HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

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Course Outline

How Can I Study?

Study Mode

Full time (0.50 years)
Part time (1 years)

Where Can I Study?

This course is available at the following campuses for study commencing 20 April, 2020:

  • Sydney
  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Gold Coast
Entry Requirements (Domestic)

Year 12 or equivalent (OP/ATAR score not required)

Mature age students (21 years or over) who have not completed Year 12 and who have relevant study, work and / or life experience that indicates they would be able to manage the level of coursework required. 

Evidence requested may include a curriculum vitae (CV) that documents broadly relevant work experience, professional references, evidence of informal or non-formal study that is completed or partially completed, or a written submission demonstrating they are a reasonable prospect for success.

Applicants unable to provide evidence of Year 12 completion or successful completion of at least 1 year of tertiary study must achieve competency in Exit Level 3 score and working at Level 4 within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in Reading and Numeracy.

All students must obtain a valid and current first aid certificate and relevant State Working with Children check, which may include a criminal history check in some states.

Speakers of English as a second language are required to provide evidence of English proficiency equivalent to a level 6.0 (IELTS) prior to admission to this course

Start Dates (Domestic)

Next Campus Intake

13th July 2020
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* Intakes subject to course viability.

Next Online Intake

13th July 2020
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Fees & Financial Assistance

Total course cost $4,998*.

Full time study – $2,498.75 per term

Part time study – $1,249.38 per term

Payment plans available.

The course may also be self-funded.

For more information please see our fees and payment options page.

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Improve your clients’ movement, circulation, and mental and emotional wellbeing through Endeavour’s HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy.

This course enables you to become a qualified relaxation massage therapist. Our course provides valuable skills toward running your own practice or sets you on the pathway to becoming an accredited remedial massage therapist.

You will gain a wealth of theoretical knowledge and practical experience that will put you in good stead when you complete your course. Our HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy opens the door to a wide range of career options – both Australia-wide and globally.

Course Structure

View the subjects in the current HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy course structure.

Code Unit of Study Online Campus Outline

Course Outcomes

This course is provides a great entry point for students wanting to “test the waters” with a career as a massage therapist. It is also a great option for students looking to enhance a current profession.

One of the biggest advantage of completing the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy is that you’ll be generating an income as a massage therapist in 6 months (FT).

It is important to note that practitioners with HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy do not qualify for health fund rebates. To qualify for a health fund rebate provider number you will need a HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage.

Career Opportunities

When you become a massage therapist, a range of career opportunities are available to you. These include operating your own business or working within health retreats, cruise liners and spas. Graduates often choose to practice as sole traders, as a part of a multidisciplinary practice or establish a partnership with other healthcare professionals or beauty therapists.

Endeavour College's Careers Services can help support and guide you as you make your way through the course and into your career.

Payment

The total cost of this course is $4,998

  • Full time study - $2,499 per term payable by census date
  • Part time study - $1,249.5 per term payable by census date

Upfront payments by term are required; payment plans (direct debit) and 3rd party loans are available*.

We have partnered with Study Loans who provide a new kind of finance for students seeking assistance in paying for their vocational tertiary education.

Use their handy Loan Calculator to see what your repayments might look like.

*Additional fees will apply if paying via payment plan or utilising 3rd party loan options.

Online Study

Some subjects are only delivered online only, these subjects are theory based and are required knowledge prior to your campus visit. The delivery through our quality online platform and our campus based classroom will provide you will an exceptional education and an outstanding experience.

What to expect with online subjects:

  • All your course material is available online, with easy to navigate learning resources
  • You will have an online trainer and assessor, who is available to you should you need support
  • You will be able to book one-on-one sessions with your trainer and assessor

Check the course structure above to see which subjects are available online.

Contact Hours

Students will spend a minimum of 90 hours in clinic.

Contact hours listed are indicative of on campus hours required (for on campus units) or hours of study in the online mode expected (for online units). There will be additional online study required to support your learning in each on campus unit that may include videos, recommended readings, pre-reading for class etc. Your Trainer and Assessor will discuss online requirements of each unit at the beginning of the Term, and the expectations of online study can also be found in the unit of study outline.

Entry Requirements

Endeavour College is a direct entry institution. Students will need to provide one of the following:

  • A copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (i.e. a Year 12 qualification) or
  • A copy of a higher level qualification completed or successful completion of 1 year FTE or
  • Achieve competency in Exit Level 3 score and working at Level 4 within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in Reading and Numeracy

Practitioner Focused

Endeavour students are some of the most prepared in Australia to enter clinical practice.

As you progress through your HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy course you will gain significant clinical experience at Endeavour’s on-campus teaching clinics under supervision of academics.

You will develop and hone your skills to run or work within a successful clinic, including patient assessment and management, patient recruitment and continuity of care, and customer service.

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Career Pathways

When you become a qualified massage therapist, a range of career opportunities are available to you. These include managing your own business, working within health retreats and spas, working in corporate health and more.

Endeavour’s Careers Services can help support and guide you as you make your way through the course and into your career.

Educational Pathways

If you have fully completed a HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy with us (or another provider), you may receive advanced standing towards a a HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage with us and then eventually towards your Bachelor of Health Science (Myotherapy) degree via our Educational Pathways process.