First Aid Training

The above is not an complete list of training providers.  The current minimum level of first aid required for CMA Membership and provider listing with health funds (where applicable) is HLTAID011.

First Aid For Emergency Situations –



Therapeutic Goods Administration


Health Fund Connections

Mesothelioma Resources

Mesothelioma Hope: Dedicated to educating patients and families about mesothelioma, a deadly cancer caused by asbestos

Mesothelioma Help: Online resource about the dangers of Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Clinic

Mesothelioma Lawyer Center: This site offers comprehensive asbestos and mesothelioma information, with an emphasis on the legal options available to mesothelioma victims and their families
Mesothelioma is almost always associated with exposure to asbestos. It is known to linger inside the body for decades before the first symptoms of the disease appear. Today, an estimated 1.3 million people are exposed daily to asbestos, leading to an increased risk of mesothelioma. Our goal is to partner with organizations like yours to spread awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure
Free resources, support, education, and referrals to experienced mesothelioma doctors We are currently one of the leading mesothelioma resources available. Our website is updated daily and all of our services are offered free of charge to anyone who is in need of this information

The Mesothelioma Center

Colleges (Government Accredited) & Universities offering Natural Therapy Courses

Please note that advanced diploma courses in natural therapies are no longer available via Government Accredited Registered Training Organisations.  Students may no longer enroll at this level.  A Bachelor Degree is now the minimum education level that may be enrolled in for natural therapies studies.

CMA may not accept qualifications from all the above listed educational institutions.  Minimum education criteria must be met for membership eligibility.  Practical hours and clinic practicum must be undertaken as part of the course of study to meet membership entry criteria.  Online theory learning may be no more than 50% of overall course requirements.

The above is not an exhaustive list and some may no longer take new enrolments. Contact the education provider for further course information.

Career FAQ’s – Australian career guides and a provider of online career-related resources

Career FAQ’s – career advice area on natural therapies

Career FAQ’s – complete list of natural therapies courses in Australia

Open Colleges career guide for natural therapists

For more information on Colleges & Courses, go to our Colleges page

Natural Therapy Resource / Research Sites / General Information Services

Core Spirit is an online platform that consolidates structured knowledge on more than a hundred practices. There are practitioners sharing their gifts and knowledge with the seeking audience. If you are a practitioner, you can register for free and get clients by writing articles in the field of your expertise, organizing events and private sessions and selling your goods on the market place. If you are not a practitioner but seeking help or advice or just want to learn about a practice, you are welcome to come and explore!

Wise Deer Natural Health – What can a Virtual Assistant or Ghostwriter do for you? Avoid practitioner burnout!  Belinda is a qualified Herbalist, Nutritionist, and Massage Practitioner with 14 years industry experience. This includes clinical experience, marketing, writing, management, administration, sales, and customer service. She loves the satisfaction of helping fellow practitioners, and understands what it’s like to run a busy clinic. – Our homeopathic remedies were formulated by our skilled homeopaths. We use only the finest ingredients. Our laboratories are state-of-the-art. The result? The best homeopathic remedies for animals on the market!

The Australian useNature Registry of Natural Therapy and Holistic Health Care Practitioners (HHCP) is a non-governmental voluntary directory of natural therapy and naturopathic practitioners that subscribe to the HHCP principles of naturopathic practice, for the safety of patients.

ACNEMThe Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine has been providing post graduate education to doctors and healthcare professionals for over 30 years. As world-leaders in nutritional and environmental medicine, ACNEM is at the forefront of transforming the current paradigm of medicine to one that is preventative and positioned to address and reverse the world-wide trend of rising rates of chronic diseases.

Managing Geriatric Behaviors: Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Learn tips, tools, and the most effective interventions for the behaviors triggered by dementia in this 1-hour video:

Understanding the nuances of each type of dementia makes all the difference. You’ll walk away from this video better equipped to respond appropriately the next time your patient challenges you with a difficult behavior.

