Diploma of Remedial Massage

Program Description

A qualification that prepares graduates to work as a remedial massage therapist. It provides the skills required to provide remedial massage treatment to clients with specific needs such as injury management, rehabilitation, palliative care, aged care, women, and children.

The qualification covers people who want to be self-employed and work as independent practitioners and those who want to work within a larger health service. Practitioners at this level may supervise other massage therapists.


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Program Structure

Subject Code Subject Name
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice
HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG003 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments
HLTMSG005 Provide remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG008 Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBMED303 Maintain patient records
HLTREF002 Provide reflexology for relaxation
HLTARO001 Develop aromatherapy practice

Possible Job Outcomes

• Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant
• Clinical Aromatherapist
• Kinesiologist
• Reflexologist
• Remedial Massage Therapist
• Shiatsu Therapist
• TCM Remedial Massage Practitioner