Pre-Diploma in Ayurveda (AAHW) program is designed to produce lower level human resources in the field of Ayurveda equipped with knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for this level of technicians so as to meet the demand of such technician in the country.
This program provides skills and related technical knowledge necessary to be a competent Auxiliary Ayurvedic Health Worker (AAHW). There will be both demonstrations by instructors and opportunity for the trainees to perform skills/tasks necessary for the technician. Trainees will learn skills using
typical tools/equipment/material and supplies necessary for the program. Trainees successfully completing the program will be able to assist for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of common diseases/health disorders through Ayurvedic approach.
Trainees will be able to preserve and promote their health through the art of healthy living and advice the community for the same. Again this program provides the skills/knowledge necessary for the trainees to be self employed in the field of Ayurveda in the days to come.
This program also includes On-The-Job-Training (OJT) in which the trainees are placed on the job under the supervision of the supervisors in the related hospital/health post/Institute. It aims at the trainees be familiar with and get experience of the world of real work and gain skills/knowledge that are new or not covered in the training institute.
The aim of the programme is designed to equip trainees with skills and principles/knowledge of Ayurveda to make the trainees competent in the application of these skills/principles/knowledge for the prevention and cure of human diseases/disorders as well as preservation/promotion of human health.
After completing this curricular program, the students will be able:
Target Group: The target group for this program will be all the interested individuals of the country with academic qualification of SEE pass.
Target Location: The target location of this program will be all over Nepal.
Group Size: The group size of this program will be not more than 40.
Medium of Instruction: The medium of instruction will be in English and/or Nepali language.
Pattern of Attendance: The students should have minimum 90% attendance in theory classes and practical/performance to be eligible for internal assessments and final examinations.
Individuals who meet the following criteria will be allowed to enter into this program:
This course will be completed within 18 months/76weeks/2520 hours; including 12 weeks (480 hours) On the Job Training (OJT) with supervision. The 3 months (480 hours) OJT will be compulsory after completing final exam.