HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Available only in Hobart, Tasmania Campus.


This course reflects the role and ensures you are well developed into a complete massage therapist, in a wide range of areas.

Our program allows students who graduate to become a qualified remedial massage therapists who can expertise in soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion (ROM). YOu can be either self-employed or work within a larger health service.

Entry Requirements


After completing the HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage, students may articulate to continue their studies in VET Graduate Certificate or Bachelor Degree programs offered by Australian Higher Education providers.

Job Outcome

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Qualified remedial massage therapists

Delivery And Assessments

This program (HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage) is delivered in an institution-based environment with face-to-face delivery. The mode of training is highly practical with a combination of practical projects, practical tasks, case study, tutorials, group activities and theory-based documents.

​Course Structure

Duration: 40 Tuition Weeks. (52 Weeks Include Break)

The course consists of 21 units and is clustered into 4 groups in order to be delivered within 4 terms of full-time study load. The term duration is 10 weeks. Please refer to the unit description on https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT52015

Criteria: 21 units must be successfully completed

HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage
Criteria: 21 units must be successfully completed including 16 core units and 5 elective units
UnitUnit CodeCompetency Unit Name
CoreHLTMSG002Assess client massage needs
CoreHLTMSG004Provide massage treatments
CoreCHCCOM006Establish and manage client relationships
ElectiveBSBMED303Maintain patient records
ElectiveHLTAAP002Confirm physical health status
CoreHLTAAP003Analyse and respond to client health information
CoreHLTWHS004Manage work health and safety
CoreHLTINF004Manage the prevention and control of infection
CoreHLTMSG001Develop massage practice
CoreCHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CoreCHCPRP003Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CoreCHCPRP005Engage with health professionals and the health system
CoreHLTMSG003Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments
CoreHLTMSG005Provide remedial massage treatments
CoreHLTMSG006Adapt remedial massage practice to meet specific needs
CoreHLTMSG008Monitor and evaluate remedial massage treatments
ElectiveBSBESB401Research and develop business plans
ElectiveBSBESB406Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business ventures
CoreCHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
ElectiveCHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CoreHLTAID011Provide first aid
Total of study week is 40 weeks (exclude break)

Are you ready to take the next step toward your future career?