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"All the trainers were easy to approach and willing to help. They always went the extra mile to help"

2013 Diploma of Remedial Massage Student

"They made it easy for older student to return to study after many years of not being at school"

2013 Diploma of Remedial Massage Student

"ACFB training has not just taught me the skills of massage, but also how to better cater to clients' needs, which will be a great help in the massage workplace as well as in becoming a better practitioner"

2013 Diploma of Remedial Massage Student

"It's such a credit to you all for being helpful, understanding & easy to approach. I honestly don't know how you could improve anything ..."

2010 Diploma of Remedial Massage Student

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Nationally Recognised Training

ACFB’s Diploma of Remedial Massage course is the next step in your journey to becoming a great Massage Therapist.

If you’re thinking of becoming a remedial massage therapist as a new exciting career or just for something extra; no matter what your situation is; ACFB can help you start are new stage of your life and enjoy a positive future.

ACFB’s industry leading training, expert team of trainers and our dedication to producing industry leading students, have allowed us to provide a training experience that is second to none!

Oh, and did we mention that ACFB are the 2013 Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year? That’s right, out of all the small training organisations in Victoria, ACFB was voted the best by the Department of Education.

What you learn

ACFB’s Diploma of Remedial Massage course is the next step forward for your career. ACFB will help you further develop your remedial massage skills, as well as teach you how to assess and treat a number of musculoskeletal conditions. These skills will equip you for many more exciting opportunities in the health industry.

You will acquire an edge in the health industry through a new depth of skills and knowledge by learning a range of remedial massage techniques, such as:

  • myofascial release
  • manual lymphatic drainage
  • trigger point therapy
  • positional release techniques
  • active release techniques
  • muscle energy techniques
  • clinical and functional assessment for pain and injury
  • specialised remedial massage for athletes, women, infants and the elderly
  • introduction to exercise rehabilitation
  • physical assessment
  • anatomy and physiology
  • musculoskeletal anatomy
  • pathology 
  • and much much more!

This remedial massage course will give you depth and breadth in advanced theoretical and practical knowledge, so you can effectively treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions.


The following 14 units are included in this course:

Unit CodeUnit Description
HLTCOM502C Develop professional expertise
HLTCOM503C Manage a practice
CHCORG428A Reflect and improve upon professional practice
HLTHIR506C Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements
HLTAP501B Analyse health information
HLTHIR501B Maintain an effective health work environment
HLTREM502C Provide remedial massage treatment
HLTREM503C Plan remedial massage treatment strategy
HLTREM504C Apply remedial massage assessment framework
HLTREM505C Perform remedial massage health assessment
HLTREM510B Provide specialised remedial massage treatment
HLTREM511B Provide remedial massage treatment for woman and children
HLTREM512B Provide remedial massage treatment in corporate setting
HLTREM513B Provide remedial massage treatment to athlete

Throughout your Diploma of Remedial Massage course, you will receive professional industry mentorship from expert trainers. You have an interactive student web page that provides you with easy access to course material, detailed films, student forums and assessment submission. 



  • Academic year / 12 months

Delivery options

ACFB can provide a way for you to complete your massage course, no matter what your lifestyle, location or schedule is!

All on-campus classes are limited to an average of 12 students

Government funding

Government funding is available. Click here to see if you are eligible!

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

If you have previous qualifications and/or experience that you feel cover the contents, or part of this course, please complete and send an RPL form, (available here): to ACFB’s course coordinator.


ACFB is a Registered Training Organisation through the Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA). This course is Nationally Recognised.

Career opportunities & pathways

This level of knowledge will allow you to pursue more roles in the health industry. You will be qualified as a remedial massage therapist and you will be armed with further skills to set up or enhance your own business or clinic.
*If you study this course via on-campus or on-campus FLEXI you will also be able to apply for a health care provider number where your clients will be able to claim through select funds. Distance learning study is not recognised by most health care providers.

What can I study after this course?

Once you complete your Diploma of Remedial Massage, you can take the next step and enrol into the Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy 

Want to get started?

If you want to study a massage course in Melbourne then ACFB is the place to be!

Contact ACFB on 1300 002 232 to get started today!

You can even organise a college tour - we look forward to hearing from you.

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