Course Title: Develop massage practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5357 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Course Title: Develop massage practice

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EMPL7096C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

EMPL7096C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Joshua Davies

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4333

Course Contact Email: joshua.davies@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish the foundations of massage practice, evaluate what makes a sustainable practice and then to develop an approach to own practice.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course will  be co-delivered with the following courses:

  • HLTMSG002/NURS5361 Assess client massage needs
  • HLTMSG004/SPRT5103C Provide massage treatments



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice

Elements:

1. Establish foundations of massage practice
 

2. Represent the massage framework

3. Determine requirements for sustainable massage practice

4. Develop approach to own practice
 


Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the Elements of Competency.


Overview of Assessment

 
Assessment Tasks

1. Flyer promoting massage

2. Structured reflective journal

The skills to be assessed within this unit replicate real work skills within the industry.