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Brother Muddassar Raja and Sister Umm Amaar are the Co-founders of Hijama Nation. They established the Hijama Nation Academy in the UK. They offer an Online Accredited Higher Diploma Course in Hijama Cupping Therapy (Dip.HCT) Level 5 and have 100’s of students all over the world. They also offer Hijama treatments, consultations and workshops to promote knowledge about this ancient Islamic healing art. The Association is fully insured and provides insurance for all its enrolled students as well as graduates. The Association is a Professional Body and has a register of certified and insured Hijama Practitioners.


It is a member of the General Regulatory Council for Complementary Therapies (GRCCT) in the UK which works with the Federal Regulatory Council and UK government. It also adheres to a strict code of ethics, policies and procedures, complaints and disciplinary procedures. Members of HNA can become members of GRCCT.





We are also the first ever approved Hijama Course Provider for the Professional Wellness Alliance (www.pwai.us) in the USA. So our graduates can obtain a PWA license to practice Hijama legally under Religious Therapy in the USA.

We have a team of practitioners who specialize in Holistic Therapies, Prophetic medicine and Lifecoaching, Blood Analysis, Ruqyah, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Naturopathic Medicine and have years of combined experience of practicing Hijama. Our team is always updating with new information regarding Hijama by studying courses and collaborating with other practitioners. Hence, our team is well rounded in Natural and Alternative medicine and well equipped to teach Hijama.
  • Our course is an Accredited Higher Diploma at Level 5. It is fully comprehensive and certifies students to Practitioner Level.
  • Our course is a recognized Core Therapy Qualification by GRCCT.
  • We are members of and regulated by GRCCT.
  • We have the highest of standards and teach our students to maintain them. We cover the History of Cupping, Physiology and Anatomy, Best Practices, Basic Chinese Medicine and practical applications of Hijama. But most importantly, we cover Islamic Medicine in great detail. Our course is set apart from our competitors because of our Hijamaology Unit. This covers Prophetic Medicine, Islamic Medical History and the Lunar Cycle, which other courses do not cover.
  • Unlike other courses, there are no hidden costs and students pay everything up front with no hidden fees.
  • Unlike other courses, we do offer a 90 day money back guarantee if they cannot continue with the course or are unsatisfied with the course material. But students must study and pass two modules first (Terms & Conditions Apply).
  • The course is very reasonably priced for an accredited diploma course and students get excellent value for money in the course content material and customer service.
  • We provide excellent customer service and student support during studies and post graduation.
  • Our instructors are knowledgeable, experienced and easily accessible.
The course is a self-paced and flexible. It is 600 hours of study time.
You can join the course whenever you are ready and able to suit your need and schedule.

The whole course is studied online, via the website. Once the student has registered on the website and paid the tuition fees, they have access to the course materials. They then study the course material and take the online quizzes. Once all of these are completed, the student undertakes a one day practical training class.

They then start their case studies. When these are complete, they submit their case studies coursework. They also take their final practical exam in person or via video. The students have full access to course tutors via email, phone and text. 

We offer this course as a self study, group coaching or 1-1 coaching program.

UK students are required to attend the one day practical training class. These are held a few times a year in Birmingham, UK. International students are welcome to attend if they are able to. However, if they cannot, then we still provide them with recordings of the practical training. We also provide live skype sessions for whoever needs it. Any enrolled student can attend class at anytime. It does not matter which stage of the course they are at.

The classes are strictly segregated. Male students are taught by male staff in a separate room and female students are taught by a female staff member in a separate room.
No, you do the practical training on your fellow students.
Most of the training for the course is theory, which gets you ready for the practical. Once you are ready, we teach you practical techniques through a live practical session, video demonstrations and live skype sessions. Once you have done your practical, you perform your case studies. This system has worked for 100’s of our international students as you can see in the videos on the course page.
Yes! We have many successful graduates within and outside the U.K. We have had a lot of positive feedback from students who are very satisfied with their course of study. They have learned the skill of performing Hijama and are now practicing and helping revive the sunnah.

