Basic Course Pre Requisites

The Directors of the Dr Vodder Academy International stipulate the following minimum standards to accessing the Basic (Foundation) course:

Medical:

People with medical training such as doctor, nurse, chiropractor, osteopath and physiotherapist. Countries with a state registered massage therapist occupation (requiring a minimum of 2,200 hours training) are included in this category.

Evidenceof your qualification and/or medical registration number need to be submitted with your completed application. Photocopies / scans are acceptable.

Non-Medical:

People with other massage therapist training and qualification(s) with a minimum of 344 hours training and exam success.

The practical (hands on) element must have been in the classroom or supervised for a minimum of 250 hours. If home study and/ or case histories formed part of the course these must have been documented and submitted for assessment by the course provider. The exams must have been taken in person (and if on-line at a supervised examination centre) and passed.

The theory elements (anatomy, physiology & pathology) must be for a minimum duration of 94 hours and may be in the classroom or home study (including on-line). The exams must have been taken in person (and if on-line at a supervised examination centre) and passed.

Evidence of qualifications including course hours and delivery method(s) (classroom, home study, on-line, case histories etc.) in the above categories (that is hands on, anatomy, physiology & pathology) must accompany your application. Photocopies/ scans are acceptable.

If you no longer have the details then your course provider(s) may be able to supply you with a copy or letter of confirmation. Vodder Teachers are unable to carry out enquiries or research on your behalf.

If you are not sure whether your existing qualifications meet the requirements then please contact the Course Tutor to discuss further.