Introduction to Massage Therapy is a mandatory prerequisite for the Competency-Based Mastery Level Registered Massage Therapy Program, applicants must achieve a minimum of 75% in this prerequisite to be eligible to enter into the RMT program.
This course is designed to introduce students to basic manual applications of massage therapy for general relaxation. Students will learn safe and appropriate biomechanical skills, hygiene standards, patient handling, table setup, and draping techniques as they develop their palpation and tactile skills. Students will also be introduced to the profession of Massage Therapy as it exists in BC.
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This program does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. As such, PTIB did not review this program.