward to seeing your business flourish

In-person course
Lisa Burton - - #32778

The day was really well planned, enjoyable and educational
All aspects of starting up and running your own business were covered as well as practical candle making for beginners
Jane has so much knowledge and is really easy to get on with that everything went smoothly
I would recommend without hesitation

Response from The Scent Styling Company:

Thank you for your kind words Lisa, looking forward to seeing your business grow.

In-person course
Amy Saunt - - #31034

I really enjoyed my time with Jane I left the session feeling really confident and ready to get started. I had learnt things that I didn’t even know about which was really useful and helped me not waste any time. The legal side was really informative and I was given a booklet to take home so I can always refer back to this. The sandwiches and teas throughout the day were excellent great service. Will be definitely keeping in contact with Jane for my future development would highly recommend this course for anyone thinking about doing this. Just go for it!! Thanks again Jane.

Response from The Scent Styling Company:

Thank you Amy for your lovely words, it was a pleasure to spend the day with you and I’m really excited to see your business flourish, you are going to be great!

In-person course
Joanna Wilson - - #30398

I thoroughly enjoyed my time with Jane it wasn't like being on a course at all she was so friendly and approachable right from the start . She was easy to talk to and I felt I could ask her questions, she was so helpful and and at the end I had a clear idea on what to do next in setting up my own business. She has promised to keep in touch to see how I'm getting on and has said I can contact her for further advice. When I left I had the feeling that she genuinely wants me succeed.

I would recommend this course especially for the branding legal side of things which she explained so even I could understand them ! Thank you Jane for a brilliant day.

Response from The Scent Styling Company:

Thank you Jo for such lovely words, it really was a pleasure to spend the day with you.
You definitely will go on to have a great business, just take your time!

And yes, I’m here if you need me!

P.S I’ve emailed you today to make sure you’re working on your day 1 😀

Online on-demand course
Carole - - #29721

Recently went on this course. Jane was excellent in her knowledge and guidance.
I'm a complete novice and Jane made me feel comfortable. She guided me through the making process with a great outcome.
I feel more confident now in the legislation and health and safety guidelines.
Thank you Jane, will stay in touch!

Response from The Scent Styling Company:

Thank you Carole for your lovely review.
It was a pleasure to spend the day with you and I look forward to seeing your new business out there soon. Good luck.

Online on-demand course
Suzanne, - - #29488

I've recently attended a day with Jane, I decided to take the course having looked around for a long time at alternatives as I wanted to learn as much as I could in one course.
The information that Jane supplies is second to non and because it's a one to one it was tailored to my business needs. I now feel so much more confident to start up my own business knowing that Jane will give me continued support.
I highly recommend this course.

Response from The Scent Styling Company:

Thank you for your great review Suzanne, it was my pleasure to help you along on your journey and I’m sure you will be very successful.

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