Australasian College of Natural Therapies (RTO 0269) at Torrens University
1 years full-time; 2 years part-time
3 intake dates each year – enquire now!
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
Whether you want to work with elite athletes or help treat older patients, working as a remedial massage practitioner is a highly rewarding career.
The Diploma of Remedial Massage (HLT52015) course is designed to give you the foundational knowledge and practical skills to launch your career as a remedial massage therapist.
Offered by the Australasian College of Natural Therapies at Torrens University Australia, the course is delivered through a blend of online study and on-campus classes. This gives you the best of both worlds – flexibility to study at your own pace and the hands-on training needed to excel in the field of complementary medicine.
Over the course of the year you'll learn how to treat and manage the underlying causes of musculoskeletal problems, a variety of soft-tissue injuries, and chronic diseases.
Once you've completed this nationally recognised course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to work with a range of clients, in either a private practice or as part of a multidisciplinary team of allied health practitioners.
If you are studying full time, you will be expected to complete between 21-24 hours of learning a week. Part-time students can expect to complete approximately 9-15 hours of learning per week.
Assessments for this course are competency based and may take a variety of forms, including:
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To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this remedial massage course, the subjects you may study include:
Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.
Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.
Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course online with some on-campus components (blended learning).
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma of Remedial Massage (HLT52015) from the Australasian College of Natural Therapies at Torrens University Australia.
This nationally recognised qualification is an important step to building your career as an allied health practitioner, and will equip you with the skills and certification to treat a range of clients including the healthy and unhealthy population.
Wondering where a career in alternative medicine could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
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