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Brief Description:

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


Cost: ​£155

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.


Course content:

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:

  • Beauty Therapy

  • Complementary Therapies

  • Aromatherapy

  • Reflexology

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology for Complementary Therapies

  • Reiki

  • Stone Therapy Massage

  • Indian Head Massage

  • Infant and Child Massage

  • Flower Essences

  • Crystal Therapy

  • Weight Loss Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Life Coaching for therapists

  • Stress Management


Career Opportunities:​

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.


Additional Costs:

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