This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting and in the context of a work placement in a massage clinic located at Level 6, 460 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia. The timetable for this course will be advised in your Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You are required to attend classes for 20 hours per week for 88 study weeks (8 terms of 11 weeks each). You are also expected to perform approximately 2 hours of unsupervised self-study per week. A work placement of 200 hours us also required. Holiday breaks are a total of 16 weeks and will be indicated in your timetable. Class sessions include a mix of theory, practical activities, and real customer massage sessions with a focus on creating a real-life workplace.
In addition to classroom-based learning, you will also need to complete approximately 2 hours of additional, unsupervised study per week including general reading and research for assessments.
You will also need to complete assessments for this course which may include:
- Written Questions
- Role Plays/Observations
- Practical Demonstrations
- Logbooks and real massage sessions
At the beginning of each unit, your trainer and assessor will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed. Your classes will be conducted in modern classrooms, and you will be able to access Wi-Fi. There are also areas for you to relax, as well as conduct additional study. All practical demonstrations and work placements will be conducted at Level 6, 460 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia that has access to all resources and facilities available at a typical massage clinic.
You will be provided with a Student Guides/Learner Guides, PowerPoint presentation and recommended textbooks relevant to each unit in your course.