How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
This qualification provides the skills required for competence in remedial massage practice and practitioners at this level may be self employed as independent practitioners or may work within a larger health service. It covers the provision of remedial massage treatment to clients with specific needs such as injury management, rehabilitation, palliative care, aged care, women and children. Practitioners at this level may supervise other massage therapists.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice
10 core units: Work effectively with others; Confirm physical health status; Communicate effectively with clients; Administer a practice; Make referrals to other health care professionals when appropriate; Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively; Apply first aid; Communicate and work effectively in health; Comply with infection control policies sand procedures; Contribute to OHS processes; plus 5 specialisation units.
Diploma of Remedial Massage
11 core units: Reflect on and improve own professional practice; Analyse health information; Develop professional expertise; Manage a practice; Maintain an effective health work environment; Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements; Provide remedial massage treatment; Plan remedial massage treatment strategy; Apply remedial massage assessment framework; Perform remedial massage health assessment; Provide specialised remedial massage treatments; plus 3 elective units.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.
Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.
Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements
|University||University Course||Points||Time Equiv.||Details|
|University of Adelaide||Bachelor of Health Sciences||12 points
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's Skills for All initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for this funding please answer the following questions:
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's Skills for All initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession