- Course Name
- Qualification Outcome
HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy
- Study Mode
- On Campus
If massage is your passion, we’ll give you the best start in your career with our Certificate IV in Massage Therapy. Based on industry best practice, students will learn about the safest, most effective techniques for giving a full body relaxation massage, as well as sports massage, massaging for special needs, rehabilitation and stretching techniques.
You will also learn about 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.
The Institute is the only provider to get you career ready with the Career Head-Start Service, and is the only massage course, when combined with Remedial Massage Therapist, tailored to treating athletes and gym goers.
If you want to enhance your Massage Therapist qualification and elevate yourself even further within the massage industry, we recommend The Institute's Diploma of Remedial Massage which will allow you to increase your scope of practice through learning more advanced massage techniques, posture analysis, and injury rehabilitation practices. Plus, our Diploma will allow you to become eligible for private health fund rebates.
Who Should Attend?
- Those who have an interest in massage and pursuing a long, successful career in massage
- Those with a Certificate III and IV in Fitness, and wanting to expand their knowledge and business opportunities
- Those with a yearning for a full-time career managing their own business, or working for someone in a gym, elite sport, health centre, spa or other massage related area
Why Should I Do The Course?
Qualified Massage Therapists are always in demand, and the career opportunities are always wide and varied. Graduates of Certificate IV in Massage Therapy have the option to work at a gym, health club or spa, or start their own massage business.
Alternatively, if you are already working in the fitness industry, this course offers a great way to supplement your current career, by providing you with new skills and bigger earning potential.
The Institute’s team of Coaches are the industry’s best, bringing with them a 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 of our Coaches are extremely passionate about massage therapy and teach in a way that’s user-friendly and fun.
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"The massage course was a great experience to which I owe my dream job! I now work with elite sports teams."
Institute graduate and Sports Massage Therapist
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 80 sessions covering a wide range of massage therapy skills, techniques and classroom based learning.
AREAS COVERED IN THIS COURSE
- Functional anatomy and physiology
- Sports massage and therapeutic stretching
- Integrated clinical experience
- Client care and screening
- Swedish massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Legal and ethical compliance
- First Aid
- Running a massage business
- Sale and marketing
- Massage for special populations
Units of Competency
Certificate IV in Massage Therapy (HLT42015)Print Table
|Competency Code||Competency Title||Training Package|
|BSBSLS408||Present, secure and support sales solutions||Business Services|
|BSBSMB403||Market the small business||Business Services|
|CHCCOM006||Establish and manage client relationships||Community Services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Community Services|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance||Community Services|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||Community Services|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status||Health|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid||Health|
|HLTINF004||Manage the prevention and control of infection||Health|
|HLTMSG001||Develop massage practice||Health|
|HLTMSG002||Assess client massage needs||Health|
|HLTMSG004||Provide massage treatments||Health|
|HLTWHS004||Manage work health and safety||Health|