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  • 336 guided learning hours

Chinese Medical Theory

About the Level 5 Chinese Medical Theory Certificate

The course will familiarise learners with concepts like anatomy and physiology derived from Western medicine, but also notions of chi (qi), yin and yang, emotions, disease and diagnosis, healing. After these basic principles, you can continue with a deeper understanding of aromatherapy, astrology, acupuncture, brief herbal medicine, human energy field and other treatment options. This Chinese medical theory course is built on the groundwork of more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice which includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage, exercise, and dietary treatment.

This course does not require any previous experience. The recommended 336 hours of study should suffice for students to gain a good overview of traditional Chinese medicine.

Who should study this course?

Amateur, student or qualified practitioner this course will take you through fundamental principles of natural medicine and how it interacts with the human body. It is perfect for anyone with an interest in natural medicine and Chinese treatments.

As with any of our courses, here at Stonebridge Associated Colleges, you do not need to hold any qualifications to embark on this distance learning course. All you need is a way to access the study materials, an interest in Chinese medicine and the motivation to complete the coursework.

What happens after the course?

With this Chinese medical theory course, you can choose to continue your studies and delve deeper into a specific interest area, such as reflexology, or massage therapy with acupuncture.

After finishing your studies, you can continue to specialise in your area of interest, or you could apply for jobs like:

  • Acupuncturist
  • Reflexologist
  • Massage Therapist

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 0121 392 8288

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:

Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Chinese Medical Theory Diploma

Chinese Medical Theory Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Certificate 2 is issued by Quality Licence Scheme: Level 5 Chinese Medical Theory Certificate of Achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Stonebridge Associated Colleges has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed Stonebridge Associated Colleges to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

History of China both as a country and Medical

Anatomy and Physiology of the body in western medicine and oriental terms.

Five elements

Chi, Yin and Yang

Body fluids

Five types of energy

Zang Fu System

Six emotions

Six Pernicious influences

Eight pattern principles

Face diagnosis

Internal and external causes of disease

Diagnosis including all 27 pulse diagnosis patterns and more

Tongue diagnoses in full detail including many examples

Diagnosis by feeling, looking, asking in more detail.

Meridians: all acupoints explained with their position on the body including all acupoints on the Extraordinary Channels.

  • Following on from these are lessons on Treatments:

Aromatherapy 

Astrology

Zen Shiatsu

Tao

Brief Herbal Medicine

Reflexology

Feng Shui

Diet

Qigong

I ching

Tui Na

Acupressure

Human Energy Field

Exercises

  • All of the above seen from a Chinese perspective.
    All twelve of the organs explained in western and oriental terms and explanations of excess and deficiency patterns.

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

Chinese Medical Theory

About the Level 5 Chinese Medical Theory Certificate

The course will familiarise learners with concepts like anatomy and physiology derived from Western medicine, but also notions of chi (qi), yin and yang, emotions, disease and diagnosis, healing. After these basic principles, you can continue with a deeper understanding of aromatherapy, astrology, acupuncture, brief herbal medicine, human energy field and other treatment options. This Chinese medical theory course is built on the groundwork of more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice which includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage, exercise, and dietary treatment.

This course does not require any previous experience. The recommended 336 hours of study should suffice for students to gain a good overview of traditional Chinese medicine.

Who should study this course?

Amateur, student or qualified practitioner this course will take you through fundamental principles of natural medicine and how it interacts with the human body. It is perfect for anyone with an interest in natural medicine and Chinese treatments.

As with any of our courses, here at Stonebridge Associated Colleges, you do not need to hold any qualifications to embark on this distance learning course. All you need is a way to access the study materials, an interest in Chinese medicine and the motivation to complete the coursework.

What happens after the course?

With this Chinese medical theory course, you can choose to continue your studies and delve deeper into a specific interest area, such as reflexology, or massage therapy with acupuncture.

After finishing your studies, you can continue to specialise in your area of interest, or you could apply for jobs like:

  • Acupuncturist
  • Reflexologist
  • Massage Therapist

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 0121 392 8288

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:

Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Chinese Medical Theory Diploma

Chinese Medical Theory Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Certificate 2 is issued by Quality Licence Scheme: Level 5 Chinese Medical Theory Certificate of Achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Stonebridge Associated Colleges has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed Stonebridge Associated Colleges to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

History of China both as a country and Medical

Anatomy and Physiology of the body in western medicine and oriental terms.

Five elements

Chi, Yin and Yang

Body fluids

Five types of energy

Zang Fu System

Six emotions

Six Pernicious influences

Eight pattern principles

Face diagnosis

Internal and external causes of disease

Diagnosis including all 27 pulse diagnosis patterns and more

Tongue diagnoses in full detail including many examples

Diagnosis by feeling, looking, asking in more detail.

Meridians: all acupoints explained with their position on the body including all acupoints on the Extraordinary Channels.

  • Following on from these are lessons on Treatments:

Aromatherapy 

Astrology

Zen Shiatsu

Tao

Brief Herbal Medicine

Reflexology

Feng Shui

Diet

Qigong

I ching

Tui Na

Acupressure

Human Energy Field

Exercises

  • All of the above seen from a Chinese perspective.
    All twelve of the organs explained in western and oriental terms and explanations of excess and deficiency patterns.

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).
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