Five reasons to fast-track your natural health career with a new diploma

Written by Endeavour College of Natural Health | 1 October, 2020

So much can happen in a year. So, imagine this: after one year of full-time study (or two years part-time), picture yourself opening the door to a new career in natural health. It’s now possible with Endeavour’s Diploma of Health Science.

Graduate in one year

If you’ve thought about becoming a natural health practitioner, but you’re not ready to commit to long-term study, this one-year diploma will give you a taste of what to expect. You’ll soon discover if a natural health career is for you. After a year, you can choose to continue your studies or exit with a qualification that sets you up for an immediate non-practitioner start in the industry.

Keep your options open

You will study introductory biological and social science subjects as well as choosing elective subjects from naturopathy, nutritional and dietetic medicine, myotherapy or complementary medicine. You’ll gain new skills in communication, critical thinking, organisation and digital literacy whether you decide to continue your studies or not. If you do continue, or return to study down the track, you can apply for direct transfer credit to an Endeavour Health Science degree.

Get job-ready for a growth industry

A natural health career is not all about becoming a practitioner. By gaining an introductory knowledge of health science, you’ll expand your job prospects in a growing industry. If you’re already in the health industry, this Diploma can help you refocus your career.

In Australia, the complementary medicine industry continues to outpace growth in the broader economy. There is an increasing variety of roles available across allied health, complementary medicine, health and pharmacy retail, community health projects and counselling. With this qualification, you may prefer to start a small business in recipe and product development, such as herbal teas, healthy meal packs or health and beauty products.

Contribute to a healthier and happier society

COVID-19 has forced many people to assess their own health and their contribution to the world. They are looking for new and more holistic ways of working and being that have a positive impact on their community, environment and health. If you’d like to be part of this, then the Diploma of Health Science is a great way to start.

Flex your study muscle

For those people who haven’t studied in a while or are wondering how to fit it into their lifestyle, here is a chance to flex your study muscle. With online and face-to-face classes (for those choosing to do myotherapy electives), you can choose to study this diploma when and where you want, and you’ll still have full access to academic and student support just a couple of clicks away.

Take a look at the course brochure and read more about the course here.


Endeavour College of Natural Health

Endeavour College of Natural Health is Australia's largest Higher Education provider of natural medicine courses.

The College is known as the centre of excellence for natural medicine and is respected for its internationally recognised academic teams and high calibre graduates. Endeavour offers Bachelor of Health Science degrees in Naturopathy, Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine, Acupuncture and Myotherapy, a fully online Bachelor of Complementary Medicine and  HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage.

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