The diploma in Massage Therapy program provides students with a comprehensive academic training in massage therapy theory and practical professional experience in our state-of-the-art facilities, which include specialized massage therapy tables and exercise equipment.
We are dedicated to promoting a unique concept of Massage Therapy with the highest standard of education so that students graduate out knowing the skills that are currently in demand. Students would develop the required academic knowledge and expertise that will allow them to successfully conduct a methodical patient assessment, prepare treatment plans, deliver safe and effective treatment in an efficient manner while evaluating the diagnostic results. For the future entrepreneur, the course will teach how to successfully conduct ones’ own business as well.
Apart from theory and practical hands-on experience, students will also learn to excel in communication, professionalism, organizational, time management skills, critical thinking, business and legal practice.
Our curriculum is based on in compliance with the Inter-Jurisdictional Massage Therapy Competency Standards by College of Massage Therapists of Ontario/ College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia/ College of Massage Therapists of Newfoundland & Labrador. It is approved as a vocational program under private career college act 2005. After graduating with the diploma students will be able to take theoretical and practical exam in order to obtain the Certificate of Registration from the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. This will allow the students to practice their profession legally within Ontario and other provinces.
88 weeks/20 months instructor-led full-time training totaling 2250 hours
Applicant must have Grade 12 level or a university degree/college diploma. They must also have a demonstrated competency in English.
- Medical Certificate (Immunization Form) is required indicating that the student has up-to-date immunization
- CPR & First Aid Certificates – It is preferred to have completed STANDARD FIRST AID and BASIC RESCUER CPR prior to clinical placement
- A police check of Criminal Record - Must be produced within 30 days of starting school
Students will have the opportunity to work in a real clinic three times.
Graduates with a registered license can work for positions in any of these fields:
- Medical clinics
- Nursing homes
- Chiropractic Centers
- Sports Centers
- Spa/ Massage Centers
- Health or private clinics of health care professionals
- Or even become Self –employed
Registered Massage Therapist
Registered Massage Practitioner
Massage Therapy NOC code is 3235; this is an occupation under Skills Matrix B in the NOC code.
- Provide reliable and specialized spa massage and body treatments compliant with spa protocols and accepted documentation practices in Ontario
- Handle guests’ queries and concerns professionally and respectfully with the right answer
- Uphold the principles and values of hygiene and sterilization maintenance as directed by-law and the spa’s policies and procedures
- Provide precise, appropriate and immediate responses to all requests by guests
- Possess the aptitude to work promptly with or without any supervision
- Maintain a constructive attitude towards a quality working environment
- Regularly present at, and take part in supporting training and staff meetings for the spa
- Help in all areas of spa operation as requested by the organization
- Perform preparation work; correctly clean the inventory room as necessary
- Actively support the spa, treatments, services, and retail
- Properly care for tools and use proper amounts of manufactured goods to assist with cost controls
- Efficiently inform and teach guests concerning specific wellness concerns
- Work within the spa's schedule
This includes workers who perform various technical therapy and assessment functions. Massage Therapists in Ontario are for the most part self-employed health professionals. They work in different sectors, mostly in massage therapy clinics and in chiropractics’ offices or at Physiotherapists clinics. Other workplaces include health clinics, private practice, rehabilitation centers, health spas, health and fitness clubs, nursing homes, community health clinics, and hospitals. Clients usually make appointments with massage therapists with or without being referred by a family physician or a designated medical doctor.
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