HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy 2017-07-11T12:20:00+00:00

HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

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.

Our course best suits both local and overseas students. It is perfect for those who wish to work in the health or spa sector, career change or develop skills required to that can be used to help current clients in complementary therapies achieve good health.

Local students are typically mature aged students who are either re-entering the workforce after a period of time or who are currently employed but looking for a career change.

Overseas student are typically learners with little or no verifiable experience or qualifications from their country of origin.  They may be currently working overseas in the Massage Industry and wish to travel, study and work in the the Massage Industry in Australia.

We offer a supportive learning environment offering a balance of theoretical and practical classes. Our trainers all practice in their own clinics.

This qualification complements other qualifications in the Health Training Package so may be completed by students wish to continue study to the

  • Diploma of Remedial Massage

  • Diploma of Reflexology

  • Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies

 You will learn:

  • The history of massage

  • Ethics and law in practice

  • Gain a thorough knowledge of the body, its structure and functions

  • Various massage techniques including therapeutic relaxation, massage, sports massage and neuromuscular techniques (trigger point therapy)

  • Basic health assessment and treatment

  • How to evaluate and help prevent common injuries.

Your career opportunities

  • Working in a clinic

  • Starting your own clinic

  • Working in an aged care facility

  • Working in the health service

  • Working in a spa facility

  • Working in a palliative care facility or hospital.

Fees, Learning Options
Course Information HLT42015
HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Competency Units