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Acupressure is the application of pressure to the body, without the use of needles as in acupuncture, to enhance the flow of energy 'Chi' within the 14 meridians, The Acu-points are worked by using the hands, fingers, thumb or knuckles. Subjects included in the Course: Fingertip Medicine, Stimulation Methods, Relaxation Techniques, Trigger Points, Acupressure Techniques, Effleurage,, Tapotement, Petrissage, Yin & Yang, The Meridians, client care, consultation, health & safety, hygiene, anatomy & physiology.
Acupressure Massage Accredited Diploma
Entry Level: A massage qualification.
Course format: Self-paced. There are 6 modules to study at home + case studies. Training material is emailed to you.
Attendance: No attendance, this is a distant learning course.
Module 1: Health, safety and hygiene within the treatment room, incl professional ethics, insurance, health and safety acts, risk assessments, how to work hygienically, personal presentation.
Module 2: Client care and communications: How to communicate with your client, dealing with client questions, complaints etc. Consultation techniques.
Module 3: Anatomy & Physiology: The 12 body systems.
Module 4: About Acupressure Massage: Fingertip Medicine, Stimulation Methods, Relaxation Techniques, Trigger Points, Acupressure Techniques, Effleurage,, Tapotement, Petrissage, Yin & Yang, The Meridians.
Module 5: Treatment suggestions: Treatment plans, Consultation sheets, Session worksheets and notes.
Module 6: Case Studies: Contains the documents required to complete the case studies. There are 5 treatments to carry out and document for case studies.
This course is carried out as a home study course and can be started at any time. This course is approx. 40 hours study (this does vary from student to student.) Model required?: Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.
The Complementary Medical Association, Professional Beauty, Westminster Indemnity & Towergate Course Progression: On completion of this qualification you may choose to undertake further study; qualifications you could progress to include a home study course,
Accredited diploma or a VTCT qualification in:
Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies
Stone Therapy Massage
Indian Head Massage
Infant and Child Massage
Weight Loss Therapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Life Coaching for therapists
Self-Employed complementary therapist or massage therapist working from home, salon, mobile.
CPD points: 9 Points
What is included?
Training manual and question paper for each module.
A coursework tutor is assigned to you for full support throughout the course.
An accredited certificate posted to you on successful completion of the course.
You will need to purchase your own products, equipment (i.e. massage couch) in order to carry out your case studies.
We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is supplied with your training pack.
Acupressure Massage Practitioner Diploma