1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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UNIT GROUP 3494 MASSAGE THERAPISTS

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

Occupations:



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

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