Industry's University for Health
Hand in hand with Health industryOur priority is to ensure your qualification best prepares you as a health professional. We work closely with registration boards, industry bodies and professional associations to maintain accreditation of our programs to the highest standard. Our network in the health sector allows us to engage with industry at each stage of your studies; from curriculum development, to work integrated learning and ultimately your connection to your future employer. We work with leaders in the sector to understand what roles, skills and experience are in demand now and in the future so we can craft our qualifications to meet future needs.
Industry accreditations and endorsements
ACA Recognised credentials
Our graduates qualify for membership with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA).
On graduation, you are eligible to join the Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association.
On graduation, you are eligible to register with the Australasian Association and Register of Practicing Nutritionists.
ARCAP professional registration access
Upon completion, you’re eligible to join the Australian Register of Counsellors & Psychotherapists.
Torrens University is a member of the Australian College of Nursing, the leading national organisation of the nursing profession.
Selected courses are accredited by the Australian Community Workers Association.
Torrens University is a member of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health, Australasia's peak body for health informatics and digital health.
Our program is accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council, so you know it meets the required education standards.
ANTA recognised credentials
On graduation, you are eligible to register with the Australian Natural Therapists Association.
Torrens University is a member of the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association, the peak body for nurses working in primary health care.
Selected courses are accredited by the Australian Society of Dermal Clinicians.
Selected courses are accredited by the Australian Traditional Medicine Society.
Torrens Public Health courses are informed by the Council of Academic Public Health Australasia Competencies.
Torrens University is a member of the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwifery to encourage diversity.
Torrens University is a member of the Council of Deans of Nursing and Midwifery, so our courses are monitored for quality assurance.
On graduation, you are eligible to attain Associate Membership with the Complementary Medicine Association.
Selected courses are accredited by the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia.
NA industry body membership
Upon graduation, you are eligible to register with Nutrition Australia.
Selected courses are accredited by the Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia.
NSA recognised credentials
On graduation, you are eligible to register as an Associate Nutritionist with the Nutrition Society of Australia.
WNF peak body membership
We are a proud member of the World Naturopathic Federation (WNF), the global peak body for naturopaths.
As a student, you are eligible to register with the Public Health Association of Australia.
Upon completion, you’re eligible to join The Australian Register of Naturopaths and Herbalists.
Practical healthcare experience
The Practice Wellbeing Centre
Train in healthcare environments
Our Health courses offer the most up-to-date software, learning tools and facilities, so you start learning and training in healthcare environments from day one. The Practice Wellbeing Centre in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne is an industry-standard clinic open to the public so you can practise everything you learn.
Our state-of-the-art Nursing facilities incorporate simulation wards populated with high-fidelity mannequins, so you graduate comfortable in Nursing situations.
Industry-connected Health academics
Our academics are still active in their Health fields, so you know you’re learning skills and knowledge that will prepare you for your career.
Senior learning facilitator for Naturopathy and Western Herbal Medicine
Holding a Master of Herbal Medicines, Diplomas of Naturopathy and Botanical Medicine, and a Certificate of Phytotherapy, Ian has been active in the field since 1993. His personal clinical practice focuses on patients with cardiovascular conditions, diabetes and chronic inflammatory conditions.In addition to his educational role and clinical practice, Ian is an active researcher and author in the field of herbal quality and safety, and sits on various scientific, educational and professional steering committees.
Senior learning facilitator for Nutrition
Teresa is a skilled naturopath with a career that spans more than 20 years. An advocate of integrative medicine and highly experienced in therapies based on both traditional and evidence-based medicines, Teresa has a particular interest and experience in chronic illness, chemotherapy and radiation support, joint and muscle disorders, gastrointestinal conditions and mood. Alongside her role at Torrens University, she is also the nutritional advisor to Bowel Cancer Australia and the former vice president of the Australian National Medicine Society.
Lecturer for Health
Tim is co-owner of a large paediatric speech, occupational and music therapy allied health clinic in Melbourne’s northwest, heading a team more than two dozen people. His previous experience as a psychotherapist and counsellor have equipped him to create an organisation that offers high-quality caring to patients and support to the next generation of carers, and he brings those skills to bear in his role at Torrens University.
Lecturer for Health
As well as a Bachelor and Master of Social Work and a Master of Public Health, Nicky has more than 25 years’ experience in clinical practice, research, academia, and public and private health management, including consulting to human service agencies, not-for-profit organisations and small businesses. Nicky is passionate about addressing health and social inequalities, especially through her role as a teacher. She contributes to the curriculum design and lectures in both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in human services, social work, social science community services and counselling.
Lecturer for Health
Deborah is a psychotherapist, clinical supervisor and facilitator. With more than 20 years’ experience in the mental health industry, she has worked with individuals and couples experiencing challenges. As a qualified clinical supervisor, she supports professional counsellors and hypnotherapists to develop their skills and expertise. Deborah has also collaborated with a variety of corporations to deliver workshops and certified trainings in Australia and abroad. She is passionate about making meaningful change and is dedicated to the personal and professional development of students, clients and colleagues.
We work with industry to design creative employer solutions, from bespoke branded programs that let you take a hand in educating the next generation of industry leaders, to customised courses based on objectives specific to your organisation.
We can also help with study pathways and skills development, to help prepare your workforce to meet the demands of the ever-changing world.