Herbalist Course
Herbal Medicine course brochure
I would encourage anyone who was interested in the course to go ahead and enrol as the course is very interesting and fun to do.
Marie, Ireland
“Do not delay it is a fantastic course, well explained and the material is good.”
Paul, UK
“This course is very well thought out both in terms of content and delivery and above all it's very reasonably priced. My Tutor is extremely knowledgeable and helpful with solving my queries.”
Abdul, Birmingham, UK
I have recommended the course to a few people so far and will continue doing this.”
Sou Chee, Hawaii, United States
“My tutor is lovely, gives kind and encouraging support.”
Karen, Cornwall , UK
“My tutor is lovely, gives kind and encouraging support.”
Karen, Cornwall , UK

What's in your course?

Here's what you'll find:

Herbalist Course
  • A Quick Start guide, to get you started on the course.

  • A sturdily bound set of course modules that lie flat for ease of study (In the online edition, we provide the modules as online PDFs).

  • 56,000 words of practical 'how-to' text. Detailed information that guides you towards becoming a professional herbalist.

  • 34 videos. Six hours of information. Sit back and watch how to understand ailments and make herbal remedies.

  • 11 herbal assignments. Your assignments will be carefully marked with personal advice by an experienced tutor.

  • A useful case which keeps all your course material (not in the online edition).

  • A study guide and planner that helps you organize your study.

  • 48 Self-assessment exercises. They occur throughout the course to help you get organised as a herbalist. They also check that you can tackle each type of herbal practice.

  • Question and Answer sheets for you to have your queries answered.

  • How to Succeed in your Distance Learning Course (right) booklet. Tips and advice on how to successfully complete your course. This booklet is not available elsewhere.

  • How to Write Assignments booklet (left). This booklet offers useful guidance on how to prepare your assignments. It's not available elsewhere.


  • Complete set of soap making materials, with a 'How to make herbal soap' booklet.

  • Herbal book

  • Bonus: Your First Client Celebration Kit. What’s the first thing to do when you get your first client? The answer is: ‘Celebrate!’ And we’ll help you do that, because as soon as you get your first paid work after completing the course we’ll send you a celebration kit including fun items such as champagne glasses and other party items (Value £31).


Plus! Access your course online

  • Online edition of the course. Get access to all the course modules and assignments when you register.

  • Online student's database. Add your name to the database, and get in touch with other students.



6 Free bonuses

If you enrol on the course today, you’ll also get these bonuses:


Bonus 1. A Herbalist's Manual (value £21)

This is packed with useful, real-world information, including botanical names of plants, a therapeutic index, a guide to which herbs to use for common problems - useful information that you can consult long after finishing the course.


Bonus 2. Herb starter pack (value £28)

A starter pack of herbs and herbal remedies (only available to UK-based learners).


Bonus 3. Roadmap (value £14)

Our free Roadmap shows you step-by-step what you have to do to become a herbalist. Not available anywhere else. "It made everything clear and simple."

So if you're unsure on how to launch your own business, this mentoring programme will put you on the road to success.

And because it's all part of the Blackford Centre's course, it won't cost you a penny.


Bonus 4. Business Blueprints (value £17)

This 47 page book contains complete step-by-step checklists for starting a successful business. Click here to learn more about Business Blueprints.


Bonus 5. Fully-customisable Marketing and Stationery Kit (value £275).

Advertising Kit
Marketing and Stationery Kit

This ten-piece kit gives you ready-made advertisements, posters, leaflets and even your business stationery. Just add your own contact details, and print them. Click here for details of the kit.


Bonus 6. Free mentoring when you complete the course (value £365)

Once you complete the course, we’ll give you three months’ free business mentoring.

You’ll have a personal mentor who'll help you set up your own business (if that's your choice).

For three months after getting your Diploma you'll get one-to-one advice and support from an active practitioner.




And when you complete the course, you'll get the following free items:


  • A Diploma to frame and display on your wall.

  • A reference from us confirming that you have completed the course.

    Certified Image Consultant

  • An 'Approved Herbalist' logo to use on your notepaper and your website.

  • We'll send a free press release to your local newspapers announcing your success (if you request it).

From time to time we improve, amend and extend the items mentioned here.