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What will I learn?

Further your career in massage with this advanced-level course. According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as massage therapists has experienced strong growth and is expected to continue to grow over the coming years. There are likely to be around 15,000 job openings for qualified massage therapists over the next five years.

You will get the advanced skills to adapt remedial massage treatments to meet the unique needs of your clients, implement injury prevention strategies, conduct reflexology for relaxation, and educate clients on strength and conditioning techniques. Our highly-experienced teachers are still deeply embedded in the industry and will give you the one-on-one guidance necessary to improve your technique.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a remedial massage therapist as well as giving you the skills to pursue other specialised therapies, such as reflexology.

Unit Introduction

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units.

Outcome

HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage A

Job Prospects

  • Reflexologist
  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Shiatsu Therapist
  • TCM Remedial Massage Therapist

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Which department am I in?

TAFE Queensland South West

CRICOS

095192A

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$15,000.00 (8,16,104) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

23 January 2023

Venue

Nambour Campus

91 Windsor Road,

NAMBOUR,

Queensland,

4560, SUNSHINE COAST, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$15,000.00 (8,16,104) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

11 July 2022, 23 January 2023

Venue

Hervey Bay Campus

47 - 95 Urraween Road,

HERVEY BAY,

Queensland,

4655, BUNDABERG, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.

Furthermore, it is recommended that you have a level of physical fitness that would enable you to stand and perform massage for an extended period of time

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs.

Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other; TOEFL: PBT score of 506; iBT score of 46 with 4 in Reading /Learning and 14 in writing /speaking; PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) overall score of 42 with Reading /Learning /writing /speaking score of 42; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 162.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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