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Things To Do To Become A Certified Massage Therapist

By Edited Oct 19, 2016 0 0

A lot of massage schools offer a wide range of massage courses. An individual planning to get into a certain course must first understand what each and every program implements and find out if it really fits them. Each school offers different courses including Introduction to Massage, Certificate IV in Massage Therapy, Diploma of Remedial Massage, Advanced Diploma of Remedial, and Post Graduate Courses.

This particular field nowadays is under certain regulations implemented by the government. Some states entail certain licensing requirements which you must comply with to be able to be qualified. It varies from each state, province, county, city, or country.  Before undergoing through training programs, know first the specific rules of your locality with regards to training programs.

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Most massage courses Sydney offer 5 day massage certificate courses, 10 day massage diploma courses. Before getting into any massage school, you must first know if the school is accredited by some of the professional associations having a good reputation like NCBTMB (National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massages and Bodywork).

Perhaps you have seen a lot of ads and advertising materials that covers different courses. Check out their website and see if it passed the qualifications. NCBTMB dispenses a certification program in a form of an examination so if in case your state or city does not require any national certification, you may take this type of procedure instead of getting into various courses.

You could also find a lot of massage schools over the internet. This is the easiest way to find an accredited school. Along with finding out if it is truly accredited, you must also know if it is accredited by your city, provincial, or state government. This is a necessary step to becoming a certified therapist.

Next is to accomplish a minimum of 500 hours of any training program. Course completion will depend upon the pace of one’s learning and how long will it take her to accomplish the practice massage. A person will get either a certificate in a degree or a specific specialty. Majority of massage schools and massage courses perth or sydney instruct simple Swedish massage and allow students to choose their preferred specialties.

The school will be the one to explain to students the certain specifications of the state to be able to be licensed. Certification and licensing is very important for your job performance. Not only it boosts your qualification but also the training that you have undergone to get certified or licensed.

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Once you completed the training program, get a copy of your diploma or certificate from your accredited school, complete the application form, and a school transcript, and then have them submitted to the NCBMTB. After completing all these, wait for an acceptance letter from the National Certification Board. It will invite you to take an examination on their office in order to qualify and be a certified therapist.

The examination will be both for written and practical examination. One of the trends today is to take a national certification examination and an international certification test soon after completing the training program. The result will come a few days after taking the examination and a mail will be sent indicating whether you passed the examination or not.

If you received a “passed” note, you are then considered as a certified massage courses therapist. You can now pursue your career. It is certainly rewarding to put all the theories and practice you have learn, into action. Some certified therapists often apply for some jobs, while others who can afford, starts up their own massage business.

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