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Diploma Complementary Therapies

Course Details

Delve into the mind, body, heart and soul as you learn to heal, support, guide and enhance your and your client’s health and wellbeing.

This delightful course in Complementary Therapies is inspired by ancient wisdoms and practices and a modern understanding of humanity, the world and beyond. Presented in a unique format of modules, this course is exclusive to Natural Energies college. 

It is inspiring, creative, practical and insightful and will have a life changing impact on you and your clients.

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Delve into the mind, body, heart and soul as you learn to heal, support, guide and enhance your and your client’s health and wellbeing.

This delightful course in Complementary Therapies is inspired by ancient wisdoms and practices and a modern understanding of humanity, the world and beyond. Presented in a unique format of modules, this course is exclusive to Natural Energies college. 

It is inspiring, creative, practical and insightful and will have a life changing impact on you and your clients.

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Study Materials

  • 5 printable and interactive PDF manuals (manuals include video clips and meditation sound files)
  •  Crystal Images E-Book
  •  Crystal Healing Reference Guide E-Book
  •  Crystal Properties – Alphabetic Listing of Crystals E-Book
  •  Rainbow Healing – Colour Healing Reference Guide E-Book
  •  Printable Crystal Affirmation Cards (pdf)
  •  Access to the Student Portal on our website
  •  Access to our private student Facebook group
  •  Email tutorial assistance – Monday to Friday during business hours

Modules

Module 1 – Holistic Counselling I

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Module 2 – Metaphysical Studies

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Module 3 – Crystal Healing

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Module 4 – Colour Therapy

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Module 5 – Clinical Practice

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Duration: 24 months

Course duration: 20 months plus 4 additional months to allow for the midyear and end of year college breaks. Exams are included within the course duration.

Extensions: Students can continue to study beyond the 24 month duration for a monthly fee of $110. (Extension fees are only required for the months the student submits work or exams.) Further stipulations may be applied to an extension in order to ensure the student graduates within a reasonable time.

Hours of study:  5 to 8 hours per week to complete the course within the 24 month time frame.

Minimum duration: This course can be completed in 14 months with full time study – 10 to 16 hours per week.  

Study hours are approximate and dependent on the student’s study pace. 

Note: The college closes towards the end of May until mid July for the  mid year break; and mid December until the end of January for the end of year break. During the college breaks, students can continue to study, but they cannot submit work or conduct their case study exam.

Commencement / Enrolment

Enrolments are accepted throughout the year as placements become available. Students can commence their course as soon as they receive their study materials.

Click here to enrol.

Note: Applicants must be 16 years of age or over to enrol.

Please read this page in full and our Terms of  Enrolment (see website footer) before enrolling.  

 

Study Format

Home study – Students will complete the entire course from home, with tutorial assistance available via email (Mon-Fri), and access to our private student facebook group and our Student Portal which contains a myriad of resources to assist students with their studies. 

Email queries are normally responded to on the same day, or the next working day. Students generally have their graded work returned to them in one to two business days. 

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Course Fee Options (Incl. GST)

Full Course Payment (Includes $350 discount)

Course fees: $3050 (concession $2650) payable upon enrolment 
Students paying upfront receive all provided study materials upfront.

Exam fees: $155 payable towards the end of the course, upon completion of the final module exam.
The exam fee is a one off payment for all modules combined; not per module.

Module Instalments:

Course Fees: $3400 (Concession Fee $3000) payable in instalments as per below . Students will receive each module and its accompanying study materials upon payment.

Exam Fee: $155 payable towards the end of the course, upon completion of the final module exam.  The exam fee is a one off payment for all modules combined; not per module.

Students may enrol and pay for one (or more) modules at a time as follows:

  • $680  Holistic Counselling I
  • $680  Metaphysical Studies
  • $680   Crystal Healing
  • $680  Colour Therapy
  • $680  Clinical Practice
  • $155  Exam fee
  • Concession fees are $80 less per module.
  • Students paying in module instalments will commence with module 1. They can however purchase module 2 along with module 1 if they wish to integrate their studies.
  • If you are paying in module instalments; as a rough guide, you would aim to put aside approximately $155 (or $140 for concession) per month, to ensure you have enough to purchase each module when the time comes.
  • Payment options are upfront or per module. A buy now pay later option is also available via PayPal.

** Students under 18 are eligible for concession – proof of age required. Students 18 and over are eligible for concession if they have a health care card from Centrelink.

