Diploma of Remedial Massage

Federation University

This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It provides the skills required for competence in remedial massage practice and practitioners at this level may be self-employed as independent practitioners or may work within a larger health service. It covers the provision of remedial massage treatment to clients with specific needs such as injury management, rehabilitation, palliative care, aged care, women and children. Practitioners at this level may supervise other massage therapists.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

21 units: 16 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Establish and manage client relationships; Reflect on and improve own professional practice; Provide first aid; Assess client massage needs; Provide remedial massage treatments; Manage WHS; plus more. Electives: Undertake small business planning; Address the needs of people with chronic disease; Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability; Source and prepare aromatherapy products; plus more.

Further information:

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 200 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

Related Careers:

Massage Therapist,
Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mount Helen (Ballarat)
Wimmera (Horsham)
SMB (Ballarat)
Berwick
Mount Rowan (Rural Science)
Wendouree (Rural Science)
Camp Street (Ballarat)
Brisbane
Gippsland (Churchill)

Federation University Australia is a modern, progressive university providing high-quality vocational and higher education across a national and international network of campuses.

With a distinguished history dating back to 1870, we are the third-oldest higher education provider in Australia.

Our aim is to make a real difference to the lives of every student as well as the communities we help build and are proud to be part of.

As a dual-sector university, we deliver a wide range of programs through higher education and TAFE, so you can find the right pathway to career success.

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