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.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.
This qualification provides participants with the skills to obtain occupational positions such as:
- Massage Therapist
|Start date||View Intake Dates|
|Delivery mode||Blended delivery: Face to face training, Virtual Classroom ( Zoom)|
|Duration||International – 52 weeks (All the course for International students are run over 2.5 days for a minimum of 20 hours per week)
Domestic – 52 weeks approximately (may vary depending on the cohort and industry requirements)
Training and assessments are conducted in English. Applicants must possess sound written and spoken English skills. You will be required to complete a Language Literacy, Numeracy test paper as part of an enrolment interview.
Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is recommended that students have these available before or at enrolment.
The entry requirements for international students:
- Must be 18 years old or over
- Completed year 11 or equivalent
- Minimum score of 5.5 – IELTS, 46 – TOEFL, 42 – PTE, 47 CAE score or equivalent
There are no pre-requisite or any other training package entry requirements to enrol in this course.
International – 52 weeks including 10 weeks break and 2 weeks placement (All the course for International students are run over 2.5 days for a minimum of 20 hours per week)
Domestic – 52 weeks approximately including 10 weeks break (may vary depending on the cohort and industry requirements)
** Please note: duration in weeks may vary dependent upon the number of contact days per week.
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification include:
- SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy
Employment or occupational pathway
Job roles related to this qualification include:
- Salon Manager
ETEA uses a range of assessment methods which may include:
- Written assessment (open book)
- Case study
Assessment will be either a Recognition of Prior Learning pathway or a Training and Assessment pathway.
For a Training and Assessment pathway, participants are advised of the assessment requirements at the start of each training session.
Students not achieving competency in any of the assessments will be required to undertake another assessment under the terms and conditions of ETEA’s reassessment policy.
You can apply for recognition of prior learning, academic credit and work experience towards this qualification. During the course of your life you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through work, volunteer roles, family commitments and various tasks undertaken in everyday life, you are building up a bank of knowledge. The evidence of these skills and knowledge accumulated can be used to help you gain a qualification.
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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Please note: dates are subject to change due to holidays and availability.
If the dates provided do not suit, please contact us at 13 13 89 or +61 3 9450 0500 via phone, or through our contact page, as we will accommodate dates to suit student’s needs.
|Intake Dates For 2023|
|Offshore International Students||9th||24th||17th||9th|
|Domestic Students||Please Call us on 131389 or +61 03 94500500 for the intake Dates|
To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 10 units
10 core units plus 3 elective units.
(NB: Elective units may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements)
|CHCCOM006||Establish and manage client relationships|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTINF004||Manage the prevention and control of infection|
|HLTMSG001||Develop massage practice|
|HLTMSG002||Assess client massage needs|
|HLTMSG004||Provide massage treatments|
|HLTWHS004||Manage work health and safety|
|BSBSMB404||Undertake small business planning|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|HLTINFCOV001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.