This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It provides the skills required for competence in remedial massage practice and practitioners at this level may be self-employed as independent practitioners or may work within a larger health service. It covers the provision of remedial massage treatment to clients with specific needs such as injury management, rehabilitation, palliative care, aged care, women and children. Practitioners at this level may supervise other massage therapists.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Entry requirements may vary for providers.

Structure:

21 units: 16 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Establish and manage client relationships; Reflect on and improve own professional practice; Provide first aid; Assess client massage needs; Provide remedial massage treatments; Manage WHS; plus more. Electives: Undertake small business planning; Address the needs of people with chronic disease; Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability; Source and prepare aromatherapy products; plus more.

Further information:

Minimum clinic requirement of 200 hours applies.

Related Careers:

Massage Therapist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Cockburn Central No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Cockburn Central No info Yes Part time 3 years
Established in 1992, the AIHM is a Registered Training Organisation founded by medical practitioners and natural therapists. The holistic approach is one that treats the whole person on a number of levels (physical, psychological, mental and spiritual), as opposed to focusing on and treating symptoms. The AIHM runs advanced diploma, diploma and certificate courses. The AIHM operates a student treatment clinic that is open to members of the public.

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