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Diploma in Remedial Massage (Level 6)

New Zealand Diploma in Remedial Massage (Level 6)

SH1901

Course details

  • 2020
  • One year
  • Full-time or Part-time
  • $6531 per year
  • Level 6
  • Hamilton Rotokauri Campus

Summary

Students in this programme will learn to work within the scope of practice defined by remedial massage, as well as wellness and  relaxation massage.
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View programme modules

Note: no value in the pre/co-requisite columns means there are no pre/co-requisites for that module.

Module CodeModule NameLevelCredits Pre-Requisites Co-Requisites
SPHP601Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation615SPHP501 
SPHP607Sport and Exercise Psychology615

SPHP507 or

equivalent

 
SPHP610Research Methods615  
MASS601Neuromuscular Therapy615  
MASS602Massage Therapy for Pathology615  
MASS603Massage for Physical Performance615  
MASS604Applied Clinical Practice630  

Career/further opportunities

On completing this programme, graduates will be able to work within the scope of practice defined by remedial massage and wellness and relaxation massage. Graduates will be able to communicate and refer with other massage therapists, allied health, wellness and medical professionals for those specialist services.

Graduates will be capable of working independently in an unsupervised and autonomous self-managing capacity, such as at a home-based or mobile massage therapy clinic; a community-based massage therapy clinic; a multi-disciplinary clinic; or in sports settings.

This programme can lead into a bachelor’s degree in massage therapy, or further study in the areas of aroma science, reflexology or beauty and spa therapy. 

Entry criteria

General academic admission

Applicants are required to have completed
a) Level 5 Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage or
b) A Comparable Level 5 qualification in Massage and/or suitable industry experience.  

Special admission 

Domestic applicants aged 20 years or above who have not met the General Admission or entry requirements for a programme but whose skills, education or work experience indicate that they have a reasonable likelihood of success may be eligible for Special Admission. Special Admission will be granted at the discretion of the Centre Director or designated nominee. 

English language requirements

Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of [6.0] in the academic band, with no individual band score lower than [5.5]; or equivalent.

Safety check

In order to comply with the provisions of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and Wintec Child Protection Policies for all ‘specified organisations’ providing a ‘regulated service’, all candidates/students will be subjected to safety checks. These will include but are not limited to; 

  • A Formal Interview 
  • Referee Checks 
  • A Police Vet Check 
  • A Risk Assessment 

Any unsatisfactory result arising from the full safety checking process may result in the candidate/student being precluded/declined entry or withdrawn from the programme of study. Furthermore, students must declare any pending or new convictions arising during any stage throughout the entire enrolment period. A conviction or failure to declare a conviction may also result in the student being immediately withdrawn from the programme.

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Your first day

Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our Welcome page.

What you will need

Timetable information

All timetables are available via Timetable Net on our website.

How to find your way around

Parking and bus information

Both the Rotokauri and City campuses have parking available - permits are required. Learn more about parking. Find out about discounted bus services here.

Wintec pōwhiri/nau mai, haere mai

Wintec extends a warm invitation to all new students to attend a Pōwhiri to welcome the semester ahead. After formalities, light refreshments will be served in the marae dining room, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa, Wintec City Campus.

Click here to find out where and when the next Pōwhiri will be.

Paying for your study

Course related costs

Additional information

Booklist

Purchasing textbooks

If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:

Hamilton-based supplier

  • Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)

New Zealand-based suppliers

General book suppliers

First aid certificate

Health status

Uniform

Equipment

Clinical placement

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