A massage therapist performs therapeutic massage and administers body treatments for relaxation, health, fitness and remedial purposes. In Australia a massage therapist is a Skill Level 2 occupation.
Massage Therapist Occupation Lists
This occupation is on the following skill list:
This occupation is not on the following skills list:
The job of a massage therapist in Australia is to perform therapeutic massage and administer body treatments for health, fitness and remedial purposes.
Most occupations in the massage therapist unit group (Group 416) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Occupations within the Massage Therapist Group
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
(a) is not a full time position; or
(b) is not based in a therapeutic setting; or
(c) involves the provision of non medical relaxation massage; or
(d) is not in a retail setting.
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