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HLT52015 - Diploma of Remedial Massage

This qualification reflects the role of remedial massage therapists who work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion (ROM). Practitioners may be self-employed or work within a larger health service.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 200 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Duration

Full time
77 weeks

Mode of Study

Classroom Theory
Practical 'Hands-on’ Experience
Field trips
Self-directed learning
Industry Work Placement

Assessment

Questioning
Projects
Case Scenarios
Reports
Skills Assessments Observation

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition, if what they have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further information see the RPL brochure or visit www.scei.edu.au

Entry Requirements

To ensure this course is an appropriate learning opportunity, individuals would need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at the Certificate III level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

Successful completion of Year 12 or the equivalent level of study. Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Individuals originating from assessment level 1 and 2 countries without the required IELTS score can undertake SCEI’s English Proficiency Test. For information on student visa assessment levels, refer to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website (http://www.border.gov.au).

Must also be aged 18 or above.

Record of vaccinations (from home country)

Police clearance certificate (from home country)

Additional Requirements

  • National Police check
  • Working with Children Check

Further Study Pathways

After HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course:

  • HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Myotherapy)

Employment Opportunties

The following employment opportunities are available to students who complete this qualification:

  • Remedial Massage Therapist

Core Units

CHCCOM006 - Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRP005 - Engage with health professionals and the health system
HLTAAP003 - Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
HLTINF004 - Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTMSG001 - Develop massage practice
HLTMSG002 - Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG003 - Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
HLTMSG004 - Provide massage treatments
HLTMSG005 - Provide remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG006 - Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific
HLTMSG008 - Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
HLTWHS004 - Manage work health and safety

Elective Units

BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning
HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health status
CHCCCS001 - Address the needs of people with chronic disease
HLTMSG007 - Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes
HLTHPS010 - Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet

 

*Elective units have been selected by SCEI in consultation with industry experts and are a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list.

- HLT52015 - Diploma of Remedial Massage

Cricos: 090556G

This qualification reflects the role of remedial massage therapists who work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion (ROM). Practitioners may be self-employed or work within a larger health service.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 200 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Duration

Full Time
(77 Weeks)

Mode of Study

Classroom Theory
Practical 'Hands-on’ Experience
Field trips
Self-directed learning
Industry Work Placement

Assessment

Questioning
Projects
Case Scenarios
Reports
Skills Assessments Observation

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

A student may be entitled to gain unit of competency credits or recognition, if what they have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to the course. SCEI recognises the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further information see the RPL brochure or visit www.scei.edu.au

Entry Requirements

To ensure this course is an appropriate learning opportunity, individuals would need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at the Certificate III level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

Successful completion of Year 12 or the equivalent level of study. Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Individuals originating from assessment level 1 and 2 countries without the required IELTS score can undertake SCEI’s English Proficiency Test. For information on student visa assessment levels, refer to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website (http://www.border.gov.au).

Must also be aged 18 or above.

Record of vaccinations (from home country)

Police clearance certificate (from home country)

Additional Requirements

  • National Police check
  • Working with Children Check

Further Study Pathways

After HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course:

  • HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Myotherapy)

Employment Opportunties

The following employment opportunities are available to students who complete this qualification:

  • Remedial Massage Therapist

Core Units

CHCCOM006 - Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRP005 - Engage with health professionals and the health system
HLTAAP003 - Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
HLTINF004 - Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTMSG001 - Develop massage practice
HLTMSG002 - Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG003 - Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
HLTMSG004 - Provide massage treatments
HLTMSG005 - Provide remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG006 - Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific
HLTMSG008 - Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
HLTWHS004 - Manage work health and safety

Elective Units

BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning
HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health status
CHCCCS001 - Address the needs of people with chronic disease
HLTMSG007 - Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes
HLTHPS010 - Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet

 

*Elective units have been selected by SCEI in consultation with industry experts and are a reduced list from the qualification packaging rules specified electives list.