Course Title: Plan remedial massage treatment strategy

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5207 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Course Title: Plan remedial massage treatment strategy

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2015,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Joshua Davies

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4333

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Thiscourse describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for remedial massage treatment of a clients and negotiate a treatment management plan with them.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

For the D14J group this course is delivered concurrently with the following courses:
 HLTHIR501B Maintain an effective health work environment
 HLTAP501C Analyse health information

For the D15F and D15J groups this course is delivered concurrently with the following courses:
 HLTHIR501B Maintain an effective health work environment
 HLTAP501C Analyse health information
 HLTREM504C Apply Remedial Massage Assessment Framework

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTREM503C Plan remedial massage treatment strategy


1. Select the remedial massage principles to determine treatment strategy

2. Discuss the treatment strategy with the client

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course forms part of the Diploma of Remedial Massage.
Assessment is typically based around written and/or online tests, assignments, reflective journals, evidence portfolio’s, logbooks and/or practical demonstrations.
Assessment may also take place in a simulated work situation such as a supervised student clinic.
Competency based training requires the student to be in attendance in order for assessment to be undertaken.
Assessment is undertaken through successful completion of all assessment activities and classroom, project & industry participation.
Assessments are spaced across the duration of the course, in order for your teacher to provide you with progressive feedback.
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
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Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document, the Assessment policies and procedures manual (;ID=ln1kd66y87rc).