Make your mark as a qualified remedial massage therapist and launch your career helping people to live well and feel great. Learn a wide range of advanced massage techniques and build your assessment skills to respond to a variety of health needs.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Provide, monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
Adapt remedial massage treatments to meet specific needs
Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
Manage legal and ethical compliance
Learn about how to run a small business
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
200 hours work placement (clinic work)
Gain your First Aid certificate
Provision of remedial massage therapy to a range of clients
The ability to provide, monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
The skills and knowledge to start your own business
Specialist skills and expertise to expand your employability
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:
A National Police Check and Occupational Health Screenings if your clinical hours are conducted at a NSW Health facility
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
The physical stamina to stand for a long period of time to give a massage
Empathy and a warm personality
Excellent communication skills
The fitness and mobility to deliver First Aid such as performing CPR while kneeling on the floor
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: remedial massage therapist and remedial massage clinic business owner.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Diploma of Remedial Massage does not have any post-graduate courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Remedial Massage qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 21 units of competency, including 16 core and 5 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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