Note: For the time being, due to the impact of Covid 19, we will not be requiring proof of concession status. Concession fees are currently being offered on a trust basis to any applicant that is experiencing financial hardship due to Covid 19. If you are applying for concession fees and do not have a Health Care Card of Pension Card, then please use the code ‘covid concession’ on the application form. 

Prerequisites

Reiki I & II (or equivalent)* are prerequisites for Module 2 (Metaphysical Studies) in the Diploma course. Students do not need Reiki prior to enrolment – they can enrol and then complete their Reiki certs. alongside their studies. 

Students may choose their own Reiki teacher /school from their local area or online.

* An equivalent level of hands on healing (energy healing based) study may be accepted in substitute of the Reiki Certificates. 

Accepted substitutes for Reiki include Sekhem, Therapeutic Touch and  Pranic Healing. Other similar levels of energy healing may be considered upon request. 

** The substitute modality must involve placing or directing the hands on or towards a client with the intention of healing via energy (Massage, acupuncture and other tactile manipulation therapies cannot be accepted as Reiki substitutes).

General Information

Manuals

The manuals are very comprehensive, have a flexible weekly study schedule and are comprised of a balance of theory and practical activities. 

Meditations are delivered on sound files within the manuals so that you are able to take yourself through each meditation. Activities are delivered in a step by step process and where relevant are accompanied by video clips making them easy to follow for students of all levels. 

Tutorial Assistance

Written feedback and guidance, as relevant, is provided to students each time they submit their assessment activities and any time they have questions pertaining to their course. 

Additional course materials

In order to complete this course, students will need the following crystals:-

  • 1 Amethyst cluster (size of half of your palm or larger – choose a flat cluster, that has small crystals, so that it is like a plate that can hold other crystals.)
  • 1 Satin Spar Selenite (without an apex – i.e. without a pointy end. Both ends should be flat or rounded)
  • 1 Quartz pendulum (e.g. clear, amethyst, rose, citrine or smoky – single terminated)
  • 2 wands (preferably clear quartz and rose quartz – single terminated)

    Upon enrolment, students will be provided with pictures and information on choosing the above mentioned crystals.

plus:

  • A variety of  small tumbled crystals, ensuring you have at least one of each of the chakra colours. Aim for approximately 40 tumbled stones.  A typical variety might be:-

    • agate, amazonite, amethyst, apatite, aragonite, aventurine, bloodstone, calcite, bronzite, carnelian, citrine,  chrysoprase, purple fluorite, fossil, garnet, hematite, howlite, iolite, jasper, kunzite, kyanite, lapis lazuli, lepidolite, mookaite, moonstone, prehnite, mahogany  obsidian,  pyrite, small quartz points, rhodonite, rose quartz, rutilated quartz, sardonyx, smoky quartz, sodalite, tiger’s eye, tourmaline, unakite, zebra stone.

(Aim for tumbled stones that are more flat than rounded, so that they don’t roll off if placed on top of someone when lying down)

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Currency/Payments

All course fees are in Australian dollars and inclusive of GST. Payment options (without GST) are available to students living outside of Australia. 

All payments are strictly non refundable.

Please note: Government funding such as VET fee help, Austudy and Centre Link study allowance are not available with this course.

Accreditation

All courses offered by Natural Energies College are accredited nationally with the AHHCA (Australian Holistic Healers and Counsellors Association), and recognised nationally and internationally* by the IICT (International Institute of Complementary Therapists); enabling graduates to obtain practitioner membership with the AHHCA or IICT and gain practitioner insurance for professional practice.

*Please check with the IICT for which countries are covered (outside of Australia and New Zealand)

Windows or MAC Computer/software requirements for Manuals

  • Recent or the latest version of Adobe Reader (this can be downloaded free from the internet); 
  • Up to date Antivirus software (this can be downloaded free from the internet)
  • Sound Card (this usually comes already installed on a computer)
  • A Media Player – such as Windows Media Player or Quicktime (these usually come already installed on a computer, but they can also be downloaded free from the internet).
  • Microsoft Word (or a compatible program). 
  • Students will need internet access in order to email their assessments, correspond with the college and receive college updates.  Internet access is not required to view your pdf manuals. 

All course particulars are subject to change in order to maintain up to date information and meet any new industry standards and AHHCA regulations; and business requirements. Students will be informed of changes as they arise. 

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