The Level 5 CPD Certificate in Dry Needling

The aim of this qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise classes in a health club environment.

Qualification Overview

Our Level 5 CPD Certificate in Dry Needling is designed for those who are looking to use Dry Needling modalities professionally within therapy,
injury treatment and rehabilitation.

This course is open to Sports Massage Therapists at Level 4 or above, Sports Therapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists as continued professional development.

Teaching Method

This course is taught using a hands-on approach, therefore you will be practising Dry Needling throughout both teaching days, whilst receiving ongoing input from the tutor. This course is independently accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists.

Entry Requirements

Course applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old and must hold a minimum of a Level 4 qualification in Sports Massage Therapy.
Applicants should have also been practising Sports or Massage Therapy for a period of time prior to enrolling on this course.
Our course is also open to Sports Therapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists as continued professional development.

The course will focus on the application and theory behind the use of Dry Needling.
The use of Dry Needling as a modality within Sports and Remedial Massage, Sports Therapy, Physiotherapy treatment will be discussed along with the aims of treating specific injuries.

On completion of the course students will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of Dry Needling in the management of injury treatment, in a safe and effective manner and ​will have a clear understanding of contraindications for treatment.

Course Overview

  • History of Dry Needling and current research
  • Theory and benefits of Dry Needling in relation to injury
  • Application of use within Sports Massage Therapy and other therapy contexts.
  • Contraindications and Health and Safety considerations
  • Demonstration and practise of Dry Needling with links to common sports injuries
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  • Treatment areas with links to injury will include:
  • Upper limb, including two stimulation points on the hand
  • Lower limb, including two stimulation points on the foot
  • Chest
  • Shoulders
  • Upper, mid and lower back region
  • Gluteal region

Course Design

Our course is designed in relation to industry standards and is independently accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists.Provides 16 Continual Professional Development hours (CPD).

Training day will provide a mixture of theory work practical demonstration and supervised of treatment.
You will be practising and receiving Dry Needling throughout this course, under guided supervision.

Level 5 CPD Certificate in Dry Needling

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