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In conjunction with the NHAA, we are excited to announce JHC is coming to Australia! If you are a naturopath or Herbalist, you can train to become a registered Junior Herbalist Leader © The next comprehensive training course will be taught over 5 consecutive days: Monday 23rd – Friday 27th October 2023 9.30am – 5.30pm in Sydney, Australia For further details see below, or contact: Mel Hornby Course Director Junior Herbalist Club UK Tel: (+44) 07813 840394 Email: or Christine Thomas Australian JHC Course Co-ordinator Tel: 0487 000 385 Email:

  • Date: 24/10/2023 08:30 AM - 28/10/2023 05:30 PM
  • Location To Be Announced


The next comprehensive training course will be taught over 5 consecutive days:

Monday 23rd – Friday 27th October 2023 9.30am – 5.30pm.

The cost of the 5-day intensive training course to become a registered Junior Herbalist Leader is $2650. However, you can access the early bird price of just $2150 if paid in full before 31st July 2023. NHAA members can request a promo-code to unlock an additional $200 discount!

For this fee you will receive:

⦁     5 full days tuition covering the whole 2-year course, including 

     ⦁     teaching sessions in a way that engages all types of learners 

     ⦁     practicals – making all the items and products in the course

⦁     Comprehensive Leaders Handbook containing all the information needed to teach both years one and two including class plans, worksheets and answers, equipment lists and key facts.

⦁     A USB flash drive containing all printable paperwork including advertising flyers, letters for parents, consent forms, register and enrolment forms etc.

⦁     Ongoing support from course leader 

⦁     A qualification approved by the NHAA for CPD allowing you to advertise yourself as a ‘Registered Junior Herbalist Leader’ 

⦁     Entry onto the NHAA’s register of Junior Herbalist Leaders for promotional purposes.

Because of the high standard of the training and the course content it is a requirement that all naturopaths and herbalists enrolling in the JHC leader training program must:

⦁     Have graduated from an NHAA accredited course

⦁     Have and maintain a current membership with NHAA or an equivalent professional association.

⦁     Have and maintain current appropriate professional insurance 

The course is only available through in-person attendance as the practical and safety aspects of this course prevent it from being suitable to be taught remotely. 

On completion of the course, you will be equipped with all the information and skills required to teach the two-year syllabus to children and be entered on to the register of JHC leaders. 

Please note: accommodation is NOT included in the cost of the course and will need to be arranged and paid for separately. It is a non-negotiable requirement to have 100% attendance during the 5 days in order to qualify so please bear this in mind when booking travel and accommodation.

The number of attendees is strictly limited and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please complete and return the attached application and book your place at:

If you are an NHAA member and require the promo-code for tickets, or if you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch… 

Christine Thomas 

Australian JHC Course Co-ordinator

Tel: 0487 000 385


Event Refund policy:

Cancellation made 2 months or more before the event – 100% refund

Cancellation made 1 - 2 months before the event – 50% refund

Cancellation made between 1 month and one week before the event – 25% refund

Cancellation made within one week of the event – 0% refund