CPD Opportunities



At ARCH, we believe that our therapists should continually improve their knowledge and understanding of the industry, and keep abreast of the latest developments in techniques and technology. That’s why we insist on 30 hours of Continued Professional Development every year as part of our membership criteria.

To help our members achieve this, we host a range of CPD events, including our annual conference. We are also pleased to pass on details of other CPD events that we think may be relevant and interesting to our members.

Upcoming ARCH CPD events


Probiotics in Practice: Workshops for Dietitians & Nutritionists

Yakult are arranging one-day workshops about probiotics and the latest research in the field for Registered Dietitians & Nutritionists across the UK & Ireland. These workshops are endorsed for CPD by the BDA and AfN. The draft programme is available to download here. Refreshments and lunch will be provided at all workshops. For further information including venues and dates see:




May 7, 2018 — May 14, 2018.  Keto Diet Summit
July 9, 2018 — July 16, 2018.  Candida Summit
July 23, 2018 — July 30, 2018.  Alzheimer’s and Dementia Summit
September 10, 2018 — September 18, 2018.  Pregnancy and Postpartum Summi


Cytoplan Roadshow –- “The Human Microbiome” events in various locations.

Birmingham 4th May
Leeds 8th June
Bristol 6th July
Dublin 21st September
Newcastle 19th October
London 16th November

For further details go to https://blog.cytoplan.co.uk/roadshow-2018/


Identifying Flags in Complementary Health Care

Are you interested in learning more about identifying “red flags”? This new on-line course from the European College of Bowen Studies may be of interest. Aimed at all complementary therapists, it is designed to take you through the flags that are used across the health professions and give you pointers to look out for, questions to ask and action to take.

£45 + VAT 


Human Anatomy Dissection Seminar (Dundee)

28th – 30th June

for further information see here.


First Aid Training

It is a requirement of ARCH membership that a valid First Aid Certificate is held, currently renewable every three years.  Several companies offer first aid training including:

St John Ambulance  www.sja.org.uk/sja/training-courses.aspx

Red Cross www.sja.org.uk/sja/training-courses.aspx

Holos Healthcare and Training www.holoshealthcare.co.uk/

Also check local adult education institutions in your area, or even try hosting your own event if there are a few therapists in your area.


Several companies offer training events see:

All About Natural Medicine offers a wide variety of workshops in London N1.  http://www.allaboutnaturalmedicine.com/

Alliance for Natural Health International http://anhinternational.org/practitioners/practitioner-events/

Be Well London https://www.bewelllondon.com/education-and-events/

Biocare: www.Biocare.co.uk

College of Medicine.  https://www.collegeofmedicine.org.uk/events/#!event-list

Cytoplan: www.cytoplan.co.uk

Genova Diagnostics: www.gdx.net/uk

Institute of Optimum Nutrition: www.ion.ac.uk/

Nutri: www.nutri.co.uk

Nutri-link: www.nleducation.co.uk/

Regenerus Laboratories:  www.regeruslabs.com

Bonusan http://www.bonusan.co.uk 


Share your event here

If you are holding a CPD event, or know of a CPD event that may be of interest to our members, please let us know so that we can include the details here. Listings are free and updated on a regular basis.



My ARCH – Linda Ternent

My most memorable experience was attending the Kneipp School in Germany.  We had so much fun learning constitutional hydrotherapy at a wonderful CPD event.

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