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Diploma of Remedial Massage - On Campus Courses

HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Choose between our 3 versions of the HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage Course (Advanced Rehab program, Rehab program or Core Skills program) to start an exciting career in Remedial Massage Therapy. Choose to study at either our Brisbane, Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast campuses.

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Learn about the different Diploma programs, start dates, finance, and delivery options!

Q Academy HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage Programs Available

Q Academy is the Remedial Massage specialised college in QLD and we have developed 3 unique program versions of the HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage called the:

  • “CORE SKILLS” program
  • “REHAB” program
  • “ADVANCED REHAB” program

Each Diploma of Remedial Massage program:

  • has the same core academic subjects
  • meets all the Government and Industry requirements
  • has different electives, treatment modalities, delivery modes and prices
  • is available in Q Academy’s Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast campuses

Course Comparison

The summary comparison table below can help you identify which program would best meet your needs and ambitions to successfully enter the Massage Industry.

ADVANCED REHAB
PROGRAM
REHAB
PROGRAM
CORE SKILLS
PROGRAM
Course Delivery Live Classes
Full-time
(2 d/w) in class
Live Classes
Full-time
(2 d/w) in class
E-Learning in class
Flexible
(1-2 d/w) in class
Duration 12 Months 12 Months 12-18 Months
Course Cost $15,600 $12,500 $10,900
Funding Available
(VET Student Loan/Personal Funding)
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Practical Skills Comparison

ADVANCED REHAB
PROGRAM
REHAB
PROGRAM
CORE SKILLS
PROGRAM
Remedial Theory
Swedish Massage
Thai Massage
Sports Massage
Pregnancy Massage
Seated Massage
Reflexology
Trigger Point Therapy
Treatment Chronic Pain
MET’s, PRT’s, MFR’s, NMT’s
Remedial Exercises
Adv Joint Mobilisations
Adv Muscle Energy T’s
Adv Positional Release T’s
Adv Myofascial Release T’s
Adv Neuro Muscular T’s
Working with Athletes
Strength & Conditioning
Foundations of Dry Needling
Myofascial Cupping
Rigid & K Taping

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HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage “ADVANCED REHAB” program

The “ADVANCED REHAB” version of the HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage program is our flagship program and has been the industry leading remedial massage program covering all the new diploma requirements plus those from employers, Health Funds and Industry Association.

The ADVANCED REHAB” Diploma of Remedial Massage program adds all extra skills sets below:

Extensor Pollicus Longus

Foundations of Dry Needling

Cupping

Myofascial Cupping

Taping

Rigid & K-Taping

rem exercise

Remedial Exercises

joint Mobes

Advanced Joint Mobilisations

MET

Advanced METs

Joint Mobe

Advanced PRTs

MFRs

Advanced MFRs

Trigger Point

Advanced NMTs

Byron-Bay-4

Working With Athletes

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Strength & Conditioning

Our new HLT52021  ‘Advanced Rehab’ remedial diploma program incorporates everything the Core Skills program has, and then expands it significantly with additional, highly sought-after remedial skills and techniques (below), to give graduates unique competitive advantages.

“Advanced Rehab” graduates wishing to work alongside Chiropractors, Osteos, Physios and other  allied health professionals in multi-modality health clinics will possess a much broader skill set than the average remedial therapist and our “Advanced Rehab” graduates  wanting to work with athletes and sporting teams can also provide corrective exercises, rehabilitation programs and progressive functional testing to help with the recovery of sporting injuries.

The new “Advanced Rehab” course content includes working with athletes and strength and conditioning training plus a significant number of advanced skill sets and treatment options from our Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy. These practical skills such as Myofascial Cupping, over 20 extra Special Orthopaedic Tests, Kinesiology Taping, Foundation of Trigger Point Dry Needling plus an extensive number of other  advanced remedial treatment modalities will make you a highly sought-after therapists, by both clients and employers.

Our ‘Advanced Rehab’ graduates also automatically receive the following unique benefits:

  • a $150 Credit Note towards the $1,500 VU21879 Dry Needling Unit of Competency reducing the subject fee to $1,350 
  • our unique free Resit and Refresh guarantee including Free first Aid for life, saving you hundreds during your career.

This is unbeatable value so that you can be well underway to becoming an elite Myotherapist with our unique ‘Advanced Rehab’ remedial diploma program.

Price

$15,600

Course Delivery

Full-time (2 days p/w)
On-Campus Learning

Duration

12 Months

Funding Available

VET Student Loan
Self-Fund

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
HLTAID011 Provide first aid (Adv Rehab FREE)
HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTMSG009 Develop massage practice
HLTMSG010 Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG011 Provide massage treatments
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
HLTREF002 Provide reflexology for relaxation
HLTMSG014 Provide remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG013 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
HLTMSG015 Adapt remedial massage treatments to meet specific needs
CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
HLTMSG016 Apply principles of pain neuroscience
HLTMSG017 Apply remedial massage clinical practice
SISXCAI010 Develop strength & conditioning programs
HLTMSG018 Adapt massage practice for Athletes

What sort of work can I do and find?

myo

Multi-Modality Clinics

With a strong focus on rehabilitation, exercise therapy, injury prevention screening, our remedial Therapists have many exciting career opportunities. Have the freedom to work in a massage clinic, establish your own small business, or work in a multi-modality clinic alongside physios and chiropractors.

