Key Industry & Q Academy Information
93% Student Satisfaction
In February 2019 the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) conducted a survey of over 500 of our Q Academy graduates and students and 93% of the respondents indicated that they would recommend studying at Q Academy to their friends and family.
85% Completion Rate
Q Academy ‘s students graduate at more than double the average graduation rate among all massage schools in the country.
20% Job Growth
Massage therapist jobs are expected to experience very strong growth over the next five years, with an overall growth rate of 20.2% over 2018-2023 to 23,900 workers
3 Remedial Diplomas
Choose Between our 3 Course Programs; Sports Therapy, Health and Wellness and Advanced Rehab To Start An Exciting Career in Remedial Massage Therapy.
Phone a Career Specialist directly on 5353 6070
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Learn massage at one of the most reputable Massage Schools
on the Sunshine Coast
Complete one of Q Academy’s massage courses on the Sunshine Coast and be delighted by our courses, location and our attitude. You can find us between Sunshine Plaza and the beach, at 64C Aerodrome Road, Maroochydore QLD 4558.
Our central location means that there are plenty of transport options to help you get to our Maroochydore campus. Take advantage of public transport, or if you prefer to drive, there is free on-site parking available.
The Sunshine Coast campus is furnished with 4 modern training rooms, 8 massage clinic bays, and a fully equipped student kitchen. Q Academy is committed to providing students with a supportive and inspiring learning environment, and our facilities reflect that.
Q Academy’s Sunshine Coast campus is one of our largest and most modern. Along with our great facilities, we also have a team of friendly and experienced coaches to guide you. They are a lively group with extensive industry experience, and will inspire and motivate you in the classroom.
We would love to invite you on-campus to meet the team, ask any questions, and discover why Q Academy’s massage therapy courses are so highly regarded in the industry. Take the first step towards a career in massage and call us on 1300 20 40 80 now to book an appointment with one of our friendly Career Specialists.
Massage Courses Available on the Sunshine Coast
Diploma of Remedial Massage (Health & Wellness Program)
Our Diploma of Remedial Massage provides great foundational knowledge and skill in remedial massage. This course is the most time and cost-effective way to become a Remedial Therapist, so you can start a career in the manual therapies industry with a blend of practical remedial massage techniques plus nutrition to support general client wellness.
Diploma of Remedial Massage (Advanced Rehab Program)
Q Academy is now offering the unique Diploma of Remedial Massage (Advanced Rehab Program), to give graduates a competitive edge. Learn additional skills, modalities and expanded treatment options to be more sought after by clients and employers.
Diploma of Remedial Massage (Sports Therapy Program)
Q Academy’s Remedial Sports Therapy program can give you the specialist knowledge and skills needed to assess, train, treat, prevent dysfunctions and rehabilitate professional or recreational athletes of any sport.
Certificate IV in Massage Therapy
Q Academy’s HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy is an elementary-level qualification in the massage industry. It will give you the basic theoretical and practical skills surrounding massage therapy.
Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy
Maximise your career potential, expand your manual therapy skills and increase your treatment scope with dry needling, kinesiology and rigid tapping, corrective exercise prescription and the use of therapeutic modalities such as TENS.
Traditional Flame Cupping
Cupping is a highly popular and sought-after therapy which involves applying a vacuum with plastic or glass cups to relieve muscular tension & assist in facial release.
The theory behind traditional Thai massage is based on traditional Thai medicine and the premise that the human body contains 10 energy lines (sen), which extend the full length of the body.
This workshop is designed to increase the skills and knowledge of therapists to assist when working with athletes, sporting teams or other active clients in relation to injury prevention and management.
Reflexology is based on the principle that reflex areas in the feet, hands and ears relate to the internal organs and other structures of the body.
This workshop is based on the highly popular and sought-after cupping therapy that helps release muscular tension & assist in facial release.
This is not a stretching course, but a course about movement. You will learn how to integrate assessment, massage and exercise in a simple straight forward and effective way, and have fun doing so.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)
Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is a very gentle specialised body treatment that encourages the flow of lymph, enhancing the body’s ability to recover and function naturally.
Kinesiology taping primarily targets musculoskeletal pain following injury and/or fatigue. It is widely used in many areas of the sporting community including Olympians and elite sporting teams.
Introduction to Massage
See if massage is something you would like to do for a career or just be able to treat your loved ones.
Infant & Pregnancy Massage
This course is for massage therapists who are looking to expand their skills to be able to confidently treat expectant mothers and children.
Hot rock massage is a luxurious treatment using warm rocks to melt away stress and tension. Stones are placed under the body, on the body and are used to massage deep into the muscles.
Functional Foam Rolling
Introduce foam rolling to your treatments, or teach techniques to your clients.
This course is unique and more advanced than other Dry Needling short courses. It provides 72 hours of full-time face to face training and clinic over eight weeks and the nationally accredited Unit of Competency
Looking to broaden your skills and the services you can offer? Studying the introduction to body treatments is fun and easy and your clients will love the treatments.