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About This Course

Please find all the course details below. Don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or require advice – our friendly Student Services Team is always happy to assist.

Course Overview

    • Launch your career in allied health with the Diploma of Remedial Massage. Learn how to assess a variety of needs and apply specialised treatment modalities. The Diploma suits individuals looking to become a self-employed practitioner or work in large health organisations.
    • Students study Diploma of Remedial Massage full-time over a minimum duration of 12 months (1 academic year).
    • To graduate with a Diploma of Remedial Massage, students must have a record of completing 200 practical hours as required by the massage associations.
    • Please note: completing components in private clinics and/ or shop fronts is not considered student clinic practicum hours or training.

Course Units

    • CHCCOM006Establish and manage client relationships
    • CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
    • CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
    • CHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    • CHCPRP005Engage with health professionals and the health system
    • HLTAAP003Analyse and respond to client health information
    • HLTAID003Provide first aid
    • HLTWHS004Manage work health and safety
    • HLTINF004Manage the control of infection
    • HLTMSG001Develop massage practice
    • HLTMSG002Assess client massage needs
    • HLTMSG003Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
    • HLTMSG004Provide massage treatment
    • HLTMSG005Provide remedial massage treatments
    • HLTMSG006Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific needs
    • HLTMSG008Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
    • BSBSMB404Undertake small business planning
    • HLTAAP002Confirm physical health status
    • HLTMSG002Assess client massage needs
    • HLTMSG007Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes
    • HLTREF002Provide reflexology for relaxation

Career Outcomes

    • Career outcomes from this course could include:
    • Massage Therapist
    • Clinic Supervisor

University Pathways

This course articulates into the following pathway courses:
Name of UniversityDegreeCreditsCredit Type
Southern Cross UniversityBachelor of Arts8Official Packaged
Southern Cross UniversityBachelor of Psychological Science8Official Packaged
Southern Cross UniversityBachelor of Art and Design4Official Packaged
  • This course articulates into the following pathway courses:
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Bachelor of Psychological Science
    • Bachelor of Art and Design

    Where & When

      • Brisbane Intake: monthly
      • Hobart Intake: monthly
      • Delivery Mode: face to face and online

    Entry Requirements

      • The training package does not have any entry requirement, but NIET’s specific course entry requirements are:
      • Education
      • Australian Year 11 high school certificate or equivalent; or
      • Pass NIET entry test
      • Basic computer skills
      • English
      • (International student only)
      • IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent; or pass NIET entry test

    Tuition Fees

      • Domestic Full Price: $6,000
      • Offshore International Price: $10,800
      • Prices are indicative. Detailed pricing, terms and conditions will be provided in the Letter Of Offer when you apply.

    Ready to study?

      • Check the course details to make sure this is the course for you. We recommend that you also consult with your local aviation authority to ensure that you understand the cost and procedure for converting your overseas aviation qualifications upon your return home.
      • Check the Requirements section to make sure you meet the criteria to enter the course. If you need to upgrade your English or your academic background, no problem, we can package these in.
      • If you are eligible to join this course and you have your funding ready, applying is easy! Our simply online application form includes a Quick Guide section. Please read the guide first so you have everything correctly prepared before applying. After reading the guide, just contact us if you have any questions. Click the “Apply Now” button below to go to the application form and guide.
    • “NIET offers flexible classes for me so I could still meet my family responsibilities while getting my certificate. Now I started my dream jobs so I and my family are very happy that I started my study at NIET.”

      Sarah T - Business Administration Student
    • “I can utilise the skills gained from my business study course. I have met wonderful people throughout my study journey – from my study group and trainers to very helpful student services staff. My experience with NIET has been a very rewarding one. I have applied my knowledge and skills to real world experiences, and can really see the benefits it brings to my own business.”

      Sarah R
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