Health & Complementary Therapies

Acupressure Diploma Course

10 Modules , 2 Videos

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

Discover the theories, practices and techniques of acupressure – an ancient Chinese healing therapy that targets blockages in the flow of ones Chi, to eradicate illness or discomfort from the body. Learn how acupressure works, how to apply the therapy, and the steps to take to open a business helping clients to overcome their conditions.

Acupressure is based on the concept of life energy (also known as Chi or Qi), which flows through the body along pathways known as meridians. The belief is that many of the discomforts or even diseases that we suffer with are a...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 - Introduction to Acupressure
  • Part 1: What is Acupressure?
  • Part 2: The Acupressure Model
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 - Acupressure and its Uses
  • Part 1: How Does Acupressure Work?
  • Part 2: Acupressure and Chinese Medicine
  • Part 3: Applying Acupressure
  • Part 4: Which Health Problems Benefit From Acupressure?
  • Part 5: Are There Any Precautions With Acupressure?
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 - Regulatory Bodies for Acupressure in the United Kingdom
  • Part 1: Some Regulatory Bodies for Acupressure in the UK
  • Part 2: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 - Eastern and Western Approach to Health
  • Part 1: The Eastern and Western Approach to Health
  • Part 2: Why are Eastern and Western Treatments So Different?
  • Part 3: Integrative Medicine
  • Part 4: What are the Tools of Integrative Medicine?
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 – The Five Elements Theory
  • Part 1: The Five Elements Framework
  • Part 2: A Comprehensive Template Reflecting Natural Law
  • Part 3: A Theory of Connection and Interaction
  • Part 4: Five Elements Pathology and Clinical Applications
  • Part 5: Diagnosis According to the Five Elements Theory
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 – Acupressure Techniques, Treatments and Therapeutic Areas
  • Part 1: Techniques and Treatments
  • Part 2: Meridian Systems
  • Part 3: Main concepts
  • Part 4: The Organs in the Twelve Standard Meridians
  • Part 5: Emergency Treatments
  • Part 6: Human Energy Fields
  • Part 7: First and Second Level of the Human Energy Field
  • Part 8: Third and Fourth Level of the Human Energy Field
  • Part 9: Fifth Level of the Human Energy Field
  • Part 10: Sixth and Seventh Level of the Human Energy Field
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 – Common Acupressure Points and Their Uses
  • Part 1: Ten Highly Effective Acupressure Points
  • Part 2: Common Acupressure Points, Effects and Indications
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 – How to Run an Acupressure Session
  • Part 1: How to Prepare Your Clients for an Acupressure Session
  • Part 2: Client Consultation
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 – Acupressure Case Studies
  • Part 1: The Canadian College of Acupressure
  • Part 2: Canadian Acupressure College: Chair Massage Case Study by Alison Schwarz
  • Part 3: The Massage Therapy Foundation
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10 - Starting and Running your Acupressure Specialist Business
  • Part 1: How to Start Your Acupressure Business
  • Part 2: The Necessary Qualifications/ Experience Needed to Start Your Acupressure Business
  • Part 3: Marketing Your Business
  • Part 4: How to Charge Your Clients
  • Part 5: Dealing with Competition in the Acupressure Therapy Industry
  • Module 10 Assessment

Who Would Benefit From this Course?

Written for complete beginners to the subject, this course requires no prerequisites, just an eagerness to learn, and will take you from novice to business owner. The Acupressure Diploma Course is also beneficial to those who have studied other alternative therapies or may already have a therapy business and wish to expand their repertoire and the services they can offer.

Accreditations

The Acupressure Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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