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 course is Nationally Accredited.
This course will be delivered over a period of 12 months.
There will be approximately 21 hours of classroom training per week plus self-study hours, and 200 clinical work placement hours.
Remedial Massage Therapist
Remedial Massage Practitioner
COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
There are no formal academic requirements for this qualification, however ICOE requires that all learners:
Be at least 18 years old;
Have the physical capacity to perform sustained CPR for at least two minutes. They are also required to physically perform massage therapy for a minimum of between 40 - 60 minutes continuously which includes bending and stretching.;
Participate in a minimum of 200 hours of unpaid work placement;
Have existing experience as a massage therapist;
Successfully complete the pre-enrolment interview including the LLN Assessment; and
Nominate and have approved by the college a suitable workplace with all necessary resources to complete the practical components of the course.
Students will be required to complete a minimum of 200 hours of work placement in quality Health Services with Massage facilities Clinic.
The work place clinic must be approved by the RTO and be a regulated clinical environment that reflects workplace conditions and meet the requirements of the industry operating conditions, including provision of services to the general public.
This work placement will need to be organised by each individual student.
The RTO will help to secure a suitable workplace for students who cannot find a workplace where they can practice and develop their newly learned skills.
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