Course Description

This course will be available from mid-June. 

You will learn a sequence for delivery of a full body massage, as well as how to meet and greet clients and observe other clinical etiquette.

Successful completion of the course will be your pathway to further study if you wish to become a professional massage therapist.

This course will be available from mid-June. 

You will learn a sequence for delivery of a full body massage, as well as how to meet and greet clients and observe other clinical etiquette.

Successful completion of the course will be your pathway to further study if you wish to become a professional massage therapist.

Course number 84700B
Qualification name Certificate in Massage
Course duration Maximum 18 months
Delivery Method Online
Assessments Multiple Choice Questions
Fee for service option awarded by
  • Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796)

This course will be available from mid-June. 

You will learn a sequence for delivery of a full body massage, as well as how to meet and greet clients and observe other clinical etiquette.

Successful completion of the course will be your pathway to further study if you wish to become a professional massage therapist.

Fee For Service Schedule

Minimum Age

You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

English

This course involves reading learner guides and undertaking a range of written assessments and engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level.

If you haven't successfully completed English at Year 10 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

  • Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate II level or higher; or
  • 2 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

Open Colleges recognises that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. See the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Considerations section for more information on tools, resources and support services provided to by Open Colleges.

Computing

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

  • Microsoft Office 2007 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Adobe Reader X or equivalent
  • Printer and scanner.

Specific requirements for Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows XP or higher (Windows 7 or higher is recommended)
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor (2GHz or faster recommended)
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher

Specific requirements for Mac OS users:

  • Mac OS X v 10.5 or higher (Mac OS X v 10.6 or higher is recommended
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster Intel processor (2GHz or faster recommended)

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study a VET course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies.

You can access the Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool here.

Minimum Age

You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

English

This course involves reading learner guides and undertaking a range of written assessments and engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level.

If you haven't successfully completed English at Year 10 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

  • Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate II level or higher; or
  • 2 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

Open Colleges recognises that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. See the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Considerations section for more information on tools, resources and support services provided to by Open Colleges.

Computing

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

  • Microsoft Office 2007 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Adobe Reader X or equivalent
  • Printer and scanner.

Specific requirements for Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows XP or higher (Windows 7 or higher is recommended)
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor (2GHz or faster recommended)
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher

Specific requirements for Mac OS users:

  • Mac OS X v 10.5 or higher (Mac OS X v 10.6 or higher is recommended
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster Intel processor (2GHz or faster recommended)

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study a VET course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies.

You can access the Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool here.

For full list of requirements, download a FREE Course Guide

Included materials

  • Massage textbook (provided in Study Period 1)
  • Massage towel (provided in Study Period 3)
  • Sweet almond massage oil (provided in Study Period 3)
  • Massage DVD (provided in Study Period 3)

Lucinda Zammit

Lucinda has been involved in the health and wellness arena for over 10 years. She has a background in fitness and is now an accredited nutritionist. She holds an Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine, a Certificate IV in Fitness, a Certificate IV TAE and a Bachelor of Arts. Lucinda works with nutrition clients from all backgrounds, is involved in course writing, menu design, training and assessing and is also a regular contributor to women’s magazines.  

Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course. 

 

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