Diploma in Remedial Massage (Level 6)
New Zealand Diploma in Remedial Massage (Level 6)
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Note: no value in the pre/co-requisite columns means there are no pre/co-requisites for that module.
|Module Code||Module Name||Level||Credits||Pre-Requisites||Co-Requisites|
|SPHP601||Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation||6||15||SPHP501|
|SPHP607||Sport and Exercise Psychology||6||15|
|MASS602||Massage Therapy for Pathology||6||15|
|MASS603||Massage for Physical Performance||6||15|
|MASS604||Applied Clinical Practice||6||30|
Career/further opportunitiesOn 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.
General academic admissionApplicants 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 admissionDomestic 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 requirementsCandidates 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.
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.
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.
Year 1 students starting February 2020
Date: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Venue: Q Block foyer, Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance, Rotokauri Campus
What you will need
Please bring a pen and notebook on your first day, a personal device (laptop/smartphone/tablet) and 2 bath sheets.
You will need to bring ID documents for Police vetting. If you would like more information about the Vulnerable Children's Act or the safety checking process, click here.
How to find your way around
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.
Paying for your study
Course related costs
Sport items are available throughout the year. Please check with your tutor if you need to purchase anything.
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
- Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
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