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Herbal Medicine

Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine

Western Herbal Medicine is a great way to help people live happier, healthier lives using medicinal herbs. With the potential to earn a great living you also have the oppotunity to inspire others to gain optimum wellness and vitality.

Graduates generally enter clinical practice either alone or as a partner in a health care clinic. Other exciting career opportunities are available in education, community health care services settings, social welfare, sales, manufacturing, and health retreats.

Career opportunities

  • Botanical Medicine Practitioner
  • Western Herbal Medicine Practitioner
  • Herbalist/Herbal Medicine Practitioner
  • Phytotherapist

Pre-requisites

Completed NSW Higher School Certificate, or equivalent and be of mature age.

Course units

This course requires the completion of all subjects listed below, plus two electives. In addition, students must complete or hold a current Senior First Aid certificate at the time of graduation or course completion.

  • Herbal Sciences
  • Communication
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Flower Essences
  • Herbal Medicine 1
  • Herbal Medicine 2
  • Herbal Medicine 3
  • Herbal Medicine 4
  • Iridology
  • Naturopathic Philosophy
  • Nutrition 1
  • Medical Sciences
  • Anatomy & Physiology 1
  • Anatomy & Physiology 2
  • Anatomy & Physiology 3
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Medicine 1
  • Clinical Medicine 2
  • Clinical Medicine 3
  • Clinical Medicine 4
  • Clinic Management
  • Practice Management, Law & Ethics
  • Clinic 1A - HM + CCSN
  • Clinic 1B - HM
  • Clinic 2A - HM + CCSN
  • Clinic 2B - HM
  • Electives
  • Aromatherapy 1
  • Homoeopathy 1
  • Reflexology 1
  • Massage Therapy 1
  • Massage Therapy 2
  • Nutrition 2
  • Mineral Therapy

Work experience

You need to complete 400 hours of clinical practice

Request more information

Speak to Lindsay or Maria on 1300 928 239, or complete the form below and we'll contact you.



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