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By Shanti Gowans

March 22, 2021

Optional Extras


Ayurvedic study tour to IndiaSelected Ayurveda students from the Health Institute Australia may be offered the opportunity to participate in studies in India, and clinical placement at a leading Ayurvedic Hospital in Pune, India.

Clinical placement costs / travel / accommodation, etc. are at an additional cost.

Dr. Manish PatwardhanDr. Manish Patwardhan, Ayurvedic Physician and Consultant and postgraduate doctor in Ayurveda, will be heading a team of Indian Ayurvedic doctors who will be conducting the training, which aligns within the scope of the current Australian government accredited course Advanced Diploma of Ayurveda: HLT62615 

Assessment will be conducted jointly by your teachers from the Ayurveda Institute (AI) in India, together with the Health Institute Australia (HIA).

Three units from the Advanced Diploma of Ayurveda: HLT62615

  • pathology
  • herbs
  • treatments
  • together with revision of the basic principles of Ayurveda

These units of competency will be given credit to students who have been assessed in them and who wish to enrol in the full Advanced Diploma of Ayurveda with the Health Institute Australia.

Two groups of students are eligible to attend this 4 week intensive in India:

  1. Upon completion of the Cert IV in Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation course or the Diploma in Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation course, students can enrol for just this 4 week intensive study in India, and start to practice.
  2. For students want to continue their studies for the Advanced Diploma of Ayurveda, the fees they have paid towards enrolment and their studies in India through HIA, together with the subjects they have studied, will be recognised and credited towards the Advanced Diploma of Ayurveda.

Also included are field trips to:-

  • Ayurvedic pharmacy to see the production of medicine
  • Ayurvedic hospital
  • Ayurvedic herb garden
  • Clinics with patients 1:1
  • Panchakarma training

Graduates from The Health Institute are eligible for membership and encouraged to join professional associations relevant to their modality and location. Annual membership to AAPA is encouraged and necessary for insurance purposes. Australasian Ayurvedic Practitioners Association has various levels of membership:Australasian Ayurvedic Practitioners Association

  1. Ayurvedic Practitioner $85
  2. Ayurvedic Clinical Consultant $55
  3. Ayurvedic Trainee $25
  4. Associate/Friend $25

Contact AAPA’s secretary: Hilary Sullivan
Email: aapa@onthenet.com.au
Website: ayurvedaaustralia.com


Senior First Aid is compulsory for graduates who wish to join a professional association such as AAPA for insurance purposes. For HIA students, Provide First Aid HLTAID003 is included in your course training, and covered by your fees. Please diarise the date to attend.

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