Start Your Career in Massage Therapy

Interested in learning Swedish, Thai, Sports, and Seated Massage techniques? But find it challenging to attend structured classroom hours? Q Academy’s Certificate IV In Massage Therapy Online is an affordable and convenient way to earn an entry-level qualification in the massage industry.

The HLT42015 (Superseded) / HLT42021 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Online could allow you to work in a day spa, resort, beauty clinic, or from your own at-home or mobile clinic. Many relaxation massage therapists also set up their own at-home businesses treating family and friends or providing professional care for the local community. This could be perfect for someone looking for flexible work with a friendly work-life balance.

While this is the most flexible way to earn an Australian Nationally Accredited qualification in massage therapy, please note that while your theory and content will be delivered online, you will still need to attend one of our Training Clinics in South-East Queensland or New South Wales to complete practical clinic hours. If you are located in other parts of Australia or regional areas, please be in touch to see if we have an option that will suit you. If you are located outside of Australia, please consider our accredited massage short courses if you are unable to make travel arrangements to complete the required clinic hours.

If you are seeking to complete some of your clinical hours locally then please download our free guide NETQ Student Clinic Requirements (1)  on what is required. 

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Course Details

Course Inclusions
Learn full-body Swedish massage, Thai Massage, Sports Massage, and Seated Massage techniques. As well as Thermotherapy, Pregnancy Massage, Special Needs Massage, and Reflexology.
Course Fee
$4,900 + $109.95 materials fee
Course Duration
6-9 months
Clinical Practice
80 hours. Can be completed from one of our Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Sunshine Coast, Sydney or Melbourne Training Clinics.
Entry Requirements
English language competency, internet connection, computer or laptop with a microphone and video camera, a printer, massage table, oil, towels, and friends/family to practice on!
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The course starts on the 1st of each month, please contact us to get started!

Free Trial of our Online Massage Course

Are you unsure if online study is right for you? Why not do a free trial of an online lesson? See how our lessons are presented, and pick up a few skills along the way! Try out your new skills on friends or family – we’re sure they’ll enjoy it too!