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Undergraduate Certificate in History and Philosophy of Complementary Medicine

The Undergraduate Certificate in History and Philosophy of Complementary Medicine is a perfect qualification to introduce you to the historical underpinnings and cultural background of some of the oldest health fields. The subjects have been selected t...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Enrolled Nurse +1

Foundation Diploma in Natural Health

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

This course is excellent for people looking to enter into a career in Natural Therapies or who have a passion for Alternative and Complementary Medicine. You can practice as a fully insured Nutritional therapist/Natural health consultant recognised by...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Natural Health Consultant +2

Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)

Naturopathy is a whole medical system combining theory (philosophy and principles) and practise that uses an array of natural therapies to support healing and maintain health. Naturopaths aim to treat the underlying causes of illness and disease. The c...

Study Method Blended
Location Adelaide South Australia +5
Job Outcomes Naturopath

Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine)

Clinical nutritionists integrate traditional food wisdom and current scientific evidence to motivate individuals and communities to eat well and live healthier lives. The Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) is supported by a...

Study Method Blended
Location Adelaide South Australia +5
Job Outcomes Clinical Nutritionist corpor... +1

Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture Therapies)

Acupuncture is a branch of Chinese Medicine that stimulates specific points on the body to regulate the flow of Qi (vital energy) to restore health and balance the functions of the body, mind and spirit. Acupuncture therapies combines Chinese medicine...

Study Method Blended
Location Adelaide South Australia +5
Job Outcomes Acupuncturist +1

Career Outcomes

As a graduate from a Natural Therapies course, you’ll have the opportunity to find employment in the following roles:

  • Practice Manager
  • Service Manager
  • Myotherapist
  • Patient Services Coordinator
  • Receptionist
  • Health Store Owners/Operators
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Naturopath

Types of Courses


Complete a Nationally Recognised course like the Diploma of Practice Management, and be well on your way towards achieving success in an exciting and ever-changing industry. Study this course online, when and where you like, at your own pace and without ever having to worry about deadlines. During this course, you’ll learn how to manage all the administrative functions of a health care centre.


By completing a Bachelor Degree in Natural Therapies, you will gain all the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful and long-term career in this industry. With so many courses available, you can select a course with a major that closely matches your interests. Degree-level courses usually take three years to complete, when studied full-time. However, if the course you select is delivered online, it may be self-paced.

Job Outlook for Complementary Health Therapists

It is expected that there will be low job openings for this profession, over the five years to November 2019.

77.3% of workers are female.

The most common level of educational attainment is a Bachelor Degree.

45-54 is the most common age bracket for workers in this profession.

Is a Natural Therapies Course Right for You?

If you’re passionate about health and wellbeing and would love to turn it into a fulfilling and rewarding career, then look no further than our selection of Natural Therapies courses. With so many courses to choose from, you can select a course that focuses on an area that you find most interesting. You may decide to specialise in complementary medicine, naturopathy, myotherapy, acupuncture or even nutritional and dietetic medicine.

A natural therapy course is the natural choice

While still a niche market, the natural therapies industry is expanding. Each year Australian’s spend close to $1 billion dollars on natural therapies and complementary medicines. This has been fueled by an increasingly educated public who are looking for alternatives to prescription medicines.Below you can find the qualification to suit your needs, whether you want to focus on nutrition, health or specific natural therapies.

You can choose from renowned certificates and diplomas at TAFEs and colleges across Australia. You’ll walk away with the knowledge, practical experience and qualification for a career you’re truly passionate about – helping people who suffer from disorders and chronic disease in a more natural, effective way.

And to fit around busy lifestyles, family commitments and more, you can study online, in class, full time or part-time.