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HLT42015 Certificate IV Massage Therapy

The Certificate IV in Massage Therapy will provide you with the foundational skills to practice Massage. It is a Nationally Recognised qualification, and is an entry level course into the massage industry, teaching the practical techniques and theories of massage therapy. It allows participants to give future clients a Therapeutic Massage or Relaxation Massage as well as recognise contraindications to treatment. The job prospects for this qualification are: Massage Therapist at a Day Spa, Allied Health Care provider. Or a Massage Therapist in your own clinic.
It provides skills in therapeutic relaxation massage including basic health assessment and treatment and may be used by people working:
> within a clinic or in their own clinic
> in an aged care facility
> in a health service
> in a spa facility or
> in a palliative care facility or hospital.

Course Details
13 units of competency are required for award of this qualification, including:
10 core units and 3 elective units

Subjects & Units Massage Therapy
Massage Practice Essentials

CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

HLTINF004 Manage the control of infection

HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

BSBSMB403 Market the small business

BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations


Massage Assessment

HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs

HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status


Massage Treatment

HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments

HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice

CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice


First Aid

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Advantages of Blended Learning
Students will be able to access all of the course content, assessments and practical elements online and during the hours of 8am and 10pm.
* Ability to review information
* Study at your convenience
* Learning tools to suit your needs
Delivery Overview
The mode of delivery for MIA massage therapy courses is a mixture of online, face to face, on the job and in a practical setting.
To meet the developing needs of students, MIA provides the theoretical aspect of its Massage therapy courses online, which results in flexible delivery and reduced class requirements for its learners.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of all the subjects in the HLT42015 Certificate IV Massage Therapy Course, you will have the skills required to practice:
* Relaxation Massage
* Therapeutic Massage
* Massage Assessment
* Business Essentials
Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however, Massage Institute Australia prefers that all applicants are over 18 years of age. A Literacy & Numeracy Test must be completed two weeks prior to enrolment, if the applicant does not have a nationally recognised training qualification at Certificate IV level or above.
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