Western Herbal Therapies

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Certificate in Western Herbal Remedies

Herbal Medicine has been used for thousands of years and is one of the oldest holistic therapies known. The Certificate in Western Herbal Remedies course provides strong a foundation and introduction into the amazing world of natural, plant based medicines and their application in therapeutic use.

Herbal Remedies can take the form of tablets, capsules, tinctures, extracts and other herbal preparations, which have been sourced from various parts of plants, from bark to leaves, flower to roots all other plant forms, depending on the herb, used to prevent and treat physical illness and increase vitality.

Studies include Medicinal herbs, history, theory and philosophy and herbal medicine materia medica (the therapeutic properties of specific herbs), and how these are used in practice.

Providing a great overview of Western Herbal Medicine, the Certificate in Western Herbal Remedies is ideal for those wishing to gain training in the core aspects of Herbal Medicine to complement their current skills or practice, for those wishing to 'taste test' Herbal Medicine to see if a future as a Herbalist is for them, or can be done as a general interest course to incorporate into your current lifestyle.

This program will give you credit towards the Advanced Diploma if you choose to continue on with your Herbal Medicine studies.

With a wide range of flexible study options and alternate payment plans, the Certificate in Western Herbal Medicine offers the ideal pathway to discover our unique Natural Medicine programs.

Distance learning is a great option if you're looking for the flexibility of being able to study without being on campus!

Your course materials & assessments are accessible on-line and you have access to your Trainer for help & support through on-line forums.

Studying by distance learning allows you to pace your terms studies around your lifestyle!

Nature Care College courses are not nationally recognised qualifications under the Australian Qualification Framework, do not lead to the issuance of AQF certification documentation and Nature Care College is not registered by ASQA to deliver the course.

Recommended Study Plan: 1 year part-time

UNITS OF STUDY

Herbal Medicine 1A - 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.

Assessment (indicative only): This unit of study is assessed per term via an assignment, mid term and end of term exam.

Pre-requisites: Nil

Co-requisites: Nil

 


Herbal Medicine 1B - Materia Medica

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

Assessment (indicative only): This unit of study is assessed per term via an assignment, mid term and end of term exam.

Pre-requisites: Herbal Medicine 1A - Materia Medica

Co-requisites: Nil

 


Herbal Medicine 1C - Materia Medica

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

Assessment (indicative only): This unit of study is assessed per term via an assignment, mid term and end of term exam.

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

Co-requisites: Nil




Course tuition fees for each term will depend on the number of units of study in which you enrol into. You enrol and pay on a term by term basis.

Year 1 Fees:

Term 1 : $610.00

Term 2 : $610.00

Term 3 : $610.00

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"I experienced 5 years at Nature Care. I learned amazing and interesting things which have helped me personally and I will help others with. I have met many wonderful people and will miss seeing them each week."

Sarah Kottmann

Western Herbal Medicine Graduate

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