The beating heart of the school is the courses we run ...


From the At Home with Herb's introduction to domestic herbal medicine, through the community, Herbal Apprenticeship to the Clinical Herbal Practitioner Training, Aromatic Medicine and we provide vibrant well rounded and lively training.

These are complemented by our short courses which cover a wide variety of subjects suitable for all levels of training. Our wide range of CPD courses will provide continuing support for practitioners from all backgrounds.

Collaboration is how we make ourselves economically accessible. We offer the best value at this time in Ireland and the UK while maintaining the highest standards of unique material and tuition.

Although each school is independent, we share the administration, online course material, and learning platform, and we follow the same curriculum, which reduces our costs considerably.

Nikki with a large Chicory

Here you will find a selection of interesting informative short courses that we hope will show you what is is you wish to know, and empower you further to discover a deep relationship with plants.

Nikki with a group from the USA

The Traditional Herbal and Botanical Medicine Apprenticeship is a practical experiential course, focusing on growing and using plants as a traditional form of medicine in the community.

Dispensing tinctures

The objective of the Programme is to provide a bridging training for those with adequate Prior Experiential Learning (PEL) to become practitioners of Western Herbal Medicine.


Nikki Darrell, the course originator, her husband Alex Duffy and the mentors are delighted to welcome you to our new venue in Co Wexford.


Majella O'Riordan, of Dandelion Health and Siobhan Norton, of Apothecary at Rockgrove are delighted to welcome you to our venue in Cork.


Jane Wallwork of The Exmoor Apothecary is delighted to be hosting an Apprenticeship at this time, located on the edge of Exmoor.


The Scottish stream has primarily been set up to benefit students living in Scotland & Northern England, offering a more localised group.


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Courses ~ Traditional Herbal and Botanical Medicine Apprenticeship, Clinical Herbal Practitioner Training, Aromatherapy and Aromatic Medicine Training, Continuing Herbal Professional Development for Herbalists in Ireland (Ire), in the United Kingdom (UK) and in Europe (EU), Face to Face Learning, Blended Learning, Courses in Herbalism, Herbal Medicine and Herbalist Training, online and face to face located in Grá Nádúr, Hollyfort, Gorey, Co. Wexford, Y25 C6N1. Ireland.