HLT52015
Diploma of Remedial Massage

Improve your clients’ movement, pain management, injury prevention, performance, and recovery through the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage. This course enables you to register to become a registered health provider and provides valuable skills toward running your own practice or setting you on the pathway to complete a Bachelor of Health Science (Myotherapy) degree.

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Course snapshot

A snapshot of the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Qualification

HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

RTO: #31489

Pre-requisites:
Direct Entry

Next term intake:
13 July 2020

Career opportunities​​​​​​​

Remedial Massage Therapist

Course pathways

Campus locations

Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney & Perth

Contact hours per week
24 hours (full time), 12 hours (part time)

Course overview

An overview of the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

As a Remedial Massage student you will gain a wealth of theoretical knowledge and practical experience that will put you in good stead when you complete your course. This course gives you the skills you need to become a qualified remedial massage therapist and opens the door to a wide range of career options – both Australia-wide and globally.

The course will cover a range of topics that include client assessment, relaxation massage, anatomy and physiology, injury prevention and management, and running your own massage business.

Outcomes of this HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage course include:

  • Ability to assess posture, muscular imbalances and mobility using recognised testing protocols
  • Understanding of remedial massage treatments to improve movement, manage pain and enhance recovery from exercise
  • Practical skills in the running of a massage business and practice
  • Implementation of injury prevention strategies for clients engaging in sport and exercise
  • Skills in catering massage services for specific population groups including pregnant clients, the elderly and athletes
  • Engagement with other medical and allied health professionals

Graduates of the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage may apply for membership with the following professional associations:

Please note: This course is not approved by CRICOS for international students studying in Australia.

Course fees and payment options

Flexible payment options for the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Upfront payment

$9,999*

Pay upfront for your tuition fees each trimester.

Instalment Schedule

$9,999*

Full time study – $2,498.75 per term payable by census date

Part time study – $1,249.38 per term payable by census date

* additional fees apply for payment via payment plan

Study Loans

$9,999*

Study Loans is a new kind of finance for students seeking assistance in paying for their vocational tertiary education. They can loan anywhere between $2,001 and $15,000 with loan terms from 6 to 48 months and interests rate from 9.75% p.a, based on financial and educational data.

*Additional fees may apply.

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Course duration and study options

How to study the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Study mode

Full time and part time

On campus locations

Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney & Perth

Delivery mode

Blended

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FIA Fitnation & Endeavour College offers the flexibility to study some of your subjects online. With the support of an online tutor and a robust Learning Management System that can be accessed at any time of the day, you can fit study around your work and personal commitments. Check the course structure to see which subjects are available online.

Course duration

4 x 10 week terms (full time)
8 x 10 week terms (part time)

Course calendar

Complete view of intakes available for the HLT50215 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Available intakes

24 hours (full time), 12 hours (part time)

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
20 20 * 13 5
* We have postponed our 20 April intake. Our next intake will commence on 13 July.
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Course structure

Full time course outline and competencies for the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage.

Course outline

Unit Unit Title
WWC410 Working with Clients
AAP510 Advanced Anatomy and Physiology
DMP412 Develop Massage Practice
MTC413 Massage Techniques 1
Unit Unit Title
LEM422 Law and Ethics in Massage
PMA520 Perform Musculoskeletal Assessments 1
RMT521 Remedial Massage Techniques 1
MTC423 Massage Techniques 2
Unit Unit Title
PMA530 Perform Musculoskeletal Assessments 2
RMT531 Remedial Massage Techniques 2
BRN532 Building a Referral Network
BCS533 Behaviour Change Strategies
Unit Unit Title
MSP540 Massage for Specific Populations
ERM541 Evaluate Remedial Massage Treatments
PDM542 Professional Development in Massage
BEM421 Business Essentials for Massage Practice
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Course competencies

There are 26 Units of competency.

Unit Unit Title
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice
HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatment
HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
HLTAID003 Provide first aid (external unit)
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

There are 26 Units of competency.

Unit Unit Title
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatment
HLTMSG003 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
HLTMSG005 Provide remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG007 Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes

There are 26 Units of competency.

Unit Unit Title
CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system
HLTPOP014 Assess readiness for and effect behaviour change
HLTMSG003 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
HLTMSG005 Provide remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG007 Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes

There are 26 Units of competency.

Unit Unit Title
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBSMB420 Evaluate and develop small business operations
HLTMSG008 Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG006 Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific needs
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
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Contact Hours

Contact hours listed are indicative of on campus hours required (for on campus units) or hours of study in the online mode expected (for online units). There will be additional online study required to support your learning in each on campus unit that may include videos, recommended readings, pre-reading for class etc. Your Trainer and Assessor will discuss online requirements of each unit at the beginning of the Term, and the expectations of online study can also be found in the unit of study outline.

Educational Pathways

If you have already studied a related qualification, or are currently studying one, you may be eligible for advanced standing towards this course, reducing your study time and cost.

Entry requirements

For entry into the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Aged 18 at the time of enrolment, or turning 18 within 6 months of commencing the course

  • Applicants under the age of 18 must have their enrolment paper work witnessed by a parent or guardian

  • This course is delivered in English. If English is your second language talk to us about your support options

  • Minimum computer literacy standards as well as unrestricted access to the internet

  • Eligibility to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI) at enrolment. Creating or looking up your USI is a simple process that can be done online at https://www.usi.gov.au/

  • All students must obtain a valid “working with Children’s Check” before course start date

This qualification is provided by our sister College

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