New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage
New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine Limited
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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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 wellness and relaxation massage therapy services.
Graduates will be able to work within the scope of practice defined by wellness and relaxation massage. Graduates will communicate and refer with remedial massage therapists, allied health, wellness and medical professionals for those specialist services.
Graduates will be capable of working independently.
Key Information for Students
Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age, have passed at least 60 credits at NCEA Level 2 in one year or equivalent preferably including Biology, and have no communicable diseases, physical or psychological impairments which may adversely affect their ability to undertake the programme of study or work with people in a clinical setting. Applicants must be able to communicate competently in English. International students or residents whose first language is neither English nor Maori must have a minimum overall IELTS score of 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 or equivalent evidence of English language proficiency. All applicants must undergo an interview to confirm their suitability for the programme. Provisional Entry Applicants who do not meet the criteria above, but present evidence of ability to succeed (e.g. maturity, life experience, work experience, other study) or; Is enthusiastic and motivated to achieve or; Provides evidence of relevant prior learning and experience.
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.
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Where does this information come from?
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