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About This Course

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Course Overview

  • Provide relaxation and relief with a Diploma of Remedial Massage. This course prepares students to administer remedial massage to clients experiencing soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance and restrictions in range of motion.

    Students will learn to establish and maintain client relationships, assess client needs, provide massage treatments, provide specialised remedial massage treatments, and manage legal and ethical compliance.

    Elective units provide the opportunity to learn additional skills including the instructing exercise to young and old people, develop strength and conditioning programs, and adapt remedial massage practice for athletes.

Course Units

  • Core Units

    • 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 practice to meet specific needs
    • HLTMSG008 Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
    • HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

    Elective Units

    • BSBSMB403 Market the small business
    • BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
    • BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
    • BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
    • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
    • CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
    • CHCCCS027 Visit client residence
    • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
    • CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
    • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
    • CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
    • CHCPRP002 Collaborate in professional practice
    • HLTARO001 Develop aromatherapy practice
    • HLTARO002 Source and prepare aromatherapy products
    • HLTARO003 Perform aromatherapy health assessments
    • HLTARO004 Provide therapeutic aromatherapy treatments
    • HLTARO005 Provide aromatherapy massage treatments
    • HLTHPS010 Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet
    • HLTMSG007 Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes
    • HLTREF002 Provide reflexology for relaxation
    • SISFFIT013 Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 to 17 years
    • SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients
    • SISFFIT031 Implement injury prevention strategies
    • SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athletes
    • SISSSPT307A Conduct advanced taping
    • SISSSTC301A Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
    • SISSSTC402A Develop strength and conditioning programs

Career Outcomes

  • Graduates of this course will be qualified to work as Remedial Massage Therapists and Clinic Supervisors, and to provide remedial massage treatments.

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

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.

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  • IS THIS THE COURSE FOR YOU?

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    ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?

    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.

    APPLY ONLINE

    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.

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