Certificate IV in Massage Therapy
VET NATIONAL CODE: HLT42015
(40 weeks Tuition + 12 weeks Break)
NSW | QLD | TAS Campus (AIBT)
Tuition Fee - OffShore Int Student: $10,500 *
Tuition Fee - OnShore Student Visa Holder: $9,000 *
Placement Fee: $500
*Non-Tuition Fees not included
HLT42015 – Certificate IV in Massage Therapy 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 placement (clinic placement) as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Prior to enrolment, it is mandatory that students attend a Pre-Enrolment Consultation with one of our approved Education Agents or delegated AIBT staff.
A Pre-Enrolment Consultation session may be provided to a prospective student one or more times to provide the prospective student additional time and/or information to make an informed decision. In addition, the communication channels used for conducting Pre-Enrolment Consultation sessions can be in various forms such as Face-To-Face, Video Conference, telephone call, and email.
Students will be provided with clear and accurate information about their course before enrolment to allow students to make an informed decision.
During this Pre-Enrolment Consultation session, prospective students will be provided with all the relevant course information to help guide them to make a formal decision that will reflect their existing skills and competencies and meet their needs. International students will be provided with a Pre-Enrolment Consultation Checklist and Handout to ensure they understand the support services provided and their obligations as an international student.
International students should ensure that they have read the Pre-Enrolment Consultation Checklist and Handout available on the ‘How to Apply’ page under the ‘Get Started’ tab on this website.
AIBT CRICOS CODE: 093817M
AIBT – Monthly intakes except June and December
In a year, there are two study periods*:
- The 1st study period: from January to May (June Break)
- The 2nd study period: from July to November (December Break)
*Note: Students may be required to continue their study during the June break and December break. The study classes in June and December can be arranged due to special circumstances (e.g., lack of academic progress or under the intervention strategy plan.)
RTO Code: 41138 | CRICOS: 03430J
Total number of units = 13
10 core units
Plus 3 elective units
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all Units of Competency provided in the Course Format below as per training.gov.au. (HLT42015)
*The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practices.
**Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.
Please note all electives are pre-selected by AIBT.
For more information on the course content, visit Training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT42015
This qualification must be delivered as per the packaging rules, even if a core unit/named elective has been superseded, until such time as the qualification has been updated and this update is reflected on the National Register, training.gov.au, and is listed on the RTO’s Scope of Registration.
There are many situations where it is considered beneficial for the student to receive the updated training that reflects the current skill needs of the relevant industry so a provider may choose to deliver the updated unit, issue a statement of attainment for those unit/s and then provide credit transfer – by mapping backwards – to the units named within the qualification.
If this still does not ascertain a ‘competent’ result, the student may need to undertake gap training against the destination qualification.
A minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent 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 pre-requisites for this qualification.
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HANDLING/ ADMINISTRATION FEES (NON-REFUNDABLE)
$500 – for each qualification in Ageing Support and Community Services, unless otherwise stated.
Before commencing placement within Diana School of Community Services, students will be required to obtain mandatory documents at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents. More information on these mandatory required documents can be identified on each individual course page on our website: https://aibtglobal.edu.au. Refund policy rules apply to Placement Fees. Please check our Refund Policy for more detailed information: https://aibtglobal.edu.au/support/student-forms/policies
International students must have adequate health insurance while in Australia.
It is a condition of your visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the full duration of your student visa. OSHC is insurance to assist international students to meet the costs of medical and hospital care.
You can organise your own OSHC, or we can assist you, as AIBT has an agreement with Bupa, one of Australia’s major health insurance providers. For more information, please visit their website: https://www.bupa.com.au
UNDER 18’S FEE
We are partnered with Australian Homestay Network (AHN) – Australia’s Largest Homestay provider.
The homestay fee includes 3 meals and all amenities and may cost up to $350/week. Please visit https://www.homestaynetwork.org/students/pricing/ for more information about our prices in each campus location.
Additional fees will be incurred for re-enrolment, resubmission, credit transfer and certificate re-issuance. For further information, please visit the individual course page on our website: http://go.aibt.global/other-fees
The skills in all units of competency marked with an * in the Course Format must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and state/territory legislation, Australia/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practices.
HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid: Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.
For more information, please visit:
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Clinic placement is an essential component of this qualification. Clinic placement consolidates the students’ knowledge, applying theory to practice. Students will be required to undertake 80 unpaid clinic placement hours.
AIBT organises student placement. Students will be required to complete given logbook and workplace diary during their placement hours.
Prior to attending clinic placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.
All students must be willing to undertake clinic 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 clinic placement:
Students will be required to complete HLTAID003 – Provide first aid. This unit is a core unit within this qualification and will need to be completed prior to 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 who successfully complete individual units of competency, but not the whole qualification, will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment detailing the completed units.
AIBT does not guarantee that:
- completion of an AIBT qualification will lead to an employment outcome; or
- a learner will successfully complete a training product on its scope of registration; or
- a training product can be completed in a manner which does not meet the requirements of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.
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