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Diploma of Massage

Evolve College's HLT52015 DIPLOMA OF REMEDIAL MASSAGE course provides nationally recognised massage training under the Health Training Package

The current Diploma qualification in massage is the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage. This qualification is a nationally recognised qualification within the Australian Qualifications Framework and therefore has a unique code identifier - HLT52015.

 

Evolve College is registered to deliver the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage qualification. This qualification has been set by industry and endorsed by the government as the benchmark for entry into the remedial massage profession.

Evolve College provides nationally recognised massage training that is both government and industry approved.

Click here to download an important fact sheet with information on this course.

 

Qualification:

HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage
Content: Subjects 1-16
Length: 12 months (min) - 3 years (max)
Student Assistance: 2 years Centrelink Approved


Course subjects

The HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage consists of 16 subjects. For details on each subject click on the Subjects Tab on the left navigation.

1 Introductory Massage 9 Deep Tissue Massage 1
2 Clinical Aromatherapy 10 Deep Tissue Massage 2
3 Foundations of Massage 1 11 Musculoskeletal Anatomy 1
4 Foundations of Massage 2 12 Musculoskeletal Anatomy 2
5 Human Biology 13 Sports Massage
6 Safe Practices 14 Remedial Massage
7 Healthcare Business 1 15 Healthcare Business 2
8 Massage Practice 1 16 Massage Practice 2


As a student of the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage, you may elect to also complete the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy (at no additional cost). This enables you to join the industry as a Certificate IV graduate whilst still continuing your study of the Diploma. Please note: If you elect to complete the HLT42015 Certificate IV of Massage Therapy as well as your Diploma, your course duration requirement will include that of the Certificate IV as well. This means your total course duration before Diploma graduation will be a total of 18 months (i.e. 6 months minimum for the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy and a further 12 months minimum for the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage). 

The HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage qualification received provides the skills in remedial massage practice. Graduates from our on-campus program who satisfy all relevant requirements will be eligible to apply for a provider number for Medibank Private (and other private health insurance funds which have set similar/the same educational criteria), allowing clients to receive rebates. Your professional association can advise you further on this. See also our private health funds pages. For more information on professional associations, see our FAQs page.

Your training and assesment are compliant with the Health Training Package requirements for HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage: 

  • Nationally recognised qualification within the Australian Qualifications Framework
  • Current qualification under the Health Training Package
  • Centrelink registered (subject to your application to and approval by Centrelink for assistance)
  • May be studied in conjunction with the HLT42015 Certificate of Massage Therapy course (subjects 1-8) at no additional cost

With your Qualification you may be able to work in a variety of situations:

Of course, this will depend on the needs of the employer and you being a match, but generally examples of where relaxation massage could be practiced include:

  • private clinic with provision for health fund rebates (for on-campus study only and subject to meeting the requirements set by Evolve College and the associations. See the Student Handbook and the private health fund pages for more details.) 
  • larger health-care service or clinic alongside chiropractors, physiotherapists, naturopaths and other health-care professionals
  • complementary health-care or medical service providing injury management & rehabilitation
  • national & international sporting environment
  • business & corporate sector

 

Your Occupational Title may include: 

  • Remedial Therapist
  • Remedial Massage Therapist
  • Remedial Massage Therapy Practitioner


Units of Competency

The HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage Course is delivered across multiple subjects consisting of a total of 21 accredited units of competency clustered into 16 subjects. Students must complete all subjects satisfactorily in order to be deemed competent in these units.

IMPORTANT NOTE: OPTIONAL TWO QUALIFICATIONS

Students can enrol directly into the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage course. The HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy course is not a pre-requisite.

  • Students enrolled in the Diploma may elect to also complete the HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy qualification (which comprises subjects 1-8). If you do so, this means your total course duration before HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage graduation will be 18 months. Completion of the Diploma alone (without graduating from the Certificate IV) is a minimum duration of 12 months. 
  • On completion of Subjects 1-16 within the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage Course students will receive the diploma qualification.

* Practical Subjects requiring practical assessments to be undertaken

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Subject details

Fee
$12,000 $9,000
Certificate Awarded
Diploma

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