Q Academy offers a number of short, specialised massage courses for both qualified therapists who want to earn CPE/CPD points to maintain their professional currency, as well as non-professionals who are interested in learning massage.

We have limited on-campus short course available due to COVID-19 Restrictions. Our online short courses are available through NETQ.  If you are looking to earn CPE/CPD points, we recommend you confirm the hours awarded with your Association directly.

 

Online Short Courses

Online Short Courses

Introduction to Massage

If you’d like to give a basic but effective massage to your family and friends, this short massage course is for you. This is a great entry point if you are considering becoming a professional massage therapist and would like to test how online learning massage works before committing to a full qualification.

You will learn:

– 5 Fundamental Swedish massage techniques
– Full Swedish sequence for the back

Entry Requirement:

As the majority of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage table and a few willing pairs of feet to practice on!

Online Short Courses

Introduction to Massage

If you’d like to give a basic but effective massage to your family and friends, this short massage course is for you. This is a great entry point if you are considering becoming a professional massage therapist and would like to test how online learning massage works before committing to a full qualification.

You will learn:

– 5 Fundamental Swedish massage techniques
– Full Swedish sequence for the back

Entry Requirement:

As the majority of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage table and a few willing pairs of feet to practice on!

Online Short Course

Introduction to Reflexology (Nationally Accredited)

This subject introduces students to a traditional Eastern practice of holistic health which can be offered as a stand-alone treatment, or used in conjunction with other techniques to provide one super-treatment!

You will learn:

– How to conduct and record a client health history interview and maintain treatment records
– How to plan and provide a reflexology treatment including safety guidelines
– Full foot reflexology sequence to treat all the major reflexes

Entry Requirement:

As the majority of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage table and a few willing pairs of feet to practice on!

Online Short Course

Introduction to Reflexology (Nationally Accredited)

This subject introduces students to a traditional Eastern practice of holistic health which can be offered as a stand-alone treatment, or used in conjunction with other techniques to provide one super-treatment!

You will learn:

– How to conduct and record a client health history interview and maintain treatment records
– How to plan and provide a reflexology treatment including safety guidelines
– Full foot reflexology sequence to treat all the major reflexes

Entry Requirement:

As the majority of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage table and a few willing pairs of feet to practice on!

Online Short Course

Introduction to Reflexology (General Interest)

This subject introduces students to a traditional Eastern practice of holistic health which can be offered as a stand-alone treatment, or used in conjunction with other techniques to provide one super-treatment!

You will learn:

– How to conduct and record a client health history interview and maintain treatment records
– How to plan and provide a reflexology treatment including safety guidelines
– Full foot reflexology sequence to treat all the major reflexes

Entry Requirement:

As the majority of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage table and a few willing pairs of feet to practice on!

Online Short Course

Introduction to Reflexology (General Interest)

This subject introduces students to a traditional Eastern practice of holistic health which can be offered as a stand-alone treatment, or used in conjunction with other techniques to provide one super-treatment!

You will learn:

– How to conduct and record a client health history interview and maintain treatment records
– How to plan and provide a reflexology treatment including safety guidelines
– Full foot reflexology sequence to treat all the major reflexes

Entry Requirement:

As the majority of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage table and a few willing pairs of feet to practice on!

Online Short Course

Swedish Massage (Nationally Accredited)

By completing this Nationally Accredited course (with assessments and clinical practice), you will receive a statement of attainment for the HLTMSG004 Provide Massage Treatments. This unit of competency can be credited toward a nationally recognised training qualification.

Our online Swedish Massage Therapy Short Course provides the perfect balance of underpinning massage theory and hands-on practice. You will be confident in the basics of massage by the end of this short course. Enjoy learning to provide a general massage treatment as you gain a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental techniques applied to the soft tissues of the body.

You will learn: – Full body massage sequence.
– 140 Swedish strokes to reduce stress, improve circulation, assist lymph function and enhance relaxation
– Conduct and record client health history interview
– Plan and provide a massage treatment
– When and where massage should not be applied

Entry Requirement:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage table and a few willing bodies to practice on!

