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Diploma of Remedial Massage Course

If you believe in the healing power of touch, completing the Diploma of Remedial Massage (HLT52015) will allow you to ...

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If you believe in the healing power of touch, completing the Diploma of Remedial Massage (HLT52015) will allow you to become a qualified remedial therapist. Remedial massage goes deep into muscle tissue to heal injury or stimulate and relieve chronic pain.

The Australian Government's Job Outlook sees complementary health and massage as growth areas over the next five years with demand for massage therapists expected to grow very strongly.

The Diploma of Remedial Massage is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of all skills relating to remedial massage. The course is taught by qualified industry professionals who are experts in their field, and includes clinic-based learning - supervised hands-on practice with real clients.  

As a student of the Diploma of Remedial Massage, you’ll also learn about ethical practice management, as well as the history of massage in Australia. Choose from one of 5 elective streams designed to develop additional skills in your stream of interest.

Career pathways

The course provides the skills needed to work in the massage therapy industry as a remedial massage therapist. Graduates will also be able to support athletes and assist with strength and conditioning. Remedial massage therapists work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction.
musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion.

Remedial massage therapists may work in a clinic, a spa facility and/or gyms and sporting clubs.

Job titles include:

  • Remedial Therapist
  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Remedial Massage Practicioner

Entry requirements

For entry into the Diploma of Remedial Massage (HLT52015), you will need to:

  • meet any specified course entry requirements; AND
  • provide a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (i.e. a Year 12 qualification); OR
  • achieve an Exit Level 3 score within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in reading and maths, which will show that you have the capability to be successful in the course.  This is done through two short tests as a part of your enrolment process.

Recognition of prior learning may be available for this course. For more information please see the Recognition of prior learning policy and procedure document or contact us to discuss options.

Course duration

Course duration is dependent on study mode.

Online students can study full-time to complete in 96 weeks or part-time to complete in 192 weeks under a structured program.  Online Students must complete a vocational placement. 

Students wishing to study via classroom delivery can study full-time to complete this qualification in 48 weeks, or part-time to complete in 96 weeks. Not every course is available at both campuses. 

In addition to study hours, students will need to complete clinical practice with an authorised practitioner.

Start dates

Available on-campus in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth 23 May and 5 September, 2016

Available on-campus in Adelaide 18 July and October 24, 2016

Available online start any time on the last working day of each month.

More Information

Click here to download the Fee Schedule PDF for the Diploma of Remedial Massage.

Click here to download AIAS's fees and start dates PDF.

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Delivery Methods Online
Finance Option VET FEE-HELP
Study Time 48 - 192 weeks

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