Qualification details

HLT60907 - Advanced Diploma of Aromatic Medicine (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 07/May/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced25/Mar/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded

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Units of competency

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BSBFLM303C - Contribute to effective workplace relationshipsContribute to effective workplace relationships N/A
CHCPOL403B - Undertake research activitiesUndertake research activities N/A
HLTARO601C - Manage work within an aromatic medicine frameworkManage work within an aromatic medicine framework N/A
HLTARO602B - Apply aromatic medicine diagnostic frameworkApply aromatic medicine diagnostic framework N/A
HLTARO603B - Perform aromatic medicine health assessmentPerform aromatic medicine health assessment N/A
HLTARO604B - Plan the aromatic medicine treatment strategyPlan the aromatic medicine treatment strategy N/A
HLTARO605B - Provide specialised aromatic medicine treatmentProvide specialised aromatic medicine treatment N/A
HLTARO606C - Prepare and dispense aromatic medicinePrepare and dispense aromatic medicine N/A
HLTARO607C - Operate an aromatic medicine dispensaryOperate an aromatic medicine dispensary N/A
HLTHIR403C - Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workersWork effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 451511 Natural Remedy Consultant 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6395-13 Natural Remedy Consultant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0619 Complementary Therapies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 451511 Natural Remedy Consultant 03/Sep/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6395-13 Natural Remedy Consultant 03/Sep/2007 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0619 Complementary Therapies 03/Sep/2007 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 03/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

HLT07 Version 4

HLT07 Version 5

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HLT60907 Advanced Diploma of Aromatic Medicine

HLT60907 Advanced Diploma of Aromatic Medicine

ISC upgrade

Description

This qualification provides competence in aromatic medicine. Practitioners at this level are self employed as independent practitioners and have the ability to prescribe for absorption by internal interfaces. Practitioners at this level may also be involved in undertaking research activities. It covers the provision of aromatic medicine to clients with specific needs such as palliative care, aged care, women and children.

An aromatherapist at this level is expected to have an in-depth understanding of an extensive range of essential oils and application methods. They must operate within relevant legislative and regulatory requirements, for example the Therapeutic Goods Act and State/Territory Drugs and Poisons Acts.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Aromatic medicine practitioner

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

To gain entry into HLT60907 Advanced Diploma of Aromatic Medicine a candidate must demonstrate competence through a recognised training program or recognition process, in the following units of competency from the HLT51407 Diploma of Aromatherapy:

CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice

HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status

HLTAP501C Analyse health information (Note pre-requ: HLTAP401B)

HLTARO507B Analyse and compare different complementary health modalities

HLTARO509B Plan a specialised aromatherapy treatment

HLTARO510B Monitor and evaluate aromatherapy treatments

HLTARO511C Provide specific aromatherapy assessment and care

HLTCOM502C Develop professional expertise

HLTCOM503D Manage a practice

HLTHIR506C Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements

HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes

HLTSHU509C Maintain personal health and awareness as a professional responsibility

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

15 units of competency are required for award of this qualification, including:

  • 12 core units, comprising 4 common units and 8 specialisation units
  • 3 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A electives which are recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Health and/or Community Services Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 2 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages

Core units 

Common units

BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships

CHCPOL403B Undertake research activities

HLTHIR501C Maintain an effective health work environment

HLTIN504D Manage the control of infection (Note pre-requ: HLTIN301C)

Specialisation units

HLTARO601C Manage work within an aromatic medicine framework

HLTARO602B Apply aromatic medicine diagnostic framework

HLTARO603B Perform aromatic medicine health assessment

HLTARO604B Plan the aromatic medicine treatment strategy

HLTARO605B Provide specialised aromatic medicine treatment

HLTARO606C Prepare and dispense aromatic medicine

HLTARO607C Operate an aromatic medicine dispensary

HLTNUT610B Provide basic dietary advice

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking work in health need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Health Training Package.

Group A electives  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended:

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

Other relevant electives 

Other electives units are to be selected in line with the specified Packaging Rules. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address identified workplace needs.

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