Promoting Quality Training in Acupuncture and Acutherapy Oriental Massage


About Us

There are a number of accrediting bodies within the United Kingdom which provide accreditation for acupuncture courses.

Acupuncture Acutherapy Accreditation Board

AAAB an independent accrediting body which validates non-degree level acupuncture qualifying programmes

British Acupuncture Accreditation Board

BAAB accredits undergraduate degree level part time acupuncture training

British Medical Acupuncture Society

BMAS accredits postgraduate training in Western medical acupuncture undertaken by regulated healthcare professionals

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

CNHC accredits Microsystems auricular acupuncture

AAAB consists of professionals who direct and supervise the accreditation process using the established minimum standards.

Accreditation standards will be maintained by regular college/school visits and reviewing a sample of examination scripts after each examination period.