Alternative Health and Holistic Medicine Courses

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Alternative Health and Holistic Medicine Courses

Whether you’re an established medical practitioner seeking a recognised qualification in alternative therapies or a student keen to develop a career in holistic medicine, these online courses can help you get to where you want to be. Here you can learn more about human physiology while empowering your patients to contribute to their own wellbeing through better nutrition, spiritual practices and lifestyle choices.

These alternative health and holistic medicine courses can help prepare you for jobs in the massage industry as well as open up doors to careers in kinesiology, aromatherapy, reflexology and shiatsu therapy. Junior and mid-level roles in alternative health and holistic medicine can pay $865-$1,050 per week.

Those who have or are interested in jobs in alternative health and holistic medicine can choose from a variety of courses that will help hone your deep tissue, remedial and whole body massage skills to address issues with soft tissue ailments, range of motion restriction, pulled, strained or torn muscles, sprained wrists and ankles and overall discomfort. You'll also learn some of the key points of running your own business and interacting with clients.

Start or further your alternative health and holistic medicine career today.

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Here are some potential career pathways within alternative health and holistic medicine. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

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Popular Courses

There are 8 courses available for people who want a career in Alternative Health and Holistic Medicine. These are the most popular courses.

SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is for students wanting a full-time career in the beauty industry — either owning your own salon or working at health spas, beauty clinics and studios. This course focuses on practical skills which may include reflexology, massage, aromatherapy, waxing, lash and brow...

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22316VIC Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy

The 22316VIC Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy will teach you how to establish and manage a myotherapy practice, as well as deliver a range of advanced treatments. This nationally recognised Diploma is hands-on and graduates need to complete 130 hours of clinical massage practice. The course covers...

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22315VIC Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy

Start your own myotherapy practice with the Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy (22315VIC). This nationally recognised qualification will teach you how establish and manage a myotherapy clincial practice and provide a range of treatments — including advanced myotheraphy and myofascial dry needling. Th...

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10138NAT Advanced Diploma of Remedial Yoga Therapy

Are you a qualified yoga teacher wanting to expand your professional practice to include complementary health care? Try the 10138NAT Advanced Diploma of Remedial Yoga Therapy. This 2 year course will teach you how to address the needs of people with chronic disease and develop remedial yoga treat...

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HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

Get started in massage or formalise your knowledge of massage therapy with a nationally recognised qualification. This hands-on course teaches you the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology; practical skills in deep tissue massage; personal safety and infection controls; as well as business...

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HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy

The HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy is an 18 month course that will teach you how to setup a professional aromatherapy practice. This nationally recognised diploma covers all aspect of small business management, first aid, health standards, aromatherapy treatment and massage. To graduat...

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HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

A Diploma of Remedial Massage is suitable for students seeking careers as remedial massage therapists who work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion (ROM). Practitioners may be self-employed or work within a larger healt...

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HLT52215 Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies

Become a qualified shiatsu practitioner with the HLT52215 Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies. This nationally recognised diploma delivers foundational knowledge (Qi energy, diet and nutrition, traditional Chinese medicine) as well as shiatsu massage and healing techniques. Graduate ready f...

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