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HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

National ID: HLT52015 State ID: AWI6
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Turn healing hands into tools of trade.

When you complete the Diploma of Remedial Massage you can become a remedial massage therapist who works with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion. Remedial Massage Therapists may be self-employed or work within a larger health service.

In this qualification students will conduct and complete different types of massage including deep tissue, trigger point, manual lymph drainage myofascial and also includes specialised treatments working people with chronic health disease. Students will work on a variety of clients from the community.

On completion you will be eligible to apply for all private health care provider numbers (including Medibank) through nationally accredited massage associations. This gives your clients the ability to claim their massage treatment through their private health cover.

Half-price

This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more here.

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

VET Student Loans (VSL)

This course is eligible for a VET student loan. To see if you're eligible and to find more visit our Student Loans page. 

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

Students must participate in an interview with the lecturer (face to face or phone) prior to enrolment. Must also complete a Learner Needs Questionnaire provided by the lecturer on enrolment to gain information regarding the needs of the student. This could include the need for literacy and numeracy support, need for financial support or any other information that could impact on the students’ ability to learn. Action can then be taken to address these needs to enable the students to succeed in the course. 

Students must be able to stand for long periods of time during the day and be able to massage at least four clients per day to prepare the students for average industry client appointments for massage.

All student must have well developed communication skills to enable them to work with clients on a personalized level.

International students must have an IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent is required for the Diploma of Remedial Massage qualification.

Students will have the opportunity to practice their skills in the Central Regional TAFE student massage clinic where you will apply your knowledge and treatment skills and meet the 200 hours of clinical supervised practice.

VET Student Loans

This qualification is eligible for the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. Eligible students can opt to defer the payment of all or part of their tuition fees by applying for a VET Student Loan. VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements. Approved loans become a personal debt with the Commonwealth (HELP debt) until it is repaid.

For more information on VET Student Loans at Central Regional TAFE click here.

For other VET Student Loan eligible courses click here

Qualification

At the end of this course, you will obtain your Diploma of Remedial Massage.

Job opportunities include:

  • Reflexologist
  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Shiatsu Therapist
  • TCM Remedial Massage Practitioner

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here. (opens in a new tab)

Study options and how to apply

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Semester 1, 2022

Geraldton - Classroom

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Duration 3 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Geraldton
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