HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Duration 1.5 years (78 weeks - 6 x 10 week terms + holidays)
Timetable 2 days per week 08.45am-5.30pm
Study mode Full-time
Delivery mode Face to Face + online/Home Study
International course Yes - International student are still eligible to study this course. (CRICOS course code 090003G)

Do you hold a HLT40312 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice or HLT50307 Diploma of Remedial Massage qualification? Ask about RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) for the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage qualification.

+Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of Remedial Massage Therapists who work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restriction in ROM (Range of motion). Study units include First Aid, Aromatherapy and Reflexology. Students who successful complete this qualification will be able to apply individually to Australian Health Funds to enable their clients to receive health rebates.

Clinical Requirements

Students enrolled in HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage are required to complete a minimum of 200 hours practical experience in MTI’s fully supervised Student Massage Clinic involving prepared for and managed at least 60 remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments – clients must include males and females from different stages of life with varied presentations.


+Units of Competency

21 Units of Competency are required for award of this qualifications consisting of 16 Core Units and 5 Elective units. Students must have also completed a minimum of 200 hours of Student Clinic/Work Placement.
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
BSMED301     Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately
BSBSMB405   Monitor and manage small business operations
HLTAAP002   Confirm physical health status
HLTREF002   Provide reflexology for relaxation
HLTMSG007  Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes


+Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 year of age


+Career Outcomes

  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Sport Therapist
  • Clinic Supervisor
  • Clinic Manager


+Tuition Fees

  • $10,200 ($1,700 per term) +
  • $500 Resource Fee
  • $250 Application Fee (One off & non refundable)


+Intake Dates

2020 Intakes

  • 5th Oct    20

2021 Intakes

  • 25th Jan  21
  • 19th Apr  21
  • 21st Jul 21

Contact us for further dates.

+How to Apply

  • Check you meet the entry requirements for the course.
  • Choose your intake preference
  • Complete the Domestic Student Application Form (Ensure you include all required documentation)
  • Submit your application – Apply online or visit our campus
  • Receive your Student Agreement from MTI
  • Accept the Student Agreement and pay tuition fees
  • Receive your email confirmation of enrolment
  • Commence your course.

+Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of Remedial Massage Therapists who work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restriction in ROM (Range of motion). Study units include First Aid, Aromatherapy and Reflexology. Students who successful complete this qualification will be able to apply individually to Australian Health Funds to enable their clients to receive health rebates.

Clinical Requirements

Students enrolled in HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage are required to complete a minimum of 200 hours practical experience in MTI’s fully supervised Student Massage Clinic involving prepared for and managed at least 60 remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments – clients must include males and females from different stages of life with varied presentations.

+Units of Competency

21 Units of Competency are required for award of this qualifications consisting of 16 Core Units and 5 Elective units. Students must have also completed a minimum of 200 hours of Student Clinic/Work Placement.
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
BSMED301     Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately
BSBSMB405   Monitor and manage small business operations
HLTAAP002   Confirm physical health status
HLTREF002   Provide reflexology for relaxation
HLTMSG007  Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes


+Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 year of age
  • IELTS score of 5.5 (Academic) or equivalent


+Career Outcomes

  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Sport Therapist
  • Clinic Supervisor
  • Clinic Manager


+Tuition Fees

  • $13,200 ($2,200 per term) +
  • $500 Resource Fee
  • $250 Application Fee (One off & non refundable)


+Intake Dates

2020 Intakes

  • 5th Oct    20

2021 Intakes

  • 25th Jan  21
  • 19th Apr  21
  • 21st Jul 21

Contact us for further dates.

+How to Apply

    1. Check you meet the entry requirements for the course.
    2. Choose your intake preference
    3. Complete the International Student Application Form (Ensure you include all required documentation)
    4. Submit your application – Apply online or visit our campus
    5. Receive your Letter of Offer from MTI
    6. Accept the Letter of Offer and pay tuition fees
    7. Receive your CoE (Confirmation of Enrolment)
    8. Apply for your student visa.

For information about applying for your student visa, please visit the Australia Department of Home Affairs (DHA) www.homeaffairs.gov.au

Our HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage qualification is recognised by leading Massage Associations