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HLT52115 - Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Remedial Massage


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Overview

Duration

On-campus:
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?)
2016: 08/02, 23/05, 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 Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Remedial Massage therapist?

Join the growing complementary medicine industry, when you complete a Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Remedial Massage at AIAS. Perfect for people new to the industry and therapists looking to enhance their massage treatments, this recognised qualification can help you stand out from the crowd – regardless of where you choose to work.

Individuals who are interested in learning about alternative massage techniques will feel right at home studying a
Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Remedial Massage. Want to know more about becoming a Traditional Chinese Medicine Massage Therapist? Then just contact us today.

Skills you need to become a professional

Nationally Recognised Training

Throughout their Diploma, trained Traditional Chinese Medicine Remedial Massage Therapists have studied a range of traditional and contemporary techniques.

From learning about Chinese acupressure massage to studying point location on the body, graduates from AIAS are armed with the skills they need to provide professional Traditional Chinese Medicine massages to clients of all ages.

With classes available online or on-campus, students at AIAS get the opportunity to study while they work and continue to support their family. This means that career changers and people looking to return to work can also benefit from studying the Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Remedial Massage, with study being able to fit around your life.

Online students who are unable to attend the AIAS Clinic will have to complete mandatory vocational placement.


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

Students are required to study all subjects as shown in each study period PLUS obtain a First Aid Certificate*

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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Introduction to Chinese Medicine Philosophy

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Develop Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) remedial massage practice (HLTTCM001)

Introduction to Chinese Medicine Philosophy

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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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TCM Remedial Massage Theory

and Practice 1

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Perform Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) remedial massage health assessments (HLTTCM002)
> Manage control of infection (HLTINF004)
> Manage work health and safety (HLTWHS004)

TCM Remedial Massage Theory and Practice 1


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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Advanced Chinese Medicine Philosophy

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Develop Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) remedial massage practice (HLTTCM001)

Advanced Chinese Medicine Philosophy

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Manage Legal and Ethical Practices

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

Manage Legal and Ethical Practices

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TCM Remedial Massage Clinic 1

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Perform Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) remedial health assessments (HLTTCM002)
> Provide Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) remedial massage treatments (HLTTCM003)
> Manage the control of infection (HLTINF004)
> Manage work health and safety (HLTWHS004)

Remedial Massage Clinic 1

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Business Plans

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

Business Plans



Study Period 3

Core Subjects
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TCM Remedial Massage Clinic 2

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Perform Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) remedial massage health assessments (HLTTCM002)
> Provide Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) remedial massage treatments (HLTTCM003)
> Manage the control of infection (HLTINF004)
> Manage work health and safety (HLTWHS004)

TCM Remedial Massage Clinic 2

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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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TCM Remedial Massage Theory

and Practice 2

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Adapt Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) remedial massage practice to meet specific needs (HLTTCM004)
> Monitor and evaluate Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) remedial massage treatments (HLTTCM005)
> Reflect on and improve own professional practice (CHCPRP003)
> Engage with health professionals and the health system (CHCPRP005)

TCM Remedial Massage Theory
and Practice 2

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Elective 1

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Strength and Conditioning Stream: Introduction to Strength & Conditioning
> Business Stream: Business Marketing

Elective 1


Study Period 4

Core Subjects
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Elective 2

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Strength and Conditioning Stream: Develop strength & conditioning programs
> Business Stream: Small Business Finance

Elective 2

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Foundations of Reflexology

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

Foundations of Reflexology

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TCM Remedial Massage Clinic 3

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Adapt Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) remedial massage practice to meet specific needs (HLTTCM004)
> Monitor and evaluate Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) remedial massage treatments (HLTTCM005)
> Reflect on and improve own professional practice (CHCPRP003)
> Engage with health professionals and the health system (CHCPRP005)

TCM Remedial Massage Clinic 3

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Elective 3

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Strength and Conditioning Stream: Exercise Prescribing
> Business Stream: Business Operations

Elective 3

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

Employment

Massage client - Diploma of TCM Remedial MassageThis qualification provides skills in Traditional Chinese Medicine Remedial Massage as well as specialist skills in treatment for women and children and in traumatology treatment. Graduates may also work in conjunction with practitioners qualified in other Traditional Chinese Medicine areas of practice.

Graduates from this course will generally be successful as Traditional Chinese Medicine Remedial Massage Practitioners, Chinese Remedial Massage Therapists or Massage Practitioners.

Further Study

Some units of study from the Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Remedial Massage can be credited towards another course at AIAS. Some graduates of this course go on to study health science, medicine, physiotherapy and other related courses at university.