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Certificate Course and Qualification only £99


Obtain Your Acupressure Certificate Qualification with this Accredited Home Learning Course

Westminster Insurance    Accredited by the GHT  All courses are fully insurable in the UK

This beginner's course in Acupressure is ideal if you are already practicing body massage, or other bodywork therapies, and wish to extend your skills to encompass a better understanding of trigger points throughout the body and how Acupressure treatments can help alleviate common ailments or injury. You will learn all of the meridians in the body and how to locate the trigger points that rest along them together with the various Acupressure point techniques required to deliver an effective treatment for your client.


You will learn how to deliver a full range of techniques and sequences that you can then deliver as a standalone therapy, or else incorporate into other body work that you currently practice.


Please note: We highly recommend that you study and obtain a qualification in body massage in order to undertake this course.

This course is available only in home learning format and payable in one instalment.

Online Course with Certificate £99

Offer treatments Professionally and to your family & friends, or just for the fun of learning.

When you undertake an online Certificate course you don't receive any kind of practical tuition. You still receive all of the lovely course materials to assist and support your learning. Online courses (aka home learning courses) are ideal if you're not wanting to become a professional therapist but instead you wish to learn a new life skill. With our Certificate courses you'll be able to offer treatments to your family and friends. Certificate courses are fully insurable.

Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT



More about the course

Questions and answers

  • Is this course suitable for beginners?

    Whilst this course is suitable for beginners we do recommend that you study and acquire a qualification in Body Massage prior to undertaking this course. This is because the course content is meant to build upon your understanding of treatment techniques found within body massage therapy.

  • Where can i read a detailed FAQ for Certificate COURSES?
    Visit this link to read our detailed FAQ for award courses >
    Not at the moment. Watch this space as we are likely to launch a tutorial video for Acupressure in early 2023.

    Course Modules

    This is the background and theory that you study from home and then complete an online test paper before attending your practical training. It is easily completed with between 8-12 hours of study time. For some people it may a little take longer.

    Module 1
    What is Acupressure?
    The history of Acupressure

    Module 2
    Effects and benefits overview
    Effects and benefits in detail

    Module 3
    Introduction to the meridians
    Diagrams of the meridians

    Module 4
    Ethics of massage therapy
    Client consultation skills
    Consultation/treatment environment
    Client education
    Client confidentiality
    Consultation form: overview

    Module 5
    Body mechanics
    Client preparation
    Client care
    Therapist preparation

    Module 6
    Eastern theories
    The great polarity
    The law of the five elements
    The mother-son rule

    Module 7
    Acupressure techniques

    Module 8
    Myofascial trigger points
    Power points

    Module 9
    Treatment formulations
    Balancing emotions

    Module 10
    Acupressure applications
    Acupressure routines
    Routines at a glance

    Additional information
    Case study guidelines
    Case study examples
    Hints and tips
    Your notes and questions

    Additional documents
    Consultation form
    Case study form

    Accreditation & Diploma

    Many of the Diploma courses offered by Therapy Training School are accredited (ie: approved for membership & insurance purposes) by the International Guild of Complementary Therapists (IGCT), the Guild of Holistic Therapists (GHT) and the Guild of Beauty Therapists (GBT). Additionally, Therapy Training School is an approved Platinum Training Provider with the International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT), and this organisation also accredits many of our Diploma courses for membership & insurance purposes.


    All of our Diploma & Certificate training courses throughout the UK are accredited by Therapy Training Academy Ltd (our umbrella organisation)  and insurance for practicing professionally can be taken out in the UK via Westminster Insurance (highly recommended), Wellbeing Insurance and Towergate Insurance. 


    With professional insurance in place, you will be able to get a job as a therapist, practice as a self-employed therapist or work independently as a mobile therapist. 


    Our Certificate courses are recommended for those who wish to deliver treatments to family and friends. Although professional insurance is not a legal requirement, we do advise that you purchase insurance to safeguard your recipients and yourself and to provide you with peace of mind. Insurance for delivering therapy to family and friends can be taken out in the UK via Westminster Insurance (highly recommended), Wellbeing Insurance and Towergate Insurance. Our Certificate courses are accredited by the International Guild of Complementary Therapists (IGCT).


    *Before you commit to any course, we strongly advise that you check with your potential employer (and Borough Council, if you wish to work in London) to ensure that the qualification you have decided to undertake will be accepted by them, and to find out if you need a licence to work.


    View all accreditation and insurance options here >

    Accredited by the Therapy Training Academy  Accredited by the IGCT  Accredited by the GBT  Accredited by the GHT  Accredited by the IICT  Westminster Insurance    Accredited by the GHT

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  • + More about CERTIFICATE Courses

    How everything works from start to finish. Read our detailed step-by-step guide. Read more >


    + Working In London

    You can work anywhere in the UK with our Diplomas. However, if you're looking to work in London you need to know which Boroughs accept our Diploma. Read more >