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What other professional development opportunities are there, including retreats?

You can go on to complete a Conversion to MBSR Teacher Training and as an IMC Graduate you this would be half the teaching sessions and much less in cost.  You can become a Compassion Mindful Resilience (CMR) 4 session course Trainer by attending the CMR Train the Trainer Programme. Other Continuous Professional Development opportunities …

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What are the BAMBA Good Practice Guidelines (GPG’s) and what do I need to do?

These are covered in Learning Outcome (LO) 8 with detail and links given in our comprehensive course notes. We strongly recommend that IMC Graduates follow the BAMBA Good Practice Guidelines for Mindfulness teachers, GPGs include things like, these include having appropriate insurance to teach, supervision, regular retreats, commitment to professional development. These GPGs can be …

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What is the Community Membership and why is it important for all students and graduates to have this community?

We encourage all our mindfulness students and graduates to join our Community Membership and continue to connect with like-minded people and gain in-sight and knowledge from the MindfulnessUK team.  The community is owned by us all and is an opportunity to attend mindfulness-based business development training, take part in sitting groups, get access to updated …

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Who can I teach once I graduate?

This depends on your skill set and previous experience, for example this is not a course specifically to teach children and young people.  However, many graduates who already have a background and expertise in this area use this qualification to do just this.

What happens if I miss any Guided Learning Hours sessions or need to stop the course for any reason and need to defer or leave?

Missing a teaching session: Learners must attend 80% of the GLHs.  However, if a learner misses any In Class Assessment (ICA) they are required to attend a Tutorial session with their tutor or attend an *alternative session with another cohort (*subject to availability) before they can attend their next GLH’s teaching session. There are additional …

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What is the difference between the IMC online course and the IMC Residential course at Sharpham House?

They are 2 different courses and when you are applying you are choosing which course you wish to attend. If you are choosing to apply for the residential training at Sharpham House, you must be available to attend all the dates listed on the website for that course as that is when all the GLH’s …

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What do I need to know about costs and payments?

The course costs cover all teaching session (GLHs) course notes, meditations, handbook, assessments, Internal Moderation, Verification and certification (on completion of all Assessment Criteria). For online IMC courses:   The Cost as a one-off payment is £1675 plus £140 for a one-off registration with the awarding body, total cost £1815.  Payment is due on application in full …

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Is this accredited and what is the difference between this and the Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Teacher Training (MBSR TT) and will I become listed on BAMBA (British Association of Mindfulness-based Approaches)?

This is a level 4, 200 hour, qualification accredited by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB).  Learners learn how to develop and deliver Mindfulness, Self-Compassion and Compassion for Others practices that are bespoke to their existing clients and/or new clients in a robust and sustainable way.  Learners write assignments that meet Level 4 pre-set …

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