Become a Business Owner, like Jade

Jade is a busy mum of 3, who runs an at-home studio clinic. She recently won the Gold Coast Bulletin’s Massage Therapist of the year award. Hear from Jade on why she chose massage and what she enjoys about the career. 

Jobs

See Who is Hiring in the Industry

As a Q Academy graduate you will be highly sought after in the industry – you only need to check out our Jobs Board to see that. There we have hundreds of job ads where employers are looking to hire our graduates.

Find A Job

The “ADVANCED REHAB” program Fee is $15,600 for Australian students or $21,945 for International students on a Study visa.

  • Contact us to find out if you are eligible for VET Student Loan funding.
  • This program could be entirely funded with a Government loan.
  • For more information please see our Australian Student Course Fees page .
  • You can also request a 12 months,  0% interest, payment plan.

The on-campus “ADVANCED REHAB” remedial diploma program is only available on-campus in our live classes.

The program is predominantly delivered live in class by our experienced Course Coaches with certain theoretical subjects delivered online for home study.

Students will have access to their full course via our Learning Management System so they can review every theoretical or practical lesson as often as they wish.

A very important part of the learning process is our student clinic where students are required to provide 200 hours of supervised treatments on the general public. Our clinic managers are trained to guide students through the client assessment process, treatment plan and outcome analysis.

  • Enhanced Myofascial Release (MFR)
  • Enhanced Positional Release Technique (PRT)
  • Enhanced Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)
  • Enhanced Neuromuscular Techniques (NMT)
  • Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessments
  • Joint Mobilizations

These extra remedial skills will allow you to better assist clients achieve improved mobility and muscular rehabilitation. For more detailed information please talk to one of our team.

This program is to be completed in 2 terms over 44 weeks during a 12 months period.

To complete the diploma program in 12 months we would recommend:

  • scheduling 2 days a week on-campus plus one night a week for home revision.

After approximately week 6 your schedule should then be:

  • 1 day a week in class
  • 1 day a week in the student clinic for 200 hours to practice your skills on the general public
  • 1 night a week home revision & study

HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage “REHAB” program

The “REHAB” version of the HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage program covers all the new diploma requirements plus those from employers Health Funds and Industry Association.
The “REHAB” program far exceeds the skills sets delivered in our “CORE SKILLS” program with the following 6 areas of advanced training:

rem exercise

Remedial Exercises

joint Mobes

Advanced Joint Mobilisations

MET

Advanced METs

Joint Mobe

Advanced PRTs

MFRs

Advanced MFRs

Trigger Point

Advanced NMTs

Our “REHAB” Remedial Massage diploma program will allow you to assess and treat many common injuries, complaints and dysfunctions and also understand the neuroscience of pain, to provide positive outcomes for your clients.

Price

$12,500

Course Delivery

Full-time (2 days p/w)
On-Campus Learning

Duration

12 Months

Funding Available

VET Student Loan
Self-Fund

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
HLTAID011 Provide first aid (Adv Rehab FREE)
HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTMSG009 Develop massage practice
HLTMSG010 Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG011 Provide massage treatments
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
HLTREF002 Provide reflexology for relaxation
HLTMSG014 Provide remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG013 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
HLTMSG015 Adapt remedial massage treatments to meet specific needs
CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
HLTMSG016 Apply principles of pain neuroscience
HLTMSG017 Apply remedial massage clinical practice
CHCCCS037 Visit client residences

What sort of work can I do and find?

myo

Multi-Modality Clinics

With a strong focus on rehabilitation, exercise therapy, injury prevention screening, our remedial Therapists have many exciting career opportunities. Have the freedom to work in a massage clinic, establish your own small business, or work in a multi-modality clinic alongside physios and chiropractors.

Become a Business Owner, like Jade

Jade is a busy mum of 3, who runs an at-home studio clinic. She recently won the Gold Coast Bulletin’s Massage Therapist of the year award. Hear from Jade on why she chose massage and what she enjoys about the career. 

Jobs

See Who is Hiring in the Industry

As a Q Academy graduate you will be highly sought after in the industry – you only need to check out our Jobs Board to see that. There we have hundreds of job ads where employers are looking to hire our graduates.

Find A Job

The “REHAB” program Fee is $12,500 for Australian students or $17,857.14 for International students on a Study visa.

  • Contact us to find out if you are eligible for VET Student Loan funding.
  • This program could be entirely funded with a Government loan.
  • For more information please see our Australian Student Course Fees page .
  • You can also request a 12 months,  0% interest, payment plan.

