Certificate IV in Massage Therapy - HLT42015


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It covers massage therapists who provide general health maintenance treatments. It does not reflect the role of a remedial massage therapist. Practitioners may be self-employed or work within a larger health service.


  • 13 units: 10 core
  • 3 elective


  • Develop massage practice
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • Manage small business finances
  • Work with diverse people
  • Manage work health and safety
  • Visit client residence
  • Manage the prevention and control of infection
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • Confirm physical health status
  • Market the small business
  • Undertake small business planning
  • Develop aromatherapy practice
  • Assess client massage needs
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Source and prepare aromatherapy products
  • Provide massage treatments
  • Provide reflexology for relaxation
  • Monitor and manage small business operations
  • Provide first aid
  • Establish and manage client relationships
  • Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Sutherland College, Gymea Campus Domestic: $9,020
No information available No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks

Further information

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

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