Diploma of Health Science (Chinese Remedial Massage)

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Endeavour College of Natural Health
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    Endeavour College of Natural Health

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  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availablePayment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    1.5 years full-time; 3 years part-time

  • Start Date

    Selected monthly intakes

  • Location

    NSW | VIC | QLD | WA | SA

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  • In a Nutshell

    Chinese remedial massage utilises a range of manual therapy techniques developed within Chinese medicine to assess and support conditions commonly experienced within the community. Techniques including tui na (Chinese remedial massage), acupressure, moxibustion, cupping, gua sha, topical herbal applications and medical Qi Gong are utilised to holistically support clients across the lifespan with special emphasis on clinical and musculoskeletal conditions.
    The Diploma of Health Science (Chinese Remedial Massage) from Endeavour College of Natural Health provides students an option to specialise in the application of tui na and auxiliary therapies for both musculoskeletal conditions and in the management and support of a wide variety of internal medicine conditions and across the stages of the life cycle.
  • What You'll Need to Get In

    Endeavour College is a direct entry College with no ATAR requirements. 
    All domestic applicants must meet the following requirements:
    • Must be willing to attend an admissions interview upon submission of enrolment paperwork (in person or via teleconference / video) 
    • Must be 18 years of age within the first period of study 
    • Must meet self-declared minimum computer literacy standards and have unrestricted access to the internet and a personal email account 
    • Must read and understand the Inherent Course Requirements for the course into which they are seeking admission and accept them prior to enrolment in the course 
    • For Bachelor of Health Science courses which involve clinical practicum subjects, a valid Working with Children Check (or its equivalent) will be normally required to be supplied to the College prior to the second period of study. If the applicant knows of any reason why they will not pass a Working with Children Check, they should not apply for entry to these courses. 
    Additional applicant background entry requirements (including English language and international students) are available through enquiring with the College.
  • Subject Breakdown

    Subjects you will study in Semester 1 for the Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine) are:
    • BIOA111 Introduction to Human Biology
    • CMPR111 Chinese Medicine Foundations
    • CMTH111 Chinese Manual Therapies 1
    • SOCC111 Developing Cultural Competence in Healthcare
    Both the Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture Therapies) and Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine) are available for articulation after completion of 1st year of study 
    Endeavour College offers the flexibility to commence a selection of subjects online with an updated digital delivery model.
    To support learning, students attend practical classes where they are expected to practise interviewing and case assessment techniques, as well as physical clinical examination and treatment procedures. This is conducted under the supervision of qualified instructors and with respect for privacy, cultural and religious differences. Students gain significant clinical experience at Endeavour's Teaching Clinics under the supervision of qualified practitioners. 
    In the clinics, students will develop and hone all skills required to run a successful clinic after graduation, including patient assessment and management, patient recruitment and continuity of care, customer service, and dispensary management.
  • Why Endeavour College of Natural Health?

    Endeavour College of Natural Health has been providing Vocational and Higher Education courses in Natural Health since 1975.

    Our vision is to promote and advance the philosophy and practise of natural medicine and wellbeing by producing high-quality graduates who will go on to be leaders in their fields of practise. We are dynamic and innovative whilst maintaining traditional wisdom in both a digital and practical learning environment.

    Endeavour is a direct entry College with no ATAR requirements. You can apply to study with us at any time and join one of 12 monthly online intakes for our Bachelor of Health Science degrees (in Acupuncture Therapies, Chinese Medicine, Naturopathy & Nutrition), Diploma of Health Science or Undergraduate Certificates. Vocational Education courses (such as Remedial Massage) are offered 4 times a year. 

    Enquire about one of our courses today for more information on enrolling with Endeavour College of Natural Health!

    Endeavour College of Natural Health is a trading name of Australian College of Natural Medicine Pty Ltd which is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 31489)


    As well as providing a community for our students via our Student Portal, Events and Campus Facebook pages, Endeavour offers a wide array of support services to assist students which include:

    - Studiosity - Study Support Platform
    - Access & Equity Program
    - Student Assistance Program
    - Academic Assistance
    - Student Adviser Consultations
    - Careers Service
    - Library Services
    - Bookstore

  • Campus locations

    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).

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Health Science (Chinese Remedial Massage) qualification from Endeavour College of Natural Health.
    Graduates are eligible to articulate into the Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture Therapies) or Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine) with up to 34 credit points of advanced standing. Graduates may also articulate into other health qualifications in a variety of related areas.
    CMBA registrants may apply for membership with the following associations:
    • Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association Ltd (AACMA) 
    • Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Society of Australia (CMASA)
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  • Let's talk price

    You may be eligible for FEE-HELP from the Australian Government.

    Self-funding, study loans and split payment methods also available.


    You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

    This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

    Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $48,361 (2022-23 income year). 

    Find out more about government study loans here.

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