Vancouver Career College

Vancouver Career College

April 25, 2013 09:00 ET

Registered Massage Therapy Program Now Offered at Vancouver Career College in Kelowna

Learn more about the program at the Open House on April 27, 2013

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 25, 2013) - Vancouver Career College is now offering the Registered Massage Therapy program in Kelowna. Starting this spring, prospective students can earn their diplomas and train for an RMT career in less than two years.

Those interested in learning more about the program can attend the upcoming Open House on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Guests will have the opportunity to speak with instructors and staff about the program and tour the campus. The Open House runs from 11:00am-1:00pm. Check in at 10:30am sharp.

"As more people use massage to help with medical conditions, injuries and overall wellness, the demand for massage therapists will continue to increase," says Larry Heinzlmeir, VP of Marketing for Vancouver Career College. "The Registered Massage Therapy program provides hands-on training so students develop the fundamental knowledge and skill sets needed to practice as an RMT."

Along with massage theory and technique, students in the Registered Massage Therapy program study anatomy, physiology, neurology and pathology. They also learn about clinical assessment, treatment massage, therapeutic exercise, sports treatments, nutrition and hydrotherapy. Business practices, laws and regulations are covered as well.

Graduates of the program will meet the competencies outlined in the College of Massage Therapists of BC Occupational Competency Profile, preparing them to write the CTMBC registration exams.

Vancouver Career College is currently accepting applications for the Registered Massage Therapy program in Kelowna. To attend the Open House, RSVP online or call 1-877.607.7819.

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About Vancouver Career College

With six centrally-located campuses, Vancouver Career College provides students with convenient access to the highest standard of education and training. Our curriculum has been developed with input from professionals in the areas of business, education, healthcare, art and design, legal studies and trades to ensure that our programs match current industry demands and that our graduates enter the workforce with the required skills to excel in their chosen career fields.

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