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 restrictions in range of motion (ROM). Practitioners 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 as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
This course also suitable for those who may be seeking to upgrade their existing Remedial Massage qualifications to meet the current nationally endorsed Health Training Package competency standards.
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)
Applicants must be over 18 years of age and have completed the higher school certificate or equivalent and have read and understood the terms and conditions of The Australian School of Remedial Therapies Participant Handbook.
Successful completion of the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy or HLT40312 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice would be desirable.
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.
Training is conducted on weekdays or weekday evenings and students can choose attendance at monthly supervised clinical training sessions held on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Option A: 1 payment:
Option B: 2 payments:
Option C: 4 payments:
Where applicable students are responsible for additional costs for towels, transport and or protective clothing.
18A Margaret Street Strathfield.
2019 Day Class: 24th July 2019
2020 Day Class: 17th February 2020
2020 Evening Class: 17th February 2020
Forward the Student Registration Form with the Registration fee of $200.00 to the Australian School of Remedial Therapies administration prior to course commencement.
Course Information & Orientation Day
Monday 20th January 2020 - 3pm to 6pm
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 email@example.com or ring 0297632388 or text 0416286899 to arrange an appointment.
The opportunity of combining both HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage and HLT52115 Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Remedial Massage is available. Enrollment in both courses over one year is available at special discounted fees. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 0297632388 or text 0416286899 to make further enquiries.
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.
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
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
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
HLTMSG006 Adapt remedial massage treatments to meet specific needs
HLTMSG008 Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
HLTMSG007 Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes
HLTREF002 Provide reflexology for relaxation
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
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.
This qualification reflects the role of massage therapists who provide general health maintenance treatments. It does not reflect the role of a remedial massage therapist. Practitioners may be self-employed or work within a larger health service.