Course Summary

Advanced Diploma of Ayurveda (HLT60712)

(Domestic Students)

If youíve already had a taste of Ayurvedic treatment by completing a Certificate IV in Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation, now itís time to devour the full course. Sunshine Coast TAFE offers an Advanced Diploma in Ayurveda. This in-depth course of traditional therapies covers diet, herbal prescribing, lifestyle adaptation to improve the health of an individual by treating them as an individual.

Youíll complete 25 competencies which includes 13 specialisation units. Youíll learn how to: perform Ayurvedic remedial massage assessment, treatment and lifestyle consultation; plan Ayurvedic herbal and treatment strategy; prepare and dispense Ayurvedic Herbs; provide Ayurvedic advice on nutrition; perform Ayurvedic health assessment; and manage work within the Ayurvedic framework.

This high level qualification will give practitioners full complimentary health prescribing capabilities. An Ayurvedic lifestyle will be a fascinating journey for both practitioners and their clients.

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Information :
This program will be offered again in Semester 1, 2015.
Please Register Your Interest below and you'll be contacted when this program is open for enrolment.

This course generally runs 2 days per week
Tuesdays 9:30am-12:30pm and Thursdays 9:00am-4:00pm

Career Prospects : Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant, natural therapist, ayurvedic massage therapist, lifestyle self improvement. Workers in health centres or self employed. 
Entry Requirement : You must have successfully completed year 12 (or equivalent) or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicates likely success in completing the course.

Please note: the Certificate IV in Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation is a pre-requisite for this program.

Assessment Information : Students will be assessed via various modes including; assignments, tests, oral questioning, observation and third party reports, Assessment is competency based and requires the completion of all projects and assignments, written and/or practical, as set out within the TAFE student handbook. 

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Location :

Nambour Campus
91 Windsor Road, Nambour
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Full-time Duration : 2 Year/s  Part-time Duration :   
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Full Fee : $11,400

The fee charged for programs where there is no Government Subsidy or the participant is not eligible under the Certificate 3 Guarantee and are regarded as Fee for Service. For approved Diploma and Advanced Diploma programs payment of fees may use the VET FEE HELP payment option.
VET FEE HELP Fee: $11,400
This program is VET FEE-HELP approved.

VET FEE-HELP provides an interest free loan from the Federal Government and is available to pay for all or part of course tuition fees in approved programs for eligible students.

Click here for more information and eligibility requirements.
Cost Details : Semester 1: $4020
Semester 2: $2012
Semester 3: $3355
Semester 4: $2013

Fees are to be paid at the time of enrolment although payment plan options may be available.

You will also be required to pay a $43.50 Student Services Fee at the time of enrolment. Click here for more information.


Enrolment Information

How to Enrol :  

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Semester 1:
HLTAYV615C Apply ayurvedic diagnostic framework
HLTAYV609C Perform ayurvedic health assessment
BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships
CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTCOM502C Develop professional expertise
HLTHIR501C Maintain an effective health work environment
Semester 2:
HLTAYV601C Plan ayurvedic herbal medicine treatment strategy - dravyaguna
HLTAYV608C Manage work within the ayurvedic framework
HLTAP501C Analyse health information
Semester 3:
HLTAYV610C Perform ayurvedic remedial massage health assessment
HLTAYV611C Provide ayurvedic remedial massage treatment
HLTAYV607C Plan ayurvedic remedial massage treatment strategy
HLTAYV603D Prepare and dispense ayurvedic herbal medicine - dravyaguna
HLTAYV602C Plan ayurvedic treatment strategy
Semester 4:
HLTAYV605D Provide ayurvedic herbal medicine treatment
HLTAYV613D Provide ayurvedic treatment
HLTIN504D Manage the control of infection

Additional Information

Austudy Austudy provides financial help if you are aged 25 years or more and studying or undertaking an Australian study full-time, you will need contact Centre link Customer Service on 132490.
Student Support Services We offer a range of support services for students who require extra help or for potential students who are looking for support in making course decisions. Visit our website to discover the full range of student support services.
Skills Recognition Skills recognition benefits students by recognising skills and knowledge gained from previous studies, informal training or experiences gained at work and in everyday life. Skills Recognition may include one or more of the following processes:
  • Internal Credit (for competencies already achieved in TAFE)
  • External Credit (for achievement of equivalent competencies outside TAFE). If you have received a pass result in the same unit from another organisation and it is part of the program you are enrolling in, you will get unit credits at no charge.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning assessment; formally recognising that you have acquired relevant skills and knowledge as a result of work experience, life experience or previous informal training education (be initiated by written application). For more information please contact our Skills Recognition Officer on 5457 1000 or email -
Further Study :

Certificate IV in Massage, Diploma of Remedial massage, Diploma of Reflexology, Certificate IV Aromatherapy. 

Information Current : 24/02/2014
Core competencies are mandatory. Elective competencies are offered at the institute's discretion. This course may include some competencies in excess of qualification requirements, programs are designed to meet industry needs. All program information and approximate course costs are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change at any time without prior notification.

To be eligible to access Government funded training you must have a Queensland residential address. Advertised fee structures apply to QLD residents only. If a resident resides outside of QLD Commercial/Fee for Service Fees will apply. Please check at time of enrolment for current details.
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