Duration: This Program has an approximate total duration of around 3280 hours, comprised of home study, seminars and clinical training. Part A through ACS Distance Education consists of 1000 hours, and the remainder is completed through Health Schools Australia
Part A of the Advanced Diploma is ACS's Foundation Diploma. When you finish part A, you will be awarded a Foundation Diploma in Natural Health.
The Course Fees displayed on the righthand side are for the ACS Distance Education's Foundation Diploma only.
Note that each module in the Diploma (Advanced) Naturopathy Part A is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.
Part B is undertaken with Health Schools Australia (Final 2 Years). Subjects include:
- Herbal Medicine
- Disorder Profiles/Clinical Practice 1-4
- Advanced Herbal Medicine
- Remedial Massage
- Advanced Anatomy & Physiology
- Advanced Nutrition
- History & Philosophy Of Natural Medicine
- Pathophysiology & Symptomatology
- Ethics & Jurisprudence
- Practice Management
- Occupational Health & Safety 2
PLUS: Electives in either:
- Advanced Remedial Massage
Please check with Health Schools Australia for Part B fees.
Additional Requirements: Senior First Aid Certificate
Contribute to effective workplace relationships.
Develop professional expertise.
Manage a practice.
Communicate effectively with clients/patients.
Make referrals to other health care professionals when appropriate.
Apply advanced first aid (O/S).
Apply basic first aid.
Contribute to organisational effectiveness in the Health Industry.
Manage the control of infection.
Provide Naturopathic treatment.
Provide the Western Herbal Medicine treatment.
Provide Naturopathic nutritional treatment.
Plan the Naturopathic treatment strategy.
Perform Naturopathic health assessment.
Manage work within the Naturopathic framework.
Apply Naturopathic diagnostic framework.
Work within a Naturopathic framework.
Provide specialised Western Herbal Medicine treatment.
Operate a Western Herbal Medicine dispensary.
Work within a massage framework.
Perform Massage health assessment.
Apply Massage assessment framework.
Plan the massage treatment.
Provide the massage treatment.
Apply literature research findings to Clinical Nutritional practice.
Provide specialised Nutritional care.
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