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Diploma of Remedial Massage

  • National Course Code: HLT52015
  • TAFE NSW code: HLT52015-01V02-19MBK-203

Location – Meadowbank College

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Hours Per Week

20

Duration

18 Months

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 200 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

1. NSW HEALTH

Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
• Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements;
• Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
• Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

For specific information regarding NSW Health’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

2. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit:
http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check.

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm
INFORMATION SESSION

There are no Information Sessions scheduled at this time. Please contact campus for more information

VOLUME OF LEARNING
You can expect to do up to an additional 12 hours a week of self-directed study, which may include, written, online and practical work.

MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE

Unstructured self-directed learning including assessment preparation, skills practice, research and revision will be approximately 14 hours per week

Meadowbank TAFE Diploma of Remedial Massage graduates are eligible for Provider Status with most private health insurers (including Medibank Private), through their professional association.

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This course has face to face classes of approximately 20 hours per week over 2.5 - 3 days per week for 18 months. Classes on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligible

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

Find out more about VET Student Loans at: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/vet-student-loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

Find out about recognition: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/recognition-credit-transfers

Fees: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/fees

Payment - funding: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/payment-funding

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00
Code Name Start Date End Date Census Date Amount
19MBK01042 UOS 1 -HLT52015-19MBK-203-SSVSL 22 Jul 2019 27 Sep 2019 02 Sep 2019 $829.00
19MBK01044 UOS 2- HLT52015-19MBK-203-SSVSL 14 Oct 2019 06 Dec 2019 04 Nov 2019 $829.00
20MBK00192 UOS 3- HLT52015-19MBK-203-SSVSL 03 Feb 2020 09 Apr 2020 02 Mar 2020 $829.00
20MBK00194 UOS 4- HLT52015-19MBK-203-SSVSL 27 Apr 2020 19 Jun 2020 01 Jun 2020 $829.00
20MBK00212 UOS 5- HLT52015-19MBK-203-SSVSL 20 Jul 2020 25 Sep 2020 07 Sep 2020 $829.00
20MBK00214 UOS 6- HLT52015-19MBK-203-SSVSL 12 Oct 2020 04 Dec 2020 02 Nov 2020 $825.00

Enrolments will open from 14 October 2019 for our February 2020 intake.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Core Units
Number Title
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments
HLTMSG003 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
HLTMSG005 Provide remedial massage treatments
CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system
HLTMSG006 Adapt remedial massage treatments to meet specific needs
HLTMSG008 Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
SISSSPT307A Conduct advanced taping
CHCPRP002 Collaborate in professional practice

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Meadowbank Campus
See Street, Meadowbank
Phone 131 601

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