HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage







Accredited Qualification


This qualification 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.

Please note that this qualification is taught and assessed holistically. This means that there is no exit point until the completion of the course and Statement of Attainment can not be issued until all assessments have been submitted and deemed competent.

Potential Job Roles:

Massage Therapist
Massage Therapy Practitioner
Practice/Clinic Supervisor

Course Quick Guide:

Delivery mode: On campus
Duration: 52 weeks (including 4 weeks of holiday)
Location: City campus
Intake dates:
Assessment methods: Short answer questions, case study, portfolio, observation/simulated workplace assessment, student clinic and report

Entry Requirements

International students and Self-Funded Domestic Students:
– Achieving a minimum level of academic qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 11 high school certificate; OR
– Passing HETC’s internal academic entry test
– IELTS (or accepted equivalent) score of 5.0, with no component lower than 4.5 obtained within the past two years; OR
– Passing HETCís English entry test;
– Completed a minimum of an Australia Diploma level qualification

Qualification Requirements :

There are 21 units (16 core units, 4 elective units and 1 business management elective) in this qualification.

CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments
CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
HLTMSG007 Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes
HLTMSG006 Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific needs
HLTMSG003 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
HLTMSG005 Provide remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG008 Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Course Price :

All prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD)

International Please refer to International Prospectus for pricing.