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Remedial Massage - Diploma (HLT52015-01V02)
Course brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Career area: Health Services 
Study area: Complementary Therapies 
National code: HLT52015  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Shellharbour  Full Time  36 Weeks 4-Feb-2020  Tue, Thu, Fri 
Shellharbour  Full Time  2 Years 3-Feb-2020  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Features: Traineeships, VET student loans 
Description: 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. 
Other requirements: 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 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Learning pathways: CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/recognition-of-prior-learning

This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc.)

TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/study-options/tafe-to-university 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Diploma of Remedial Massage 
Offering code: 20SHB-030 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday 9.00am to 12.30pm, Thursday 9.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 12.30pm to 2.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher. 
Hours per week: 27 
Starting from: 4-Feb-2020 
About: **INFORMATION SESSION**
An information session will be held on Monday 9 December 2019, 4.00pm to 4.30pm at TAFE NSW Shellharbour in Building B, Level Ground, and Room BG.04.

To enter directly into the 1 year Diploma of Remedial Massage program, applicants must hold the HLT42015 Certificate of Massage qualification.

**STUDY COMMITMENT**

This is a full-time face-to-face course. You will need to attend approximately 17 hours of class, over 3 days a week for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assessment preparation, self directed reading and research.

**IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?**

This course offering is designed for people who have completed HLT42015 prior to enrolling and are able to successfully complete 200 hours of Clinical Placement and submit a portfolio of clinical treatment files.

**MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE**

This course requires extensive study of health sciences including anatomy, physiology and pathology. You should be able to demonstrate competent English and comprehension to at least level 3 as determined by ’Are You Ready’ assessment or evidence of completion of an Australian Higher School Certificate. You will be required to work with members of the public and be massaged by classmates who may be of a different gender and age. You may be required to obtain a working with children and or a criminal records check. Applicants who have completed HLT42015 CIV in Massage Therapy will enter directly into the second year of the Diploma of Remedial Massage.

**SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT**

Additional learning and study tools available for this course:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Scholarships
Multicultural Support
Applying and enrolling: 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 all 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.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.



Application next steps: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility and to explain how to proceed.

If you do apply for a VET Student Loan you will need to have your Tax File Number (TFN) handy. If you do not have a TFN you can apply for one through most Australia Post outlets, and obtain a Certificate of Application for a TFN. Once you receive your TFN from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) you must contact your college so they can arrange for you to enter it into your VET Student Loan application. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.

VET Student Loans are available for this course. The Unit of Study fees below apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.
Course fees: $4,970
Fee explanatory text: Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources to support your learning. The following resources are available for purchase at your local campus reception, class co-ordinator or you can source these items yourself:

- Massage Clinic Uniform - $34
Other information: **COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS**

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have completed HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy. 
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend your first day of class on Tuesday 4 February 2020 from 9.00am at Shellharbour Campus, Building B, Massage Clinic. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

You will be provided with a timetable, assessment guides, advice about additional materials you may need to purchase and information on the support services available to you.

Activate your student portal account which allows you to check your results, see fees and payments, and download your timetable.

To activate your account, go to https://my.tafensw.edu.au and login with your username and password, which was created as part of the online enrolment process and/or included on your receipt. Call us on 131 601 if you need it to be reset.

Once logged in, change your password and create 3 secret questions and answers.

Speak with customer service staff on campus to get your TAFECard which gives you special access to printing, copying and other services. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Diploma of Remedial Massage 
Offering code: 20SHB-046 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 2 Years
Scheduled attendance: This course is currently scheduled on Monday 9.00am to 4.30pm, Tuesday 9.00am to 3.30pm and Wednesday 10.30am to 4.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher. 
Hours per week: 25 
Starting from: 3-Feb-2020 
About: **INFORMATION SESSION**
An information session will be held on Monday 9 December 2019, 4.00pm to 4.30pm at TAFE NSW Shellharbour in Building B, Level Ground, and Room BG.04.

**STUDY COMMITMENT**

This is a part time face-to-face course. You will need to attend approximately 17 hours of class, over 2-3 days a week for 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assessment preparation, self directed reading and research.

**IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?**

This course offering is designed for people who have completed HLT42015 prior to enrolling and are able to successfully complete 200 hours of Clinical Placement and submit a portfolio of clinical treatment files.

**MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE**

This course requires extensive study of health sciences including anatomy, physiology and pathology. You should be able to demonstrate competent English and comprehension to at least level 3 as determined by ’Are You Ready’ assessment or evidence of completion of an Australian Higher School Certificate. You will be required to work with members of the public and be massaged by classmates who may be of a different gender and age. You may be required to obtain a working with children and or a criminal records check. Applicants who have completed HLT42015 CIV in Massage Therapy will enter directly into the second year of the Diploma of Remedial Massage.

**SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT**

Additional learning and study tools available for this course:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Scholarships
Multicultural Support
Applying and enrolling: 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 all 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.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.



Application next steps: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility and to explain how to proceed.

If you do apply for a VET Student Loan you will need to have your Tax File Number (TFN) handy. If you do not have a TFN you can apply for one through most Australia Post outlets, and obtain a Certificate of Application for a TFN. Once you receive your TFN from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) you must contact your college so they can arrange for you to enter it into your VET Student Loan application. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90003)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.

VET Student Loans are available for this course. The Unit of Study fees below apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.
Course fees: $4,970
Fee explanatory text: Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources to support your learning. The following resources are available for purchase at your local campus reception, class co-ordinator or you can source these items yourself:

- Massage Clinic Uniform - $34
Other information: **COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS**

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have completed HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy. The 280 hours of Clinical Placement completed in the on campus Massage Therapy Clinic. 
Comments: Congratulations on enrolling at TAFE NSW!

An important next step is to attend your first day of class on Monday 3 February 2020 from 9.00am at Shellharbour Campus, Building B, Massage Clinic. Please bring this receipt to orientation.

You will be provided with a timetable, assessment guides, advice about additional materials you may need to purchase and information on the support services available to you.

Activate your student portal account which allows you to check your results, see fees and payments, and download your timetable.

To activate your account, go to https://my.tafensw.edu.au and login with your username and password, which was created as part of the online enrolment process and/or included on your receipt. Call us on 131 601 if you need it to be reset.

Once logged in, change your password and create 3 secret questions and answers.

Speak with customer service staff on campus to get your TAFECard which gives you special access to printing, copying and other services. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601