Certificate IV In Massage Therapy
VET NATIONAL CODE: HLT42015
(40 weeks Tuition + 12 weeks Break)
NSW | QLD | TAS Campuses (AIBT)
OffShore Int Student: $10,000 *
OnShore Student Visa Holder: $8,000 *
Domestic Student: $6,000 *
*Total Materials Fee $500
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, students must have completed at least 80 hours of unpaid work (clinic placement) as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
AIBT CRICOS CODE: 093817M
January, March, June, July, September and October
RTO Code: 41138 | CRICOS: 03430J
Total number of units = 13
10 Core units
Plus 3 Elective units
At least 1 unit from the Business Management group units listed in https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT42015
Up to 2 units from listed in https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT42015 or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course. These units must be relevant to the work outcome
All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Total Materials Fee – $500
Materials fee covers the cost of goods, materials and/or services provided by AIBT to be used by students in the course of training.
The Materials Fees in this qualification include:
- Class materials
- Massage Consumables (Oils, Towels, Laundry etc.)
A minimum of IELTS 5.5 is required.
This is a generic entry requirement. For more specific indicators, please refer to your Sales Manager. Please note if you hold a passport from any sub continent country, a minimum IELTS of 6 is required.
International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.
There are no prerequisites.
Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this qualification, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.
The skills in unit HLTAID003 – Provide first aid must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.
Vocational placement is an essential component of this qualification. Vocational placement consolidates the students’ knowledge, applying theory to practice. Students will be required to undertake 80 Vocational Placement hours.
AIBT assists students in finding a placement.
Prior to attending vocational placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.
All applicants must be willing to undertake vocational placement in a commercial facility during the program. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement in regional areas.
Before commencing vocational placement, students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents:
- Ensure they have current Working with Children Check (WWCC) or Blue Card, Further information can be obtained from the following websites:
- Complete immunisation as per NSW, QLD or TAS health department requirements, further information on health screenings can be found from the following websites:
- At their own expense, 30 days before placement, provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check. https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/services/criminal-records/national-police-checks
Completing all the units of competency within this qualification will lead to the issuance of a Certificate IV in Massage Therapy (HLT42015) and a transcript of academic record. Students that successfully complete individual units of competency, but not the whole qualification, will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment detailing the completed units.
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