Can students become members?

Yes, students who are training with either one of our registered Professional Associations or a Training Establishment can apply for membership, providing all client work is supervised by a tutor.

What is the cost of membership?

Payment: You will be issued with an invoice once your application has been accepted. This will be on a pro-rata basis. Membership is from 1 April to 31 March each year.

The 2021 current annual fees (Inc GST) are:

New membership Application Fee $120.00onetime only payment
  Annual Membership Fee$230.00
  Insurance cover        $327.76
 $677.76 Cost for first full year

If you are joining via a Professional Association or Training Establishment you will not be charged the new member application fee.

Who can become a member of the NHPNZ?

Anyone who meets our training requirements.

We have three levels of membership.

The following information shows the registered categories of membership within the NHPNZ.

Natural Therapies Practitioner 

Certificate level – a minimum of 600 hours made up of the following:

  • Core Modality to represent at least 60% of the minimum hours
  • The balance of hours/credits to be comprised of the following components:
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Clinical Practice
    • Law & Ethics
    • Communication Skills
    • Work Place First Aid

Advanced Natural Therapies Practitioner

Diploma level – a minimum of 1200 hours made up of the following:

  • Core Modality to represent at least 60% of the minimum hours
  • The balance of hours/credits to be comprised of the following components:
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Nutrition
    • Clinical Practice
    • Law & Ethics
    • Communication Skills
    • Work Place First Aid

Natural Medicine Practitioner

Degree/Diploma – a minimum of 3600 hours made up of the following:

  • Core Modality to represent at least 60% of the minimum hours
  • The balance of hours/credits to be comprised of the following components:
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Nutrition
    • Pathology & Disease
    • Differential Diagnosis
    • Clinical Practice
    • Law & Ethics
    • Communication Skills
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