Facial Enhancement Acupuncture Training FAQs


Q. I have a Western medical acupuncture qualification can I train to be an FEA practitioner?

A. Yes, Paul Adkins has trained members of BAWMA and the BMAS, in fact the majority of acupuncture backgrounds make you eligible for training. If you are unsure about whether you qualify, please contact us to find out.

Q. I see you are a 5 Element Acupuncturist, my training is in TCM/Auricular/Japanese Acupuncture, will your course be okay for me?

A. Yes, Paul’s FEA Masterclass/Workshop, One-to-One Tuition and Online Course are inclusive of the majority of acupuncture backgrounds and can be easily integrated into your practice. If you have any doubts about eligibility, please contact us before you enrol to discuss whether your level of training is suitable.

Q. I am a 2nd year acupuncture student, can I take your course and start practicing before I qualify?

A. No, Paul’s FEA course is only open to clinical third year students and qualified acupuncture practitioners. He is unable to teach students who have not begun needling and the FEA course does not enable you to insure yourself to practice. If you have any questions regarding this, please contact us.

Q. I live overseas and I would love to learn cosmetic acupuncture, but I cannot travel to a masterclass, is your online course all I need to take to become a Facial Enhancement practitioner?

A. Yes, Paul’s trained acupuncturists in over 30 countries, including New Zealand, USA, Israel, Ireland, Caribbean, Poland, Norway, Canada, Spain etc. to practice cosmetic acupuncture via his online course. Once you have completed it, you will have acquired all you need to know to practice this form of treatment. Paul’s on-hand throughout the course to assist you with the material and assignments, should you need his help at any time. Visit the online course faq’s to find out more about his virtual training school.

Q. I am a beauty therapist, can I train with you?

A. Yes, we have a separate FEBA programme open to level 3 beauty therapists, doctors, nurses and physiotherapists who have previously not undertaken an acupuncture qualification. We will need evidence of your qualifications before you can attend a two-day Facial Enhancement Beauty Acupuncture – Level 1 Workshops. Eligibility criteria for attendance is entirely at our discretion.

Q. I would like to train with you at your clinic, but I cannot make your next masterclass, what can I do?

A. You can arrange One-to-One Tuition with Paul on a more suitable day (even on a weekday if you prefer) and spend the day learning Facial Enhancement Acupuncture at The Mitchell Hill Clinic, Truro, Cornwall, UK. Like the masterclass or workshops, this day will include a practical hands-on approach, full theoretical notes and comprehensive advice on how to market your new treatment protocol.

Q. I would like to book a masterclass/workshop, do I need to bring anything with me on the day?

A. All equipment and needles are provided, although if you have a white coat or equivalent, please bring it with you, plus a notepad and pen.

Q. What does FEA certification give me?

A. Certification entitles you to be called a Facial Enhancement Acupuncture practitioner and to use the letters FEA after your name. You will also feature on the practitioners’ page of this website listed under your area, with a link to all of your contact details. The FACIALENHANCE® website ranks highly in the search engines enabling potential patients/clients to find your details effectively. Taking part in further training can also count towards your CPD.

In addition to this, we currently have an offer, for all those who successfully complete an FEA course, of a FREE one year subscription to our professional practitioner network, Cosmetic Acupuncture UK  (CAUK)- there’s a worldwide section for acupuncturists abroad.

Q. What does FEBA certification give me?

A. If you successfully complete the Facial Enhancement Beauty Acupuncture – Level 1 Workshop and fulfill your four follow-up case studies, you can use the letters FEBA after your name and the term Facial Enhancement Beauty Acupuncture therapist. As above,  you will receive a listing on this website and a FREE one year CAUK subscription.

Q. How can I secure a place on one of your workshops?

A. All of our study options can be paid for with a credit/debit card by calling +44 (0)1872 274774 between the hours of 10am – 6pm GMT, Monday – Friday or by cheque made payable to Paul Adkins and posted to Facial Enhance, The Mitchell Hill Clinic, 12 Mitchell Hill, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 1EE, UK. Our masterclass and workshop pages, also have the facility to pay a deposit via PayPal to secure your place on an upcoming course.

One-to-One Tuition needs to be arranged plenty of time in advance, please contact us to check availability.

Q. Will I be locked into using your recommended products and equipment if I undertake your workshop?

A. No, the products and equipment that Paul uses in his protocol have been carefully selected for their high quality and suitability for purpose, however if you currently use another needle supplier and source your own skincare products for use in your practice, then there is no need to adopt our products.

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