Institute of Technology or PolytechnicSouthern Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
Southern Institute of Technology
The New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage is the entry level qualification required to start your career in the massage industry or to progress to a higher qualification.
You will develop a base knowledge and develop professional skills required. This qualification is well regarded by employers in the Massage Industry.
Students will learn to:
Graduates from the programme may serve as educators or health programme organisers or supervisors or massage practitioners.
To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage (Level 5) and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:
Graduates of this qualification are able to continue their studies in New Zealand Diploma in Remedial Massage (Level 6) or Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage (Year 2)
Students are required to complete international qualifications equivalent to NCEA Level 2.
Applicants in this category will have achieved the age of 20 by March 1 of the first year of enrolment in the programme. Preference will be given to those mature aged applicants who can demonstrate evidence of successful completion of a programme of study to NZQA Level 4.
English Language Requirements