HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

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The Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SITCM) has been producing industry-ready practitioners in Traditional Chinese Medicine in Australia since 1984.

The Institute was established to promote the growth and development of Remedial Massage within our community and the health profession by providing accredited courses of the highest standards.

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Unit CodeTitle
CHCCOM006Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
BSBSMB404Undertake small business planning
HLTAID003Provide first aid*
HLTAAP002Confirm physical health status
HLTAAP003Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTMSG001Develop massage practice
HLTMSG002Assess client massage needs
HLTREF002Provide reflexology for relaxation
HLTMSG004Provide massage treatments
HLTINF004Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTWHS004Manage work health and safety
CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRP005Engage with health professionals and the health system
CHCPRP002Collaborate in professional practice
HLTMSG005Provide remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG003Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
BSBSMB405Monitor and manage small business operations
HLTMSG006Adapt remedial massage treatments to meet specific needs
HLTMSG008Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments

HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of remedial massage therapists who work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion (ROM). Practitioners may be self-employed or work within a larger health service.

This qualification is suitable for students who are new to the industry and wishing to attain a Diploma level qualification in Remedial Massage, or those wishing to advance their careers in this industry.

The program is campus based and includes practical clinic activities to be undertaken on campus at SITCM Teaching Clinic. It is delivered on a full-time basis over 51 weeks (4 terms). The course comprises of 28 weeks’ face-to-face tuition (which includes theory classes and clinical practice), 9 weeks’ intensive block practice, 4 weeks’ assignment submission and 10 weeks’ holidays between terms.

Training is conducted by face-to-face tuition in a classroom and clinic environment at the Dixon Street campus. All practical clinic activities are undertaken at SITCM Teaching Clinic. There is no work placement arrangement for this course.

For further information, please refer to the Student Prospectus.

HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage Entry Requirements

APPLICANTS MUST:

  • Be 18 years of age or over at the time that they commence the course for which they have applied; and demonstrate successful completion of the NSW HSC or an equivalent secondary qualification either interstate or overseas, or successful completion of an Australian qualification recognised as at least AQF Certificate IV.
  • The NSW Department of Education should be contacted to determine the equivalency of overseas secondary qualifications before lodging an application.
  • International applicants must have an IELTS score of 5.5 or above (or equivalent) and must provide documentation to that effect.
  • If the applicant does not hold a Higher School Certificate, an equivalent secondary qualification either interstate or overseas, or an Australian qualification recognised as at least AQF Certificate IV, they are required to undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test to determine the applicant’s academic suitability to undertake this course.

For further information, please refer to the Student Prospectus.