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¿Qué aprenderé?

The New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage is the entry level qualification required to start your career in the massage industry or to progress to a higher qualification.

You will develop a base knowledge and develop professional skills required. This qualification is well regarded by employers in the Massage Industry.

Students will learn to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of human functioning and apply the relevant knowledge to wellness and relaxation massage therapy practise.
  • Apply and evaluate the effectiveness of wellness and relaxation massage therapy interventions for individual clients’ needs.
  • Select and apply a range of professional, self-management, communication and client service knowledge and skills to meet wellness and relaxation massage therapy client and industry needs.

Course Content

  • MT5110 Surface Anatomy
  • MT5120 Physiology for Massage Therapy
  • MT5140 Foundations of Therapeutic and Sports Massage
  • MT5160 Professional Studies
  • MT5170 Therapeutics I
  • SE5101 Health Aspects of Exercise and Nutrition

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the programme may serve as educators or health programme organisers or supervisors or massage practitioners.

Satisfactory Completion

To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage (Level 5) and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:

  • A minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the Programme schedule for the New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage (Level 5).
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage (Level 5) full-time over 1 year or part-time over 2 years.

Qualification Pathways

Graduates of this qualification are able to continue their studies in New Zealand Diploma in Remedial Massage (Level 6) or Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage (Year 2)

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
NZ$14.000,00 (US$ 8.801) por año
Resource fee: NZ $2,000.
Fecha de inicio

To be confirmed

Lugar

Southern Institute of Technology

Invercargill Campus,

133 Tay Street,

INVERCARGILL,

Invercargill Central,

9810, New Zealand

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicants must have High School Diploma with a C grade average up to grade 12 level. IELTS test - Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE); TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill; OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests; Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36; Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill; Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than merit in any band.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Students are required to complete international qualifications equivalent to NCEA Level 2.

Mature Applicants
Applicants in this category will have achieved the age of 20 by March 1 of the first year of enrolment in the programme. Preference will be given to those mature aged applicants who can demonstrate evidence of successful completion of a programme of study to NZQA Level 4.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS test - Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill
  • OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
  • NZCEL - a) Expiring Level b) Current: a) Level 4 (General) or (Workplace) b) Level 4 (General) or (Employment)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36
  • Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than merit in any band

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