Natural Remedy Consultants use natural techniques and diagnostic methods for treatment, relaxation and health purposes.

Specialisations: Aromatherapist, Holistic Pulser, Iridologist, Kinesiologist, Reflexologist.

You can work as a Natural Remedy Consultant without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. You may need to complete VET (Vocational Education and Training) or university qualifications for some specialisations.

Tasks

  • Interviews clients to work out their needs.
  • Treats emotional, psychological and physical imbalances of the body using natural techniques and diagnostic methods.
  • Monitors and corrects imbalances in the body using muscle testing techniques.

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  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower unemployment Unemployment

Natural Remedy Consultants

  • 4,300 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 26% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 45 hours Average full-time
  • 42 years Average age
  • 80% female Gender Share

The number of people working as Natural Remedy Consultants (in their main job) grew very strongly over 5 years:
from 2,900 in 2011 to 4,300 in 2016.

  • Size: This is a very small occupation.
  • Location: Natural Remedy Consultants work in many regions of Australia.
  • Industries: Most work in Health Care and Social Assistance; Other Services; and Education and Training.
  • Full-time: Less than half work full-time (26%, less than the average of 66%), showing there are many opportunities to work part-time.
  • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 45 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
  • Age: The average age is 42 years (compared to the average of 40 years).
  • Gender: 80% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

Employment Outlook

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Main Industries

Main Employing Industries (% Share)

Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
Health Care and Social Assistance89.1
Other Services7.1
Education and Training1.4
Retail Trade0.8
Other Industries1.6

States and Territories

  • NSW

  • VIC

  • QLD

  • SA

  • TAS

  • NT

  • ACT

Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian States and Territories, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
StateNatural Remedy ConsultantsAll Jobs Average
NSW29.431.6
VIC27.625.6
QLD20.820.0
SA5.57.0
WA13.110.8
TAS1.62.0
NT1.01.0
ACT1.01.9

Age Profile

Age Profile (% Share)

Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
Age BracketNatural Remedy ConsultantsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
15-190.9-5.05.0
20-246.9-9.39.3
25-3427.7-22.922.9
35-4422.4-22.022.0
45-5424.0-21.621.6
55-597.6-9.09.0
60-646.1-6.06.0
65 and Over4.5-4.24.2

Education Level

Highest Level of Education (% Share)

Source: ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
Type of QualificationNatural Remedy ConsultantsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate5.3-10.110.1
Bachelor degree22.4-21.821.8
Advanced Diploma/Diploma29.8-11.611.6
Certificate III/IV8.6-21.121.1
Year 1222.4-18.118.1
Year 112.0-4.84.8
Year 10 and below9.6-12.512.5

You can work as a Natural Remedy Consultant without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. You may need to complete VET (Vocational Education and Training) or university qualifications for some specialisations.

Thinking about study or training?

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.

  • Search and compare thousands of higher education courses, and their entry requirements from different institutions across Australia at Course Seeker website.
  • Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT website.
  • Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
  • You might be interested in Health Industry VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.

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Employers look for Personal Care Consultants who are caring, compassionate and empathetic and can communicate clearly with a diverse range of people.

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Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Psychology

    81% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  2. Medicine and dentistry

    80% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

  3. Therapy and counselling

    80% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  4. Biology

    71% Skill level

    Plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, how they rely on and work with each other and the environment.

  5. Customer and personal service

    67% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

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Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Contact with people

    99% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  2. Face-to-face discussions

    98% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  3. Telephone

    98% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  4. Frequent decision making

    96% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  5. Electronic mail

    94% Important

    Use electronic mail.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 29-1199.04 - Naturopathic Physicians.

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