Are you a health food storeowner, wanting to educate your staff to ensure your customers are getting the best advice and experience possible? Are you a health food store employee, customer service or sales representative, looking to increase your product knowledge?

If you own or work in a health food store, this one-of-a-kind course is for you.

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The Certified Natural Products Advisor (CNPA) course was designed by the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine exclusively for CHFA, it’s the most current and complete science-based course of its kind in Canada.

Graduates of this program will receive a Certified Natural Products Advisor designation and:

Improved knowledge about natural health products

Increased ability to critically assess products on the market

Confidence to clearly and effectively provide information to customers about the products in your store

Knowledge about common conditions your customers struggle with and the herbal and nutraceutical treatments used for these conditions

Convenience with the ability to study from the comfort of home or now on the go with the new mobile version

Special discounted pricing is available for CHFA Members

Virtual Exam Dates

Date Time
November 29, 2023 1:00–3:00 PM ET
January 24, 2024 1:00–3:00 PM ET
February 21, 2024 1:00–3:00 PM ET
April 24, 2024 1:00–3:00 PM ET
May 15, 2024 1:00–3:00 PM ET
June 19, 2024 1:00–3:00 PM ET
July 24, 2024 1:00–3:00 PM ET
August 14, 2024 1:00–3:00 PM ET
October 23, 2024 1:00–3:00 PM ET
November 27, 2024 1:00–3:00 PM ET

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CNPA is now online and mobile-friendly.

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