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Fitness Massage

COURSE NAME: Massage Therapist

QUALIFICATION OUTCOME: Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice (HLT40312)

STUDY MODE: On campus

COURSE OVERVIEW

Based on industry best practice, you’ll learn about the safest, most effective techniques for giving a full body relaxation massage. sports massage and stretching, or massaging for special needs.

The course also covers trigger point therapy for treatment of muscular pain, the essentials to managing a successful massage therapy business, plus the skills  and knowledge required to work in a supervised massage clinic.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

WHY SHOULD I DO THE COURSE?

Qualified Massage Therapists are always in demand, and the career opportunities are always wide and varied. Graduates of this course have the option to work at a gym, health club or spa for instance, or start their own massage business.

Alternatively, if you are already working in the fitness industry, then this is a great way to supplement your current career, by providing you with new skills and bigger earning potential.

YOUR COACHES

The Institute’s team of Coaches bring with them a very broad range of industry experience, from working in gyms and with sporting teams, through to naturopathy clinics and beauty salons.

Through their commitment to the Institute’s cultural values, all our Coaches are extremely passionate about Massage Therapy and will ensure that any classroom learning is delivered in a way that’s user-friendly and fun.

COURSE INFORMATION

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for this course, students must have an interest in massage, be over 18 years of age, have a computer and internet access, and meet the Institute’s acceptance criteria.

TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT

Massage Therapist course components consist of over 50 sessions covering a wide range of massage therapy skills, techniques and classroom based learning.

AREAS COVERED IN THE COURSE

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice (HLT40312)

COMPETENCY CODE

COMPETENCY TITLE

TRAINING PACKAGE 

BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others Business
HLTCOM404C Communicate effectively with others Health
HLTCOM405D Administer a practice Health
HLTCOM406C Make referrals to other health care professionals when appropriate Health
HLTCOM408D Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively Health
HLTAID003* Apply first aid Health
HLTHIR301C Communicate and work effectively in health Health
HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes Health
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures Health
HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status Health
HLTREM401D Work within a massage framework Health
HLTREM406C Provide massage treatment Health
HLTREM407C Plan massage treatment Health
HLTREM408C Apply massage assessment framework Health
HLTREM409C Perform massage health assessment Health

*In accordance with the packaging rules for the Certificate III in Fitness, we issue the UOC HLTAID003. Further to this, because we deliver training and assessment at the HLTFA311A level as well, you will also receive a Statement of Attainment for this higher First Aid UOC, HLTFA311A. 

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