Community Herbalist Certificate

Pacific Rim College

Program Description

Community Herbalist Certificate

Pacific Rim College

Community Herbalist Certificate

The Community Herbalist Program is a unique 4-month program that introduces students to the incredible world of plants and their medicinal uses according to various cultures. This program explores the history of plant-based therapies and how to identify and cultivate herbs, use plant-based foods to maintain health, and make and apply herbal remedies to restore health.

Graduates of this program can use knowledge and experience gained to establish a community-based herbal clinic to assist family and friends, work in the health and wellness retail sector, grow and maintain herbal gardens, create herbal preparations or matriculate into the Diploma of Phytotherapy program at PRC.

To facilitate an easy transition into the Diploma of Phytotherapy, 4 courses (Materia Medica, Western Nutrition, Practical Herbal Pharmacy and Natural Emergency Medicine) within the CHP program are directly transferable into the 3-year diploma program.

Study Options

The Community Herbalist Program is offered twice yearly, with programs beginning in January and September. Classes are scheduled on Thursday and Friday evenings and Saturday and Sunday days.

Admissions

Entering students into the Community Herbalist Program at Pacific Rim College must have a high school diploma or satisfactory post-secondary education, be of good moral character and have an interest in herbal medicines. In addition, all non-native English speaking applicants must demonstrate a mastery of written and spoken English. Any foreign applicant may be required to submit an official score report from an English proficiency exam such as TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Test System).

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 17, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
4 months
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
3,700 USD
Information
Deadline
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
Canada Victoria, British Columbia
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Duration 4 months
Price 3,700 USD