Course Title: Provide massage treatments

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5357 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Course Title: Provide massage treatments

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 150

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)

SPRT5103C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

SPRT5103C

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 prepare for and provide massage treatments using a defined range of techniques and sequences. This unit applies to massage therapists providing general health maintenance treatments. It does not include remedial massage techniques.
        

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This unit of competency is co-delivered with the following:

  • HLTMSG001/EMPL7096C Develop massage practice and
  • HLTMSG002/NURS5361C Assess client massage needs



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments

Elements:

1. Prepare client for treatment

2. Use massage techniques and sequences

3. Monitor treatment

4. Provide advice and resources to the client


Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the Elements of Competency.


Overview of Assessment

  
Assessment Tasks
The assessment tasks in this unit of competency replicate the necessary skills and knowledge required to provide massage treatments within the industry. The assessment task for this unit of competency are:

1. Clinic Skills Checklist

2. Theoretical and Practical Exams

3. Verbal Questioning