Are you interested in practising the ancient art of acupuncture but are not quite sure where to start? Receiving training as an acupuncture practitioner not only enables you to practice legally it ensures the health and safety of your clientele. As a component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) acupuncture focuses on releasing blockages in our energy meridians for optimum health and wellbeing.
Accredited training allows you the opportunity to establish your own practice or join a holistic health clinic. Others will simply be looking to advance their own education and study acupuncture for personal interest and enrichment.
Acupuncture Study Options
Those looking for acupuncture training will find a comprehensive range of options, from short courses right through to advanced diploma level. Flexible study options mean that you can also work your academic ambitions around your lifestyle. This typically involves a combination of distance study and/or campus based study.
Acupuncture Study Checklist
Prior to enrolling in an acupuncture college, school or course ensures you determine the following:
- Accreditation: government accreditation of your course ensures that you will be accepted as a member by the relevant acupuncture association upon graduation. It will also give you the option of qualifying for practitioner insurance, which you need to practice.
- Career options: it is crucial to ensure that the course you enrol in matches your career objectives.
- Fees: besides detailing all associated costs involved in studying acupuncture it is worth investigating the possibility of your course being associated with a student loan scheme such as VET-FEE Help or Austudy.
Learning more about acupuncture is as easy as making an enquiry with a school or college via the directory link on this page.