Online Short Course

Swedish Massage (Nationally Accredited)

By completing this Nationally Accredited course (with assessments and clinical practice), you will receive a statement of attainment for the HLTMSG004 Provide Massage Treatments. This unit of competency can be credited toward a nationally recognised training qualification.

Our online Swedish Massage Therapy Short Course provides the perfect balance of underpinning massage theory and hands-on practice. You will be confident in the basics of massage by the end of this short course. Enjoy learning to provide a general massage treatment as you gain a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental techniques applied to the soft tissues of the body.

You will learn: – Full body massage sequence.
– 140 Swedish strokes to reduce stress, improve circulation, assist lymph function and enhance relaxation
– Conduct and record client health history interview
– Plan and provide a massage treatment
– When and where massage should not be applied

Entry Requirement:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage table and a few willing bodies to practice on!

Online Short Course

Swedish Massage (General Interest)

The perfect balance of massage theory and hands-on practice. Learn how to provide a general massage treatment with full-body soft tissue techniques.

You will learn:

  • Full body massage sequence. 140 Swedish strokes to reduce stress, improve circulation, assist lymph function and enhance relaxation
  • Conduct and record client health history interview
  • Plan and provide a massage treatment
  • When and where massage should not be applied

Entry Requirement:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage table and a few willing bodies to practice on!

Online Short Course

Swedish Massage (General Interest)

The perfect balance of massage theory and hands-on practice. Learn how to provide a general massage treatment with full-body soft tissue techniques.

You will learn:

  • Full body massage sequence. 140 Swedish strokes to reduce stress, improve circulation, assist lymph function and enhance relaxation
  • Conduct and record client health history interview
  • Plan and provide a massage treatment
  • When and where massage should not be applied

Entry Requirement:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage table and a few willing bodies to practice on!

Online Short Course

Nutrition & Diet (Nationally Accredited)

Nutrition coaching is a growing division of the health care industry. Broaden your scope of practice to allow you to give your clients a truly holistic health service. This subject provides students with the knowledge to confidently give advice and recommendations about nutrition to improve the health and well-being of their clients. Clients who eat well, feel well.

Upon completing this nationally accredited online short course (including assessments), you will receive a statement of attainment for HLTHPS010 Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet. This can be credited toward a nationally recognised training qualification.

You will learn:

The basics of human nutrition science as well as how to plan and provide nutrition counselling in line with the Australian Dietary Guidelines.

Course Requirement:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program.

Online Short Course

Nutrition & Diet (Nationally Accredited)

Nutrition coaching is a growing division of the health care industry. Broaden your scope of practice to allow you to give your clients a truly holistic health service. This subject provides students with the knowledge to confidently give advice and recommendations about nutrition to improve the health and well-being of their clients. Clients who eat well, feel well.

Upon completing this nationally accredited online short course (including assessments), you will receive a statement of attainment for HLTHPS010 Interpret and use information about nutrition and diet. This can be credited toward a nationally recognised training qualification.

You will learn:

The basics of human nutrition science as well as how to plan and provide nutrition counselling in line with the Australian Dietary Guidelines.

Course Requirement:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program.

Online Short Course

Nutrition & Diet (General Interest)

Nutrition coaching is a growing division of the health care industry. Broaden your scope of practice to allow you to give your clients a truely holistic health service. This subject provides students with the knowledge to confidently give advice and recommendations about nutrition to improve the health and wellbeing of their clients. Clients who eat well, feel well.

You will learn:

The basics of human nutrition science as well as how to plan and provide nutrition counselling in line with the Australian Dietary Guidelines.

Course Requirements:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program.

Online Short Course

Nutrition & Diet (General Interest)

Nutrition coaching is a growing division of the health care industry. Broaden your scope of practice to allow you to give your clients a truely holistic health service. This subject provides students with the knowledge to confidently give advice and recommendations about nutrition to improve the health and wellbeing of their clients. Clients who eat well, feel well.

