Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies (12)
East West College
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Caulfield South||Yes||Full-time internal, Part-time internal, Weekend||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It provides the skills required for competence in shiatsu therapy and links these skills to the wider oriental therapies framework. It also covers the provision of shiatsu treatment to clients with specific needs such as women and children.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Reflect on and improve own professional practice; Confirm physical health status; Analyse health information; Communicate effectively with clients; Make referrals to other health care professionals when appropriate; Develop professional expertise; Manage a practice; Apply first aid; Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements; plus more. Specialist: Apply oriental therapies assessment framework; Plan the shiatsu therapy treatment; Provide oriental therapies treatment; Maintain personal health and awareness as a professional responsibility; plus more.
About East West CollegeEstablished in 1978, East West College is a Registered Training Organisation that offers Shiatsu, Reflexology, Therapeutic and Remedial Massage practitioner training. Classes rarely exceed 15 students, with one teacher and possible assistant. Local and international students are welcomed into the College. Majority of classes are practical hands on training with underpinning theory. Clinical practice is integral to studying at the College and all students in all courses do clinical practice from the get go until they graduate as competent and confident practitioners.
Provider CRICOS: 02394E RTO code: 6148
DiplomaCourse code: HLT50212
- Full-time internal = 1.5 years
- Part-time internal = 2 years
22 units: 13 core; 9 specialisation
No minimum education
Life after Study
Chinese medicine practitioners treat disorders and illnesses through the application of traditional Chinese medicine practices such as Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture and tui na (remedial massage).
Massage therapists assess and treat the soft tissue of the body for therapeutic purposes.