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Become a Natural Therapy Consultant! - “Help Others Live Better”

Increasingly individuals and families are looking for ways to improve their overall health and wellbeing, using the most natural options available to assist the body’s innate ability to heal and be well.

As health care costs increase, people are looking to learn how to easily incorporate accessible and affordable natural remedies into their daily routines. Especially for the prevention and management of modern day lifestyle ailments and diseases.

The Diploma of Natural Remedies explores the fascinating world of Herbal Medicine, Holistic Nutrition and looks into the principles of applying a mind/body approach to health and healing studying traditional natural medicine philosophies & modalities.

The Diploma of Natural Remedies provides you with the tools to help others to live a more natural way of living to achieve good health, increased happiness and a balanced life.

As the old saying goes, when it comes to our health, prevention is much better than cure!

 

Course Duration: 1.5 Years  (4 Terms) Part-Time

Intakes: Annual intake in February *note some subjects can be commenced in any term

 

Study anywhere, any time! – In our virtual classroom

Making learning accessible for everyone is the key to all our course programs.

Nature Care’s virtual classroom is accessed through the colleges secure online Student Portal which you can access day and night 7 days a week. 

Subjects have an online scheduled class time;

 You can choose to:

  • Attend the scheduled class lesson live in real-time in our virtual classroom OR
  • Watch the live recording and review the course content at your leisure in-line with your own weekly study schedule 

Each class recording is available for the whole duration of term to optimise your learning experience.

 

What student are saying: :‘I have thoroughly enjoyed the option of being part of the live recording and find the recordings very beneficial. They have helped me with my studies immensely and I really enjoy listening to the teachers and picking up those extra little nuggets of gold’!

 

Recognition of Course

Nature Care College is an approved training provider for the Diploma of Natural Remedies with;

IICT - The International Institute for Complementary Therapists Professional membership & insurance for Every Therapist - Once you have graduated with your Diploma of Holistic Wellness Coaching from Nature Care College, you are eligible to join the IICT Visit: www.iict.com.au

 

IPHM - International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine

IPHM – The International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine has been developed to provide the general public and health care professionals with a body of world-wide regulated professionals, all qualified to recognised levels via their accreditation board. Membership offers combined professional indemnity and product liability insurance. Members may also list their business name and their modalities on the IPHM website under ‘Find a Practitioner’.Visit: https://www.iphm.co.uk 

 

To find out more, see what you’ll be learning and have frequently asked questions answered download the Course Outline

Diploma of Natural Remedies Booklist    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNITS OF STUDY

Aromatherapy Essentials

Description: Undertake an in-depth study of 18 essential oils, including their history, chemical constituents, actions and therapeutic use. You will also learn blending techniques, methods of application and extraction methods.

Learning Hours: Learning hours are inclusive of all supervised and prescribed activities throughout the duration of this subject. These may include lectures, on-line tasks, forums, assessments, prescribed reading, research, assignments and activities.

Assessment
This subject is assessed by:

  • One on-line quiz

Pre-requisites: Nil

 


Bach Flower Remedies

Description: An introduction to the subtle healing system by Dr Edward Bach for treating negative states of mind and emotions. You will learn about the 38 unique remedies, including how to prescribe and dispense them.

Learning Hours: Learning hours are inclusive of all supervised and prescribed activities throughout the duration of this subject. These may include lectures, on-line tasks, forums, assessments, prescribed reading, research, assignments and activities.

Assessment
This subject is assessed by:

  • One on-line end of term exam

Pre-requisites: Nil


Communicate With Clients

Description: This unit of study covers the skills required by practitioners to establish and maintain effective communication with clients throughout all interactions and provide basic counselling as required and as appropriate to facilitate the treatment or health service being provided. The skills apply to work in a range of health settings where health services are provided with direct client contact involved.

Learning Hours: Learning hours are inclusive of all supervised and prescribed activities throughout the duration of this unit of study. These may include lectures, on-line tasks, forums, assessments, prescribed reading, research, assignments and activities.

Assessment
This unit is assessed by:

  • One written assignment
  • One on-line quiz

Pre-requisites: Nil

Co-requisites: Nil

 


Foundations of Nutrition A

Description: In this stimulating unit of study you will gain a solid understanding of the concepts of naturopathic nutrition. You will be introduced to the macronutrients, including their role in absorption, metabolism and diet and will also study nutrient values, specific food
groups and the effects of processing on foods. This unit of study will enable you to identify appropriate dietary modification and negotiate dietary changes according to an individual’s particular requirements.

Learning Hours: Learning hours are inclusive of all supervised and prescribed activities throughout the duration of this unit of study. These may include lectures, on-line tasks, forums, assessments, prescribed reading, research, assignments and activities.

Assessment
This unit is assessed by:

  • One written assignment
  • One end of term exam

Pre-requisites: Nil

Co-requisites: Nil


Foundations of Nutrition B

Description: In this stimulating unit of study you will gain a solid understanding of the concepts of naturopathic nutrition. You will be introduced to the macronutrients, including their role in absorption, metabolism and diet and will also study nutrient values, specific food groups and the effects of processing on foods. This unit of study will enable you to identify appropriate dietary modification and negotiate dietary changes according to an individual’s particular requirements.

Learning Hours: Learning hours are inclusive of all supervised and prescribed activities throughout the duration of this unit of study. These may include lectures, on-line tasks, forums, assessments, prescribed reading, research, assignments and activities.

