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Become qualified to practise Remedial Massage.

HLT52015 - Diploma of Remedial Massage

HETC's Accredited Massage Course

Remedial Massage Industry

Are you seeking a people centric career that offers opportunities to assist specific needs of others? 

Course Outcome

HETC's accredited massage course covers the provision of remedial massage treatment to clients with specific needs such athlete's or those affected by chronic disease and is an increase in professionalism from generic massage programs or services. 

Diploma of Remedial Massage is the current industry standard required to practice remedial massage. Those working in Remedial Massage have the unique opportunity to work with a variety of different people from across many industries. 

Are you ready to make a change?

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. Diploma graduates are educated on developing their own business and the legal and ethical requirements of the remedial industry. 

Diploma graduates are eligible for professional association membership, required for approved health provider status with Medibank Private. This course is the start of a fulfilling career as a Remedial Massage Therapist.

  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Massage Therapist

Potential Careers


Students successfully completing this course will be able to:

  • Provide body massages
  • Perform massage techniques 
  • Provide massage for pain relief 
  • Provide reflexology for relaxation

HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage I 21 Units | 52 Weeks | On Campus Study I 2.5 Day a Week

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

CHCLEG003   Manage legal and ethical compliance

HLTAAP003     Analyse and respond to client health information

HLTMSG006    Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific needs

HLTMSG003    Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments


HLTMSG005    Provide remedial massage treatments

HLTMSG008    Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments

CHCPRP003    Reflect on and improve own professional practice

BSBSMB404    Undertake small business planning

CHCCCS001    Address the needs of people with chronic disease

HLTREF002      Provide reflexology for relaxation

HLTMSG007     Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes

CHCPOL003     Research and apply evidence to practice

*Training Provider: First Aid Training Brisbane CBD RTO No: 91399

Course Details

Students are required to have a minimum of 16 hours face to face with the addition of on-campus practical clinical hours in semester 2. 

To graduate with a Diploma of Remedial Massage from HETC's accredited massage course, students must complete all assessments, along with 200 supervised on-campus clinic practical hours. 

Course Availability

The Diploma of Remedial Massage is an accredited massage course delivered On Campus at the Brisbane City Campus Level 8, 138 Albert Street Brisbane CBD, QLD 4000 by qualified and experienced trainers. 

Course Delivery

  • Australian Citizens/Permeant Resident / New Zealand Citizen/Permeant Resident / International Student
  • 16 years or above

Why Study HETC?

HETC provides educational opportunities that give students the most from their studies. Our experienced industry qualified trainers work with you during your course to guide you on a pathway towards your desired career.

We Provide Flexible Online Study Options

We Provide Career Ready Education

We Provide Access to Supportive Trainers

We Provide Pathways to University

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