This tactile course provides a solid foundation, equipping the graduate Remedial Massage Therapist with advanced skills in a diverse range of therapeutic massage techniques, based on Biological Sciences, and intensive training in Massage – students will be trained to treat a wide range of injuries for a wide range of clients using Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Trigger Point Therapy and Muscle Energy Technique. An Introductory Nutrition module is also part of this course, to enable graduates to assess their clients’ nutrition and dietary status. This course provides the opportunity for students to attain practical skills within a professional clinic environment.
This course also delivers the graduate with a Certificate IV in Massage Therapy – this qualification is nested within the Diploma, so the published cost of tuition fees includes both qualifications.
The graduate Remedial Therapist will be able to perform a basic Swedish massage plus employ various other therapeutic massage techniques to provide comprehensive treatment plans for positive outcomes.
Upon completion of your 18 month Diploma of Remedial Massage, you will be equipped to practise Remedial Massage in your own professional clinic or work with other allied professionals in a natural health care centre, with eligibility to apply for membership of peak professional associations, including the Australian Natural Therapists Association and the Association of Massage Therapists, to become eligible for professional insurances. Diploma graduates are then practitioner ready and eligible for Provider status with major Health Funds to provide health fund rebates. This could see you working anywhere in Australia and many countries throughout the world are keen to employ Australian massage therapists!
One elective is required to be completed during the course; choose from a diverse selection, such as Australian Bush Flower Remedies, Kinesiology and Aromatherapy (elective/short course brochures are available on request). Electives may also lead to additional qualifications. We are responsive to your needs, offering additional electives as we identify your keenest areas of interest; however exemptions will not be given for electives.
Students are required to participate in a minimum of 200 log book hours. This satisfies the practical aspects required for completion of this course, alongside enjoying the valuable experience of student clinic, where the majority of your log book hours will be accrued. This experiential learning provides students with confidence, hands on experience, and the opportunity to apply their skills in a professional setting, with the reassurance of direct supervision by qualified practitioners.
* The Certificate IV in Massage Therapy is nested within this qualification, so these fees include the tuition fees for BOTH qualifications.
Price correct @ date of publication, please visit our Fees page for unit price structuring and fee payment options.
Please refer to timetable page for details regarding course commencement dates.
For more information on Paramount College and the courses we offer, view the course handbook. Paramounts remedial massage diploma is very highly regarded, and comprehensive. A whole lot more than just a sports massage course. If massage is your choice of career, Paramount should be your choice for a Diploma of Remedial Massage.