No. This Diploma is a Core Therapy Qualification. It is a fully comprehensive course to Practitioner level. So we teach Physiology and Anatomy, Best Practices and First Aid. You do not need a medical background.
However, students should be able to read and understand English at a proficient level, as the course is intensive and online quizzes can be challenging for foreign students. We do facilitate foreign students and provide them with much needed support. Students can obtain insurance coverage after graduation.

Yes. The course is online and therefore, global. Our goal is to have this training available where no other training of Hijama is available locally.
Yes, as long as they can read and understand English to a satisfactory level. The course is intensive. The purpose behind online model is so that everyone in the world can have access to it.
This course is an Accredited Higher Diploma at Level 5 in the UK. It may not be recognized in other countries. It is the applicant’s responsibility to check with their own government about the rules and regulations regarding Hijama Cupping Therapy.

Apply Now:
1. Listen to the webinar here.
2. Book an Interview Call
3. Have interview call with your Hijama Coach.
4. Pay and enrol to get access to your Hijama Diploma Course.

We offer various course packages with different prices. Our Hijama Diploma is offered in a self paced, self study course format or as a Group Coaching or 1-1 Coaching program. You can apply and enrol now:
1. Listen to the webinar here.
2. Book an Interview Call
3. Have interview call with your Hijama Coach.
4. Pay and enrol to get access to your Hijama Diploma Course.

We don’t have any hidden costs. Everything is included in the fee up front. We do not have a registration fee or any surprise charges such as practical training fees or practical exam fees. Online quizzes are not charged for retakes.
Only the Final Hijama Practical exam will be charged at £75 if you fail the first time.
Please note: We do NOT currently provide equipment. Students must purchase Hijama Supplies themselves.
The insurance fees are separate and go to the Company independently. These are not included in your tuition fees.

You pay online via credit or debit card through www.Paypal.com when you register on the student website: www.HijamaCertification.com.

We accept online methods of payment via paypal, credit and debit card. We also accept bank transfers and money transfers. You do not have to have a Paypal account to pay as you can do it by credit or debit card.
Yes, we offer monthly payment plans. No interest.

CUPPING THERAPY MODULE

  • HNA Holistic Approach: Overview
  • Allopathic vs Naturopathic Medicine
  • Introduction to Islamic Medicine
  • Root Causes
  • Introduction to Holistic Hijama Treatment System (HHTS)
  • Cellular Health
  • HNA Essence of Life Theory: Oxygenation, Hydration, Nutrition
  • Mindset Training
  • Stress Acidosis
  • Parasympathetic Sympathetic Nervous System: Fight or Flight
  • Hijama Theories
  • Traditional Hijama Point System
  • HNA Catch Up Theory
  • Introduction to Islamic and Unani Medicine
  • What is Hijama Cupping Therapy?
  • Types of Cupping Therapy
  • Benefits of Cupping Therapy
  • History of Cupping Therapy
  • History of Islamic Medicine
  • History of Cupping Therapy Equipment
  • Modern Cupping Therapy Equipment
  • Bonus Module-Mindset Training Mindfulness
  • Practical Section-Equipment
  • Online Quiz

