Naturopathy

Removal of Advanced Diplomas of Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Nutritional Medicine and Western Herbal Medicine

The issue of maintaining the Advanced Diplomas of Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Nutritional Medicine and Western Herbal Medicine within the Health Training Package has been the source of much debate, industry feedback and consideration over several months

Due to the level of disagreement between stakeholders at the Industry Reference Group the Training Package Advisory Committee was asked to review the issues and provide advice to the Board of CS&HISC for final decision.

Following a unanimous recommendation from the TPAC, the CS&HISC Board has made the decision to remove the Advanced Diplomas of Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Nutritional Medicine and Western Herbal Medicine from the Health Training Package in December 2015 with no extension.
 
The Board and staff of CS&HISC are sensitive to the need for appropriate transition arrangements and the impact of this change on students and RTOs.  The CS&HISC also recognises that these matters are largely outside of our control and we will seek urgent meetings with regulators and others to facilitate a smooth transition to the new arrangements.
 
The removal of the Advanced Diplomas of Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Nutritional Medicine and Western Herbal Medicine will take effect in December 2015

Rob Bonner

Chair

TPAC

 

Pre-release of CHC & HLT Training Packages

After 3 year's of industry consultation and review CS&HISC have submitted the new components for the CHC Community Services and HLT Health Training Packages to the Department of Education and Training for endorsement.

Sectors covered in this release include:

* Direct Client Care
* Community Services and Development
* Technicians and Health Support
* Complementary and Alternative Health
* Cross Sector units.

CS&HISC have made these pre-release components available on our website to ensure adequate lead-time prior to endorsement. All documents remain in a DRAFT format until endorsed, however stakeholders can begin to strategically plan and prepare their learning and assessment material prior to endorsement, anticipated to be the end of June/early July.

Visit the training packages pre-release webpage to view the full list of proposed components. 

  • Industry Reference Group
    • An Industry Reference Group (IRG) has been established for each sector to ensure the Training Package reflects workforce needs, meets industry requirements and accurately reflects the relevant regulatons.

      Download the list of organisations in both the Industry Reference and Subject Matter Expert Groups

  • Continuous improvement
    • Your feedback is valuable and will inform the ongoing review and maintenance of the Complementary and Alternative Health components of the training package to ensure their suitability and relevance to the industry.

      Feedback can be submitted by stakeholders through the Continuous Improvement Register.   You can provide feedback on any aspect of the Training Packages including simple typographical errors, amendments to units of competency or qualifications and suggestions for new units, qualifications or skill sets.