You will learn:

The basics of human nutrition science as well as how to plan and provide nutrition counselling in line with the Australian Dietary Guidelines.

Course Requirements:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program.

Online Short Course

Anatomy & Physiology

This is an introductory course in human anatomy and physiology. This is a great course for anyone who is interested in a career in health. It is a great foundation course for many higher-level science courses.

Upon successful completion, you will have a solid understanding of basic human anatomy and physiology.

You will learn:

– The cells, tissues, and each of the 11 major systems of the body and their integration and control
– Bony landmarks in detail and the origin, insertion, action and innervation of 63 major muscles
– Nutrition and energy systems

Course Requirement:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program.

Online Short Course

Anatomy & Physiology

This is an introductory course in human anatomy and physiology. This is a great course for anyone who is interested in a career in health. It is a great foundation course for many higher-level science courses.

Upon successful completion, you will have a solid understanding of basic human anatomy and physiology.

You will learn:

– The cells, tissues, and each of the 11 major systems of the body and their integration and control
– Bony landmarks in detail and the origin, insertion, action and innervation of 63 major muscles
– Nutrition and energy systems

Course Requirement:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program.

Online Short Course

Corporate Seated Massage

Learn how to provide a quick and effective relief for tension headaches, shoulder and neck pain, stress and tension. It is surprising what you can achieve in 20 minutes. Seated Massage can be fitted into your client’s lunch break.

You will learn:

– Seated massage sequence developed specifically for corporate clients

Course Requirements:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage chair and a few willing bodies to practice on!

Online Short Course

Corporate Seated Massage

Learn how to provide a quick and effective relief for tension headaches, shoulder and neck pain, stress and tension. It is surprising what you can achieve in 20 minutes. Seated Massage can be fitted into your client’s lunch break.

You will learn:

– Seated massage sequence developed specifically for corporate clients

Course Requirements:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage chair and a few willing bodies to practice on!

Online Short Course

Thai Massage

Discover modern techniques of Thai massage using palms, knees and elbows which combine stretching and deep sustained pressure. This fully clothed massage technique is performed on a massage table. It’s a different technique for therapists to perform and can deliver very effective results for clients.

You will learn:

– Full body modern Thai Massage sequence that can be used in conjunction with other styles of massage or as a stand alone treatment option

Course Requirement:

You will require a tablet or computer with internet to access your program online. We also recommend a quality mat and a few willing bodies to practice on!

Online Short Course

Thai Massage

Discover modern techniques of Thai massage using palms, knees and elbows which combine stretching and deep sustained pressure. This fully clothed massage technique is performed on a massage table. It’s a different technique for therapists to perform and can deliver very effective results for clients.

You will learn:

– Full body modern Thai Massage sequence that can be used in conjunction with other styles of massage or as a stand alone treatment option

Course Requirement:

You will require a tablet or computer with internet to access your program online. We also recommend a quality mat and a few willing bodies to practice on!

Online Short Course

Myofascial Neuromuscular Techniques

This short course instructs students in the use of neuromuscular techniques to treat and manage myofacial trigger points, which are a common cause of pain and musculoskeletal dysfunction. This course would be perfect for massage therapists looking to accumulate more knowledge and skills in the field of manual therapies. This is a highly rewarding skill for both the therapist and their patients.

Course Requirements:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage table and a few willing bodies to practice on!

Online Short Course

Myofascial Neuromuscular Techniques

This short course instructs students in the use of neuromuscular techniques to treat and manage myofacial trigger points, which are a common cause of pain and musculoskeletal dysfunction. This course would be perfect for massage therapists looking to accumulate more knowledge and skills in the field of manual therapies. This is a highly rewarding skill for both the therapist and their patients.

Course Requirements:

As all of your training and support is delivered online, you will require a computer or tablet with internet capability to access your program. In addition, we recommend a good quality massage table and a few willing bodies to practice on!

On-Campus Short Courses

On-Campus Short Course

Thai Massage

Traditional Thai Massage is thought to have been practised for over 2000 years in Thailand, with therapists using their hands, knees and feet during treatments. 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.

