Course Title: Provide massage treatment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4208 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice

Course Title: Provide massage treatment

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 240

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 2011

Course Contact: Priya Atkinson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4212

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to administer client basic massage treatment according to the philosophy and practices of a massage therapy framework.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course is delivered concurrently with the following units of competency:
HLTREM407B    Plan Massage Treatment
HLTREM502B    Provide Remedial Massage Treatment
HLTREM 503B    Plan Remedial Massage Treatment Strategy

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTREM406B Provide massage treatment


1.    Manage treatment 

2.    Apply massage techniques 

3.    Advise and resource the client 

4.    Review treatment  

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Primary assessment involves on-going practical and applied assessment in a clinical workplace or simulated environment designed to assist the learner to integrate skills and knowledge.  Learners may also be required to demonstrate competency through completion of a range of assessments including;  quizzes, practical demonstration, submission of learning and assessment guide and assignments. Achieving competency in each assessment is required to achieve competency for the unit.