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HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

The Diploma of Remedial Massage reflects the role of remedial massage therapists who work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in a range of movement. Practitioners maybe self employed or work within a larger health service.

This course includes the study of human pathology and specific therapeutic massage techniques. Study topics include postural analysis, stretching, exercise, deep tissue massage, trigger points, and muscle energy and proprioceptor neuromuscular facilitation techniques (MET/PNF). Lymphatic drainage, sports massage, business administration are also included in this course. 

Qualified students will be able to practice as a Remedial Massage Therapist, register with professional associations, gain insurance and obtain a provider number from Health Funds.

There are a number of core units that are common between the Diploma of Reflexology, the Certificate IV in Massage Therapy and the Diploma of Remedial Massage.

Duration: 14-16 months

An enrolment fee of $150 is payable upon enrolment. The enrolment fee is in addition to the course fees and is a once only payment. Please see the current Course Guide (in Schedules,Forms & Guides page) for more information about payment options.

Award:  Successful students are awarded a HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage. 

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