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Course Accreditation and Industry Recognition

Australian College of Natural Medicine Pty Ltd trading as Endeavour College of Natural Health is a private higher education provider registered with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), offering TEQSA-accredited courses.

Endeavour College of Natural Health is accredited by the Australian government to offer Bachelor of Health Science degrees and Honours level programs specialising in Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine, Naturopathy, Acupuncture and Myotherapy, and a Bachelor of Complementary Medicine.

The curriculum for these programs was developed by the College in consultation with external industry stakeholders and is subject to a rigorous accreditation and registration process managed by the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national government regulatory body for tertiary education providers established in 2012. Endeavour's accredited courses also meet the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), with Bachelor degrees at level 7 and Honours degrees at level 8 of the AQF.

Endeavour is a FEE-HELP approved institution and eligible students enrolling in Bachelor degree programs may access FEE-HELP.

Professional associations

Endeavour consults with industry associations to gain recognition of its courses and programs for graduates entering the work force or in private practice. This recognition enables practitioners to secure health fund rebates for selected natural healthcare services through recognised healthcare insurers. Students and graduates should check with the relevant association for current information regarding membership, health fund rebates and continuing professional education requirements.

For a list of associations relevant to each course visit the degree pages below:

Professional memberships

Endeavour College of Natural Health is a member of the following organisations:

COPHE

World Naturopathic Federation

Australian Qualifications Framework

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. It incorporates the qualifications from each education and training sector into a single comprehensive national qualifications framework.

You can download the complete The Australian Qualifications Framework Second Edition January 2013 from the AQF website.

Vocational Education and Training

As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) accredited to deliver courses from nationally recognised vocational training packages, Endeavour formerly offered diplomas and advanced diplomas however these are no longer available for new students. Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications are made up of Units of Competency outlined in the training package and can be referenced at the official national register at training.gov.au. The College is an approved VET FEE-HELP provider which is a government loan assistance scheme providing tuition fee support for students enrolled in Vocational qualifications. 


This page was last updated on Wednesday 02 November 2016.