This video is absolutely FREE, But hurry, this offer won’t be around forever…

What is your personality type? Abby Eagle: NLP coaching, Meta coaching, transformational coaching, personal coaching. Utilising NLP, Neuro Semantics, Hypnotherapy and Meditation to clear the past and bring your dreams into reality. Roger Hamilton Wealth Dynamics Personality Profile. Myers Briggs – Keirsey Bates Temperament Sorter – Enneagram – DISC Personality Types – NLP Meta Programs – Talent Dynamics Profile – Wealth Spectrum Test

Passionate Management: Empowering Health Practitioners to Attract Clients

Mindd Foundation: helps practitioners and patients discover and implement effective treatments for Metabolic, Immunologic, Neurologic, Digestive, Developmental conditions that often affect the mind

What is Adrenal Fatigue? As the name suggests, its paramount symptom is fatigue that is not relieved by sleep but it is not a readily identifiable entity like measles or a growth on the end of your finger. To find out more Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing Private Health Industry – Branch Circular

The Cancer and Natural Therapy Foundation: A registered charity committed to helping people access information and resources on natural therapies to enable them to make ‘informed choices’. Please visit our Website for our services and programs This site was created so families and loved ones could seek answers on cancer; specifically those who have been misdiagnosed. From cancer types to claims, cancer misdiagnosis guide covers an extensive amount of cancer discourse. The site contains a huge amount of useful information on Adrenal Fatigue for both patients and medical practitioners

This site focuses on providing information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications Our site tracks new research on side effects, recalls, and ongoing lawsuits for prescription medications and medical devices. One Medical Group is a new model for primary care that aims to set a nationwide example

Pluscorp: Australian Corporate Information PLUS Info from your local and national community Provides the most current and accurate information and news on causes and preventitive treatments for Leiomyosarcoma. Leiomyosaracoma, in short, sarcoma, is a type of malignant tumor that affects supportive tissues of the body.

Course Finder: specialise in bringing together online and distance education courses from the biggest and best Australian universities, TAFEs and private colleges

The Science of Sleep: How Healthy Sleeping Habits Can Reduce Chronic Pain
We all know that a full night of sleep is important to our health. New research shows that it can also be effective in reducing chronic pain.

Drug-Free Remedies for Chronic PainThere are several treatment options available that don’t require a prescription or even a trip to the doctor. This reference sheet from AARP lists some natural ways of relieving pain.

The 45 Warning Signs of Prescription Drug AbuseFor many, medication is an essential part of pain management — unfortunately, some people become addicted to their prescriptions. This article discusses the critical signs of prescription drug abuse to watch out for.

Managing Chronic Pain: How Psychologists Can Help with Pain Management
Physical pain can have a profound effect on our emotional well-being, especially for those who have experienced it long-term. This article sheds light on how speaking to a professional may have a positive impact on our overall health.

Caring for Those in Chronic Pain: How Spouses Cope
Most people who suffer from physical pain rely on their loved ones for support. For those who provide full-time care for someone in a fragile condition, it’s important to take care of not only the ailing loved one, but themselves as well. Lynn and Seth’s story is an inspirational example of this balance.

The Ultimate Guide to Home Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities
For those whose chronic pain stems from a physical disability, there are several ways to make the home a safer, more comfortable place to live. Many of the modifications outlined in this guide can also help seniors suffering from pain.

The 5 Best Exercises for Chronic PainThis article discusses how moderate, low-impact physical activity can help reduce pain, and provides ideas on how to get started — no rigid workout regimen required!

Recall Guide: is a quick and easy way to stay up-to-date with any recalls or other news about your medications. I appreciate Recall Guide, because it made me aware of the actual side effects and dangers of drugs my doctor prescribed me, and I have since switched to several more natural treatments, which have improved my quality of life tremendously. I believe that your readers deserve the truth about any prescriptions they are taking, so I hope you will consider sharing this tool with them.

Medical Malpractice CenterOur goal is to help these individuals and family members by providing information on different types of malpractice, birth injuries, plus state-by-state malpractice laws and limitations in hopes of reducing these types of injuries.

Consumer DangersAcross the world, death and serious injuries occur from Consumer Products all too often.  This site is dedicated to helping raise awareness of these products that we hope will decrease the amount of these tragedies.  Education is the key to consumer protection, and we hope to be the best resource available.

Quit Smoking Community: raises awareness of the consequences of smoking and helps communities become smoke-free

Probiotic Advisor: Unique Evidence Based Information

Probiotic Advisor offers gut health and gut microbiome education for naturopaths, dieticians, nutritionists, integrative & functional GPs, chiropractors, naturopathic students, and other health professionals, as well as health-conscious individuals who want to enrich their knowledge of these areas. Dr Hawrelak’s courses will enlighten you on a diverse range of topics relating to the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, optimising gut health, and restoration of a healthy gut microbiome.