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Diploma of Remedial Massage

  • Qualification:


  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    12 months part-time

  • Start date:

    2018 Start Dates - February 19th, June 11th, October 1st. Enquire Now!

  • Awarded by:

    Harvest Education Technical College (RTO 31671)

  • Location:


  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Allied Health Worker | Massage Therapist | Remedial Massage Therapist | Holistic Wellness Coach | View all

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Course Rundown

About this course

Take the first step in a professional health career by studying this hands-on Diploma of Remedial Massage course from Harvest Education Technical College.

This practical course requires no previous work experience or academic qualification and is ideal for anyone seeking a rewarding new career in health and wellness. With a focus on technical ability and hands-on assessment, this accredited course will equip you with industry-leading skills and enable you to stand out in the competitive health sector.

You will complete up to 200 hours of massage practise in this course, and attend to up to 100 clients, providing you with highly sought-after professional experience upon course completion.

More than relaxation, the techniques taught in this course will enable you to manipulate body soft tissue in athletes and people suffering from chronic injury and illness. You'll learn complementary techniques in reflexology and first aid, enabling you to deliver safe and trustworthy holistic care.

This course also covers key elements of small business management and workplace health and safety. If you want to build an exciting new professional career and are interested in helping others, a rewarding and hands-on career in remedial massage is for you.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Be aged over 16 years; AND
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident

Applicants must also have basic computer skills and access to a computer.

Areas of study

In this massage course, the subjects you may study include:

  • CHCCOM006 - Establish and manage client relationships
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
  • HLTWHS004 - Manage work health and safety
  • HLTINF004 - Manage the prevention and control of infection
  • HLTMSG004 - Provide massage treatments
  • CHCPRP005 - Engage with health professionals and the health system
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • HLTMSG002 - Assess client massage needs
  • HLTMSG001 - Develop massage practice
  • BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning
  • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • HLTAAP003 - Analyse and respond to client health information
  • CHCCCS001 - Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  • HLTREF002 - Provide reflexology for relaxation
  • HLTMSG007 - Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes
  • HLTMSG006 - Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific needs
  • HLTMSG003 - Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
  • CHCPOL003 - Research and apply evidence to practice
  • HLTMSG005 - Provide remedial massage treatments
  • HLTMSG008 - Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
  • CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice
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Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • Queensland: Brisbane

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Remedial Massage from Harvest Education Technical College.

This is a nationally recognised accredited qualification that enables you to work as a remedial massage therapist or general massage therapist. Upon completion of this course, you may apply for membership with the Australian Association of Massage Therapists, the Massage Association of Australia, and Massage Australia, and may apply with participating health insurance providers to be recognised as an approved health service provider.

After completing this course, you may choose to establish your own massage business, or seek employment in a broader health care setting.

Curious about where a career in massage could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Harvest Education Technical College offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $92.00 per week (100 weekly repayments)

Payment Option 2: Pay in quarterly instalments

  • $2,225.00 per quarter over 1 year

Payment Option 3: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to 10% on your course fees

  • $8,280.00 upfront payment