CERTIFICATE IV in MASSAGE THERAPY PRACTICE (HLT40312)

 

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PART I will be your introduction to the world of Massage and your first step towards achieving professional massage recognition. You will learn the base requirements involved with massage as a therapy. You will gain understanding of Anatomy and Physiology ie. studies of the muscular and skeletal systems of the body. You will learn to associate and appreciate the body's biomechanical actions as a system, often closely related to muscular dysfunction and pain. You will also learn and develop hands on massage skills. During your classes you will be guided through the process of perfecting a variety of effective massage techniques. Students work together in pairs and you are sure to enjoy and benefit from receiving a massage on a weekly basis.

PART II will provide you with the skills necessary to work remedially with massage. After developing your massage techniques in Part I you will be ready to learn more about the art of massage therapy. You will learn how to correctly assess the body's muscular structure and the appropriate massage techniques to assist and relieve discomfort. You will learn how to assess, treat and rehabilitate a wide range of injuries.

After you have successfully completed the course you will be able to join affiliated associations, ie. A.T.M.S., A.M.T., A.R.M. and A.A.M.T. enabling your clients to receive health fund rebates with participating health funds. You will also be able to apply for professional indemnity insurance and gain professional support. The Business Studies and Client Care components includes how and where to establish a practice, advertising, referrals, and much more to assist you explore your choices as a massage practitioner.

As with many of our students you will be surprised at your achievements during your first year of training with us. The course will provide you with practitioner skills and also give you a great understanding of yourself and of others. You will find our classes professional and supported by a team of people interested and willing to help you learn. This is an extremely popular course so fill your enrolment application in as soon as possible. We encourage your interest in the exciting world of Massage and look forward to your enrolment with the School.

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COURSE DATES & VENUE OPTIONS
Please note below dates, times and venues are subject to change. Please confirm prior to commencement of course.

Venue
Class Dates & Details
Time
*See "Self Care"
note below
Seminars

Supervised Student Clinic*
Optional Dates

PART TIME MONDAYS Central Coast and Newcastle Massage Courses
Charmhaven

PART 2: Mons 12,19,26/5, 2,16,23,30/6, 14,21,28/7/2014

9.30am-2.30pm Law & Work Practices
Date to be advised
*8 Clinics -
Optional Dates
Charmhaven

PART 1: Mons 4,11,18,25/8, 1,8,15,22,29/9, 13/10,2014

9.30am-2.30pm Practitioner Develop.
Date to be advised
6-9.30pm
*8 Clinics -
Optional Dates
Charmhaven PART 2: Mons 20,27/10, 3,10,17,24/11, 1,8,15,22/12/2014 9.30am-2.30pm Law & Work Practices
Date to be advised
*8 Clinics -
Optional Dates
PART TIME EVENINGS Central Coast and Newcastle Massage Courses
Charmhaven PART 1: Wed/Thurs 30/4, 1,7,14,15,21,28,29/5, 4,11,12,18,25,26/6, 2,3/7 6.30-9.30pm Practitioner Develop.
Date to be advised
6-9.30pm
*8 Clinics -
Optional Dates
Charmhaven PART 2: Wed/Thurs 16,23,24,30/7, 6,7,13,20,21,27/8, 3,4,10,17,18,24/9 6.30-9.30pm Law & Work Practices
Date to be advised
*8 Clinics -
Optional Dates
INTENSIVE PART TIME Central Coast and Newcastle Massage Courses
Charmhaven PART 1: 28,29,30,1,2,3,4/6/2014 9am to 5pm
Practitioner Development
Date to be advised
*8 Clinics -
Optional Dates
Charmhaven PART 2: Dates to be advised 9am to 5pm
Law & Work Practices
Date to be advised
*8 Clinics -
Optional Dates
         

*SELF CARE: It is highly recommended students arrive 30mins prior to course/clinic commencement to allow time for set up, stretching and relaxation exercises (included in times above)
* Clinic requirements may vary for individual situations. additional clinics may be required for funded courses.

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COURSE FEE

Our all inclusive fees include all course components (except 1st Aid Cert), course manual, folder, SIBT T-Shirt, massage balm and student clinic.

COURSE NAME
FULL COURSE FEE
PAY AS YOU GO
Enrolment Fee (payable if this is your first course with SIBT)
$98

Contact the school to arrange
a deposit and payment plan
ia direct debit
Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice (HLT40312)
$4449 (fully inclusive fee, no add ons)
Diploma of Remedial Massage (HLT50307) $4498 (full inclusive
Certificate IV and Diploma

$7998 (fully inclusive fee, no add ons

- Include $98 enrolment fee if this is the first course with SIBT - Direct Debit will incur a $30 establishment fee plus 15% interest - Credit Card payments will incur a 2% fee on total amount - Individual payment plans available on request - A fee may apply for RPL applications - A 1st Aid Certificate is required and is not included in course fee - Prices quotes are within Australia Only. Surcharges apply for international courses.

