HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice

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Course Description

Get started in massage or formalise your knowledge of massage therapy with a nationally recognised qualification. This hands-on course teaches you the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology; practical skills in deep tissue massage; personal safety and infection controls; as well as business skills and practice ethics. It’s everything you need to run your own successful massage practice. Enquire now for a list of entry requirements and intake dates.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Tafe

The HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee

$1500

Average Duration

12 months

Online providers

On-campus providers

Nationally Recognised Training

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Dynamic Strength

Exercise for a long time without your muscles getting tired.

Manual Dexterity

Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

Sales and Marketing

Showing, promoting, and selling products or services, including marketing strategy and tactics and sales control systems.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Remedial Massage Therapist$1,050 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

CHCCOM006
Establish and manage client relationships

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to establish and manage professional one-to-one relationships with clients in the context of providing an ongoing health service or intervention. This unit applies to community services or health workers who have defined responsibilities to work independently with clients within broad but established guidelines.

HLTMSG001
Develop massage practice

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish the foundations of massage practice, evaluate what makes a sustainable practice and then to develop an approach to own practice.

HLTMSG002
Assess client massage needs

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather client information, make a physical assessment of the body and determine massage treatment options. This unit applies to massage therapists providing general health maintenance treatments. It does not include remedial massage assessment techniques.

HLTMSG004
Provide massage treatments

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide massage treatments using a defined range of techniques and sequences. This unit applies to massage therapists providing general health maintenance treatments. It does not include remedial massage techniques.

HLTWHS004
Manage work health and safety

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements.

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