- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Study mode
- On Campus
- 11 months
- Starting Date
- July 2019
Turn your passion for massage into a dynamic and exciting career with a Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice. In this course, you’ll learn the safest and most effective methods of full body massage, whether that’s for relaxation, sports, massage for special needs, rehabilitation or stretching.
You’ll learn specific treatments for muscular pain that you can take into your own practice or in a supervised massage clinic. Our industry professionals will take you one step further as you learn what it takes to manage your own massage practice.
Semester 1 intake:
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays between the hours of 9:00am to 3:00pm
Semester 2 intake (midyear)
Wednesdays between the hours of 9:00am to 3:00pm from July to Dec 2019
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays between the hours of 9:00am to 3:00pm from Jan 2020
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice.
After completing this course, student will be able to either work for themselves or in a health team environment. Have the ability to have health rebate for health providers and work in conjunction with other health care professionals.
Opportunities for Further Study
Mandatory entry requirements
- Must be 18 years of age
- Current working with children's check and police check
Participants will need access to a computer and an internet connection
Specialist Course Information
PlacementStudent massage clinic to the public, on campus, running one day a week for six weeks
Placement is arranged by: Institute
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
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|HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection|
|BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning|
|CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships|
|CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status|
|HLTAID003 Provide first aid|
|HLTARO001 Develop aromatherapy practice|
|HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice|
|HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs|
|HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments|
|HLTREF002 Provide reflexology for relaxation|
|HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety|
Practical assessments, written assessments, assignments