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HLT52515 - Diploma of Reflexology


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Overview

Duration

On-campus / Blended:
Full-time 4 trimesters (48 wks)
Part-time 8 trimesters (96 wks)

Online:
Option 1 - 4 study periods (96 wks)
Option 2 - 8 study periods (192 wks)

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Start dates

On-Campus (What's this?)
Bris & Melb: 05/09

Online Delivery (What's this?)
Last working day of each month

Our Campus locations:
Brisbane and Melbourne
(Not every course is available at both campuses. Please contact AIAS to check availability).

Academic Calendar:
Please refer to our academic calendar for intake dates, trimester start and end dates.


Fast facts

Nationally Recognised Training

Are you ready to become a Reflexologist?

It doesn’t matter if you’re a practicing therapist or new to the massage industry, armed with your Diploma of Reflexology the world is your oyster. Combining reflexology techniques with business related subjects, this comprehensive course will set-you up for a rewarding career as a Reflexologist – regardless of where you want to work.

During your course, you will also get the opportunity to learn from industry-trained practitioners while getting hands-on experience in our Student Clinic or on Vocational Placement. We suggest studying with our Blended option if you live within the vicinity of either the Brisbane or Melbourne campuses, as you'll get the best of both worlds. By studying online and on campus, you can ensure that you'll be eligible to apply for an Industry Association upon graduation. If you have any further questions, make sure you ask our team.

Skills you need to become a professional

Diploma of Reflexology

Studying a range of introductory and advanced reflexology subjects means that when you graduate you’ll be able to treat numerous physical issues. This well-rounded qualification also incorporates a range of nutrition and massage techniques, allowing you to provide holistic treatments to each of your clients – regardless of what ails them.

Nationally accredited and available to students right around Australia, the Diploma of Reflexology from AIAS will make the perfect addition to your treatment repertoire. 

If you have received your training overseas and now want to practice in Australia, we have good news. By studying the Diploma of Reflexology either through Blended learning or online, your qualifications will be recognised in Australia, allowing you to continue practicing what you love – reflexology.


More information

About the AIAS Faculty of Massage Therapy
Accreditation
Units of Competency
Massage Therapy Careers
Student Clinics and Salons in Brisbane and Melbourne

Subjects

To achieve this qualification, students will need to successfully complete 21 units of competency. This includes completing 15 core units and 6 elective units either in the Business Stream or Aromatherapy Stream.

Students are also required to study all subjects as shown in each study period PLUS obtain a First Aid Certificate* and a Working with Children and/or National Police Check.

Study Period 1

Core Subjects
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Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 1

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Analyse and respond to client health information (HLTAAP003)

Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 1

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Reflexology in Australian Healthcare

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Develop reflexology practice (HLTREF001)

Reflexology in Australian Healthcare

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Effective Communication Strategies

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Establish and manage client relationships (CHCCOM006)
> Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)

Effective Communication Strategies

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Foundations of Reflexology

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Provide reflexology for relaxation (HLTREF002)

Foundations of Reflexology


Study Period 2

Core Subjects
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Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 2

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Analyse and respond to client health information (HLTAAP003)

Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 2

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Reflexology Theory and Practice 1

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Perform reflexology health assessment (HLTREF003)
> Provide therapeutic reflexology treatments (HLTREF004)
> Manage the prevention and control of infection (HLTINF004)
> Manage work health and safety (HLTWHS04)

Reflexology Theory and Practice 1

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Evidence-Informed Practice

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Research and apply evidence to practice (CHCPOL003)

Evidence-Informed Practice

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Manage Legal and Ethical Practice

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Manage legal and ethical compliance (CHCLEG003)

Manage Legal and Ethical Practice


Study Period 3

Core Subjects
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Reflexology Theory and Practice 2

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Adapt reflexology approached to meet specific needs (HLTREF005)
> Monitor and evaluate reflexology treatments (HLTREF006)
> Reflect on and improve own professional practice (CHCPRP003)
> Engage with health professionals and the health system (CHCPRP005)

Reflexology Theory and Practice 2

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Reflexology Clinic 1

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Perform reflexology health assessment (HLTREF003)
> Provide therapeutic reflexology treatments (HLTREF004)
> Manage the prevention and control of infection (HLTINF004)
> Manage work health and safety (HLTWHS004)

Reflexology Clinic 1

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Diet and Lifestyle

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet (HLTHPS010)

Diet and Lifestyle

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Elective 1

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Business Stream: Business Marketing
> Aromatherapy Stream: Products and Professional Practice 1

Elective 1


Study Period 4

Core Subjects
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Reflexology Clinic 2

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Adapt reflexology approaches to meet specific needs (HLTREF005)
> Monitor and evaluate reflexology treatments (HLTREF006)
> Reflect on and improve own professional practice (CHCPRP003)
> Engage with health professionals and the health system (CHCPRP005)

Reflexology Clinic 2

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Empowering Older People

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Facilitate the empowerment of older people (CHCAGE001)

Empowering Older People

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Business Plans

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Undertake small business planning (BSBSMB404)

Business Plans

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Elective 2

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Business Stream: Small Business Finance
> Aromatherapy Stream: Products and Professional Practice 2

Elective 2

The First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003 and/or HLTAID006) that is required by this qualification, is not assessed or delivered by AIAS. Students need to obtain these certificated qualifications externally and provide them to AIAS once completed.

Career Pathways

Reflexologist CareersEmployment

Once you complete your Diploma of Reflexology, you can use your qualification to work within a range of public and private businesses. Multi-modality clinics are the most popular places to find employment, with these businesses allowing you to work closely with remedial therapists, naturopaths, osteopaths, nutritionists and even herbalists.

Known to your clients as a Reflexologist or Reflexology Practitioner, each day will offer you the opportunity to further practice your skills in this increasingly popular massage modality.

Further Study

Do you want to use your qualification from AIAS to get into university? Well, if you’re ready to take your passion to the next level, then the Diploma of Reflexology can be your ticket to success. Whether you want to add another Diploma to your repertoire or move right into studying a bachelor’s degree, a number of pathways are available to you. The most popular pathways include:

To find out more about the study pathway available at AIAS or to talk to one of our team about which study option is best for you, just contact us.