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Diploma of Shiatsu & Oriental Therapies

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Overview

qualificationsQualification


  • HLT52215
  • Diploma of Shiatsu & Oriental Therapies




Start datesStart Dates


  • Online
    Last working day of the month






study optionsStudy Options


  • Online


durationDuration

  • Campus

    Full-time:
    48 weeks
    4 Trimesters

    Part-time:
    96 weeks
    8 Trimesters

  • Online

    Option 1:
    96 weeks
    4 Study Periods

    Option 2:
    192 weeks
    8 Study Periods

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What is this course about?

Discover the power of Eastern massage while creating a unique career, when you study this qualification.

If your love of massage goes beyond practising ordinary techniques, then this qualification is perfect for you. Combining traditional massage techniques with oriental philosophy, you’ll be able to fully embrace and practice this unique therapy while you study. With clinical and vocational placements available right around Australia, you will get valuable training on real-life clients all before you graduate – how good is that! 

What you'll accomplish

Good news! The public is becoming more and more interested in Eastern massage techniques. This means that there are more opportunities out there for you to find work. You could work in a private clinic, a public wellbeing studio or use your qualification to build your own business. The world is your oyster.

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The Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (AIAS) is a trading division of the Registered Training Organisation, Study Group Australia Pty Limited (Code 5806), offering nationally recognised vocational education and training qualifications.

Upon graduation, you will receive a Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies allowing you to trade as a qualified Shiatsu massage therapist in Australia. You can also apply for membership to a range of Industry Associations. For eligibility criteria and more information, click here.  

For many of our students, graduation is just the beginning of their journey into traditional massage. Some have gone on to study Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Remedial Massage, while others have used their qualification towards studying at University. This flexible qualification allows you to follow your passion without having to stick to just one massage technique, so embrace your love of massage and build the career of your dreams.  


What you'll learn

Business Marketing

  • HLTSHU008 Adapt Shiatsu and oriental therapies practice to meet specific needs
  • HLTSHU009 Monitor and evaluate traditional oriental medicine treatments
  • CHCORO003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system

Evidence-Informed Practice

  • HLTSHU003 Maintain personal health and awareness for traditional oriental medicine practice

Shiatsu Clinic 3

  • HLTSHU008 Adapt Shiatsu and oriental therapies practice to meet specific needs
  • HLTSHU009 Monitor and evaluate traditional oriental medicine treatments
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system

 

Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 1

  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information

Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 2

  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information

Manage Legal and Ethical Practices

  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

Advanced Shiatsu Philosohpy

  • HLTSHU002 Develop Shiatsu practice

Shiatsu Clinic 1

  • HLTSHU004 Perform Shiatsu therapy health assessments
  • HLTSHU006 Provide Shiatsu therapy treatments
  • HLTSHU005 Perform oriental therapies health assessments 
  • HLTSHU007 Provide oriental therapies treatments
  • HLTSHU001 Work within a framework of traditional oriental medicine
  • HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
  • HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

 

Shiatsu Theory and Practice 2

  • HLTSHU008 Adapt Shiatsu and oriental therapies practice to meet specific needs
  • HLTSHU009 Monitor and evaluate traditional oriental medicine treatments
  • CHCORO003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system

Personal Practitioner Care

  • HLTSHU003 Maintain personal health and awareness for traditional oriental medicine practice

Business Plans

  • BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning

Shiatsu Clinic 2

  • HLTSHU004 Perform Shiatsu therapy health assessments
  • HLTSHU006 Provide Shiatsu therapy treatments
  • HLTSHU005 Perform oriental therapies health treatments
  • HLTSHU007 Provide oriental therapies treatments
  • HLTSHY001 Work within a framework of traditional oriental medicine
  • HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
  • HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

Business Marketing

  • HLTSHU008 Adapt Shiatsu and oriental therapies practice to meet specific needs
  • HLTSHU009 Monitor and evaluate traditional oriental medicine treatments
  • CHCORO003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system

Evidence-Informed Practice

  • HLTSHU003 Maintain personal health and awareness for traditional oriental medicine practice

Shiatsu Clinic 3

  • HLTSHU008 Adapt Shiatsu and oriental therapies practice to meet specific needs
  • HLTSHU009 Monitor and evaluate traditional oriental medicine treatments
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system

 

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

* 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.

SOFIA

AIAS STUDENT

"AIAS offers flexibility and convenience though their online learning system that allows me to do assessments and take exams at home or wherever I choose."


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Create a truly unique and rewarding career, when you study a Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies at AIAS.


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