Previously Accredited Courses

The following training institutions had courses accredited with the NHAA. Scroll down or click on the links below for titles of the accredited courses and the dates of the accreditation period.

Unless otherwise noted, if you ENROLLED during the date period listed and COMPLETED the qualification listed, you can apply for full membership under Clause 1 (see the full membership page for more information on Clause 1).

NB: If your qualification is more than a year old, you will also need to supply Continuing Professional Education (CPE) with your application. Recency of practice will also be considered if you are applying for practicing full membership.

If you are unsure if your qualification was accredited or if you have any questions, please contact the office.

Adelaide Training College of Complementary Medicine

  • Advanced Diploma of Herbal Medicine: 18 May 2001 – 1 Nov 2006
  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy: 18 May 2001 - 1 Nov 2006

Athene College of Traditional Medicine

  • Advanced Diploma of Herbal Medicine: 10 May 1999 - Jun 2008

Australasian College of Natural Therapies

  • Diploma of Botanic Medicine: 6 Dec 1995 - 31 Dec 2009
  • Advanced Diploma of Botanic Medicine: 6 Dec 1995 - 31 Dec 2009
  • Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine: 6 Dec 1995 - 31 Dec 2009, Feb 2011 - Oct 2014
  • Diploma of Naturopathy: 6 Dec 1995 - 31 Dec 2009
  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy: 6 Dec 1995 - 31 Dec 2009, Feb 2011 - Oct 2014

NB: There is a gap in the accreditation of the Adv Dip WHM and Adv Dip Nat courses. None of the 2010 courses are accredited, even if you enrolled into them in 2011 (this may particularly affect distance students). To be eligible to apply for full membership under Clause 1, your transcripts must show you have completed a 2011 course (indicated by the codes on your transcripts ending in 11). Those who have completed 2010 courses must apply under our Clause 2 category. See the full membership page for details on Clause 2.  

Australian College of Natural Medicine

  • Advanced Diploma Western Herbal Medicine: Jan 2005 - Jun 2008
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine): Jan 2005 - Jun 2008
  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy: Jan 2005 - Jun 2008
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy): Jan 2005 - Jun 2008

Australian College of Phytotherapy

  • Graduate Diploma Health Science (Herbal Medicine): 26 May 2000 - Dec 2005

Australian Institute of Applied Sciences

  • Advanced Diploma Herbal Medicine: 31 Mar 2006 - 31 Mar 2009
  • Advanced Diploma Naturopathy: 31 Mar 2006 - 31 Mar 2009
  • Bachelor of Health Science Naturopathy: 31 Mar 2006 - 31 Mar 2009

Australian Institute of Holistic Medicine

  • Advanced Diploma Western Herbal Medicine: Nov 2006 - Oct 2013   

Endeavour College of Natural Health

  • Advanced Diploma Western Herbal Medicine: Jan 2005 - Jun 2008
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine): Jan 2005 - Feb 2011
  • Advanced Diploma Naturopathy: Jan 2005 - Jun 2008
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy): Jan 2005 - Oct 2010

Gracegrove College

  • Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine: Accreditation lost Dec 2004, please contact the office if you have this qualification and enrolled prior to this.

Health Schools Australia: Clause 2 application required.

  • Diploma of Herbal Medicine: 10 July 1999 - 31 Oct 2012
  • Advanced Diploma of Herbal Medicine: 10 July 1999 - 31 Oct 2012
  • Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine: Oct 2012 - Feb 2015
  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy: Dec 2005 - Feb 2015

NB: HSA ceased teaching the Adv Dip Nat and WHM from Feb 2015 and recommended their students transfer to Australis Natural Health College (ANHC). Please note that ANHC courses are NOT accredited with the NHAA.  

National College of Traditional Medicine

  • Advanced Diploma of Herbal Medicine: Accreditation lost Dec 2005, please contact the office if you have this qualification and enrolled prior to this.  

Nature Care College: Clause 1 application only for those who completed course prior to November 2015, completion after this date must apply via Clause 2

  • Diploma of Botanic Medicine: Dec 1995 - May 2012
  • Advanced Diploma of Botanic Medicine: Dec 1995 - May 2012 
  • Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine: Dec 1995 - May 2012
  • Bachelor of Western Herbal Medicine: Dec 2004 - May 2012
  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy: Dec 2004 - May 2012
  • Bachelor of Naturopathy: Dec 2004 - May 2012 
  • Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine: May 2012 - Dec 2015
  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy: May 2012 - Dec 2015

Perth Academy of Natural Therapies

  • Diploma of Herbal Medicine: Jan 2000 - May 2006
  • Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Naturopathy): Dec 1999 - May 2006

South Australian College of Natural Therapies & Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • Diploma of Applied Science (Western Botanic Medicine): 16 Oct 1995 - Jun 2006

South Australian Health Education Centre

  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy: Oct 2006 - Oct 2009

Southern Cross Herbal School

  • Diploma of Herbology: Jul 1991 - Dec 2006
  • Diploma of Herbalism: Jul 1991 - Dec 2006
  • Diploma of Medical Herbalism: Jul 1991 - Dec 2006
  • Diploma of Botanic Medicine: Jul 1991 - Dec 2006
  • Advanced Diploma of Herbal Medicine: Jul 1991 - Dec 2006
  • Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine: Jul 1991 - Dec 2006 
  • Diploma of Naturopathy: Jul 1991 - Dec 2006
  • Advanced Diploma Naturopathy: Jul 1991 - Dec 2006

NB: Students must have enrolled during the accreditation period and completed all course components before January 2010 to be able to apply via Clause 1, otherwise a Clause 2 application is required.

Southern Cross University

  • Bachelor of Naturopathy: Dec 2006 - Jan 2011    

NB: please contact the office if you enrolled in the B Nat prior to Dec 2006 as you may be eligible for Clause 1 full membership.

Southern School of Natural Therapies

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy): Jun  2005 - May 2012 

NB: please contact the office if you enrolled in the BHSc Nat prior to Jun 2005 as you may be eligible for Clause 1 full membership.

University of New England

  • Advanced Diploma of Herbal Medicine (Post Grad): Dec 2005 - Oct 2012

University of Western Sydney

·        4597.2 Bachelor of Applied Science (Naturopathic Studies) combined with 4640 Graduate Diploma of Naturopathy: Jan 2008 - Jan 2012 

NB: If you enrolled prior to Jan 2008 or if you completed the Bachelor without the Grad Dip Nat, you must apply through our Clause 2 category.  

WEA Hunter

  • Advanced Diploma of Herbal Medicine: Oct 2005 - Oct 2012
  • Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy: Oct 2005 - Oct 2012