Certificate in Acupressure (Yuan Source Points) - Level 3

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Overview Certificate in Acupressure (Yuan Source Points) – Passionate about a healthy and well-functioning body? Use traditional Chinese medicine techniques …


Certificate in Acupressure (Yuan Source Points) – Passionate about a healthy and well-functioning body? Use traditional Chinese medicine techniques and earn out of your skills!

Traditional Chinese medicine is a process that has been developing for years. Their acupressure techniques have been admired throughout the world. Using natural methods to make your body healthy is not so difficult if you know the use of the right methodologies.  This course thus provides you with the appropriate ways of Chinese acupressure. The 12 Meridians in our body have a Yuan source points near the wrists and ankles from where the vital energy of ‘zang-fu’ organs passes. The Certificate in Acupressure (Yuan Source Points) – Level 3 will help you gain a grip on each of these points to help ease stress and aches and result in sound functioning of the zang-fu organs. Qualifying in the Certificate in Acupressure (Yuan Source Points) – Level 3 will give you the opportunity to work in multiple job roles in the industry including independent acupressure therapist or acupressure instructor. You can enjoy a highly rewarding and financially stable choice of career, and the certification will let you quickly progress up the ladder.

The course will introduce its learners to the concepts of traditional Chinese medicine. It would begin with an introduction of the Yuan Source points and the zang-fu organs. The term ‘zang’ refers to the organs considered to be yin in nature – lung, pericardium, heart, spleen, liver and kidney – while ‘fu’ refers to the yang organs – large intestine, triple heater, small Intestine, stomach, gall bladder and bladder. “Yuan” means source or origin and refers to the source of vital energy through which the pathological changes of zang-fu organs are manifested. This course will enable candidates to locate the important source points for acupressure that regulate energy in the body, which they can use to benefit themselves as well as their clients.

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.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

  • Course Outline:
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Who is this course for?
  • Requirements
  • Assessment
  • Certification
  • Career Paths
  • About the Instructor
  • Qualification Title: Certificate in Acupressure (Yuan Source Points)
  • Qualification Type: Level 3 Certificate
  • Endorsement Status: Quality Licence Scheme
  • Course Duration: self-paced (module availability: 365 days)
  • Guided Learning Hours: 01
  • Availability: International

The course comes with some amazing learning opportunities. Some of them are listed as follows:

  • The concept of traditional Chinese medicine and its methods
  • The Meridian paths in the body
  • The ‘qi’ concept and blood flow throughout the body
  • The location of Yuan source points and their importance
  • The regulation of energy through these points to maintain healthy organs
  • The zang-fu organs and their relationship with Yuan points
  • Methods of treating diseases of the internal organs
  • Regulating the functional activities of the internal organs
  • Reinforcing anti-pathogenic factors and eliminates pathogenic factors

Anyone who has a passion for healing and good health maintenance can be an ideal candidate. If you are looking for a career opportunity that enables you to relieve others and bring a positive change, this course might be your choice. The course is perfect for those who are willing to work in the health and social care sector. It may help you develop a career path toward:

  • Assistant to health care professionals
  • Personal therapist
  • 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 Certificate in Acupressure (Yuan Source Points) - Level 3. These are printed on high grade paper embossed with official Study365 or Quality Licence Scheme. It is delivered right to your place in a hard back envelope to keep it in pristine condition.

Option 1 -Quality Licence Scheme

At the Completion of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course) for only £49.

Option 2 -CPD Certificate

Successful learners will receive an Endorsed CPD Accredited Certificate for only £29.

The course provides successful career paths into health sectors. On average, a Chinese medicine practitioner can expect to earn a minimum of £12000 in the UK ( Moreover, a Chinese medicine practitioner could earn between $31000 to $122000 in the U.S., depending on his/her skills and experience.  Learners may be able to take up jobs such as:

  • Assistant to experienced professionals (Chinese doctors, Neurologists, Physical Therapists)
  • Care-taker
  • Independent Acupressure Therapist
  • Chinese Medicine Practitioner
  • Self-employed Acupressure 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
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 Point 00:00:00
Self-Acupressure 00:00:00
Key Points to Remember 00:00:00
4: What is Meridians?
What is Meridians? 00:00:00
The Role of the Meridians 00:00:00
The Meridian Clock 00:00:00
Key Points to Remember 00:00:00
Essentials before Getting Started 00:00:00
5: Yuan Source Points
What are the Yuan Source Points? 00:00:00
How to Begin and end an Acupressure Treatment 00:00:00
Treatment Protocol 01 00:00:00
Treatment Protocol 02 00:00:00
Treatment Protocol 03 00:00:00
Treatment Protocol 04 00:00:00
Treatment Protocol 05 00:00:00
6: Bonus Material
Bonus Material 00:00:00
Acupressure Yuan Source Points Course Manual
Treatment Protocol 1 Chart 00:00:00
Treatment Protocol 2 Chart
Treatment Protocol 3 Chart
Treatment Protocol 4 Chart
Treatment Protocol 5 Chart
Meridian Clock & Pathways
Meridians & Emotions Wall Charts
Mock Exam
Mock Exam : Certificate in Acupressure (Yuan Source Points) – Level 3 00:40:00
Final Exam : Certificate in Acupressure (Yuan Source Points) – Level 3 00:40:00

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    Belle Riley

    November 23, 2019
    Quick and flexible

    I came to this training with very little time on my hands, wondering whether I would be able to successfully complete it. But, I was provided with a lot of flexibility that helped me greatly. I learned so much through this training and enjoyed myself. I want to appreciate the effort made by the provider at every turn during my time there.

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    Kate Green

    November 19, 2019
    Great opportunity

    I was recommended this course by a friend of mine who had just completed it himself. I was skeptical at first, having had no experience with studying with an online provider. But I’m glad I made the decision to learn at Study365. It was a great experience, overall.

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    Victoria Jones

    October 24, 2019
    Great learning experience

    I had used an online provider in the past and was disappointed in their approach. A colleague recommended this platform and although I was skeptical at first, I decided to go ahead. I couldn’t be happier with the outcome. I learned so much and gained more than I had anticipated. Thank you!

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    Coby Gardner

    October 14, 2019

    The course was informative and highly detailed. There was so much focus on the modules and each one was discussed extensively. This gave me a thorough understanding of the subject matter. I would like to recommend this course to other learners with the desire to study acupressure.

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