The 1070-hour Shiatsupractor Diploma Program

Get your Diploma in 1 year!

Program Description

The 1070-hour Shiatsupractor Diploma Program is designed for 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time. 1070 hours of program includes classes such as Health Science, introduction of TCM, Shiatsu Manual Skills and also clinical placement hours as clinical experience. Students learn not only the basic but advanced Shiatsu skill. They perform Shiatsu for 200 clients at the student clinic and attend community events as field work. Through these experiences, they have a great chance to work as professional Shiatsu therapist at the clinics. Upon successful completion of this program, the student can apply the Canadian Shiatsu Society of BC for Shiatsu Therapist status.

Shiatsu Foundation Class

Anatomy Class

Clinical Placement

Program Schedule

Full Time Student (16 weeks)

16 weeks

Classes

32 weeks

Clinical Placement

  • January Term 16 weeks (January 8, 2018 – April 27, 2018)
  • May Term 16 weeks (May 7, 2018 – August 24, 2018)
  • September Term 16 weeks (September 3, 2018 – December 21, 2018)
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
9:45 – 12:45 Physiology Anatomy TCM Physiology Anatomy
13:45 – 16:45 *Shiatsu *Shiatsu TCM *Shiatsu *Shiatsu
18:45 – 21:45

*Shiatsu – 16 weeks Shiatsu Foundation class, 16 weeks Advanced Shiatsu class.

School Clinic Schedule

(Throughout the year except for statutory holidays)
School Clinic will be started after the completion of Shiatsu Foundation.

North Vancouver Campus
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
10:30 – 11:30
11:30 – 13:00
14:00 – 15:30
15:30 – 17:00
17:00 – 18:30
18:30 – 20:00

Part Time Student (32 weeks)

32 weeks

Classes

64 weeks

Clinical Placement

  • September Term 32 weeks include 2 weeks Winter break ( September 3, 2018 – TBA )
    Winter break ( December 23, 2018 – January 6, 2019)
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
9:45 – 12:45
13:45 – 16:45
18:45 – 21:45 Physiology *Shiatsu TCM *Shiatsu Anatomy

*Shiatsu – 16 weeks Shiatsu Foundation class, 16 weeks Advanced Shiatsu class.

School Clinic Schedule

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
10:30 – 11:30
11:30 – 13:00
14:00 – 15:30
15:30 – 17:00
17:00 – 18:30
18:30 – 20:00

Curriculum

350 hours

Shiatsu Clinical Placement

288 hours

Health Science

288 hours

Manual Skill : Shiatsu

144 hours

Introduction of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Program Fee

Instalment Plan (For Canadian citizens and permanent residents)

Application Fee*

$100.00 = Due with Application Form

Program Fee

– Full Time Student

Tuition 1st Payment $1,745.00 = 2 weeks prior to starting date
Instalments × 3 $1,745.00

– Part Time Student

Tuition 1st Payment $820.00 = 2 weeks prior to starting date
Instalments × 7 $880.00

*Total Tution Fee $6,980.00

Pre-paid Plan (For international students)

Application Fee*

$100.00 = Due with Application Form

Tuition Fee

$7,980.00

Additional Fee**

$346.50 = 2 weeks prior to starting date for Canadian citizens and permanent residents (Tax inc.)

  • Uniform, equipment, clinical report file, handout and student record are included in additional fee. The equipment includes buckwheat pillow for the practical classes, if you are allergic to buckwheat, please let us know before you make payment.
  • Textbooks are not included in the additional fee.
  • Textbooks are separately purchased by the student.
  • A list of the required textbooks is available upon enrolment.
  • As we are approved by the Ministry of Human Resources Development Canada as a certified educational institution, our students may qualify for a tuition tax credit.

* Non-Refundable Application Fee.
** Additional Fee is not included in Total Program Fee.

Note

Students are required to do homework (Directed by Independent Study of 1.5 hours per class)

Class Size

The Program has a minimum and a maximum student enrolment in order to ensure ample individual instruction when required.

Admissions Policy

Canadian College of Shiatsu Therapy is committed to enrolling students who meet all of our program admission criteria and who are likely to succeed in meeting their education and career goals.

Minimum Requirements

If the applicant fails to meet the minimum admission requirements, neither the School nor the Applicant may waive these requirements. The applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent to be accepted into the Canadian College of Shiatsu Therapy. The applicant must submit the application documents which are indicated on e) under step-by-step registration procedures.

Step-by-Step Registration Procedures

a) Interview with the Administrator.
b) Fill out and submit Application Form including the following additional items required for Admission.
c) Submit a $100.00 Application Fee to be applied to the tuition fees upon acceptance or returned to you if your application is not approved.
d) Include the following items with the Application

  • Your resume
  • Proof of high school, college or university graduation – copy of Diploma and / or Certificate
  • A letter of recommendation (e.g. from employer or non-family member)
  • A certificate of health from a medical doctor stating that you are in good health and free from communicable disease. (Please provide a history of contagious diseases.)
  • A letter, two pages or less in length, stating why you want to study Shiatsu
  • A criminal record check (local student only)
  • A $100.00 non-refundable application fee made payable to Canadian College of Shiatsu Therapy Inc. which will be applied to your tuition fees once approved. (If not approved your application fee will be returned to you)

e) Read and understand the School Policy and mission statement.
f ) The Student and the School’s Representative (Signing Officer) sign the Enrolment Contract.
g) International students wishing to apply to study at the Canadian College of Shiatsu Therapy must apply for a student visa from Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The Diploma program at the college qualifies for foreign student authorization as an accredited institution under the Private Training Institution Branch.
h) Payment of tuition.