Am I eligible for membership?

The Association of Reflexologists has strict eligibility criteria to ensure our members maintain high standards in the profession. We accept the nationally recognised Diploma Level 3 (QCF and RQF) and above. If you trained before this qualification you may still be eligible but we may need you to complete a separate form – please follow the links below.

Please note there is an additional AoR eligibility criteria:
To become a member of the AoR you are required to have had (or will be having) at least 49 hours spent in the presence of your tutor on providing reflexology and reflexology skills. This excludes home study, assessmements and lunch breaks.

To find out if you are eligible, please click on the button most relevant to you:

I hold a Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology or Complementary Therapies from before 2011

Check 1: Have you ever been a member of or eligible for membership of any of the following Associations?

  • The South African Reflexology Society
  • The Scottish Institute of Reflexology
  • The International Institute of Reflexology
  • Reflexology Association of Australia
  • The Irish Reflexologists’ Institute
  • The British Reflexology Association

Yes       No

I hold a Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology or Complementary Therapies from 2011 or later
I hold a Level 5 AGORED/ Centralia qualification

Congratulations! You are eligible for membership with the Association of Reflexologists.

Please click here to apply.

I hold a Degree in Reflexology or Complementary Therapies

Is your University listed below:

List of Universities:

  • Cambourne College
  • City of Bristol College
  • Cumbria University
  • Leeds Metropolitan
  • Napier University
  • University of Wales
  • University of Plymouth
  • University of Surrey
  • UWIC, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff/ Cardiff
  • Metropolitan University
  • York College

Yes      No

I have previously been a member of the AoR

That’s great! Welcome back!

We should still have a record of your membership on file, so all you need to do is give us a call and renew instantly over the phone, on 01823 351010. This would also be a great opportunity for you to tell us of any changes to your details and to ask if you have any questions concerning your membership – after all, we’re here to help!

I have an SQF Level 8 qualification taught by the CTS or a HND taught by Moray College

Congratulations! You are eligible for membership with the Association of Reflexologists.

Please click here to apply.

I completed my course via distance learning

Unfortunately, you are unable to access Full membership with us at this time as we do not accept distance learning courses as practitioner level training.

Thinking about re-training in reflexology?

Don’t worry, your previous training will mean you start off ahead of the game – and you’ll pick up lots of fantastic new skills along the way! To find out about qualifications that are eligible for Full membership of the AoR, click here.

My qualification isn't mentioned here

Check: Have you ever been a member of or eligible for membership of any of the following organisations?

  • The South African Reflexology Society
  • Allied Health Professions Council South Africa
  • The Scottish Institute of Reflexology
  • The International Institute of Reflexology
  • Reflexology Association of Australia
  • The Irish Reflexologists’ Institute
  • The British Reflexology Association

Yes      No

We're here to help!

If you need any further information regarding reflexology, becoming a student or joining the AoR, then feel free to call us on 01823 351010 or