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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.

ACFB's industry leading remedial massage course

The Australian College of Fitness and Bodywork (ACFB) is the long-standing and award winning provider of the Diploma of Remedial Massage course, which is nationally accredited and government endorsed.

Remedial Massage Courses: Diploma of Remedial Massage

ACFB’s Diploma of Remedial Massage course is the next step forward for your career after you have completed the prerequisite Certificate IV in Massage Therapy. This diploma 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.

Massage courses: Curriculum

ACFB's Diploma of Remedial Massage course will help you acquire an edge in the health industry through a new depth of skills and knowledge. You'll learn a range of remedial massage techniques, such as myofacial release, manual lymphatic drainage, trigger point therapy, as well as techniques for positional release, active release and muscle energy techniques. Furthermore, you will learn clinical and functional assessment for pain and injury and specialised remedial massage for athletes, women, infants and the elderly are also explored within this massage course. Plus you also get an introduction to exercise rehabilitation, which provides you with a broad skillset.

The overall diploma works through 14 units, which also cover how to manage a practice, implement and comply with legal and ethical requirements, maintain an effective health work environment, plan and carry out treatment strategies and assessments - and more!

Massage courses in Melbourne - or online

ACFB offers this Diploma of Remedial Massage course in Melbourne which takes place at our state of the art campus in Mitcham. However, those who live outside of Melbourne, interstate or who require more flexible learning options, can study our massage courses on-line any in Australia. ACFB can provide a way for you to complete your massage course, no matter what your lifestyle, location or schedule is!

Massage course support

If you're studying your massage course on-campus, you'll have access to a great range of equipment, small classes and a supportive and welcoming learning environment. Or, if you’re studying your massage course on-line, you get the added advantage of live one-on-one practical web sessions with your mentor allowing you that much needed practical training.

Your interactive student web page is also extremely convenient, giving you easy access to course material, detailed training videos so you can watch and review all the massage techniques, student forums - and you can even complete and submit assessments there.

Not only will you further develop your practical skills as a massage therapist, you'll have a lot of fun and your confidence in your career will increase even more.

Unit CodeUnit Discription
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

Diploma of Remedial Massage: What you'll take away

This massage course will give you depth and breadth in advanced theoretical and practical knowledge, so you can effectively treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. You'll further develop your knowledge of physical assessment and anatomy. This level of knowledge will allow you to pursue more roles in the health industry, and will arm you with further skills to set up or enhance your own business or clinic. You will also be able to apply for a health care provider number where your clients will be able to claim through select funds.

You will also experience the invaluable confidence that comes from being trained at a high level by industry experts in a nationally accredited massage course.

Advancing your massage career

If you're thinking about starting the Diploma in Remedial Massage course and want some more information, contact the ACFB on 03 9873 4858 or fill out a ‘Request for Information Pack’ form below and we will happily assist you with any queries.
You may also be eligible for government subsidised training on this course. Click on the link below to see if you are eligible!

Delivery Options

You can choose to study your massage course in Melbourne on-campus or via distance learning anywhere across Australia.Because our massage courses are so popular, we offer regular intakes - Click on the 'Upcoming Course Dates' page to find out more!

What can I study after this course?

Once you complete your diploma of remedial massage course, you can take the next step and enrol into the Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy.



Government Funding Now Available!

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What would you like to do?

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