The on-campus “REHAB” remedial diploma program is only available on-campus in our live classes.

The program is predominantly delivered live in class by our experienced Course Coaches with certain theoretical subjects delivered online for home study.

Students will have access to their full course via our Learning Management System so they can review every theoretical or practical lesson as often as they wish.

A very important part of the learning process is our student clinic where students are required to provide 200 hours of supervised treatments on the general public. Our clinic managers are trained to guide students through the client assessment process, treatment plan and outcome analysis.

  • Enhanced Myofascial Release (MFR)
  • Enhanced Positional Release Technique (PRT)
  • Enhanced Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)
  • Enhanced Neuromuscular Techniques (NMT)
  • Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessments
  • Joint Mobilizations
  • Remedial Exercises

These extra remedial skills will allow you to better assist clients achieve improved mobility and muscular rehabilitation.

For more detailed information please talk to one of our team.

This program is to be completed in 2 terms over 44 weeks during a 12 months period.

To complete the diploma program in 12 months we would recommend:

  • scheduling 2 days a week on-campus plus one night a week for home revision.

After approximately week 6 your schedule should then be:

  • 1 day a week in class
  • 1 day a week in the student clinic for 200 hours to practice your skills on the general public
  • 1 night a week home revision & study

HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage “CORE SKILLS” program

Our “CORE SKILLS”  HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage program covers all the new diploma requirements plus those from employers and Industry Association.

You can enjoy a rewarding career as a Remedial Therapist with the in-depth theoretical knowledge and range of massage and remedial skills provided by the CORE SKILLS diploma program, plus the ability to be accredited by private health insurance funds. 

Our “CORE SKILLS” Remedial Massage program will allow you to assess and treat many common injuries, complaints and dysfunctions and also understand the neuroscience of pain, to provide positive outcomes for your clients.

Price

$10,900

Course Delivery

Full-time (2 days p/w)
E-Classroom Hybrid Oncampus Learning

Duration

12 Months

Funding Available

VET Student Loan
Self-Fund

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
HLTAID011 Provide first aid (Adv Rehab FREE)
HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTMSG009 Develop massage practice
HLTMSG010 Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG011 Provide massage treatments
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
HLTREF002 Provide reflexology for relaxation
HLTMSG014 Provide remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG013 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
HLTMSG015 Adapt remedial massage treatments to meet specific needs
CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
HLTMSG016 Apply principles of pain neuroscience
HLTMSG017 Apply remedial massage clinical practice
CHCCCS037 Visit client residences

What sort of work can I do and find?

myo

Multi-Modality Clinics

With a strong focus on rehabilitation, exercise therapy, injury prevention screening, our remedial Therapists have many exciting career opportunities. Have the freedom to work in a massage clinic, establish your own small business, or work in a multi-modality clinic alongside physios and chiropractors.

Become a Business Owner, like Jade

Jade is a busy mum of 3, who runs an at-home studio clinic. She recently won the Gold Coast Bulletin’s Massage Therapist of the year award. Hear from Jade on why she chose massage and what she enjoys about the career. 

Jobs

See Who is Hiring in the Industry

As a Q Academy graduate you will be highly sought after in the industry – you only need to check out our Jobs Board to see that. There we have hundreds of job ads where employers are looking to hire our graduates.

Find A Job

The “CORE SKILLS” program Fee is $10,900 for Australian students or $15,571 for International students on a Study visa.

  • Contact us to find out if you are eligible for VET Student Loan funding.
  • This program could be entirely funded with a Government loan.
  • For more information please see our Australian Student Course Fees page .
  • You can also request a 12 months,  0% interest, payment plan.

The on-campus “ADVANCED REHAB” remedial diploma program is only available on-campus in our live classes.

The program is predominantly delivered live in class by our experienced Course Coaches with certain theoretical subjects delivered online for home study.

Students will have access to their full course via our Learning Management System so they can review every theoretical or practical lesson as often as they wish.

A very important part of the learning process is our student clinic where students are required to provide 200 hours of supervised treatments on the general public. Our clinic managers are trained to guide students through the client assessment process, treatment plan and outcome analysis.

This program can be completed in 12 months.

It can be extended up to 18 months ideal to:

  • take breaks for school holidays
  • Cater to shift work schedules
  • allows more time for those where English is a second language.

To complete the diploma program in 12 months we would recommend:

  • scheduling 2 days a week on-campus plus one night a week for home revision.

After approximately week 6 your schedule should then be:

  • 1 day a week in class
  • 1 day a week in the student clinic for 200 hours to practice your skills on the general public
  • 1 night a week home revision & study

Quick Facts About Remedial Massage Therapy

Course Locations

Brisbane 2

Brisbane Campus

100 Brookes St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Gold Coast

Gold Coast Campus

Level 1, Robina Town Centre, Robina QLD 4230

Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Campus

64 Aerodrome Road, Maroochydore QLD 4558

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