WELCOME TO ICOM!
Scroll to see more photos of our new cohort already working on… balance, alignments and harmony!! It’s great to have you on board and we hope you enjoy the ride.
Room swap (scroll to see photos of Alex, Vanessa & Madi @work)
A lot of work is being carried out around the college with many areas being redecorated by some lovely students and staff members! Some furniture has been moved and practical lessons are being delivered in Pink room, because desks have been moved into the freshly redecorated ‘Blue room’. So be aware of this when you attend your next lessons.
ROOMS TO RENT
We have been advised that there are some rooms to rent at the Peredur Centre in East Grinstead. These are available both for short and long periods with prices going from £20 a night to £90 a week. All the rooms have washbasins, with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. If interested please contact Audrey Jones on 01342 312527.
Summer Massage Course NEW
Please note that the details of the ITEC Massage Course have been updated on the CPD page of the website and different dates are now being offered:
Session 1: 25, 26, 28 July
Session 2: 1, 2, 4 August
Session 3: 8, 9 August
Revision and written exam: 12 , 13 September
Final Exam: end of September or beginning October (to be confirmed)
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Summer Massage Course
All the details of the ITEC Massage Course are now available on the CPD page of the website. Please contact Elisabetta to get your password, access the details and make your bookings! email@example.com
First Aid Course
Congratulations to Warren, Paula, Patricia and Beverly for achieving their First Certificates after their training on 14 May. Your certificates can be collected from Alex.
(in the picture Selena, who received her first certificate last year).
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ICOM’s Acupuncture Course: Current student, Alex, changes career from 3D computer animation to Chinese Medicine
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WE LOVE HAVING YOU BACK!
Few photos taken around the college (scroll for more). More will be added to this gallery in the next few weeks jus to say ‘welcome back’ to you all.
9 September – GRADUATION DAY!
We’re looking forward to celebrating our new graduates this year!
YEAR1 WEEK-END CM1 SESSION
Instructions to access the answers to your CM1 questions have been emailed to you. Please contact Elisabetta if you haven’t received the email or if you have any issues accessing the material.
Here is the Blue room looking nice and ‘fresh’! We only managed to catch 2 students…. And take pictures of them…. Thanks to all of you who chose to help paint the room for your community projects and to our Clinic Manager who also took part in the task!
If any of your friends have been impressed by your passion for acupuncture and your achievements and are now wondering whether they’d like to attempt a similar career, why don’t you advise them to attend our next Open Day. It’s on Wednesday 13th July; quite a few people already booked on the day; so it’s necessary to book a place to attend!
September New Course Starting Date
All Weekday Courses will start again on 19 September. We wish you all our students (on all courses) a very nice Summer!
The result will be available for the students to collect from college on 17 June from 9 am. Results that are not collected in the morning, will be posted to students in the afternoon.
Lesson for year 1 Week-end course
Year one students on the Week-end course, please note that your catch up lesson will soon be available in this area of the website. You will receive a password to access the video.
Emails sent to groups (blindcopied contacts) have happened to be found in the spam folder. Please get in touch with Elisabetta if you haven’t received your updated list of CPDs with the discount codes available to you.