Cairns Campus

Study Remedial & Massage Courses In Cairns

Join the Booming Allied Health Industry to Earn $40 – $80 an Hour and work in Physio or Chiro Clinics in Cairns or from Home to suit Your Family Needs.

Our friendly team in Cairns are excited to help you become a world-class massage therapist. 

Call us on (07) 5353 6070 and find out how you can start a new career in Allied Health and if you can also SAVE over $4,000 on your course fees through a QLD Government subsidy.  

Course Start Dates

NEWS: For a total fee of $443  you can study the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage (worth $4,900) if you are eligible for the QLD Higher Level Skill subsidy (see below). On completion you can then upgrade to the Diploma of Remedial Massage (Core Skills) for just $6,900. 

Find out if you are eligible for HLS Subsidy and also VSL funding for the Diploma.

Make a start in massage in 2024! Enrollments Now OPEN for:-

  • HLT42021 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy
    • Fast track (full-time) classes start in Feb & August
    • Fexible E-classroom class starts every month
  • HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage 
    • Fast track (full-time) classes start in Feb & August
    • Fexible E-classroom class starts every month.

Learn About A Career In Massage

Massage Courses in Cairns
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HLT42021 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

Duration: Full-time: 20 weeks, Flexible E-classroom 30 weeks 
Delivery: 2 days on-campus per week

This is a foundation course in massage therapy. 

Diploma of Remedial Massage lesson
HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage "Core Skills" version

Duration: Full-time: 12 months or 18 months if with Flexible E-Classroom option             Delivery: 2 days on-campus per week

This is considered to be the benchmark qualification in the massage industry.

Diploma of Remedial Massage Cairns 2023 Course Tuition Fees


Standard Fee

Fee if eligible for HLS Subsidy

HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage / Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

Core Skills Diploma - Full-time - 2 days/week



Core Skills Diploma - Online - Home & oncampus clinic


Not Applicable

Certificate IV - Full-time - 2 days/week


$208 or $442*

Certificate IV - Online - Home & oncampus clinic


Not Applicable

Course Subsidy & Funding Options
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*$4,000 Higher Level Skills (HLS) Subsidy

This is a Subsidy from the Queensland Government. To be eligible, you must be a legal Queensland resident who has not studied higher than a Certificate IV course in Australia. You do not need to be an Australian citizen. Contact us and we can quickly confirm via Government records if you are eligible, so you can save over $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.

Cairns Campus Details
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Book a Campus Visit

This is a great chance to meet with our team. You can see our learning facilities, see Q Academy’s clinic and classrooms in action, and ask any questions or get advice.

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Find our Cairns Campus

Address: 91 Mulgrave Road, Parramatta Park, QLD 4870                                                                              Course Enquiry Phone: (07) 5353 6070                      Clinic Bookings Phone: (07) 5353 6076

You can find us a short drive from Cairns Central Shopping Centre. 

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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.  

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.

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!
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