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- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- VET Student Loans Available
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.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 Time: 10:00am to 11:00am Location: Building F, Level G, Room 33 (F.G.33) Campus: Loftus Campus,
This is a Full time Face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 36 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately D hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including massage industry activities; study; readings; research; assignment preparation; class follow-up and preparation (independent study, research, practice and assignments).
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
The Diploma of Remedial Massage qualification is for people wishing to gain employment as Remedial Massage therapists working with clients who present with a variety of soft tissue dysfunction.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support; Disabilities Services; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support; Multicultural Learner Support; Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service; Library Services
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
This course is currently scheduled on Monday 10.30am-5.30pm, Tuesday 11.00am-4.00pm, Wednesday 9.00am-6.30pm and Thursday from 9.30am. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
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 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.
To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:
- Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
- Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
- A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
- A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
- Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
Find out more about 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 above. 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.
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Semester two starts July 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open.
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.
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|HLTMSG006||Adapt remedial massage treatments to meet specific needs|
|HLTAAP003||Analyse and respond to client health information|
|HLTMSG002||Assess client massage needs|
|HLTMSG001||Develop massage practice|
|CHCPRP005||Engage with health professionals and the health system|
|CHCCOM006||Establish and manage client relationships|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|HLTINF004||Manage the prevention and control of infection|
|HLTWHS004||Manage work health and safety|
|HLTMSG008||Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments|
|HLTMSG003||Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTMSG004||Provide massage treatments|
|HLTMSG005||Provide remedial massage treatments|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTMSG007||Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes|
|HLTHPS010||Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet|
|BSBSMB403||Market the small business|
|BSBSMB404||Undertake small business planning|
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