Currently Accredited Courses

The following training institutions have courses currently accredited with us. Many have campuses in more than one state and also offer distance education options. Scroll down or click on the links below for titles of the accredited courses and the dates of the accreditation period. Contact the institutions directly for course details - links to their websites are below. 

NB: At the end of 2015, the education standard for Western herbal medicine and naturopathy changed from Advanced Diploma to Bachelor degree. Anyone starting study from January 2016 onwards must look at Bachelor degree courses.

  • Those currently studying Advanced Diplomas will have until Dec 2018 to complete their course.
  • Those who enrol in an accredited Advanced Diploma course prior to Dec 2015 and complete the course by Dec 2018 are eligible to apply for full membership under Clause 1 (providing the college maintains ASQA registration and NHAA course accreditation for the transition duration). 
  • Details of the extended transition period on the ASQA website.

Read more about the changes towards Bachelor degree as entry level. 

 

Australasian College of Natural Therapies

Campuses: Brisbane, Sydney. Go to the ACNT website for course details.

  • Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine: Feb 2011 - Dec 2018
  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy: Feb 2011 - Dec 2018 
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy): April 2014 - Feb 2017
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine): April 2014 - Sept 2019

ACNT also had courses accredited prior to 2010, so if you enrolled before December 2009 you may still be eligible for Clause 1 membership. Go to previously accredited courses for more information.

Australian Institute of Applied Sciences

Campuses: Brisbane, Melbourne. Go to the AIAS website for course details.

  • Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine: May 2009 - Dec 2018
  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy: May 2009 - Dec 2018

AIAS also had courses accredited prior to this, so if you enrolled before these accreditation dates you may still be eligible for Clause 1 membership. Go to previously accredited courses for more information.

Australian Institute of Higher and Further Education

Campus: WA. Go to the AIHFE website for course details.

  • Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine: Oct 2013 - Dec 2018 
  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy Oct 2013 - Dec 2018

AIHM also had courses accredited prior to this, so if you enrolled before these accreditation dates you may still be eligible for Clause 1 membership. Go to previously accredited courses for more information.

Endeavour College of Natural Health

Campuses: Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney. Go to the ECNH website for course details.

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy): Oct 2010 - Feb 2017
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine): Feb 2011 - Feb 2017

ECNH also had courses accredited prior to this, so if you enrolled before these accreditation dates you may still be eligible for Clause 1 membership. Go to previously accredited courses for more information. 

Southern School of Natural Therapies

Campus: Melbourne. Go to the SSNT website for course details

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy): May 2012 - Feb 2017
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine): April 2014 - Sept 2019

SSNT also had courses accredited prior to this, so if you enrolled before these accreditation dates you may still be eligible for Clause 1 membership. Go to previously accredited courses for more information.

University of New England

  • Master of Health Science (Herbal Medicine): Dec 2005 - Aug 2020
  • Graduate Diploma in Health Science (Herbal Medicine): Oct 2012 - Aug 2020

NB: Graduates are eligible for Clause 1 full membership only if their undergraduate qualification has an adequate clinical background (such as Advanced Diploma / Bachelor of Naturopathy or Western Herbal Medicine, Nursing, Medicine or Chinese Medicine). If you do not have such a qualification you can apply under our Clause 2 category, which involves individual assessment of your background qualifications by our examiners. Please contact the office for more information.

WEA Hunter (Academy of Complementary Health)

Campus: Newcastle, NSW. Go to the WEA website for course details.

  • Advanced Diploma of Herbal Medicine: Oct 2012 - Dec 2018 
  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy: Oct 2012 - Dec 2018

WEA also had courses accredited prior to this, so if you enrolled before these accreditation dates you may still be eligible for Clause 1 membership. Go to previously accredited courses for more information.