Brisbane Campus

Our Massage Courses Available in Brisbane

If you would love to join the booming Allied Health industry and earn $40 – $80 an hour, working as a Remedial Massage therapist alongside Physio’s and Chiro’s or from home like many of our graduates, then come in and let us help you make that a reality.

Q Academy’s state of the art Brisbane campus is located in the heart of the Valley precinct, in 100 Brookes St, on the corner of Wickham St and Brookes St, a short walk from the Fortitude Valley train station and next to the James St cafe precinct.

Come in anytime and find out more about a career in Allied Health or call us on 1300 20 40 80.

NEWS & Course Start Dates

NEW for 2024.  “FUNDAMENTALS of DRY NEEDLING” is now included in our flagship “Advanced Rehab” version of the HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage program, together with a $150 credit note towards the full VU21879 DRY NEEDLING Unit of Competency

Enrollments now open for next course start dates:

  • HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage programs – Full-time (2 days/week) & Part-time (1 weekend/month)  (Starts Jan 2024)
  • 22316VIC Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy course (04/05, 16/06, 06/07, 13/10) ( 2 days/month)
  • HLT42021 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy course (Starts each month)
  • Ask us about the QLD Government Higher Level Skills Subsidy, for the HLT42015 CIV in Massage with a course fee of  $442, saving over $4,000 for eligible on-campus students.

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Learn More About Our Massage Courses Available in Brisbane
Student practising remedial massage
HLT42021 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

Duration: 6 months (full-time)
Delivery: 2 days at Brisbane campus per week

This is a foundation course in massage providing you with the qualifications to work in a spa or mobile massage but not applicable for (Medibank) rebates.

Diploma of Remedial Massage lesson
HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Duration: Full-time: 12 months / Part-time: 18 months
Delivery: FT2 days a week at Brisbane campus / PT: 1 weekend a month at Brisbane campus

The remedial diploma is considered to be the essential qualification in the massage industry so you’re eligible to offer Health Care (Medibank) rebates.

Myotherapy being instructed
22316VIC Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy

Duration: 18 months (part-time)
Delivery: 3 days at Brisbane campus per month

Upgrade from Remedial Massage to Myotherapy to become an elite Myotherapist and provide advanced treatments for a more rewarding career.

Dry Needling
VU21879 Dry Needling

Duration: 8 weeks
Delivery: 2 days at Brisbane campus per week

The course is a full subject taken from Q Academy’s 22316VIC Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy course, giving you a complete unit of competency.

On-Campus Short Courses

Duration: 1 or 2 days (weekend)

We have a range of short courses for therapists looking to earn CPE points and/or expand their skill-set.

HLT57715 Diploma of Practice Management

Duration: 12 months (part-time)
Delivery: Online

For the tools and knowledge required to run a successful small massage business or healthcare practice.

Diploma of Remedial Massage 2023 Course Tuition Fees


Standard Fee

Fee if eligible for HLS Subsidy

HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Advanced Rehab - Full-time - 2 days/week


Not Applicable

Core Skills - Part-time - 1 weekend / month


Not Applicable

Core Skills - Self-Directed E-Classroom - 1 d/wk oncampus



Core Skills - Online - Home & oncampus clinic


Not Applicable

Massage Course Subsidy & Funding Options
Instructor assessing Diploma of Remedial Massage student
$4,000 Higher Level Skills (HLS) Subsidy

This is a Subsidy from the Queensland Government. To be eligible, you must be a Queensland resident who has not studied a higher than a Certificate IV course. Contact us and we can quickly confirm with Government records if you are eligible, so you can save up to $4,000 towards your massage therapy course fee with Q Academy.

Students conducting remedial massage training
VET Student Loan

This is a loan from the Australian Government, available to eligible students on eligible courses. Please note that a loan fee does apply. If eligible, your only out-of-pocket fee would be $100.

Brisbane Massage Training Campus Details
Massage school reception staff
Book a Campus Visit

This is a great chance to meet with one of our friendly Career Specialists. You can see our purpose-built training facilities, see Q Academy’s clinic and classrooms in action, and ask any questions or get advice.

Massage School location on map
Find the Brisbane Training Campus

Address: 100 Brookes St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006
Phone: (07) 3708 1373

You can find us a short 5-10 minute walk from the Fortitude Valley train station.

Qacademy student undertaking remedial massage assessment
Book a Student Clinic Massage

Get a massage from our therapists-in-training! $40/hr or $70 2/hr treatments available. For relaxation, remedial massage or myotherapy appointments.

Diploma of remedial massage students
Q Academy's courses include the most in-demand, current, and employable knowledge and skills to help you achieve success from day one!
Remedial massage course graduates

Our Unique Resit & Refresh Guarantee

Once you have graduated with your “Advanced Rehab” HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage, your career has only just begun. Your learning won’t stop with us, but we’ll always be there to help guide you in whatever way we can. There is nothing like our FREE Resit & Refresh available anywhere else (that we know of).

Come back and resit or refresh any part of your “Advanced Rehab” Diploma of Remedial Massage course (while it is current), anytime, including First Aid for free! We do it because we want all of our students to be the best. To achieve that, we are willing to stand behind what we teach and provide you with the support you need to succeed in this industry.

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