National code: HLT52021

Diploma of Remedial Massage

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Overview About this course

Uncover your gift of healing hands as a qualified remedial massage therapist. Learn a range of advanced massage techniques and respond to a variety of health needs. Understand how to run a small business and gain 200 hours of clinical experience.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

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

  • Carry out case studies to identify clients with special needs

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Diploma

  • 200 hours of clinical work placement

  • 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

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

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.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • The physical stamina to give a 60-minute 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.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: remedial massage therapist.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Diploma of Remedial Massage does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 0 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

The Diploma of Remedial Massage does not have any post-graduate courses.

Related study 2 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

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 18 core and 3 speciality units.

Please note, not all specialty units are offered at every TAFE NSW location. It is highly recommended that you check with your preferred campus for information about the specialty units offered at that location.

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.

  • Research and develop business plans BSBESB401

  • Establish and manage client relationships CHCCOM006

  • Work with diverse people CHCDIV001

  • Manage legal and ethical compliance CHCLEG003

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TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

Info sessions Want to know more?

There are a total of 1 information sessions planned for this course. They'll take place at different locations across the state.

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