Study Kinesiology

If you would like to pursue a career in Kinesiology there are 4 levels of training: 

Level 1 - International Certificate in Professional Kinesiology Practice

Level 2 - International Diploma of Professional Kinesiology Practice

Level 3 - International Advanced Diploma of Kinesiopractic

Level 4 - International Graduate Diploma of Kinesiopractic

There are also various Continuing Development Courses on offer for professionals who would like to use some Kinesiology tools in their practice.

ICPKP COLLEGES

The Specialised Kinesiology College of South Africa offers all 4 levels of training in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth

The Johannesburg Kinesiology College of Holistic Healing offers level 1 and 2 of training in Johannesburg, South Africa and Sofia, Bulgaria.

 

ICPKP is different to other streams of Kinesiology!  Did you know that ICPKP Kinesiology is the only kinesiology system that has a peer reviewed study published in a scientific and medical journal. (Eardley S, Brien S, Little P, Prescott P, Lewith G: Professional Kinesiology Practice (PKP) for chronic low back pain: single blind, randomised controlled pilot study. Forsch) summary of the trial or download the article.

Becoming a Kinesiopractor® equates to approximately 3800 hours of learning and is one of the most comprehensive, student-centred training programs in kinesiology available worldwide. ICPKP training programs blend theoretical study and practical experience, enabling students of all ages and backgrounds to learn kinesiology and become highly skilled and sought-after practitioners.

ICPKP courses are one of the few Kinesiology courses world-wide that have comprehensive student assessments, including both oral and practical exams. The student’s learning path is monitored for proficiency each step of the way.  Each unit has an Assessment Journal to be completed and marked by the instructor.  This mark is added to the student's computerised track record.  The student will then do a short computer test for competency and on completion of each wedge of training, there is an end of series exam.  This is to ensure graduates of ICPKP maintain a high level of knowledge and competency.

Level 1

International Certificate in Professional Kinesiology Practice (includes the International Certificate in Basic Kinesiology Practice)

The internationally accredited Certificate in Basic Kinesiology Practice (BKP) is the entry point into becoming a highly regarded Professional Specialised Kinesiologist.  BKP is taught in more than 20 countries, in 40 affiliated colleges around the world, and has been translated into more than 8 languages. This essentially makes it one of the most diverse and flexible programs available today. By highlighting its international recognition, students are ensured of a qualification which is held in high esteem in the field and is portable. You would therefore be able to use your training globally. There are a total of 12 units for level 1 as follows;

  • Foundation Principles of Kinesiology Practice (FPK1) – 6 Kinesiology units
  • Foundation Principles of Professional Kinesiology Practice (PPK1) – 6 Kinesiology units

Once the student has completed the following units they are eligible for the International Certificate in Professional Kinesiology Practice

  • 1 home study units of Anatomy & Physiology
  • First Aid - attend at a registered First Aid Provider
  • Supervised Student Clinic Experience – 50 hours,
  • Clinical Practice Client Sessions – 75 hours
  • 5 Personal Kinesiology session
Level 2

International Diploma of Professional Kinesiology Practice

After attending the first 6 units students will be listed as a Level 2 practitioner with PKPASA and will be able to start building their profitable Kinesiology businesses while attaining the Diploma in Kinesiology.  The diploma includes:

  • Protocols for Professional Kinesiology Practice™ (PKP 2) – 16 Kinesiology units
  • Approximately 18 months to complete, however students can start their Kinesiology business after completing 6 units
  • 5 home study units of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pathophysiology
  • Supervised Student Clinic Experience – 50 hours,
  • Clinical Practice Client Sessions – 75 hours
  • 5 Personal Kinesiology session
Level 3

The International Advanced Diploma of Kinesiopractic®

  • Advanced Protocols for Professional Kinesiology Practice™ (PKP 3) – 13 Kinesiology units
  • Approximately 12 months to complete
  • Red Flags in Kinesiology- diagnosis & treatment vs the PKP protocol
  • Supervised Student Clinic Experience – 50 hours,
  • Clinical Practice Client Sessions – 75 hours
  • 5 Personal Kinesiology session
Level 4

The International Graduate Diploma of Kinesiopractic®

  • Kinesiopractic® Protocols (PKP 4) – 12 Kinesiology units
  • Approximately 12 months to complete
  • 1 home study unit – NUT 1 – Dietary & Nutritional Science
  • Supervised Student Clinic Experience – 50 hours,
  • Clinical Practice Client Sessions – 75 hours
  • 5 Personal Kinesiology session

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