TAFE NSW

Certificate IV in Massage Therapy - HLT42015

TAFE NSW

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

This qualification reflects the role of 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. 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.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Structure

  • 13 units: 10 core
  • 3 elective

Subjects

  • 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

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Armidale Campus No
  • Part-time : 1 year
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Macquarie Fields College No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Meadowbank Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Port Macquarie Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Randwick College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Shellharbour Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks
Sutherland College, Gymea Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Full-time : 36 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Kingscliff Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Students are required to supply and wear black dress pants and closed in shoes for clinic. Students will require stationery for note taking such as pens, notepad and folder. A $25 fee may be applicable for students who opt for a text book to complete their first aid unit rather than using the online learning platform.

Campuses: Macquarie Fields College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Work placement shirt at a cost of $25.00 (Must be purchased before work placement can begin)

Campuses: Port Macquarie Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- You will need to purchase a First Aid Textbook pack at $25 for the First Aid unit.- Students are required to bring 2 large towels for practical sessions. - Students are to provide their own pens and paper for note taking.

Campuses: Randwick College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Printed Learner Resources: $20- A Clinic Polo Shirt: $30

Campuses: Shellharbour Campus, Wagga Wagga Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Approximately $200 for clinic uniform. Students must supply own towels for Practical Classes.

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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