Diploma of Remedial Massage
We know massage isn’t just a treat – it’s an opportunity to restore wellness, to disconnect, breathe deeply and be mindful. At endota Wellness College we offer a direct, immersive and collaborative approach, producing skilled remedial massage therapists that go on to work in a broad range of fields, including private practice, wellness resorts, sporting organisations, salons and spas.
“My favourite part of the health and
wellness industry is being able to nurture
and make my clients feel better”
This course is only available at our
Full-time: Standard duration is 4 days a week for a period of 12 months
Part-time: 2 nights a week for 18 months
Duration may vary depending upon the individual cohort and workplace training arrangements.
Full-time and part-time students are expected to complete 200 hours of work experience.
On this particular program, you will be expected to complete a minimum 200 hours of clinical practice, providing remedial massage services to clients. At least 150 hours must be in our endota Wellness College student-run spa. Our student spa will give you all the hands-on experience you’ll need. Guided by one of our highly-experienced professional educators, you’ll learn about client relations, to the day-to-day running of a spa.
This program is VET Student Loans approved. Payment plans – allowing you to pay your tuition fees in installments and by specified due dates – are available. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Eligibility criteria apply. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
You will be required to buy a resources pack with the uniform, products and equipment you will need to complete your diploma (total cost $338.71). For further details, and to see a breakdown of resource items, see our tuition fee schedule.
Intake & Holidays
HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage has a minimum of two annual intakes: the beginning and middle of the year. Students take a week-long break between terms and a 4 week break at Christmas. Daytime and evening programs are available.
A VET Student Loan assists eligible students to pay tuition fees by accessing a government loan. Each loan gives rise to a VSL debt, due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid, and will only be granted for students who meet eligibility criteria. endota Wellness College is one of only a few high-quality training providers that have been approved VET Student Loans. In other words, your learning is in good hands.
ONLINE LEARNING UPDATE
Due to current Health & Safety guidelines our courses are being conducted online, until it’s safe to be back in the classroom. While we can’t wait to see our campuses busy again, eWC’s online community is thriving; with live streamed classes, 1:1 support sessions with trainers and specialised workshops.
Our on-campus well-being program has also moved online, with morning meditation, aromatherapy for de-stress & relaxation, exclusive online yoga classes & motivational workshops.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING & CREDIT TRANSFER
Previous recognised training may count as credit towards a diploma. A student must provide evidence that they have gained one or more Units of Competency offered in the qualification they wish to study. While RPL is an assessment process, where a student will provide evidence of their skills and knowledge gained outside of their studies, determining if a student is required to study units that are relevant to their experience. Please note that application must occur prior to course commencement, and you can request a form via one of our course advisors.
Units of competency
To achieve the Diploma of Remedial Massage, you will be required to complete a total of 21 units of competency, comprising 16 core units and five elective units. See list of units below.
HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice
HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTMSG002 Assess client massage needs
HLTMSG004 Provide massage treatments
CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
BSBMED303 Maintain patient records
HLTMSG006 Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific needs
HLTMSG008 Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
HLTMSG003 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
HLTMSG005 Provide remedial massage treatments
HLTREF002 Provide reflexology for relaxation
HLTARO001 Develop aromatherapy practice
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status