Diploma Of Remedial Massage
Sport, Fitness and Massage
Course code: AWI6
National ID: HLT52015
About this Course
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to perform massages for relaxation and health purposes. You will learn skills to assess a client's massage needs and plan and conduct a remedial massage based on a knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology and using skills in a wide range of soft tissue massage techniques. You will also learn to work safely and ethically in a health care environment, to communicate effectively with clients and other health care workers and to operate your own massage practice. During this qualification you will be required to conduct and complete a large number of massages of varying types, work on a variety of community clients and attend and work in and with the massage industry.
This qualification is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE over 2 semesters, which equates to 1 year of full-time study.
During this qualification, students will be required to conduct and complete a large number of massages of varying types, work on a variety of community clients and attend and work in and with the massage industry. Students will also take part in remedial massage clinic located in the West End of Fremantle to apply their knowledge and treatment skills to a live clinic situation and participate in elite sporting events where sports massage treatments apply. This opportunity has proved to be a successful way for students to build on their employability and massage skills.
Successful completion of this qualification provides the opportunity to become a remedial massage therapist, and work within the industry as either a sole practitioner or as part of multimodality health clinics. Opportunities for pathways to university level health education exist for students graduating with the Diploma of Remedial Massage.
Diploma of Remedial Massage students will be eligible to apply for a private health care provider number through nationally accredited massage associations. Remedial massage therapists can then work and provide clients with the opportunity to claim Remedial Massage services through their private health cover.
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- Study Plan
1 Core Units
||Monitor And Evaluate Remedial Massage Treatments|
||Adapt Remedial Massage Treatments To Meet Specific Needs|
||Provide Remedial Massage Treatments|
||Perform Remedial Massage Musculoskeletal Assessments|
||Provide Massage Treatments|
||Assess Client Massage Needs|
||Develop Massage Practice|
||Manage The Prevention And Control Of Infection|
||Analyse And Respond To Client Health Information|
||Engage With Health Professionals And The Health System|
||Reflect On And Improve Own Professional Practice|
||Manage Legal And Ethical Compliance|
||Work With Diverse People|
||Establish And Manage Client Relationships|
||Provide First Aid|
||Manage Work Health And Safety|
2 Elective Units - Business Management
||Undertake Small Business Planning|
||Market The Small Business|
3 Other Electives
||Provide Reflexology For Relaxation|
||Adapt Remedial Massage Practice For Athletes|
||Address The Needs Of People With Chronic Disease|
These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses in 2016 on a full time basis.
The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.
Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.
Fees have been quoted on the basis of 2016 fee rates only. These are expected to change in 2017. Other charges may apply.
Indicative Tuition Fees in 2016.
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