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NIET’s Diploma of Remedial Massage offers a nationally recognised qualification formally recognised by the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA). Importantly, NIET is listed by Massage & Myotherapy Australia as an approved provider for this qualification – an important consideration for those seeking health fund criteria.
This course comprehensively prepares students to administer remedial massage to clients experiencing soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance and restrictions in range of motion.
Students will learn to establish and maintain client relationships, assess client needs, provide massage treatments, provide specialised remedial massage treatments, and manage legal and ethical compliance.
Elective units provide the opportunity to learn additional skills including the instructing exercise to young and old people, develop strength and conditioning programs, and adapt remedial massage practice for athletes.
This course has a minimum of 15 scheduled face-to-face contact hours on campus per week as well as 5 distance education hours per week. Total of 20 hours per week.
To graduate with a Diploma of Remedial Massage, students must have a record of having completed at least 200 practical hours as required by the massage associations.
|CHCCOM006||Establish and manage client relationships||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Core|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance||Core|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice||Core|
|CHCPRP005||Engage with health professionals and the health system||Core|
|HLTAAP003||Analyse and respond to client health information||Core|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid||Core|
|HLTINF004||Manage the prevention and control of infection||Core|
|HLTMSG001||Develop massage practice||Core|
|HLTMSG002||Assess client massage needs||Core|
|HLTMSG003||Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments||Core|
|HLTMSG004||Provide massage treatments||Core|
|HLTMSG005||Provide remedial massage treatments||Core|
|HLTMSG006||Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific needs||Core|
|HLTMSG008||Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments||Core|
|HLTWHS004||Manage work health and safety||Core|
|BSBSMB404||Undertake small business planning||Elective|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status||Elective|
|CHCPOL003||Research and apply evidence to practice||Elective|
|HLTMSG007||Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes||Elective|
|HLTREF002||Provide reflexology for relaxation||Elective|
NIET’s Diploma of Remedial Massage is recognised by the Australian Natural Therapists Association. Graduates of this course will be qualified to work as Remedial Massage Therapists and Clinic Supervisors, and to provide remedial massage treatments.
|Name of University||Degree||Credits||Credit Type|
|Southern Cross University||Bachelor of Arts||8||Official Packaged|
|Southern Cross University||Bachelor of Psychological Science||8||Official Packaged|
|Southern Cross University||Bachelor of Art and Design||4||Official Packaged|
The training package does not have any entry requirement, but NIET’s specific course entry requirements are:
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