Course Title: Establish and manage a myotherapy practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6159 Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy

Course Title: Establish and manage a myotherapy practice

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 160

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021


City Campus


535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2022,
Term1 2023

Course Contact: Toby Glennon

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 0320

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and manage a myotherapy practice. It includes business skills, legal compliance and interacting with the health care system/other health professionals.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this unit.


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21873 Establish and manage a myotherapy practice


1. Develop a business plan for a myotherapy practice

2. Implement records management systems

3. Implement operational strategies and procedures

4. Establish and manage financial control of the myotherapy practice

5. Interact with health professionals and the health system

6. Maintain legal and ethical compliance

7. Evaluate the practice's performance

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the Elements of competency.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may consist of written tests, in class activities, presentations & written reports.


Assessment Task 1: Legal and Ethical considerations Assessment


Assessment Task 2: Myotherapy Practice Business Plan


Assessment Task 3: Related Health Care Professionals