Thai massage style combines stretching and deep sustained pressure using palms, knees and elbows. It is performed fully clothed on a firm mat on the ground. It’s fun and interesting for the therapist to perform and also highly effective for the person receiving the treatment. This workshop will teach the Northern style of traditional Thai massage and will incorporate some Shiatsu style of meridian work.

You will learn:

– How to perform a full-body treatment moving the body in a seated position
– Massage table sequence adaptations

Entry Requirements:

Some massage, bodywork or treatment experience is required. Suitable physical fitness and mobility are also required. As the techniques require movement and physical strength similar to that used in a yoga class.

 

On-Campus Short Course

Thai Massage

Traditional Thai Massage is thought to have been practised for over 2000 years in Thailand, with therapists using their hands, knees and feet during treatments. 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.

Thai massage style combines stretching and deep sustained pressure using palms, knees and elbows. It is performed fully clothed on a firm mat on the ground. It’s fun and interesting for the therapist to perform and also highly effective for the person receiving the treatment. This workshop will teach the Northern style of traditional Thai massage and will incorporate some Shiatsu style of meridian work.

You will learn:

– How to perform a full-body treatment moving the body in a seated position
– Massage table sequence adaptations

Entry Requirements:

Some massage, bodywork or treatment experience is required. Suitable physical fitness and mobility are also required. As the techniques require movement and physical strength similar to that used in a yoga class.

 

On-Campus Short Course

Reflexology

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. In reflexology, pressure is applied to these reflex areas to bring health and balance to the body. Reflexology is known for its ability to quickly relieves stress, with results relating to pain relief, muscle relaxation, improved circulation and lymphatic flow.

You will learn:

– How to perform a reflexology treatment
– The benefits and history of reflexology

Entry Requirements: 

None

On-Campus Short Course

On-Campus Short Course

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. In reflexology, pressure is applied to these reflex areas to bring health and balance to the body. Reflexology is known for its ability to quickly relieves stress, with results relating to pain relief, muscle relaxation, improved circulation and lymphatic flow.

You will learn:

– How to perform a reflexology treatment
– The benefits and history of reflexology

Entry Requirements: 

None

On-Campus Short Course

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. You will learn the art of safely using flame or glass cups. You will get the practice using both to apply a full body treatment.

You will learn:

– A variety of cupping techniques: stationary, sliding, specific point release and heated cups
– How to treat a range of common issues with cupping

Entry Requirement:

Sound knowledge and understanding of muscular and surface anatomy

On-Campus Short Course

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. You will learn the art of safely using flame or glass cups. You will get the practice using both to apply a full body treatment.

You will learn:

– A variety of cupping techniques: stationary, sliding, specific point release and heated cups
– How to treat a range of common issues with cupping

Entry Requirement:

Sound knowledge and understanding of muscular and surface anatomy

On-Campus Short Course

Myofascial Cupping

This workshop is based on the highly popular and sought-after cupping therapy that helps release muscular tension & assist in facial release. This is a great skill for therapists to learn as it is popular with clients and very low impact for therapists to perform. In this workshop only plastic and silicone cups are used to perform advanced cupping treatment techniques. The focus of this workshop is on treating musculoskeletal conditions with a range of advanced cupping techniques.

You will learn:
At least 7 types of cupping techniques

Entry Requirement:

Sound knowledge and understanding of muscular and surface anatomy

On-Campus Short Course

Myofascial Cupping

This workshop is based on the highly popular and sought-after cupping therapy that helps release muscular tension & assist in facial release. This is a great skill for therapists to learn as it is popular with clients and very low impact for therapists to perform. In this workshop only plastic and silicone cups are used to perform advanced cupping treatment techniques. The focus of this workshop is on treating musculoskeletal conditions with a range of advanced cupping techniques.

You will learn:
At least 7 types of cupping techniques

Entry Requirement:

Sound knowledge and understanding of muscular and surface anatomy

On-Campus Short Course

Hot Stones

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. Cold rocks can also be used to stimulate and invigorate the body providing a unique and effective experience for clients.

