Courses accredited by Dr Vodder Academy International​
 

Dr Vodder's Certificate in Applied MLD

  • Online Theory Module ~ 25 - 40 hours of home study

  • Level 1 Practical - 32 hours (4 days)

  • Level 2 Practical - 32 hours (4 days)

This is the certificate of choice for allied health professionals working with surgical or sports injury rehab, chronic pain or any disability setting where lymphoedema and vascular disorders are not the main focus.

 

The International Certificate in Dr Vodder's Applied Manual Lymph Drainage is conferred upon successful completion of all course components. There are assessments on the online theory module and the Level 2 Practical in which the student must demonstrate competence in technique delivery and clinical reasoning in a case based MLD treatment. 

 

Read more about what is taught in each Level in the Student Information Pages.

Please note - The Certificate in MLD & CDT (Level 1 & 3) is required for the ALA Accredited Practitioner Program

 

Dr Vodder's Certificate in MLD & CDT

  • Online Theory Module ~ 25 - 40 hours of home study

  • Level 1 Practical - 32 hours (4 days)

  • Level 3 Theory & Practical - 80 hours (10 days)

For practitioners who need to manage the whole gamut of lymphoedema, lipoedema and vascular disorders. From prevention to intensive reduction therapy including multi-layer bandaging and lymphoedema specific MLD treatments.

This International Certificate in Manual Lymph Drainage & Combined Decongestive Thersapy  is conferred upon successful completion of the Level 1 and Level 3 courses. There are assessments on theory, technique delivery and clinical reasoning in which the student must demonstrate competence in techniques, treatment and bandaging.

This qualification is equivalent to an ALA Level 1 & 2 training program
for the purposes of Accredited Lymphoedema Practitioner Program and has been
accredited for all six competency standards.

 

Read more about what is taught in each Level in the Student Information Pages.

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Dr Vodder's Certificate in Advanced Neck & Face

For Beauty Therapists whose focus is the neck and face. This certificate provides training in the very precise MLD movements needed to perform gentle and effective treatments for dermatological conditions such as rosacea and acne, to reduce post-cosmetic surgery oedema or bruising, and for scar treatment. The course is offered in two parts, Basic Neck & Face (2 days, requires the online theory module) and Advanced Neck & Face (2.5 days). Graduates of the Level 1 body class may attend the Advanced Neck & Face course.

This Certificate is conferred upon successful completion of the online theory module, and the Basic & Advanced Neck & Face classes. Read more in the course outline.

 

Aestheticians Body courses

For Beauty Therapists who want to address whole body issues such as cellulite and post-liposuction.


Advanced Body courses are not yet offered in Australia and New Zealand, however eligible therapists may enrol in
any Level 1 course in order to receive an Aestheticians Basic Body Certificate and to progress to any Advanced Aesthetician course globally. Read more in the course outline.