Certificate in Relaxation Massage

NZQA approved Level 4, 22 weeks in class full time

Relaxation massage brings about a general sense of unwinding in the body and reduces muscle tension. It assists general health and immune function and reduces the effects of stress, anxiety and trauma. Pressure may be lighter or deeper, depending on the receiver, and may be general or more focused on particular muscle groups. Research studies show that touch is essential for health and well-being.

This course combines instruction on current relaxation massage techniques and quality of touch with relevant information on the human body.

Why choose this qualification?

  • Your Certificate will enable you to practice massage professionally for relaxation of healthy people
  • There are many employment opportunities including: self employment, work within the spa industry, workplace, onsite, corporates, gymnasiums, tourism/hotel industry and health centres
  • This Certificate is a very useful addition to other health/ fitness qualifications, e.g. nursing, physiotherapy, beauty therapy, sports science and personal training.

Key Dates

2 February 2016 – 1 July 2016 or 11 July 2016 – 9 December 2016

Fee Schedule

Tuition Fees (22 weeks): $10,200.00

Course Related Costs (e.g. Text Books/Manuals/Massage Table/Linen/Oils): $700.00

Enrolment Fee: $130.00