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Diploma of Remedial Massage

Product Code:HLT50307-01V05 National Code:HLT50307
Diploma of Remedial MassageThis course is for people who work or want to work in a remedial massage practice as a self-employed or independent practitioner or within a more comprehensive health service.

You will learn how to provide remedial massage treatment to clients with specific needs. This may involve injury management, rehabilitation, palliative care, aged care, and working with women and children.

The Health Training Package identifies fourteen (14) units of competency from the Certificate IV in Massage as prerequisite for entry to this qualification (See the Entry Requirements below). If you have not already successfully
completed these units of competency prior to enrolment in this course, you must complete these units as bridging units in the Diploma of Remedial Massage before commencing other units that are part of this course.

Contact the campus prior to enrolment for more information.

The nominal duration for this course is 1545 hours. Depending on the electives chosen and the need to complete the fourteen (14) prerequisite units of competency required by the Training Package, you will participate for between 775 and 1595 hours.

People considering enrolment in remedial massage need to be aware that skills development for clinical work will require you to massage and be massaged by fellow students and that industry dress codes will apply. Massage will necessarily involve touch but will always be practised and applied in accordance with industry codes of practice and ethics. Details of the dress code will be provided to you during pre-enrolment information sessions or to enrolled students by the teacher.
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Entry Requirements

To gain entry into HLT50307 Diploma of Remedial Massage a candidate must
demonstrate competence through a recognised training program or recognition
process, in the following units of competency from the HLT40312 Certificate IV
in Massage Therapy Practice:

BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others
HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status
HLTCOM404C Communicate effectively with clients
HLTCOM406C Make referrals to other health care professionals when appropriate
HLTCOM408D Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively
HLTFA311A Apply first aid
HLTHIR301C Communicate and work effectively in health
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures
HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes
HLTREM401D Work within a massage framework
HLTREM406C Provide massage treatment
HLTREM407C Plan massage treatment
HLTREM408C Apply massage assessment framework
HLTREM409C Perform massage health assessment

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Career Pathways

Remedial massage practitioner, remedial massage therapist, remedial therapist.


Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

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