COURSE INFORMATION

Pre-requisite School Certificate or Mature Age Student
Award Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice (HLT40312)
Statement of Attainments issued on completion of individual units.
Course Structure and Components

 



PART 1

Anatomy & Physiology 1

Massage 1
Self Care

Practice Management Part 1
- Practitioner Development
- Manage a Practice
- Communication Skills
- Conflict Resolution

Clinic Practicum (on the job training)
Includes Massage Practice, Client Health Assessment, Postural Assessment, Formulate Treatment Plans, Communication Practice, Client Care, Safe Practices, Hygiene, Room set up, Presentation, Referrals, Self Care, Work with others






PART 2
Anatomy & Physiology 2

Massage 2
Self Care

Practice Management

- The Law and Work Practices

- Safe Practices

- Client Care 1

- Report Writing and Referral

Clinic Practicum
Includes Massage Practice, Client Health Assessment, Postural Assessment, Formulate Treatment Plans, Communication Practice, Client Care, Safe Practices, Hygiene, Room set up, Presentation, Referrals, Self Care, Work with others

First Aid (can be done externally)*

Senior First Aid Certificate
Senior First Aid can be completed externally with a registered training organisation. A copy of your certificate must be provided to the School. First Aid training courses may be held at SIBT throughout the year.

Courses are run over specific timeframes to align with industry association and health fund provider requirements.

Units of Competency

Common units
BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others
HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status
HLTCOM404C Communicate effectively with clients
HLTCOM405D Administer a practice
HLTCOM406C Make referrals to other health care professionals when appropriate
HLTCOM408D Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively
HLTFA311A  Apply first aid
HLTHIR301C Communicate and work effectively in health
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures
HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes
Specialisation units
HLTREM401D Work within a massage framework
HLTREM406C Provide massage treatment
HLTREM407C Plan massage treatment
HLTREM408C Apply massage assessment framework
HLTREM409C Perform massage health assessment

Self Care It is highly recommended students arrive 30mins prior to course/clinic commencement to allow time for set up, stretching and relaxation exercises. This 30 mins is included in the times above.
Distance Learning
and Preparation

Distance learning encompasses anatomy & physiology, principles of massage, revision, study for class quizzes/assessments, assignments, treatment plans, health assessment, completion of Client Care 1, Report Writing and Law and Work Practices Research Reports.
To complete distance learning you will need to have good writing skills and best to have knowledge of computer software such as MS Word or similar. It would also be of advantage (but not essential) to have internet access for researching information. It is preferable that all assignments are typed.
Preparation applies to preparing equipment for Classes and Clinic Practicum.

Exit Points On completion of Part 1 components, on completion of Part 2 components.
Accreditation

Industry Accreditation:
Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS)
Association of Massage Therapists (AMT)
Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT)

Career Outcomes and Opportunities Completion of this qualification will enable professional registration as a Massage Therapist. Career options may include starting a small business from home, or mobile massage service, working in clinics, spas, medical centres, gyms, on cruise ships, at resorts, with chiropractors, physiotherapists, sporting clubs or in hospitals.
SIBT can assist with job placements once qualified, however are unable to guarantee you a job. Various organisations contact the School when they have positions available for graduates. Positions vacant are also listed on the SIBT website.
Bring To Class Massage table (if you have one) or thick blanket or yoga mat to lay on table, two towels, 1 sheet, 1 pillow, balm (provided to you at first class), soap, disinfectant wipes, writing equipment, cup.
Wear loose, comfortable clothing.
Recognition of Prior Learning Recognition of Prior Learning (or RPL) is the acknowledgement of a person’s skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience. If you would like further information or would like to apply for RPL please click here RPL Information and Application Forms or contact the School.
SIBT Policies, Rules and Procedures For information on various SIBT policies and procedures such as access and equity, student support, assessments, appeals and grievance, etc. click here SIBT Policies, Rules and Procedures
Physical Ability Those considering a career in Massage need to have an interest in health and healing. As the course encompasses practical massage components applicants must be aware the course can be physically demanding. Any concerns should be discussed prior to enrolling.
Study Options

Full Time - Classes held 3-4 days per week plus seminar, exam and Clinic requirements. Centrelink approved.
Part Time - Classes held 1 or 2 nights per week plus seminar, exam and clinic requirements.
Intensives - Classes held over 2 batches of 7 days, plus seminar, exam and clinic requirements. During the intensive the emphasis will be on practical components of the course.
Our Intensive courses are popular for those who live further a field or who wish to combine study and a holiday break, or simply complete the course over a shorter period of time. Accommodation is available at the Student House at discounted rates.
Courses are run over specific timeframes to align with industry association and health fund provider requirements.

How to enrol Complete enrolment online or contact the School
Further information or enquiries - Contact the School on (02) 4393 1200. Staff welcome your enquiries.
- Make an appointment to visit the School, view faciliteis and talk to staff personally.
- Attend an Info Talk. Info talks are held at various locations throughout the year. Contact the School for dates and locations.
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