Clinical Herbal Practitioner

The Herbal Medicine Practitioner Training Programme




The objective of the Programme is to provide training for those with adequate Prior Experiential Learning (PEL) to become practitioners of Herbal Medicine and to be able to join a professional organisation such as the Irish Register of Herbalists. Applicants will be accepted from the following routes:

  • Graduates of the Plant Medicine School apprenticeship in Traditional Herbal and Botanical Medicine
  • Graduates of other approved apprenticeships in Herbal Medicine

This prospectus is now revised for 2024

Prospectus Link





Dispensing a tincture in Magourney
Dispensing a tincture in Magourney


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.