Diploma (HLT52415)

HLT52415 Diploma of Kinesiology

Designed to provide students with one of the most comprehensive education programs available, this nationally accredited qualification is recognised by the peak kinesiology body, the Australian Kinesiology Association (AKA). This 2½ year training program prepares students with the confidence and knowledge to excel in the practice of kinesiology, working across a broad range of conditions with techniques relevant to holistic health.

This qualification is highly regarded as the benchmark in the complementary medicine industry for both kinesiology practice standards and professional opportunities.  Whether you wish to establish a practice at home or to work from an existing clinic, the Diploma of Kinesiology provides you with the competences and knowledge to create and manage a successful business. It will allow you to develop the confidence you need to attract clients, build professional relationships and a solid reputation.

Benefits of the Diploma of Kinesiology 

  • Develops sound knowledge and understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine and yogic principles as well as numerous corresponding applications and techniques;
  • Provides substantial scientific knowledge as framework in understanding and working with complex health conditions;
  • Explores the connections between nutritional and energetic aspects of food and their respective impacts and contributions on overall health and wellbeing;
  • Carries detailed information on the anatomy and physiology of all body systems, structures and their interactions along with the systemic effects of imbalances and stress; 
  • Delivers a wide range of balancing and correction techniques for all body and energy systems and methods to use them in conjunction with one another to suit each presenting condition for the best possible outcome.


Diploma of Kinesiology Workshops

Year 1 Courses

Year 2 & 3 Courses

Principles of Kinesiology 1

Chakra Hologram 2

Principles of Kinesiology 2

Celestial Chakra Hologram

Principles of Kinesiology 3

Neuroemotional Pathways 2 & 3

Principles of Kinesiology 4

Neuroemotional Pathways 4

Brain Formatting

Body Structure Hologram 1

Chakra Metaphors

Body Structure Hologram 2

Balancing with the 5 Elements

Hormone Hologram

Physiology Formatting

Immune & Vaccination Pathways 1

Chakra Hologram 1

Nutrition Hologram A

Neuroemotional Pathways 1

Dietary Pathways

Units of Competency

The First Aid Certificate HLTAID003 must be completed externally

Diploma of Kinesiology Units

  • COMMUNICATION: Fostering appropriate relationships
  • BUSINESS: Managing and marketing a thriving practice
  • NUTRITION: Understanding nutritional contribution to health
  • LEGAL: Practicing responsibly and ethically
  • KINESIOLOGY: Mastering kinesiology practice skills
  • ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY: Using scientific background information to support practice
  • SPECIALIST KINESIOLOGIST: Creating in-depth kinesiology protocols for a broad range of conditions

Units of competency in detail

Diploma of Kinesiology Practicums

The HLT52415 Diploma of Kinesiology consists of 19 units of competency divided between 13 core components and 6 elective units.  These required common units of competency include 5 kinesiology and 4 specialised kinesiology units.

Attendance at all kinesiology workshops, completion of all units and 200 recorded practice hours are required to obtain the qualification. The practice hours are made up of 80 hours of supervised student clinic and 120 hours of mentored kinesiology balances done externally.

During the 2½ year qualification students will be presented with opportunities to work with the public under supervision. This essential training requirement enables the integration of the essential skills and knowledge learned from the workshops and units. Throughout the year trainers from all our locations will provide regular webinars and mentoring opportunities for the NK student community.

After the first year of training all students will be able to obtain a Registered Kinesiology Practitioner status with the Australian Kinesiology Association (AKA). Completion of the Diploma of Kinesiology qualification allows professional membership with the Australian Kinesiology Association (AKA) as a Registered Specialised Kinesiology Practitioner (RSKP).

Other requirements of the membership include the completion of 500 kinesiology hours (100 hours as CAT A and 200 hours as CAT B), 40 hours each of nutrition, communication studies and practice management, 100 hours of anatomy and physiology. Current First Aid certificate must be provided.

Course Duration:  2½ years

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