Remedial massage therapists are employed in a broad range of fields. This can include private practice, aged care facilities; wellness resorts, sporting organisations, salons and spas. Healthcare, wellness and beauty industries continue to be some of the fastest growing industries in the world. Well trained therapists are highly sought-after, as people become increasingly aware of the importance of adopting life-styles which promote well-being.


HLT52016 Diploma of Remedial Massage has two intakes per year – February and July. Classes are offered on a full-time and part-time basis.


$15,100.  Payment options are available. For further information contact the Academy today.


The academy trains with specialised, up to date equipment and facilities. This includes comprehensive treatment areas, and a fully equipped IT lab. Students have access to CMA’s online learning management system, providing access to assessment tasks, additional learning resources, demonstration videos, practical notes and procedures, online quizzes, forum discussion and ongoing trainer support. A selection of relevant books is available to all participants for research and reference. Recreation areas and kitchen facilities are also available on site.


CMA’s online system provides students with access to all their course materials in a single place. This includes textbooks, presentations, images, videos, course notes and inspo sites as well as providing access to assignments and our easy upload system for assessment submission. This compliments your classroom learning and ensures you have all the information you need at your finger tips. Students need to have a tablet or laptop.


CMA’s enrolment procedure for this program is outlined here: Student Admission Procedures for Approved Courses.


Previous work experience or training courses may enable us to deem you competent in certain areas, which will allow exemption from some modules. This process is referred to as ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ (RPL). As a Registered Training Organisation delivering nationally recognised training, CMA can assist you with this process. Please contact the office to request an application form. Application for RPL must occur prior to course commencement.


HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice

HLTINF004 Manage the 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

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

BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships

BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning



Massage Practice
Safety + Hygiene
First Aid
Anatomy + Physiology
Legislation + Ethics
Massage Treatment
Professional Practice
Health Professionals
Working with Others
Business Planning


More information about this qualification can be found on the training.gov.au website http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT52015

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