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Course Outline: 

Qualification Title: Certificate in Acupressure Pain Management

Qualification Type: Level 2 Certificate

Accreditation Status: Accredited by CPD, iAP & IICT (International Institute for Complementary Therapists)

Course Duration: self-paced (module availability: 365 days)

Guided Learning Hours: 01

Availability: International

Want to get rid of all your pains with minimal medications? Acupressure is your answer!

In our daily routines we hardly get the time to take breaks and relax our pains and worries off. Having to sit in in a chair on an everyday basis could really weaken your muscles over-time. And even if you don’t have a typical office job, you might often find yourself fatigued in the muscles every now and then. This is because of how physically unfit human beings are becoming overtime. Acupressure for Pain management is one course that could help you gain back your strength and energy that you could also use to benefit your clients.

This course has been designed for students of all levels to help them to learn specific Acupressure Treatment Points that will quickly and effortlessly reduce all types of pain in the upper body. It will start with a basic introduction about the methods of acupressure and then introduce the learners to different regions in the upper body that can help relieve stress and aches. By the end of this course learners will be able to alleviate pains from the head, neck, shoulders, elbows, hands are wrists. Sign up for the Diploma in Acupressure for Pain Management and never feel in pain again!

We at Study365 aim to provide our learners with top-notch faculty on their own convenience not bound by time or place. While our online learning modules are accessible at all times from anywhere in the world, we understand students’ need for help and support during the learning process and therefore, we facilitate you with one of our tutors to help you through. All information, coursework and module development is professionally created and always kept up-to-date. A 57 page course manual, a set of 5 Acupressure Treatment Charts covering the top Acupressure Treatment Points to work on to reduce pain in each region and treatment protocol will be given as soon as you sign up!

Learning Outcomes

During this course, you will learn:

  • The basic knowledge about acupressure techniques
  • Using these techniques to help promote healthy living
  • Understanding the upper body and being able to treat it knowledgably
  • Pressure points present to relieve pain in the head, neck, shoulders, wrists and elbows
  • Managing pain and stress relief on a day-to-day basis
  • Leading an overall healthy lifestyle yourself and helping others with your specialisation
  • Having an general of sense of well-being
  • Being more active and at ease with a refreshed energy
  • Removing toxins from the body that cause pains
  • Being able to independently practice acupressure in a skilful manner

Who is this course for?

Anyone who has a passion for health and social help can be an ideal candidate. If you are looking for a career opportunity that could also help you feel healthy and refreshed while you work, this course might suit you best. It may help you develop a career path toward:

  • Assistant to health care professionals
  • Care-taker
  • Independent acupressure practitioner
  • Health advisory roles

The course could also add-on as a plus point to your skills if you are a qualified nurse or have any other role in health care.


Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.


There will be an assessment at the end of the course. It would be an online test in form of MCQs, the results of which would be revealed immediately after test completion.


Successful candidates will be awarded a CPD accredited Certificate in Acupressure Pain Management.

Career Paths

The course provides successful career paths into health and fitness sectors. On average, a therapist can earn up to £22 per hour (indeed.co.uk), depending on one’s skill and experience. Moreover, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics, the annual salary of a therapist is around $36000.  Learners may be able to take up jobs such as:

  • Assistant to experienced professionals (Orthopaedics, Neurologists, Physical Therapists)
  • Health and fitness guide
  • Care-taker
  • Independent acupressure therapist
  • Physical therapist

About the Instructor

Annette Reilly has specialized in Neuroenergetic Kinesiology (NEK), having a great deal of knowledge in subjects like Chemistry, Biochemistry & Nutrition, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology, Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, to name but a few. She served the role of Principal of The College of Neuroenergetic Kinesiology for a period of 5 years in Ireland. Later, she also served as the chairperson of The Kinesiology Association of Ireland. Her keen interest in acupressure, nutrition and traditional Chinese medicine helped her write quite a few courses on the respective subjects for which, she has received recognition by the International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT).

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction
Introduction FREE 00:00:00
About this Course FREE 00:00:00
2: Requirements before receiving your Qualification
Requirements Before Receiving your Qualification 00:00:00
3: What is Acupressure
What is Acupressure? 00:00:00
How to apply Pressure to Acupressure Points 00:00:00
Self-Acupressure 00:00:00
Key points to Remember 00:00:00
4: What are Meridians
What are Meridians? 00:00:00
The Role of the Meridians 00:00:00
The Meridian Clock 00:00:00
Key Point to Remember 00:00:00
Essential before Getting Started 00:00:00
5: Acupressure Treatment for Headaches
Acupressure Treatment for Headaches (Cover page) 00:00:00
Headaches 00:00:00
Types of Headaches 00:00:00
Why Headaches Hurt 00:00:00
Acupressure Treatment for Headaches 00:00:00
Aupressure Treatment for Headaches (Continued) 00:00:00
6: Acupressure treatment for TMJ/TMD Temporomandibular Joints/Disorders
Acupressure treatment For TMJ/TMD Temporomandibular Joints/Disorders (Cover page) 00:00:00
What is the Temporomandibular Joint? 00:00:00
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ or TMD) 00:00:00
Symptoms associated with TMJ/TMD 00:00:00
Acupressure Treatment for TMJ/TMD 00:00:00
7: Acupressure Treatment for Neck & Shoulder pain
Acupressure Treatment for Neck & Shoulder pain (Cover) 00:00:00
Neck Pain 00:00:00
Symptoms of Neck Pain 00:00:00
Shoulder Pain 00:00:00
Symptoms of Shoulder Pain 00:00:00
Acupressure Treatment for Neck & Shoulder Pain 00:00:00
8: Acupressure Treatment for Elbow pain
Acupressure Treatment for Elbow pain (Cover) 00:00:00
Elbow Pain 00:00:00
Symptoms of Elbow Pain 00:00:00
Acupressure Treatment for Elbow Pain 00:00:00
9: Acupressure Treatment for Wrist & Hand Pain
Acupressure Treatment for Wrist & Hand Pain (Cover) 00:00:00
Wrist & Hand Pain 00:00:00
Symptoms of Wrist & Hand Pain 00:00:00
Acupressure Treatment for Wrist & Hand Pain 00:00:00
10: Bonus Material
Bonus Material 00:00:00
Course Manual 00:00:00
5 Treatment Charts & Treatment Protocols 00:00:00
Case Study Template 00:00:00
Meridian Clock 00:00:00
Meridian Clock & Pathways 00:00:00
Meridians & Emotions Wall Charts 00:00:00
Mock Exam

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