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Certificate IV in Massage | International

HLT42015 - Certificate IV

This course will qualify the graduate as a massage therapist. The role of a massage therapist is to provide general health maintenance treatments to clients. You will develop skills in Massage Assessment and Treatment as well as anatomy, First Aid, Risk Management and Business skills. The qualification creates a pathway to the Diploma of Remedial Massage.

The course is offered in small learning workshops, where students will take clients and then conduct and interpret results to decide on the best course of treatment to restore healthy joints and muscle function.


Key Areas of Study

Massage Assessment

Understand the screening and assessment process required for clients

Massage Treatment

Develop treatment skills and techniques to develop strategies and treatment plans to achieve your clients treatment goals.

Industry Skills and Risk

Learn how to work both safely and effectively in a health work environment.

Business Management

Understanding best business practices, management and ethical behavior in the workplace.

Units of Study


  • HLTAAP002     Confirm physical health status
  • HLTMSG002    Assess client massage needs
  • HLTMSG004    Provide massage treatment
  • HLTWHS004    Manage work health and safety
  • HLTINF004      Manage the prevention control of infection
  • CHCLEG003    Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCCOM006   Establish the manage client relationships
  • CHCDIV001     Work the diverse people
  • HLTMSG001    Develop massage practice
  • HLTAID003      Provide First Aid


  • CHCPRP003    Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • BSBSMB404    Undertake small business planning
  • CHCCCS001    Address the needs of people with chronic disease
Entry Requirements
  • Satisfactory completion of Year 12 level studies or the overseas equivalent
  • A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age by course commencement
  • Current Student Visa
  • Must have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
Intake Dates / Course Duration


9 Months



Clinical Hours:

100 hours of practical clinic

Intake for 2018:

January and July 2018

Learning Pathways

Upon successful completion of Certificate IV in Massage Therapy, students will have direct entry into the Diploma of Remedial Massage (HLT52015)



Essendon Fields and Geelong

Delivery Mode


Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face
  • Classroom Based with Large Practical Element
  • Workplace Experience
  • Oral questioning
  • Written questions
  • Case studies
Assessment Methods
  • Observations
  • Practical assessment
  • Case studies
  • Projects – Assignments
  • Oral questioning
  • Written questions
  • Case studies
Fees / Payment Options

Full payment required 30 days prior to course commencement

Application Fee: $250 (non-refundable)

Course Fee: $9,000

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