This course is for people who work or want to work in a remedial massage
practice as a self-employed or independent practitioner or within a more
comprehensive health service.
You will learn how to provide remedial massage treatment to clients with
specific needs. This may involve injury management, rehabilitation, palliative
care, aged care, and working with women and children.
The Health Training Package identifies fourteen (14) units of competency from
the Certificate IV in Massage as prerequisite for entry to this qualification
(See the Entry Requirements below). If you have not already successfully
completed these units of competency prior to enrolment in this course, you must
complete these units as bridging units in the Diploma of Remedial Massage before
commencing other units that are part of this course.
Contact the campus prior to enrolment for more information.
The nominal duration for this course is 1545 hours. Depending on the electives
chosen and the need to complete the fourteen (14) prerequisite units of
competency required by the Training Package, you will participate for between
775 and 1595 hours.
People considering enrolment in remedial massage need to be aware that skills
development for clinical work will require you to massage and be massaged by
fellow students and that industry dress codes will apply. Massage will
necessarily involve touch but will always be practised and applied in
accordance with industry codes of practice and ethics. Details of the dress
code will be provided to you during pre-enrolment information sessions or to
enrolled students by the teacher.
ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are
advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life
support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary
resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disa