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MLD Tuition

Certified Training and Tuition in Manual Lymphatic
Drainage (Original Dr Vodder Method)

This is the only validated course run in Ireland to teach the Dr Vodder Method of Manual Lymphatic Drainage. (MLD)

Meadbh Mac Sweeney, Director of The Lymph Clinic, facilitates and teaches a postgraduate course in Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD)and Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy (DLT). The post-graduate training offered by the The Lymph Clinic is the only Dr Vodder certified programme on Manual Lymph Drainage in Ireland and Meadbh is the only certified teacher in the country. Courses are open to qualified healthcare professionals, e.g. Nurses, Doctors, Physiotherapists, OccupationalTherapists, Physical Therapists, Osteopaths and experienced Massage Therapists (with a min of 260 hours training).

For more information on each course, download the application form and Course Outline.  Please ensure you have read the cancellation policy below.



Cancellation & Refund Policy – updated July, 2020
The following items are non-refundable.
In the event a course is cancelled due to Covid-19, your place on the course will be moved to the next available course, if rescheduling is not possible. In the event you wish to cancel due to contracting Covid-19, refunds may only be issued on production of a positive test certificate (less deposit).
If registration in a Practical Course is withdrawn or cancelled by the student before the guarantee date*, a full refund less a 10% admin fee and any bank charges will be made.
In the event that any Practical Course is cancelled by the Organiser or the Instructor the Registration fee and the Practical Course fee will be transferred to another Practical Course. If a suitable Practical Course cannot be offered within 12 months a full refund of the Practical Course fee will be made.
Participants may change their Practical Course location or defer without penalty as long as notification of such deferral or change is given before the course guarantee date*. Any difference in Practical Course fees in the new location must be paid by the participant.
Participants who change their Practical Course location or defer courses after the guarantee date* will be charged an administrative fee of €250.
If registration in a Practical Course is withdrawn or cancelled by the student after the guarantee date* and not transferred to another class, no refund will be made.
Participants in Dr Vodder Courses should complete the Certificate in which they are enrolled within 2 years of commencing. After two years the most recent Level must be repeated before progressing.
* Unless otherwise stated, the guarantee date is the due-date for payment as shown on the application form.