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Natural Remedy Consultant

Natural Medicine consultants use traditional or alternative techniques to diagnose and treat patients or clients. These can be for relaxation or health purposes. 

How to be a Natural Remedy Consultant in South Africa

Get the Required Qualifications

To be a Natural remedy consultant in South Africa, you will typically need the following qualifications:

  1. Certificate (National Senior Certificate / NC(v) Entry requirements differ depending on the educational institution.)
  2. Bachelor’s Degree (Bachelor of Science in Complementary Medicine)

Demonstrate Competence in the Required Subjects

Entry requirements may differ per institution, but you will generally be expected to show competency in the following subjects:

Accumulate Years of Relevant Study and Experience

Natural remedy consultants in South Africa typically stud for 5 Years. (Postgraduate studies also available)

Find Relevant Employment Opportunities

Once qualified, you can register to open your own practice with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA). You can also register with the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) to obtain a practice number.

You will always need to treat your patients within your specific discipline and according to the guidelines, ethics and legalities outlined by the AHPCSA and the Department of Health.

Find More Information from Relevant Regulatory Bodies

To find more information about natural remedy consultants, contact The Allied Health Professionals Council of South Africa or the Department of Health.


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Bachelor of Complementary Medicine (BSc Complementary Medicine)

Bachelor of Health Sciences in Complementary Medicine

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