Diploma of Remedial Massage

Island Health College

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $11,999

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Entry requirements may vary for providers.

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:

Minimum clinic requirement of 200 hours applies.

Related Careers:

Massage Therapist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hobart No info No
Hobart No info No Full time 1.5 years
Hobart No info No Part time
Hobart No info No
Island Health College is a Registered Training Organisation. It provides training in the areas of massage therapy, aromatherapy, reflexology, homeopathy and nutritional medicine. The provider aims to promote awareness and understanding of natural therapies within the community, maintain a high standard of professional training, and provide a friendly, nurturing atmosphere where people can reach their potential in healing and self-discovery. Staff are fully trained in their area of expertise and all courses are taught in a holistic manner. The provider also aims to train practitioners to use gentle techniques that work in harmony with the body's wisdom and self-healing abilities.

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