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On-Campus Short Courses

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 courses available due to COVID-19 Restrictions. However, our online short courses are available through NETQ anytime. If you are looking to earn CPE/CPD points, we recommend you confirm the hours awarded with your Association directly.

Upcoming Short Courses

Location

Date

Sunshine Coast Campus

28th October 2021

Gold Coast Campus

13-14 November 2021

Sunshine Coast Campus

14th November 2021

Sunshine Coast Campus

18th January 2022

Sunshine Coast Campus

5-6 February 2022

Browse our Short Massage Courses:

On-Campus Short Courses
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.

On-Campus Short Courses
On-Campus Short Course

Kahuna Massage

Kahuna involves long strokes running from the head to the toe, all without breaking contact with your client. Kahuna massage mainly uses forearms, with alternative draping options compared to relaxation massage.

On-Campus Short Courses
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.

On-Campus Short Courses
On-Campus Short Course

Hot Rocks

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.

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.

On-Campus Short Courses
On-Campus Short Course

Myofascial Cupping

Cupping therapy helps release muscular tension and assists in facial release. It is popular with clients and very low impact for therapists to perform. This workshop uses plastic and silicone cups and will teach you a range of a range of advanced cupping techniques

On-Campus Short Courses
On-Campus Short Course

Flame Cupping

This workshop focuses on teaching people how to safely use cupping to treat musculoskeletal conditions. During the day you will learn the art of safely using a flame and glass cups, as this is a really interesting way of applying cupping.

On-Campus Short Courses
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.

On-Campus Short Courses
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.

On-Campus Short Courses
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.

On-Campus Short Courses
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.

On-Campus Short Courses
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. 

On-Campus Short Courses
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.

On-Campus Short Courses
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.

On-Campus Short Courses
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.