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Overview

qualificationsQualification


  • HLT52015
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage







Start datesStart Dates


  • Online
    Last working day of the month






study optionsStudy Options


  • Online

durationDuration

  • Campus

    Full-time:
    48 weeks
    4 Trimesters

    Part-time:
    96 weeks
    8 Trimesters

  • Online

    Option 1:
    96 weeks
    4 Study Periods

    Option 2:
    192 weeks
    8 Study Periods

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What is this course about?

Dive straight into the massage industry as a confident therapist, when you graduate with a Diploma of Remedial Massage.

Everything you need to know about providing a soothing professional massage is included in this industry-recognised qualification. You will get the opportunity to learn the ins-and-outs of every muscle in your body, all while developing essential massage techniques. You’ll even get to practice your skills on real-clients during your clinical or vocational placement. With spots available right around Australia, becoming the next big thing in massage just got easier.

What you'll accomplish

Are you a team player or are you more interested in going solo? Well guess what, when you graduate with a Diploma of Remedial Massage, you have options. Many of our students chose to work with like-minded professionals in private practices, while others decide to open their own businesses. Either way, you can chose the best career path for your needs. 

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The Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (AIAS) is a trading division of the Registered Training Organisation, Study Group Australia Pty Limited (Code 5806), offering nationally recognised vocational education and training qualifications.

Upon graduation, you will receive a Diploma of Remedial Massage allowing you to trade as a qualified Remedial massage therapist in Australia. You can also apply for membership to a range of Industry Associations. For eligibility criteria and more information, click here.

Do you want to keep developing your massage skills? Are you destined to be a Physiotherapist or Myotherapist? Well did you know that your Diploma of Remedial Massage can be your ticket to University.

Armed with this qualification, a number of doors within the massage industry will open for you. Perhaps you want to continue your studies and work within the sports industry. Maybe you want to follow your passions by studying a health or exercise science degree. No matter where your interests take you, your Diploma of Remedial Massage will be your ticket to success.


What you'll learn

Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 1

  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information

Massage Therapy in Australian Healthcare

  • HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice

Effective Community Strategies

  • CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Professional Massage Theory & Practice

  • HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs
  • HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments
  • HLTINF004 Manage the control of infection
  • HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 2

  • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information

Massage Clinic

  • HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs
  • HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments
  • HLTINF004 Manage the control of infection
  • HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

Manage Legal & Ethical Practices

  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

Remedial Massage Theory & Practice 1

  • HLTMSG003 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessment
  • HLTMSG005 Provide remedial massage treatments

Remedial Massage Clinic 1

  • HLTMSG003 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessment
  • HLTMSG005 Provide remedial massage treatments

Evidence – Informed Practice

  • HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice

Remedial Massage Theory & Practice 2

  • HLTMSG006 Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific needs
  • HLTMSG008 Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system

Business Plans

  • BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning

Elective 1

  • Athletic Support Stream: Injury Prevention and Management
  • Structural Support Stream: Introduction to Strength and Conditioning
  • Business Stream: Business Marketing
  • Aromatherapy Stream: Products and Professional Practice 1
  • Reflexology Stream: Foundations of Reflexology

Elective 2

  • Athletic Support Stream: Remedial Massage for Athletes
  • Structural Support Stream: Develop Strength and Conditioning Programs
  • Business Stream: Small Business Finance
  • Aromatherapy Stream: Products and Professional Practice 2
  • Reflexology Stream: Empowering Older People

Elective 3

  • Structural Support Stream: Exercise Prescribing
  • Business Stream: Business Operations
  • Aromatherapy Stream: Diet and Lifestyle
  • Reflexology Stream: Diet and Lifestyle

Remedial Massage Clinic 2

  • HLTMSG006 Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific needs
  • HLTMSG008 Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system

Students are required to study all subjects as shown in each study block PLUS obtain a First Aid Certificate*

* The First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003 and/or HLTAID006) that is required by this qualification, is not assessed or delivered by AIAS. Students need to obtain these certificated qualifications externally and provide them to AIAS once completed.

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MASSAGE THERAPY STUDENT

I was inspired to study remedial massage because I’ve had a lot of injuries due to sport. I wanted to help people’s injuries and work for myself, so for me, studying the diploma just made sense.”


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You’ll be going places when you study remedial massage. Start your own business, work with athletes or move up to a university degree – the choice is up to you.


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