Course details

CRICOS course code: 094164B

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification equips you with a wide range of specialised techniques and skills along with knowledge of how best to apply them.

You will learn how to achieve reliable treatment outcomes for common ailments plus how to work effectively with athletes.

Remedial massage therapists may be self-employed or work within a larger health service or sporting environment.

On successful completion of your HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage qualification you will be able to register with private health funds allowing clients to claim rebates.

Some of the skills learnt in this course

  • Mobilisation Technique
  • Myofascial Release Techniques
  • Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Orthopaedic Assessment
  • Sports Injury Management
  • Remedial Massage I – III

Units of competency

Core Units

CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system

HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection

HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice

HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs

HLTMSG003 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments

HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments

HLTMSG005 Provide remedial massage treatments

HLTMSG006 Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific needs

HLTMSG008 Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments

HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

Elective Units

BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning

BSBMED303 Maintain patient records

HLTREF002 Provide reflexology for relaxation

CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice

HLTMSG007 Adapt Remedial Massage for athletes

Occupational titles may include:

  • Work with other allied health practitioners such as Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors
  • Work in the elite sport industry
  • Start your own business

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 16,600 for the entire course; Enrollment fee: 200
Start date: Expected October 2021
Duration: 66 - 71 weeks (3 days per week)
Study mode: Full time

Massage Schools of Queensland

Level 1, 36 Kortum Drive
Gold Coast Queensland 4220

Entry criteria

Students must have IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent and over the age of 18.


Massage Schools of Queensland
Level 1, 36 Kortum Drive
Gold Coast Queensland 4220