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Naturopathy Diploma

  • About This Course

    The principles of naturopathy state that the body has the ability to heal itself by its vital force; disease is the resistance by this force to abnormal conditions in the body, disturbing the normal functioning of its organs and tissues and, naturopathy is a holistic treatment which approaches the client as a whole and not merely the symptoms of the complaint.

    This course offers the student a comprehensive introduction to the subjects presented in the syllabus. The course is designed for continuous assessment and tutor feedback will help to keep you motivated throughout the course.

  • Course lessons

    Introduction and Philosophy

    Basic Anatomy and Physiology

    The Mind-Body Connection

    The Breathing Apparatus

    The Digestive System

    Dietary Therapy


    Aromatherapy and Holistic Massage

    Homeopathy and Herbalism

    Research into Naturopathy


    Learning Outcomes

    Module 1 – Introduction and Philosophy.

    On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

    Learning Outcome

    • LO1 - Analyse Naturopathy, its philosophy, principles and methods of treatment
    • LO2 - Summarise a broader application of natural living and recognition of naturopathy


    Module 2 - Basic Anatomy and Physiology.

    On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

    Learning Outcome

    • LO1 - Examine the anatomy and physiology of the human body
    • LO2 - Discuss your perception of an organ
    • LO3 - Identify 6 systems of the body
    • LO4 - Summarise how many kidneys are found in the body


    Module 3 - The Mind-Body Connection.

    On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

    Learning Outcome

    • LO1 - Evaluate the nervous system in detail and explain how it functions
    • LO2 - Examine the functions of the nervous system
    • LO3 - Summarise the following:
      - Neurons
      - Dendrites
      - Axons
    • LO4 - Discuss the following systems:
      - Autonomic nervous system
      - Sympathetic nervous system
      - Parasympathetic nervous system


    Module 4 - The Breathing Apparatus.

    On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

    Learning Outcome

    • LO1 - Analyse the mechanism which facilitates the breathing process and consider some of the disorders that can arise
    • LO2 - Examine the lungs, bronchial tree and expansion process and describe their functions
    • LO3 - Describe the signs and symptoms of chronic bronchitis
    • LO4 - Discuss bronchiectasis showing how it is identified


    Module 5 - The Digestive System.

    On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

    Learning Outcome

    • LO1 - Introduce and discuss the Digestive System showing organs involved in the digestive process
    • LO2 - Discuss fasting and the benefits it offers
    • LO3 - Identify which parts of the body make up the digestive system
    • LO4 - Evaluate the procedure involved in breaking a fast


    Module 6 - Dietary Therapy.

    On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

    Learning Outcome

    • LO1 - Examine Dietary Therapy and the rules regarding diet that must be observed
    • LO2 - Explain the necessity of supplementing additional vitamins and minerals in a natural diet
    • LO3 - Discuss the following statements:
      - Why flesh eating is unnecessary and can be dangerous to health
      - Effects that cholesterol have on the human system


    Module 7 - Hydrotherapy.

    On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

    Learning Outcome

    • LO1 - Discuss the different aspects of Hydrotherapy giving the benefits of this procedure
    • LO2 - Summarise your understanding of:
      - Dehydration
      - Rehydration
    • LO3 - List the unwanted properties in tap-water
    • LO3 - Define the purpose of the following baths and methods of procedure:
      - Sea salt and baking powder
      - Apple and cider vinegar
      - Lemon
      - Epsom salts


    Module 8 - Aromatherapy and Holistic Massage.

    On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

    Learning Outcome

    • LO1 - Evaluate aromatherapy, methods of treatment and its connection to holistic massage
    • LO2 - Examine the origins of essential oils
    • LO3 - List and define principle methods of treatment by aromatherapy
    • LO4 - Summarise your interpretation of holistic massage


    Module 9 - Homeopathy and Herbalism.

    On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

    Learning Outcome

    • LO1 - Introduce and explain the difference between homeopathy and herbalism
    • LO2 - Examine why homoeopathic treatments are so beneficial to acute dis-ease states
    • LO3 - Describe the procedures and choice of herbs you would use for the following:
      - Acne
      - Bronchitis
      - Indigestion
      - Psoriasis


    Module 10 - Research into Naturopathy.

    On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

    Learning Outcome

    • LO1 - Describe the Kallawayas, their influence on today’s herbalists and identify medicinal plants commonly used by them
    • LO2 - Summarise therapeutic properties and indications for:
      - Albahaca
      - Cola de Caballo
      - Capaibo
      - Guayabo
      - Una de Gato
  • Accreditation

    This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

    On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by TQUK for recognised CPD Hours.

    Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) are an Ofqual regulated awarding body. They pride themselves on being the most agile and forward thinking awarding body in the UK. TQUK provide independent endorsement of our CPD courses giving learners assurance that their course will help them gain the necessary skills and experience in their chosen subject area.



    At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

    Course Outcomes

    Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

    A Diploma issued by Online Academies

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