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Herbalism - Clinical

My Distance Learning College


The Facts

This online herbal course furnishes the students with the skills necessary to diagnose symptoms and signs and prescribe curative prescriptions for a wide range of health problems.


An outstanding feature of this course is a proven method whereby suspected disease state can be identified in their early stages. Simple directions for the preparation of herbal remedies and recommended dosages are also included.

This course covers topics including:

  • Course introduction - Herbal medicine
  • Anatomy and physiology - The human systems
  • Signs and symptoms of disease states
  • Assessment and diagnosis
  • Which herbal medicine for which disorder
  • Herbal preparations & remedies
  • Prescriptions and dosages
  • Specific problems of the sexes
  • "New" herbal remedies
  • The herbalist & the client
  • Building your herbal medicine business
  • 38 healing herbs of Dr. Bach
  • Valuable herbal remedies
  • Medical conditions and appropriate remedies


On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

Herbalism - Clinical Diploma

Herbalism - Clinical Diploma issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

NCFE Level 4 Herbalism - Clinical Award

This Course leads to an NCFE Level 5 Award Certificate for successful learners. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the program at level 5, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 5 national qualification.

This award has been designed by My Distance Learning College to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning program has been scrutinized and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.


After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the herbal online course.

course quick facts
course code DED9278
cost $428.00
estimated time to
complete course
119 Hours
course materials
365 Days