HIJAMAOLOGY MODULE

  • HNA Approach: Mindset
  • Mind, Body Soul
  • Conditions of the Heart
  • Faith Hope
  • Positive Thoughts
  • Diet in Islamic Medicine
  • Prophetic Medicine and Sunnah Diet
  • Islamic Quranic Humorology for Hijama
  • Introduction to Unani Typology Temperaments for Hijama
  • Hijamaology: Ahadith, Dates, times, fasting, women, pregnancy, menstrual cycle, menopause, breastfeeding, post-pregnancy, incicions, hijama for Muslims and non Muslims
  • Introduction to Ruqyah
  • Metphysical issues
  • Seen and unseen
  • Magic, Jinn, evil eye, envy and illness
  • Spiritual self protection
  • Surahs and Ayahs with explanations and print outs
  • Ruqyah Water (“Holy Water”)
  • Hijama for metaphysical issues
  • Hijamaology and the Lunar Cycle
  • Introduction to Ruqyah
  • Bonus Module-Introduction to Metaphysics
  • Electromagnetic energy
  • Energy Medicine Sound Therapy
  • Prostration, grounding, earthing
  • Practical Section-Fixed Cupping
  • Online Quiz

Physiology Anatomy for Holistic Hijama Cupping Therapy

  • HNA Approach: Cleansing
  • Stress Psychosomatic Diseases
  • Gut Health
  • Constipation
  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Systems of the Body
  • Vital Organs of the Body
  • Glands of the Body
  • Functions of Blood
  • Cellular Health
  • Blood flow
  • Liver Health
  • Hijama Blood Output Analysis
  • Live Blood Analysis
  • Venous and Hijama
  • Other Body Fluids
  • Humoral Pathology
  • Hijama Point Assessments
  • Hijama for Typologies
  • Bonus Module-Advanced Facial and Full Body Lymphatic Drainage Moving Cupping
  • Practical Section-Moving Cupping
  • Online Quiz

CLINICAL BEST PRACTICES

  • Health, Safety and Hygiene
  • Cross Contamination
  • Handwashing Sanitizing
  • Medical Gloves
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • First Aid CPR
  • Bleeding
  • Precautions, Contraindications After Effects
  • Other emergencies
  • Fire Safety
  • Self Care
  • Clinical Work Environment
  • Equipment
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Online Quiz

HIJAMA BUSINESS BEST PRACTICES

  • Client Care
  • Client Intake Procedure
  • Medical Forms
  • Holistic Assessments Solutions
  • Business Best Practices
  • Office Management
  • Time Management
  • Fees, prices and packaging
  • Branding
  • Marketing
  • Bonus Module-Introduction to Business Marketing
  • Practical Section-Hijama Wet Cupping
  • Online Quiz

HIJAMA PRACTICAL MODULE

  • Hijama Theory, Applications and Points
  • Sunnah Points
  • Cupping Applications
  • Multi Level Hijama
  • Multi Purpose Hijama
  • Multi Application Cupping
  • Hijama Locations
  • Special Locations
  • Hijama in Unani Medicine and Sunnah Remedies
  • Hijama for Digestive System in Unani Medicine
  • HNA Theory of Holistic Hijama
  • Women, children, elderly, sick, metaphysical issues, anemia, seizures, diabetics
  • HHTS Implementation
  • HHTS 21 Day Diet Cleansing
  • Sunnah Fasting
  • Hijama Coaching Training
  • HHTS Protocol
  • HNA Treatment Plans
  • Primary Treatment plans
  • Full Body Treatment plans
  • Specific Treatment Plans
  • Bonus Fertility Plans
  • Bonus Medical Directory
  • Bonus Module-Hijama for Cancer Treatment Plan
  • Practical Section-Head Hijama
  • Online Quiz

CASE STUDIES COURSEWORK

  • Case Studies Introduction
  • Case Studies Instructions
  • 3 Week Sectional Hijama Cleanse Treatment Plan
  • Client Intake Procedures
  • Treatment Sessions
  • Case Study Write Ups Samples
  • Client Feedback
  • Ordering Supplies
  • Practical Section
After you have completed all of your theory modules, you can get practical training and then start your case studies coursework module. You will treat your family and friends and the submit your work.

Practical assessment will be either live in person, or skype session or a video recording. We will assessing the room setup, equipment setup, client consultation, treatment plan, incision techniques, wiping techniques, client care, cleaning up, after care etc.

