IPHM is an international recognised accreditation board. Our board is independent from any college or awarding body, and therefore will accept appropriately qualified therapists & training providers equally and fairly. We offer a personal service for each member, looking into your membership exclusively. We exist to keep standards and support all practitioners, training providers and the public who work in the health/beauty/wellbeing/spiritual sector. As a member you will be entitled to be added to our directory of professional practitioners and advertise your services reaching thousands of visitors worldwide. Join Now
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Yes. We have a number of recommended insurance providers and IPHM strongly recommend that all practising therapists and training providers are insured. Public liability insurance is offered by the majority of insurance providers in most countries and our affiliated insurance providers will offer you a fair quote. Our UK members however will also benefit for a discount if choosing one of our recommended providers. See Insurance for Practitioners.
Yes you can still join IPHM. Please note however that insured practitioners are considered more trustworthy and depending on what type of therapy or training you are offering this may be an essential requirement. Our members may also benefit from a discount from one of our affiliated insurance providers. Westminster Indemnity.
The IPHM now recognises over 1000 complementary/natural/holistic and spiritual & Beauty therapies. If you are unsure whether your therapy is recognised then please see "Therapies Covered" If your particular therapy is not listed then please contact us.
Yes. Why not join the Premium membership which covers both therapist and trainer.
Yes we accept Practitioners and Therapists who have gained their qualifications online provided their certification and training meets our criteria and internationally recognised standards.
If you have been trained by one of our IPHM recognised training providers then on completion of your application and subscription you will be automatically accepted.
You must provide proof of your qualifications if offering therapies to the public. If you are a student currently training you cannot become a member of our association until you are officially qualified. Please note you may be asked for proof of your qualifications. Any member found to have given misleading or false information about their qualifications may be removed form our website and no refund will be offered.
Exceptions can be made in some cases depending on what you are offering, for example you may have been reading tarot or contacting spirit but have not gained a qualification in this therefore your experience will be taken into consideration. If you are unsure please contact us.
Yes, we accept membership from anyone who meets our criteria for both therapists and training providers worldwide however all applications must be submitted in English. We do not offer translations.
You may be required to have your qualifications officially translated into English. You may be required to submit a copy of the translation with your IPHM membership application if a copy of your qualification is requested.
All members of IPHM should be aware of our T&C's and by joining IPHM you are confirming that you are in agreement with all our T&C's and disclaimer notice - See our T&C's.
Membership fees are paid yearly or monthly and your fee will not increase providing payments are kept up to date and your membership does not lapse. Please note if you opt to make payment monthly your terms are for the full year ahead and should you cancel before the end of the term then you will be required to pay any remaining balance due.
Complete the online application form on our website. You will then have the option to make payment via monthly or yearly option. Your payment can be made either by Paypal, Stripe, Credit or Debit Card.
You may cancel at any time. Once you have cancelled your membership your details and listing will be removed from our website with immediate effect and you should no longer use our logos or state that you are a member of IPHM on any of your paperwork or sites.
Please note if you have signed up for a monthly subscription and wish to cancel in the middle of the 12 months term then any remaining balance will still be due and requested for full payment. No refunds are offered for any cancellations during the term of membership.
Yes you will be asked to submit either a sample of your training material or your course work. Do not apply for accreditation if your course work is not ready. We assess each application on an individual basis so you may be asked for more details.
You do not need to be able to teach the courses personally but if not teaching personally then you should ensure the tutor/educator you use are qualified in the subjects they wish to teach. If you are personally not teaching but want your training school and course listed and accredited you may need to register your tutors as sub-educators or you may require Corporate membership.
Memberships need to be renewed every 12 months. On renewal you will receive an updated certificate and membership badge (if applicable) You will be sent a reminder 10 days prior to renewal.
Yes, we can now offer you editable template certificates for you to use for your students and these should only be issued once your students have carried out case studies, been assessed and have qualified with you. For more details please read the Training Provider Pre Requisites.
We ask you to allow up to 12 days however you will also have the option of express checkout which can be done in 3 days providing you have submitted all documents we request.
There is a members dashboard. You will be able to log into this and details will be sent with your acceptance information. Here you will find many features such as members discount shop/request referral fees/update your listing/option to advertise free on our events page etc...
No, we recognize all educational institutions. If your training provider is not an approved or listed IPHM provider then once we receive your application we will contact you if we have any questions and may ask you to submit a copy of your qualification. The benefits however of applying for membership when you have studied with an IPHM approved training provider however is a guarantee of acceptance and your application is usually processed quicker.
Here you will have access to a number of features - members only. You can advertise any event of workshops or offers you have coming up free of charge at any time. You can check your listing, update your payment details, have access to the members only Discount Shop for products, order IPHM pin badges, membership card with lanyard, and special offers. Create certificates,request referral payments.
Check that you are using the correct email address as shown on your listing. Check that you are indeed listed and your membership is not un-published ( this can happen if your membership has lapsed or payment has not been made) Check your using the correct website to log into for example Holistic Members use iphm.co.uk and beauty members use iphmbeauty.com Please contact us with your IPHM number if you are still having difficulty logging in.
All amendments must be requested via the members dashboard. We are always happy to amend, and add any links, or profiles pictures as and when you require free of charge. Should you have gained further qualifications for example since joining us and would like to offer further services then please contact us with details.
Log into your dashboard and fill in our simple referral form. You should then submit this on a regular basis either monthly or quarterly. Please note referrals that are not requested on a regular basis will not be backdated more than 3 months previous. You can download your referral pack from the members area.
Firstly please complete the online application form and we will also require the following: A photo if requesting a membership badge, a copy of your qualifications for the subjects you wish to offer, a copy of your insurance certificate if applicable. Should we require further information once we have received your application we will request this within a few days. Your application can take between up to10 days to process once we have received all the requested information but is normally completed much sooner
Firstly please complete the online application form and we will also require the following: An example of your course content, a copy of your qualifications for the courses you wish to teach, your insurance certificate if applicable. Should we require further information once we have received your application we will request this. Your application can take up to 10 days to be processed once we have received all information requested but is normally completed much sooner.
If applying for mainly beauty modules please go to IPHMbeauty.com and complete the online application there. If youapply for the incorrect application you will be asked to re-apply.
Training Provider - Is someone who is qualified and experienced to offer training to others and may have other people working for them, either on a self employed basis or be employed by the training school.
Corporate Provider - Is a company or business, who does not necessarily hold any personal qualifications in the subjects they are offering, but does have a platform providing high quality courses that are either written by a professional or are using the services of other professional trainers/teachers.
This level membership will also apply for those Training Providers offering more than 50 courses.
- Personal profile page to include all your own social media links and website
- Unique links to your own profile page
- Promote your business
- Social media services
- Referral fees - earn when you refer
- Certificate templates for your students (training provider & corporate memberships only)
- Member discount insurance
- Free updates on your listing anytime
- Member unique discounted products
- Personal service - Rest assured knowing that our personal service guarantees no robotic interactions,
- Corporate membership,
- Sub-Educuator discounted membership for your staff members (training providers only)
- Guaranteed no membership price increase (t&cs apply)
- Multiple ways to make payment with monthly options to help spread the cost
- Use of the International IPHM Trust Mark logo
- Free advertising and promotions via our social media team
- Accreditation worldwide
- Membership ID Badge and Certificate showing your accreditation with IPHM
- All current members may use the letters IPHM after their name