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Qualification details

HLT42015 - Certificate IV in Massage Therapy (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes HLT40312 - Certificate IV in Massage Therapy PracticeThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change to packaging rules. Significant changes to core units. Minimum clinic reqirement of 80 hours. 05/Aug/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 08/Dec/2015
(View details for release 1) 06/Aug/2015


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
BSBSMB403 - Market the small businessMarket the small businessElective
BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planningUndertake small business planningElective
BSBSMB405 - Monitor and manage small business operationsMonitor and manage small business operationsElective
BSBSMB406 - Manage small business financesManage small business financesElective
CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleFacilitate the empowerment of older peopleElective
CHCCCS001 - Address the needs of people with chronic diseaseAddress the needs of people with chronic diseaseElective
CHCCCS027 - Visit client residenceVisit client residenceElective
CHCCOM006 - Establish and manage client relationshipsEstablish and manage client relationshipsCore
CHCDIS007 - Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability Elective
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse peopleWork with diverse peopleCore
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411611 Massage Therapist 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0619 Complementary Therapies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Complementary/Alternative Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Massage Therapist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411611 Massage Therapist 02/Nov/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0619 Complementary Therapies 02/Nov/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 06/Aug/2015 
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Modification History

Release  

Comments  

Release 2

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0.

Updated title of HLTINF004.

Equivalent competency outcome.

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Change to packaging rules. Significant changes to core units. Minimum clinic requirement of 80 hours.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of massage therapists who provide general health maintenance treatments. It does not reflect the role of a remedial massage therapist. Practitioners may be self-employed or work within a larger health service.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

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

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 13

  • 10 core units
  • 3 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 1 unit from the Business Management group below
  • up to 2 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units 

CHCCOM006

Establish and manage client relationships

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCLEG003

Manage legal and ethical compliance

HLTAAP002

Confirm physical health status

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTINF004

Manage the prevention and control of infection

HLTMSG001

Develop massage practice

HLTMSG002

Assess client massage needs

HLTMSG004

Provide massage treatments

HLTWHS004

Manage work health and safety

Elective units 

Business Management 

BSBSMB403

Market the small business

BSBSMB404

Undertake small business planning

BSBSMB405

Monitor and manage small business operations

BSBSMB406

Manage small business finances

Other electives 

CHCAGE001

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCCCS001

Address the needs of people with chronic disease

CHCCCS027

Visit client residence

CHCDIS007

Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCMHS001

Work with people with mental health issues

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

HLTARO001

Develop aromatherapy practice

HLTARO002

Source and prepare aromatherapy products

HLTREF002

Provide reflexology for relaxation

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705