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Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in Remedial Massage (Level 6)
Qualification Type Diploma
Level 6
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Health » Rehabilitation Therapies » Massage Therapy
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the health sector industry and massage therapy profession with people who can provide remedial massage services.
Graduates will be able to work within the Massage New Zealand Scope of Practice defined by Remedial Massage.
Graduates will communicate with and refer to, allied health professionals, wellness and medical professionals for those specialist services.
Graduates will be capable of working independently.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Provide inclusive, culturally responsive, person-centred, safe practice using client-centred therapeutic relationship skills and meeting professional and ethical standards.
- Analyse and apply anatomy and physiology knowledge relevant to remedial massage to meet client specific needs.
- Evaluate, select and apply remedial massage protocols within scope of practice to solve client specific issues.
- Evaluate, select and apply a range of self-management and client service knowledge and skills to meet remedial massage client and industry requirements.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage (Level 5) [Ref: 2740].
This qualification may lead to higher level qualifications in massage therapy.
Entry Requirements
All training and supervised clinical practice are carried out in accordance with relevant legislation (Local Government body requirements including:
Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
Privacy Act 2020
Consumer Guarantees Act 1993
Medicines Act 1981
Health & Disability Commissioner Act 1994
Human Rights Act 1993
Education Organisation 6 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Massage New Zealand Incorporated
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2741
Status Current
Created August 2015
Last Reviewed April 2018
Next Review April 2027

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