Associate Therapists will have undertaken and successfully completed a short course in Ayurveda geared towards body therapies. With a minimum of 100 hours of face-to-face study in Ayurveda, Associate Therapists must also hold qualifications in Anatomy and Physiology and are able to offer the therapies for which they have trained or work within a clinic under the supervision of a full APA Member (Practitioner).
Conditions of Associate Therapist Membership
Associate Therapist membership of the APA is conditional upon producing the following written evidence:
- Completion of a full time study, which consisted of minimum of 100 hours, which has been delivered face-to -face level 4 or above.
- Graduates must produce transcripts of their assessments along with appropriate certificate
- Graduates must provide the full curriculum document outlining core competencies and assessment methods from their training establishment.
- Completion of Anatomy and Physiology course at least NVQ Level 3 (certificate required).
- Associate Therapist Members must complete at least four CPD events related to Ayurvedic Medicine from the date of joining to the next membership renewal date. (Certificates required).
- Evidence of fluency in English language.
- Evidence of current residence in the UK.
- For overseas practitioners a valid evidence of permission to live and work in the UK.
- Current UK registered professional indemnity insurance.