Entry criteria: NZ Diploma in wellness and relaxation massage

To be accepted on to the Wellpark college massage programme, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  •  Be 18 years of age prior to commencing the selected qualification
  • Be proficient in written and spoken English
  • For students with English as a second language, a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 overall and not less than 5.5 in any band if English is required prior to commencing the selected qualification
  • Preferably, have passed NCEA Level 2
  • A current First Aid Certificate (see below)
  • Undergo Police Vetting check (see below)
All students will be interviewed as part of the entry and selection process in order to discuss programme requirements and determine suitability for the programme. Students submit a written response to selected questions with their application. The applicant will clearly state reasons for wanting to study on the programme and eventually work in the profession. The Programme Leader has the discretionary right to decline a student a place if s/he thinks the applicant is unsuitable or unlikely to succeed with the selected programme of study. During the interview, applicants must:
  • Demonstrate the qualities required of an allied health practitioner, such as interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, respect for people and regulations
  • Guarantee access to suitable digital devices and the Internet with basic digital literacy, time management and study skills
  • Have no communicable diseases, physical or psychological impairments which may adversely affect your ability to undertake a programme of study or work with people in a clinical setting
  • If pregnant during the study, obtain written approval from Lead Maternity Carer to participate
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