Open doors to more job possibilities and greater earning potential
Better qualifications lead to better jobs, with more satisfaction and a more rewarding financial career. In today’s post, we explore the option of further study for students looking to advance their careers and why they should choose a Diploma of Remedial Massage.
If you’ve already completed the Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice, you’ve made a great start to your professional career and are probably already enjoying your new life as a massage therapist. By taking the next step to complete your Diploma of Remedial Massage(HLT50307) at Sage, you can enjoy seeing the doors open up for even better professional recognition, and potentially, a better salary.
Enhance your skills and knowledge
Further study leads to a deeper level of understanding of the human body and the art of massage, enabling you to treat more specific and complex conditions. With your enhanced skills and knowledge, you can choose more advanced forms of massage and upgrade from working in the ‘relaxation massage’ field to working as a remedial massage therapist. Opting for a remedial massage course gives you the potential to work alongside other professionals in medical clinics, like physiotherapists and osteopaths.
Work in Sports Massage
Others prefer to work in sports massage and enjoy being part of the backroom team preparing athletes for peak performance in the AFL, rugby, basketball, tennis and virtually any other sport you can mention.
Obtain a provider number with private health insurance companies and gain full membership with industry associations.
This is a terrific incentive to completing your diploma. In particular, a provider number may enable you to charge a higher fee your services. It’s worth noting that many clients with private health insurance can claim a substantial portion of the fee back, a huge benefit to clients with chronic conditions who require regular, ongoing therapy. In practical terms, your client benefits from more regular appointments and you may benefit from the extra income.
What does the Remedial Massage Diploma actually cover?
The Diploma of Remedial Massage builds on the foundations learnt in the Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice (HLT40312), a pre-requisite for the Diploma course. The Diploma of Remedial Massage has more detailed content, enabling you to carry out physical assessments similar to physiotherapy or osteopathy appraisals. You will master the skills of both static and dynamic musculoskeletal assessments and how to interpret these results comprehensively. You will be able to choose the correct treatment for pain relief and restore the client’s normal function.
You will learn invaluable and sophisticated massage techniques, such as myofascial release, joint mobilisation, muscle energy techniques and positional release. These specific techniques are more efficient in reducing symptoms of pain and discomfort and will help your clients to recover from more severe conditions than could be helped through relaxation massage.
Courses commencing soon
We know you are busy! That’s why Sage offers flexible accelerated learning courses delivered in a way that fits your working lifestyle. You also don’t have to wait until year end – at Sage, we have regular in-takes of students throughout the calendar year with new courses commencing every few weeks. Call 1300 889 889 now to find out when the next Diploma of Remedial Massage course commences.
Study full time or part time?
At Sage, you can choose to study any massage course either full-time or part-time. Our part-time courses take place in the evening and weekends, our full-time courses are conducted during the day time –and it takes the same amount of time to complete either course. This allows you to continue your professional massage practice while upgrading your skills and knowledge at a pace that suits you the best.
Call one of our Career Advisors today on 1300 889 889 and find out how the Diploma in Remedial Massage can open doors for your massage career.
Sage Institute of Massage – it’s more than a job, it’s a rewarding career.
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