HLT 52015

Diploma of Remedial Massage


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56 Weeks


12 weeks of term breaks

200 hours in AUIT on campus Clinic

6/5-11 Noel Street Slacks Creek QLD 4127


Payment Options:

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Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of remedial massage therapists who work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion (ROM). Practitioners may be self-employed or work within a larger health service.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 200 hours of Clinic work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

AUIT will conduct a pre-confirmation of enrolment, LLN assessment with applicants, to ensure their suitability, to undertake and successfully complete the course.

Course Units

This qualification consists of 21 units, including 16 core units and 5 elective units.

Core Units

CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system

HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection

HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice

HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs

HLTMSG003 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments

HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments

HLTMSG005 Provide remedial massage treatments

HLTMSG006 Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific needs

HLTMSG008 Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments

HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

Elective Units

BSBSMB403 Market the small business

BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning

BSBMED303 Maintain Patient records

HLTREF002 Provide reflexology for relaxation

HLTARO001 Develop aromatherapy practice

Delivery & Assessment

This program utilises a mixture of classroom-based training and onsite workplace training at AUIT’s dedicated student clinic to ensure that students can develop both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in a simulated clinical environment that reflects workplace conditions. In classroom training, face-to-face delivery method is used for students to attend scheduled training sessions and complete in-class activities, presentation and discussions and etc. For workplace training, it is compulsory for all students to complete a minimum of 200 hours of workplace training at AUIT’s student Clinic.

Assessment methods may include and not limited to:

  • Written Assessment (Questions and Answers).
  • Case Study
  • Project
  • Practical demonstration/On-Site Observation including Student Clinic

Career Outcome

Upon successful completion of this qualification, the graduating student will be entitled to practice in Remedial Massage. Possible job roles may include but not limited to: Massage Therapist Remedial Massage Therapist


Students with prior learning, studies, work and or life experience may qualify for recognition or credits (RPL) for modules and or units within this qualification. AUIT recognises the AQF qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any other RTOs and grants credit for these towards an award where applicable Please enquire with AUIT administration prior to or immediately after enrolment.

Fee & Payment

Total: $8,800

  • Application Fee (Non-refundable): $200
  • Resource/Material Fee: $300
  • Tuition Fee: $8,300

Payment Plan:

  • Initial deposit $1,000 upon enrolment
  • Followed by $700 per month for 10 months
  • $800 for the final payment
  • Total Payable $8,800

Additional Fee:

Students are required to hold or study the unit HLTAID003 Provide first aid at their own cost.