End of unit online Multiple Choice Quizzes.
Final Practical exam (live or via video).
Final case studies coursework.

Final written Exam.

The End of Unit Online Multiple Choice quizzes give your results immediately.
Your course works are all marked as pass/fail.
You receive an overall pass or fail when your exams and coursework marks are collated at the end of the course.

As soon as your work has been marked, and you pass, you will be informed by email. Your hard copy certificate will be mailed to you within 4 weeks by signed delivery with Royal Mail.

Yes. All Students are required to pay £10 postage fee for Royal Mail Signed Delivery Service.
All certificates are shipped by standard Royal Mail.
We only send hard copies and no online, soft copies.
Duplicate Certificates are £10.00.

We provide one-on-one care via email, phone, text and in person if the students are local to us. Students can contact us at anytime during office hours. We do not work in evenings, weekends, national UK holidays and Islamic Holidays.
Students are requested to keep international time differences in mind when contacting us. We always try respond to students within 24 hrs.
We provide insurance for students and graduates at a discounted rate.

This course is a Core Therapy Qualification, so you will be awarded a Diploma in Hijama Cupping (Dip. HCT). You will be qualified as a: Certified Hijama Practitioner (CHP). You will be able to open up your clinic in U.K and other parts of the world (check with your own locality) or have a mobile clinic service. You will be able to attain insurance to cover your Hijama Practice. You will be able to become member of Hijama Nation Association and of the GRCCT.

Yes. Upon graduation, you will receive a comprehensive information pack which provides post-graduate support. It contains everything from practical business advice, memberships, do’s and don’ts and what to do next after graduation.

Yes. We are happy to help our graduates in every way possible way. Graduates can become HNA Registered Members and we add them to our HNA International Register of Certified Hijama Practitioners. They will be able to attend Continued professional development (CPD) classes annually.

In the UK, CHP’s are legally able to perform Hijama Cupping Therapy commercially and on the public. CHP’s can become:
Self employed and work at home, hire a space in a clinic or health centre or do mobile work with home visits. (They must obtain the relevant licenses, permissions from the local authority, insurance coverage bodies, bank, mortgage companies etc).
Set up their own clinic.
Teach, train and do workshops, seminars and webinars.

Our Course Instructor Program is an exclusive course, which we only offer to our students at our own discretion. The applicant must be a certified CHP from Hijama Nation Assocation, have received a Distinction and have outstanding performance, attitude and knowledge to qualify.

We have an exclusive Google group for current and postgraduate students to network with each other, where they can ask questions, share knowledge and learn from each other.

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) classes
  • Membership and Advertizing
  • Discounts on Supplies
  • Insurance coverage for students and practitioners.
  • Training, treatments, consultations, workshops, lectures, seminars and webinars.
  • Membership entitlement to GRCCT and PWA

Yes, we charge a £10 admin fee per item for documents such as references, employment or benefit letters, duplicate certificates (scanned or hard copy), letters to embassies for visa applications and so on.

90 Day Money Back Guarantee. (Terms & Conditions apply). We are so confident that you will love this Hijama Diploma course, that we even have a 90 day full money back guarantee. The terms and conditions that apply are you will just have to study two modules and take the first two online quizzes first, so you can see if you are happy with the course material. We want you to succeed and we are here to support you. But if the course still does not work for you and you still want a refund, we will issue the full amount back. However, if you study modules 3-5 or the full course within 90 days, and then ask for your money back, we are unable to give a full refund.

The above prices are current for these courses and bonuses. These are discretionary and subject to change at any time by management. HNA Courses are non-transferable, or available for upgrade or switching courses.

DURING SALES: 30 Day refund. Module 1 and test only. However, if you study modules 2-5 or the full course within 90 days, and then ask for your money back, we are unable to give a full refund. Any free bonus courses received as part of a bundle offer will be cancelled.

There is a 30 day refund period for all other short short, basic courses featured on our websites unless stated otherwise.