Certificate IV In Massage Therapy Practice

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This certificate massage course is nationally recognised and will qualify you to work as an entry level massage therapist. The course is also a pathway to the Diploma of Remedial Massage. Learn a range of massage techniques to reduce muscular tension, aches and pains, increase healing abilities and bring about a general sense of health and wellbeing. You will also get to treat real patients giving you valuable clinical experience before you graduate!

Massage involves the movement and manipulation of soft tissue resulting in increased blood flow, removal of toxins and improved muscle tone. Massage therapists apply a range of massage techniques to reduce muscular tension, aches and pains, increase healing abilities and bring about a general sense of health and wellbeing.

Massage therapy is an internationally sought after skill that can allow a graduate of the Certificate IV in Massage Therapy  with experience to find employment around the world. We recommend articulating into the Diploma of Remedial Massage to further their skills.

Our Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice  is:

Note: Successfully completing Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice will qualify you to work as an entry level massage therapist.

What You Will Learn

Throughout the certificate, you will be educated and trained in:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Clinical management
  • Therapeutic relaxation massage techniques

Your clinical practice begins where you’ll treat public patients under the guidance of experienced massage therapists. This prepares graduates to confidently commence their own practice in the community.

A Day In The Life Of An Entry Level Massage Therapist

Day-to-day an entry level massage therapist experiences:

  • Working with a variety of patients
  • Assisting patients with tension, stress and relaxation

The results of massage therapy are generally immediate and effective. Helping patients to connect with their bodies and relax makes this a rewarding profession.

Career Prospects

A Certificate IV in Massage Therapy creates many career paths:

  • Medical or multi-discipline clinics
  • Health such as aged care, palliative care and hospitals
  • Health retreats and day spas

The results of massage therapy are generally immediate and effective. Helping patients to connect with their bodies and relax makes this a rewarding profession.

Enquire above to receive a full course guide with greater detail about the courses.

Assessment Methods

Assessment for your certificate will include the following methods:

  • Clinic workbook
  • Journal entries
  • Practical assessment
  • Written assignment
  • Quizzes