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Qualification details

HLT51712 - Diploma of Reflexology (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT51707 - Diploma of ReflexologyUpdated in V5 Updated core unit HLTFA311A Apply first aid Updated core WHS units. 06/May/2012
Is superseded by HLT52515 - Diploma of ReflexologyThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for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 120 hours. 05/Aug/2015

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 07/May/2012

Units of competency

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HLTWHS300A - Contribute to WHS processesContribute to WHS processesN/A
HLTCOM510B - Provide services to clients with chronic diseases or conditionsProvide services to clients with chronic diseases or conditionsN/A
HLTHIR404D - Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleWork effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleN/A
HLTCOM509B - Provide services for people with a life challenging illnessProvide services for people with a life challenging illnessN/A
HLTCOM503D - Manage a practiceManage a practiceN/A
HLTREF501B - Work within a reflexology frameworkWork within a reflexology frameworkN/A
HLTHIR506C - Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirementsImplement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirementsN/A
CHCORG428A - Reflect on and improve own professional practiceReflect on and improve own professional practiceN/A
HLTCOM502C - Develop professional expertiseDevelop professional expertiseN/A
HLTSHU509C - Maintain personal health and awareness as a professional responsibilityMaintain personal health and awareness as a professional responsibilityN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 451511 Natural Remedy Consultant 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6395-13 Natural Remedy Consultant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0619 Complementary Therapies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Complementary/Alternative Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Reflexologist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 451511 Natural Remedy Consultant 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6395-13 Natural Remedy Consultant 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0619 Complementary Therapies 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 07/May/2012 
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Modification History

Description

This qualification provides competence in reflexology practice and covers the general provision of reflexology treatment as well as treatment for clients with specific needs such as palliative care and aged care. Practitioners at this level may be self-employed as independent practitioners or work in a larger health service and may supervise other reflexologists.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Reflexologist

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

21 units of competency are required for award of this qualification, including:

  • 17 core units comprising 13 common units and 4 specialisation units
  • 4 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A which are recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Health and/or Community Services Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 4 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages

Core units 

Common units

CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice

HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status

HLTAP501C Analyse health information (Note pre-requ: HLTAP401B)

HLTCOM404C Communicate effectively with clients

HLTCOM406C Make referrals to other health care professionals when appropriate

HLTCOM502C Develop professional expertise

HLTCOM503D Manage a practice

HLTFA311A Apply first aid

HLTHIR501C Maintain an effective health work environment

HLTHIR506C Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes

HLTSHU509C Maintain personal health and awareness as a professional responsibility

Specialisation units

HLTREF501B Work within a reflexology framework

HLTREF502C Prepare for a reflexology treatment

HLTREF503C Provide reflexology treatment

HLTREF504B Monitor and evaluate reflexology treatments

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking work in health need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Health Training Package.

Group A electives  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended:

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

Other relevant electives 

Other electives are to be selected in line with the specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate selection. Electives may be selected from one or more groups and employers may specify that certain electives are required to address identified workplace needs.

CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people

CHCICS301A Provide support to meet personal care needs

HLTARO408B Provide aromatherapy massage treatment

HLTCOM408D Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively

HLTCOM509B Provide services for people with a life challenging illness

HLTCOM510B Provide services to clients with chronic diseases or conditions

HLTNUT610B Provide basic dietary advice

HLTWHS401A Maintain workplace WHS processes

HLTRAH302C Undertake home visits

HLTREM401D Work within a massage framework

HLTREM406C Provide massage treatment

HLTREM407C Plan massage treatment

REFLEXOLOGY SKILLS SKILL SET 

The Reflexology skill set  is recommended for individuals wishing to gain a set of reflexology skills to complement another health qualification: