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HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

National ID: HLT52015 State ID: AWI6
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This course will provide you with the latest remedial massage techniques. Whilst studying you will practice in a variety of clinical and sporting environments with clients ranging from people with disabilities to elite athletes - we are affiliated with Western Australian professional sporting teams such as the Perth Wildcats, Perth Lynx, Perth Glory, Fremantle Dockers and the WA Female AFL Academy.

You will have access to facilities and resources including an on-campus library, student support services and the University of Western Australia’s wet labs.

A compulsory and highly valuable part of our course is a weekly supervised shift in the Live-Works Clinic.

On completion of this course, you are able to apply for and receive a private health care provider number from the nationally accredited massage associations.

Half-price

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

This course may require you to undertake a placement or live works activity in a workplace associated with the COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy. This means that you may be required to be triple dose vaccinated before commencing your course and/or placement. Please follow instructions/advice provided to you during enrolment/orientation.

  • Assess a client's massage needs and plan and conduct remedial massage using a wide range of soft tissue massage techniques
  • A knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology
  • Communicate effectively with clients and health professionals, and engage with the health system
  • Work safely and ethically in a health care environment
  • Develop your own massage practice

I have the following attributes:

  • Passion for natural health and wellness with the desire to help people
  • Manual coordination, dexterity and sensitivity
  • Well presented, enthusiastic and warm personality
  • Sound attitude and strong work ethic
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management skills

Follow the link to find further information to help you make an informed choice about the suitability of this course.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

Week 1 & 2 Monday to Friday 9am-4pm, practical foundations of massage and preparation for weekly Live-Works Clinic shift
Live-Works Clinic Open Wednesday and Thursday 1pm – 6:30pm, and Friday 10am – 3:00pm
Week 3 onwards Three to four days a week with a mixture of practical and theoretical work

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

During the course you will need to obtain your Senior First Aid certificate with a recognised training provider.

Please note as remedial massage falls under the category of "allied health", all students will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as per the WA Government Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy(opens in a new tab) .

Other job titles may include:

  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapist
  • Myofascial Release Therapist
  • Swedish/Relaxation Massage Therapist
  • Lymphatic Manual Drainage 
  • Sports Massage and Injury Prevention 
  • Reflexology

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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Semester 1, 2023

Perth - On Campus

Details
Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Perth
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,200.00 $350.00 $1,550.00
Concession $400.00 $350.00 $750.00

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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