New Zealand Diploma in Remedial Massage
New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine Limited
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the health sector and massage therapy industry with people who can provide remedial massage therapy services.
Graduates will be able to work within the scope of practice defined by remedial massage and wellness and relaxation massage. Graduates will 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.
Key Information for Students
Applicants must hold the New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage (Level 5) or International/National equivalent and have been endorsed by the Professional membership or currency of status through annual practicing certificates. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Applicants must have 60 credits at NCEA Level 2 in one year or equivalent and have no communicable diseases, physical or psychological impairments which may adversely affect their ability to undertake the programme of study or work within proper in a clinical setting. Applicants must be able to communicate competently in English. International student or residents whose language is neither English nor Maori must have a minimum overall IELTS score of 6, with no band lower than 5.5 or equivalent as defined and determined by NZQA rule 18 All applicants must undergo an interview to confirm their suitability for the programme. For provisional or discretionary entry requirements please see New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine website for all current admission requirements.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$24,009 - $38,920|
|In further study||28%|
|On a benefit||2%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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