Courses are accredited by The Acupuncture Society and Associated Beauty Therapists (ABT) with also certification from The College of Chinese Medicine available for a specially reduced fee.
We are approved Continued Education Providers in USA (CA Board) No: 1366 for CEUs and Internationally/USA (NCCAOM)No: 167861 for PDAs. Such approvals demonstrate to prospective students the assurance of the quality of teaching they will receive.
Our 4-day course is in 2 modules. These should preferably be taken together for continuity.
Core 1 will give you the basic knowledge and skills. Core 2 Advanced module adds the finishing touches with advanced techniques, giving a full portfolio of treatments adding weight to the Core 1 basic training.
A full theory pack for each module is available to download in advance of the essential face-to-face clinical days. Additional folder with notes to follow on the day.
It is not advisable or possible to achieve these specialist skills with online training only.
Our Certificate Course
Advanced Facial Acupuncture & Collagen induction with Microsystems Acupuncture
Course Fee: £1400 plus VAT (£1680)
What is this course about?
This certificate course will teach beauty professionals and other therapists a more clinical approach to beauty treatments and an introduction to micro-needling techniques. Patented Thrive Intradermal needles, 15mm acupuncture needles and microneedling devices will be used but not exclude the use of other materials available in the wider market. Other modalities such as LED Light Therapy, Cupping, and Gua Sha using the new Heskier One Tool are also covered.
Students will learn how to deal with a wide range of beauty concerns and also how to support general health of their clients.
Course Duration: It is possible to complete within 12 weeks. Tutor-assisted home study/case studies including
Now 12 contact days, (includes) 4 Foundation days prior to Facial Acupuncture training (Core 1 & 2). Mentoring by Amanda for up to a year to assist with clinical issues.
Hours of training: 84 contact hours, 20 hours minimum Case study time/Reflective Diary, 40 hours reading/
home study (minimum 3 hours per week over a period of 12 weeks)
Acuregen Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture Core1 & 2 Advanced - Continued Education Training
Course Fee: £995 plus VAT (£1194)
What is this course about?
This is a CPD (continuous professional development) certificate course for acupuncture professionals that covers the theory and concepts behind why the system works so effectively.
A blend of traditional acupuncture and new understanding of how to sculpt facial fascia. A scientific understanding of how beauty concerns form, how to address these and to give practitioners the tools they need to explain likely outcomes to their patients, but with the knowledge that it is evidence- based.
Already trained in Cosmetic Acupuncture? No matter where you have studied before, this course will take your work to a new level.
In addition to our unique training methods, we teach audit/evaluation strategies as well as how to structure a treatment plan to maximise outcomes.
Our training programme ensures ethical, safe and good clinical practice. A full range of unique specialist materials, including Thrive Patented Intradermal needles, Acuregen healing skincare and Polychromatic LED Light Therapy has been developed to support our work and these are available to students at concessionary prices. Our 2019 addition is the Heskier One Tool.
Course includes core 1 and core 2 advanced training - 4 days in total in 2 modules, known as Core 1 & Core 2. It is recommended to attend all 4 days together.
A little More Information?
Please contact us for our prospectus, stating which course/dates are of interest.
Course graduates will be offered a reduced fee refresher training and master classes with Amanda Shayle, Founder & CEO, as part of our CPD programme.
We have a strict policy of small groups of around 6 - max 9 students on our UK courses - always with high student: teacher ratio. This is a pre-requisite to gain competence, confidence and safety from training. Always our highest priority - it's all about training - you will be representing us to the consumer!
Our courses allow you membership of the Acupuncture Society and you can carry the letters MAcS CA. A Balens Acuregen Group Policy is available to all graduates. ABT accreditation covers medical microneedling with roller and pen only.