You will learn:

– How to perform a full hot rocks treatment and sequence
– The benefits of the hot rocks treatment for clients

Entry Requirement:

Currently enrolled in or a graduate of the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage

 

On-Campus Short Course

Hot Stones

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. Cold rocks can also be used to stimulate and invigorate the body providing a unique and effective experience for clients.

You will learn:

– How to perform a full hot rocks treatment and sequence
– The benefits of the hot rocks treatment for clients

Entry Requirement:

Currently enrolled in or a graduate of the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage

 

On-Campus Short Course

Infant & Pregnancy Massage

This course spans over two days. Both mornings will be spent on pregnancy massage, with the afternoons focussing on infant massage. The course will focus on the signs and symptoms pregnant women present with in each trimester, and how to provide relaxation treatments as well as trigger pointing. Infant massage will focus on how to relax the baby, and/or treat common problems such as wind, constipation, colic and reflux.

You will learn:

– How to perform an infant and pregnancy massage treatment and sequence
– The benefits of infant and pregnancy massage

Entry Requirement:

Currently enrolled in or a graduate of the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage

On-Campus Short Course

Infant & Pregnancy Massage

This course spans over two days. Both mornings will be spent on pregnancy massage, with the afternoons focussing on infant massage. The course will focus on the signs and symptoms pregnant women present with in each trimester, and how to provide relaxation treatments as well as trigger pointing. Infant massage will focus on how to relax the baby, and/or treat common problems such as wind, constipation, colic and reflux.

You will learn:

– How to perform an infant and pregnancy massage treatment and sequence
– The benefits of infant and pregnancy massage

Entry Requirement:

Currently enrolled in or a graduate of the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage

On-Campus Short Course

VU21879 Dry Needling

The Trigger Point Dry Needling course is founded on Dommerholt’s evidence and clinical-based approach. It is a full 6-week course, with 2 days required on-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.

Please note that this is an advanced course with extensive training. You will be required to demonstrate your competency by performing treatments in our supervised Student Clinic. This course meets requirements set by Industry Associations as well as Insurance providers.

Entry Requirement:

HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

On-Campus Short Course

VU21879 Dry Needling

The Trigger Point Dry Needling course is founded on Dommerholt’s evidence and clinical-based approach. It is a full 6-week course, with 2 days required on-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.

Please note that this is an advanced course with extensive training. You will be required to demonstrate your competency by performing treatments in our supervised Student Clinic. This course meets requirements set by Industry Associations as well as Insurance providers.

Entry Requirement:

HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

On-Campus Short Course

Sports Taping

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. In addition, the workshop provides information for Therapists with a desire to assist their clients with better posture and better recovery from their sports injuries.

You Will Learn:

– 6 preventative taping techniques
– 2 postural taping techniques

On-Campus Short Course

Sports Taping

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. In addition, the workshop provides information for Therapists with a desire to assist their clients with better posture and better recovery from their sports injuries.

You Will Learn:

– 6 preventative taping techniques
– 2 postural taping techniques

On-Campus Short Course

Kinesiology Taping

Kinesiology taping is a relatively new form of therapeutic taping that primarily targets musculoskeletal pain following injury and/or fatigue. It is widely used in many areas of the sporting community. Students will receive a take-home manual containing all of the theory and taping techniques taught, as well as a pair of taping scissors and some kinesiology tape to practice with.

You will learn:

– History and theory of kinesiology tape
– How to prepare and apply the tape for a wide range of conditions and injuries

On-Campus Short Course

Kinesiology Taping

Kinesiology taping is a relatively new form of therapeutic taping that primarily targets musculoskeletal pain following injury and/or fatigue. It is widely used in many areas of the sporting community. Students will receive a take-home manual containing all of the theory and taping techniques taught, as well as a pair of taping scissors and some kinesiology tape to practice with.

