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Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

National Course Code: HLT42015

TAFE NSW Course Number: HLT42015-01V02

Location:
TAFE NSW Kingswood and Katoomba Campus

Study Type:
Full Time

Start Date:
5 Feb 2018

Hours/Week:
21

Duration:
18 weeks

Nominal Hours:
730

Full Fee: $8,820
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,320

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

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.

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.

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 complete at least 80 hours of supervised massage as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.
Queries and requests for a draft timetable can be sent to Marguerite Rummery: marguerite.rummery@tafensw.edu.au

This course is facilitated across two campuses:
Kingswood Campus - 2-10 O'Connell Street, Kingswood NSW 2747
Katoomba Campus - Parke St, Katoomba NSW 2780
• Mondays – 9.30 am to 5 pm – Kingswood campus
• Tuesdays – 9.30 am to 5 pm – Katoomba campus
• Wednesdays – 9.30 am to 5 pm – Kingswood or Katoomba

A timetable indicating the time, location and units of study will be circulated to all students on first day of the course. Upon successful completion of this qualification you can apply for advanced entry into course HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage.

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

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

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

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

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 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$1,990
Second qualification$2,320
Concession$240
Non-government subsidised fee$8,820

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 5 Feb 2018

Full Time: 21 hours per week x 18 Weeks

Classes will be held on Mondays, Tuesday and Wednesdays 9.30 am to 5 pm. (subject to change)

To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.

Information Sessions are held on:

Wednesday, 6 December 2017 -10.30 am to 11.30 am
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 10.30 am to 11.30 am
TAFE NSW Blue Mountains (Wentworth Falls)
Building A Room A.107
Mitchell Street
Wentworth Falls

OR

Monday, 11 December 2017 - 10.30 am to 11.30 am
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 10.30 am to 11.30 am
TAFE NSW Nepean (Kingswood)
Building U Level 1
2-10 O'Connell Street
Kingswood

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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