1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
   Page tools: Print Print Page  


MASSAGE THERAPISTS perform therapeutic massage and administer body treatments for health, fitness and remedial purposes.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • massaging the soft tissues of the body to assist healing, promote relaxation and relieve tension
  • assessing and treating specific soft tissue dysfunction and providing rehabilitation advice
  • employing other techniques, such as acupressure or Shiatsu, and complimentary aids such as infra red lamps, wet compresses, ice, essential oils and herbal and mineral therapies, to assist recovery


This section contains the following subsection :
              3494-11 Massage Therapist

Previous PageNext Page