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Massage

Diploma of Remedial Massage

INTAKES

Quarterly

NUMBER OF UNITS

21

DURATION

52 weeks

STUDY MODE

On-Campus & Online

INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

200 hours

ACADEMIC PATHWAYS

Available

DOMESTIC FEES

$5,000

COURSE / CRICOS CODES

HLT52015 | 094812G

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Yes

This course comprehensively prepares students to administer remedial massage to clients experiencing soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance and restrictions in range of motion.

About this Course

This course comprehensively prepares students to administer remedial massage to clients experiencing soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance and restrictions in range of motion.

Students will undertake practical training at our modern, spacious Brisbane clinic located on-campus at Brisbane Technology Park. The clinic is open to the public so students have the opportunity to conduct massage practice on their peers as well as members of the public, resulting in an authentic learning experience.

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • establish and maintain client relationships
  • assess client needs
  • provide massage treatments
  • provide specialised remedial massage treatments
  • manage legal and ethical compliance
  • the instructing exercise to young and old people (Elective units)
  • develop strength and conditioning programs (Elective units)
  • adapt remedial massage practice for athletes (Elective units)

Career Outcomes

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Our Campuses

  • Eight Mile Plains - Brisbane
  • Hobart Centre

Eight Mile Plains - Brisbane

EMP Centre is our corporate head office and an education precinct for our group, with exhilarating views and modern learning spaces. Our award-winning onsite cafe provides students with incredible modern Australian cuisine, wagyu steak master all at a huge discount.

The campus has two lecture rooms, 10 tutorial rooms, computer lab, library, large student breakout spaces.

Equipment

  • Multimedia lab
  • modern lecture rooms
  • library
  • gym

Hobart Centre

Based right in Salamanca Place, NIET Group Hobart Centre is a regional campus delivering one of Tasmania’s largest private vocational offerings. Located high on the fourth floor, views reach out across the Derwent river, with the campus affording study spaces tailor designed for learning & study. Hospitality students also benefit from proximity to outstanding venues located nearby.

Equipment

  • Multimedia lab
  • modern lecture rooms
  • library
  • gym

Meet Our Trainers

EIGHT MILE PLAINS CENTRE

Ross Ashcroft

Ross has been a massage therapist since 2012 with combined qualifications in fitness and massage. Ross has subsequently completed ASCA Level 2 Strength and Conditioning accreditation, as well as postgraduate tertiary studies in high performance sport. Ross has utilised these qualifications from clinical environments to sports fields and international sporting events, including working at a range of international competitions such as World Cups, World Championships and the Commonwealth Games. In addition to the skills and experience in massage and health care, Ross brings with him a number of years of working in the adult education sector, having previously taught in universities.

SANDY BAY CENTRE

Kylie

To be confirmed.


Course Details

CORE UNIT

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 UNIT

BSBSMB404
Undertake small business planning
HLTAAP002
Confirm physical health status
CHCPOL003
Research and apply evidence to practice
HLTMSG007
Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes
BSBCRT511
Develop critical thinking in others

UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS

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8 units
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Bachelor of Art and Design
4 units
Articulation

TUITION FEES

Course NameCourse
Duration
Domestic
Base Rate
Campus
Availability
Intakes
Diploma of Remedial Massage52 weeks$5,000EMP HBTQuarterly

Additional Fees:

Enrolment Fee: $200

Disclaimer:

NIET’s tuition fees vary based on a combination of residential status, location at the time of applying, campus capacity and other factors. Fee information provided for this course is therefore indicative and intended only as a guide. Specific tuition fees, terms and conditions will be provided via a formal Letter Of Offer issued to successful applicants. Should you wish to discuss tuition fees, please Contact Us or alternatively, you may Apply Now and our Admissions Team will respond with a formal Letter of Offer should your application be successful.

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

  • IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent
    Pass NIET LLN test

ADDITIONAL COURSE INFORMATION

About this Course:

NIET’s Diploma of Remedial Massage offers a formal national qualification recognised by the following major Massage & Myotherapy Australia approved associations – an important consideration for those seeking health fund criteria.
– Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA)
– Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS)

This course comprehensively 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.

This course has a minimum of 15 scheduled face-to-face contact hours on campus per week as well as 5 distance education hours per week. Total of 20 hours per week.

To graduate with a Diploma of Remedial Massage, students must have a record of having completed at least 200 practical hours on campus.

Note: Completing components in private clinics and/or shop fronts is not considered student clinical practicum hours, training or on campus by the Health Funds.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) must meet the minimum duration period of 12 months for the Diploma of Remedial Massage as indicated above.

2022 INTAKE DATES

Standard Course Intake Dates:

3/1/22, , 4/4/22, 4/7/22, 3/10/22

 

Note: information provided for guidance only, may change without notice.

Training Plan

None supplied.

COURSE SCHEDULE

Foundation-Advanced Learning: Wed 9:00-17:00 (Local Time)
  • Brisbane Schedule
  • Hobart Schedule
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DISCLAIMER:

NIET’s course intake dates and training schedules vary according to student numbers, trainer availability and other of factors. Schedule information provided for this course is therefore indicative and intended only as a guide. Specific class schedules and access to the online learning portal will be provided upon commencement. Should you wish to discuss training schedules in more detail prior to applying, please Contact Us.

Why study with ?

Very Affordable.

Our low fees are designed to make education accessible to all students, and we provide a range of funding options, and customised payment schedules.

Lots of Pathway Options.

We offer more than 200 different package and pathway options to award-winning Australian universities, like Griffith and UTAS.

Accessible Entry Requirements.

Our college caters to learners of all academic backgrounds and English levels, with a huge range of free study support and tutoring options.

Just the education you need.

Our hyper-focused training programmes are designed to get students out into industry, with exactly the skills that industry demand.

How do I apply?

Our application process is free, easy & there’s no obligation.

1

Submit an Application

It’s free, takes around 5 minutes, and helps our team make sure you’re eligible. If you have any questions, for example around how to pay, funding, schedule, placement etc, ask them at the same time.

2

Accept your letter of offer

Our team will send you a letter of offer for you to accept. Send it back, pay your enrolment fee, then our incredible Admissions team will send you an onboarding pack, and schedule in your classes. Welcome onboard!

I’m very grateful to Yanna, Jess and Bri for always helping and pushing be to be better! Going to campus was always so amazing that it never felt like studying, it was something I really enjoyed to be part of. I’m gonna miss so much the trainers and everything. Thanks for creating an amazing environment to us. I had great moments and I learned so much that I will never forget.

Mariana

“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

“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