You will learn:

– History and theory of kinesiology tape
– How to prepare and apply the tape for a wide range of conditions and injuries

On-Campus Short Course

Movement Therapy

The day is spent learning how to integrate mobility exercises in clinical practice to improve and maintain functional outcomes for clients, as well as applying these to self-care as a massage therapist. 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, fun and effective way

On-Campus Short Course

Movement Therapy

The day is spent learning how to integrate mobility exercises in clinical practice to improve and maintain functional outcomes for clients, as well as applying these to self-care as a massage therapist. 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, fun and effective way

On-Campus Short Course

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. This technique helps eliminate metabolic wastes, bolsters the immune system, and stimulates the parasympathetic relaxation response. Once enrolled in this course, you will receive access to an online theory module. This must be completed prior to the 2 practical days on-campus (approximate 90 min duration). This will teach you the how, why and importance of the lymphatic system.

Entry Requirement:

Currently enrolled in or a graduate of the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage

On-Campus Short Course

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. This technique helps eliminate metabolic wastes, bolsters the immune system, and stimulates the parasympathetic relaxation response. Once enrolled in this course, you will receive access to an online theory module. This must be completed prior to the 2 practical days on-campus (approximate 90 min duration). This will teach you the how, why and importance of the lymphatic system.

Entry Requirement:

Currently enrolled in or a graduate of the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage

On-Campus Short Course

Advanced Seated Massage

Expand on your massage skills, and become a confident therapist treating corporate clients. You will learn techniques on trigger points, how to incorporate Myofascial techniques (MFR), Shiatsu, METs, stretching and kneading techniques.

You will learn:
– Advanced seated massage techniques
– A massage sequence developed specifically for corporate clients
– Basic marketing and client re-booking techniques
– How to prepare your therapist kit

Entry Requirement:

Currently enrolled in or a graduate of the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage

On-Campus Short Course

Advanced Seated Massage

Expand on your massage skills, and become a confident therapist treating corporate clients. You will learn techniques on trigger points, how to incorporate Myofascial techniques (MFR), Shiatsu, METs, stretching and kneading techniques.

You will learn:
– Advanced seated massage techniques
– A massage sequence developed specifically for corporate clients
– Basic marketing and client re-booking techniques
– How to prepare your therapist kit

Entry Requirement:

Currently enrolled in or a graduate of the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage

On-Campus Short Course

Introduction to Massage

This short massage course is great if you want to be able to give a basic massage to your friends and family members. It is also a fantastic introduction to massage if you are considering becoming a professional massage therapist and want to see what is involved before you start.

You will learn:

– Some Swedish relaxation techniques
– Basic understanding of massage theory and practice

On-Campus Short Course

Introduction to Massage

This short massage course is great if you want to be able to give a basic massage to your friends and family members. It is also a fantastic introduction to massage if you are considering becoming a professional massage therapist and want to see what is involved before you start.

You will learn:

– Some Swedish relaxation techniques
– Basic understanding of massage theory and practice

On-Campus Short Course

Functional Foam Rolling

Foam rolling has been shown to be one of the best evidence based approaches to manage tissue tightness, musculoskeletal pain and increase range of motion. For a massage therapist, the functional foam rolling course will give you techniques you can share with clients as part of their treatment.

You will learn:

– Techniques to address common dysfunctions or injuries
– At least 12 different foam rolling techniques

On-Campus Short Course

Functional Foam Rolling

Foam rolling has been shown to be one of the best evidence based approaches to manage tissue tightness, musculoskeletal pain and increase range of motion. For a massage therapist, the functional foam rolling course will give you techniques you can share with clients as part of their treatment.

You will learn:

– Techniques to address common dysfunctions or injuries
– At least 12 different foam rolling techniques

On-Campus Short Course

Body Treatments

Introduce body treatments into your massage menu. They are fun and easy to perform, plus your clients will love them. All products and equipment used on the day are supplied.

You will learn:

– Full body exfoliation
– Full body clay treatment
– Mini facial

On-Campus Short Course

Body Treatments

Introduce body treatments into your massage menu. They are fun and easy to perform, plus your clients will love them. All products and equipment used on the day are supplied.

You will learn:

– Full body exfoliation
– Full body clay treatment
– Mini facial