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CNM Course Accreditations

Natural therapies such as Nutrition, Naturopathy, Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture and Homeopathy are in the UK, like in many other countries, voluntarily regulated.

All CNM courses are accredited by the leading professional associations in the UK, Europe and internationally.

Here in The Netherlands our courses are accredited by KNTO.   This allows our Netherlands based graduates to join professional bodies here in The Netherlands.

CNM is dedicated to training successful and qualified practitioners. For more information, or to receive a prospectus, please use our contact form, call +44 1342 410 505, or email international@naturopathy-uk.com.

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Dutch Accreditation

CNM’s Naturopathic Nutrition Diploma is accredited by the KTNO (Kwaliteit en Toetsing Natuurgerichte Opleidingen). KTNO is an online platform for quality assurance of professional colleges, training courses and modules in the private education industry, with a broad experience in complementary healthcare.

Graduates are eligible to join the following professional bodies in the Netherlands:

De Vereniging ter Bevordering van Alternatieve Geneeswijze (VBAG) was founded in 1984 and is the biggest professional body within the complementary healthcare industry. For more information, please click here to be redirected to their website.

Belangen Associatie Therapeut en Consument (BATC) was founded in 1998. For more information, please click here to be redirected to their website.

De Landelijke Vereniging Natuurgeneeskundig Therapeuten (LVNG). For more information, please click here to be redirected to their website.

International Recognition

College of Naturopathic Medicine is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) which is an independent body providing accreditation services for independent, further, and higher education colleges.

ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high-quality institution.

Please note that there is no such thing as ‘internationally accredited’. Each country has its own accreditation, especially in the field of Natural Therapies, also regulations change from time to time. It cannot be guaranteed that the information below is correct at all times.

CNM focuses on having its courses recognised by relevant associations in the UK and Ireland. Thanks to CNM’s contacts in Europe and internationally, CNM has official accreditation in a number of countries throughout the world, making graduates eligible to practice in many countries.

Europe

United Kingdom and Ireland

All CNM diploma courses are accredited in United Kingdom and Ireland. Graduates are eligible to join the General Naturopathic Council, Association of Naturopathic Practitioners, Naturopathic Nutrition Association, The Association of Master Herbalists, Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and The Homeopathic Medical Association.

Sweden

CNM’s Nutrition Diploma is officially accredited in Sweden by the Swedish Association NMTF.

Germany

Everybody who wants to practice Natural Therapies in Germany must take an exam set by a Government body. Once you have passed this exam you are allowed to call yourself a “Heilpraktiker” (Natural Health Practitioner). No matter if you practice Nutrition, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine or Acupuncture, the exam is the same for everybody.

Italy

CNM has obtained a decree from the Italian Ministry of Education who have authorised that CNM Graduates in Naturopathy, Nutrition, and Nutraceuticals-Flower Therapy are eligible to practice in Italy within the legal framework.

Cyprus

CNM graduates in Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, Homeopathy, and Naturopathy are eligible to practice in Cyprus.

Greece

CNM graduates in Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, Homeopathy, and Naturopathy are eligible to practice in Greece.

Finland

CNM’s Nutrition Diploma is accredited in Finland.

Switzerland

CNM courses in Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, Homeopathy, and Naturopathy are accredited in Switzerland.

Norway

CNM Nutrition Diploma is accredited by NNH (The Norwegian Association of Natural Medicine) in Norway.
NB: graduates will need to take an additional VEKS-fag course which covers laws, structure of health care etc in Norway before they can become members of the NNH.

International

USA

Our Nutrition and Herbal Medicine graduates are eligible to practice throughout North America. The CNM Nutrition course is accredited by the 2 leading Associations. Herbal students are eligible to join the leading herbal association and practice within the legal frame work.

Canada

The CNM Nutrition Course is accredited in Canada, allowing Graduates to practice throughout Canada once they have a valid work permit.

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