Assessment
This unit is assessed by:

  • One written assignment
  • One end of term exam
  • Compulsory clinic consultation at the Nature Care Student Clinic or an external professional practitioner

Pre-requisites: Foundations of Nutrition A

Co-requisites: Nil


Herbal Manufacturing

Description: Methods of herbal manufacturing are covered in this course, including harvesting, drying and storing as well as extraction methods. You will learn how to identify legal restrictions on manufacturing and dispensing herbs.

Learning Hours: Learning hours are inclusive of all supervised and prescribed activities throughout the duration of this unit of study. These may include lectures, on-line tasks, forums, assessments, prescribed reading, research, assignments and activities.

Assessment
This unit is assessed by:

  • One end of term exam

Pre-requisites: Herbal Medicine 1A - Materia Medica

Co-requisites: Herbal Medicine 1B - Materia Medica

 


Herbal Medicine A - Materia Medica

Description: Welcome to the wonderful world of Herbal Medicine! This one-year Unit of Study introduces the philosophy and science of herbalism in its historical perspective. You will explore the materia medica, learn about the therapeutic effects, constituents,
preparation and usage of plants as medicine.

Learning Hours: Learning hours are inclusive of all supervised and prescribed activities throughout the duration of this unit of study. These may include lectures, on-line tasks, forums, assessments, prescribed reading, research, assignments and activities.

Assessment
This unit is assessed by:

  • One written assignment
  • One mid-term exam
  • One end of term exam

Pre-requisites: Nil

Co-requisites: Nil

 


Herbal Medicine B - Materia Medica

Description: This unit of of study builds on the knowledge covered in Herbal Medicine 1A.

Assessment
This unit is assessed by:

  • One written assignment
  • One mid-term exam
  • One end of term exam

Pre-requisites: Herbal Medicine 1A - Materia Medica

Co-requisites: Nil

 


Herbal Medicine C - Materia Medica

Description: This unit of of study builds on the knowledge covered in Herbal Medicine 1A & 1B.

Assessment
This unit is assessed by:

  • One written assignment
  • One mid-term exam
  • One end of term exam

Pre-requisites: Herbal Medicine 1A & 1B - Materia Medica.

Co-requisites: Nil


Introduction to Natural Medicine

Description: This inspiring and foundational subject will provide you with an understanding of the history, philosophy and fundamental principles of natural medicine.

Learning Hours: Learning hours are inclusive of all supervised and prescribed activities throughout the duration of this unit of study. These may include lectures, on-line tasks, forums, assessments, prescribed reading, research, assignments and activities.

Assessment
This unit is assessed by:

  • One written assignment
  • Food diary
  • Compulsory clinic consultation at the Nature Care Student Clinic or an external professional practitioner

Pre-requisites: Nil.

Co-requisites: Nil.

 


Principles of Micronutrients A

Description: In Principles of Micronutrients, you will be provided with the knowledge and skills to understand and prescribe nutritional supplements for illness, imbalance or simply to maintain wellbeing in the human body.

Learning Hours: Learning hours are inclusive of all supervised and prescribed activities throughout the duration of this unit of study. These may include lectures, on-line tasks, forums, assessments, prescribed reading, research, assignments and activities.

Assessment
This unit is assessed by:

  • One end of term exam
  • Compulsory Clinic Consultation

Pre-requisites: Foundations of Nutrition A & B; Anatomy & Physiology Body Structure; Anatomy & Physiology Body Systems; Body Chemistry A

Co-requisites: Integrative Anatomy & Physiology; Body Chemistry B

 

 


Principles of Micronutrients B

Description: In Principles of Micronutrients, you will be provided with the knowledge and skills to understand and prescribe nutritional supplements for illness, imbalance or simply to maintain wellbeing in the human body.?

Learning Hours: Learning hours are inclusive of all supervised and prescribed activities throughout the duration of this unit of study. These may include lectures, on-line tasks, forums, assessments, prescribed reading, research, assignments and activities.

Assessment

This unit is assessed by:

  • One end of term exam
  • Compulsory clinic consultation at the Nature Care Student Clinic or an external professional practitioner

Refer to Assessment Procedures and Assessment Tasks documents for full details

Pre-requisites: Foundations of Nutrition A & B; Anatomy & Physiology Body Structure; Anatomy & Physiology Body Systems; Body Chemistry A & B; Principles of Micronutrients A.

Co-requisites: Integrative Anatomy & Physiology.


Weight Management Strategies

Description: At the end of this unit, students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge required to identify weight loss and maintenance strategies for clients. It includes knowledge of physical and psychological qualities of foods, dietary types and trends, diets and lifestyle choices to meet varying client needs with diverse relationships to foods and eating patterns.


Assessment
This unit is assessed by:

  • One on-line quiz

  
Self Directed Learning: Components of this unit require self directed study where you will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement, debate and group discussion.

Pre-requisites: Introduction To Nutrition
Co-requisites: Nil




You enrol and pay on a term by term basis.

Year 1 Fees:

Term 1 : $2,180.00

Term 2 : $2,135.00

Term 3 : $2,465.00


Year 2 Fees:

Term 1 : $1,990.00

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"Congratulations to all the staff at NCC for creating such a wonderful learning environment. You are all amazing! In particular I would like to thank Michelle Avedissian for her professionalism and genuinely caring attitude during my RPL process. It goes without saying that in my opinion Nature Care College is THE college to study Natural Therapies."

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