A twelve month Nationally Recognised Health Training Package program in remedial massage therapy practice in Australia.
This qualification reflects the role of remedial massage therapists who work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restriction in range of motion (ROM). Therapists may be self-employed or work within a larger health service.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 200 hours of work in a simulated clinical environment as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, the graduating student will be entitled to practice in Remedial Massage. Graduates often work with clients who may present with restricted range of motion (ROM), soft tissue and or musculoskeletal dysfunctions. Practitioners at this level may supervise other massage therapists. Graduates may find work with other allied health professionals in an existing clinical setting, establish their own clinic or find work within the framework of other health care environments such as hospitals, nursing homes, aged care facilities, medical centres, physiotherapy and chiropractic clinics, community health centres, spa facilities and health resorts, alternative health care centres such as homeopathic clinics and sports medicine centres.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, the graduating student will be able to apply for advanced standing into the:
Graduates are recognised by the following professional complementary medicine associations for accredited membership. Graduates who maintain accredited membership are eligible for provider status with most private health insurers (health funds).
Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA)
Association of Massage Therapists (AMT)
Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS)
Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT)
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Applicants must have read and understood the terms and conditions of The Australian School of Remedial Therapies Participant Handbook.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Students with prior learning, studies, work and or life experience may qualify for recognition or credits (RPL) for modules and or units within this qualification. Please enquire with the Australian School of Remedial Therapies administration prior to course commencement.
Total 500 Hours.
Research and assignment tasks
Total 500 Hours
Supervised clinical practice
Total 200 Hours
Minimum attendance 90%
Training and or clinical practice sessions are conducted on weekdays with some occasional Saturdays and or Sundays.
Face to face training is conducted on Tuesdays and students can attend monthly supervised clinical training sessions which are usually held on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Where applicable students are responsible for additional costs for towels, transport and or protective clothing.
18A Margaret Street Strathfield.
2024 Day Class: Tuesday 6th Feb. 2024
If you would like to find out more about the details of this course, the class facility or to address your personal questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 0297632388 or text 0416286899 to arrange an appointment.
This qualification consists of 21 units. 16 core units and 5 elective units, consisting of at least 1 unit from the Business Management group and up to 4 units from the Other Electives.
The elective units have been selected by the Australian School of Remedial Therapies after feedback from industry consultation. Students with prior learning, studies, work and or life experience may qualify for recognition or credits (RPL) for modules and or units within this qualification.
BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTMSG009 Develop massage practice
HLTMSG010 Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG011 Provide massage treatments
HLTMSG013 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
HLTMSG014 Provide remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG015 Adapt massage treatments to meet specific needs
HLTMSG016 Apply principles of pain neuroscience
HLTMSG017 Apply remedial massage clinical practice
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
HLTMSG018 Adapt massage practice for athletes
HLTREF002 Provide reflexology for relaxation
Units may be assessed using a combination of written work, submitted assignments and research, tests, quizzes, written and practical examinations, practical application, class participation and attendance, scenarios and participation in clinical practice programs.