If you are looking for a rewarding career in massage, and want to be trained at one of the most respected massage schools in Queensland then Q Academy can help you with:

   a)  SCIENCE based content (we also publish all the subject outlines)

   b)  VALUE is unbeatable (compare Prices & Hrs with competitors)

   c)  COMPLETION (graduation) rate of 90%

   d)  REFERRALS from past students account for 30% of new student enrollments (see what over 1000 of our graduates have said about us to cause that)  

   e)  RESIT your entire course for free - Student for Life

New Diploma Remedial Massage

study the new diploma of remedial massage [hlt52015]




Our new science-based [HLT52015] Diploma of Remedial Massage course is here- and it's bigger and better than ever! You can now have the entire Cert IV and Diploma financed through VET Fee-Help or self fund and save thousands by taking advantage of our scholarships.The course has a number of exciting additions, and elective choices to make it the ultimate qualification available! 

Find out more here.

[NOTE: The the new and expanded Diploma of Remedial Massage HLT52015 training package has superseded the previous Diploma of Remedial Massage HLT50307, that will become obsolete by August 2016.]

[HLT52015] Practical Components  [HLT52015] Theoretical Components 
  • Swedish Massage
  • Remedial Trigger Point/ Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Shiatsu 
  • Sports Massage 
  • Thai Massage
  • Thermotherapy 
  • Lymphatic Massage 
  • Seated Massage 
  • Pregnancy Massage 
  • Special Needs Massage 
  • Myofascial Release (MFR)
  • Positional Release Technique (PRT)
  • Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) 
  • Sports Taping 
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Integrated Neuromuscular Inhibition Technique (INIT)
  • Strength and conditioning exercises (sports stream)
  • Injury Prevention and Movement Screening
  • Provide nutrition advice (Health Stream)
  • Lifestyle Education (Health Stream) 
  • Case Studies 
  • Clinical Experience
  • Musculoskeletal Assessments
  • Anatomy & Physiology of Body Systems
  • Planning for Indications & Contraindication for Massage Success
  • Professional Communication
  • Legal Considerations
  • Building & Running a Successful Massage Business
  • Treatment Planning
  • Working in collaboration with health professionals
  • Safe work practices
  • Infection control
  • The science of massage therapy
  • Communication and working with Diversity
  • Designing a Safe & Effective Massage Environment
  • Client Record Keeping
  • Massage History & Origins
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Function
  • Body Biomechanics
Finance Options

VET Fee Help funding is available

SELF Funding payment plans are now also available (by SEMESTER or TERM)

     Self-Funded students who pay upfront by SEMESTER or TERM receive the following extra benefits:-

  • ON-TIME Payment Bonuses totaling up to the value of $3,000
  • With the Bonuses you can Save of up to $5,810 over Total VET Fee Help costs (including Govt 20% Interest Loading).
  • Free Certificate IV in Massage unit of competency to complete that course and be issued the Certificate IV qualification at the end of the first semester so you can join an association and seek employment.
  • Q Academy's "Student for Life" allowing graduates to re-sit their course including First Aid and CPR to save hundreds every year.(Priceless!)

study myotherapy with q academy

If you want to be able to provide the highest level of manual therapy support to your clients- do so with Myotherapy. Become a Myotherapist through the Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy [22248VIC]. For more detailed information, watch our informative video by Q Academy's Dr Neil Meigh. Achieve the highest level qualification with Q Academy's Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy!


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learn a Nationally accredited massage therapy course

Are you interested in learning a science-based massage therapy courses from a Government accredited Massage school? With our massage schools located in Brisbane, the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast, there is always free, live, and convenient after hours support for our students. Q Academy students also have 24/7 access to online massage course reference materials to enhance their learning- at no extra cost. Whether you wish to study massage online or on-campus, we're confident that you will thoroughly enjoy and be impressed by Q Academy's services!


Become a Qualified massage Therapist with Our VET FEE-HELP option 

You can now enter directly into the new Diploma of Remedial Massage [HLT52015] course and continue on with the Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy [22248VIC], all financed through VET Fee-Help or save over 30% by selecting a payment plan to pay upfront by SEMESTER or TERM. Q Academy's massage courses are flexible, to suit different individual circumstances and study preferences. With massage course classes available in the evenings and on weekends, it's perfect for those working full-time or have daytime commitments. Students can easily transfer between Q Academy's three campus locations of Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast should it be needed to complete their selected massage course.


Benefits of completing a Massage Therapy Course with q academy

As a Q Academy student you will have access to our Website's Job Board, which publicises current employment opportunities when they become available. Graduates of Q Academy's massage therapy courses are also afforded the truly unique ability of being able re-sit their massage course, or refresh their knowledge, at any time, for no additional cost- as part of our “Student for Life Guarantee”. Our prices are also highly competitive, are of terrific value, and for those who qualify; we provide VET Fee Help.



Studying massage: Options Available

Whether you wish to study massage online or on-campus, Q Academy hopes to make your learning experience as convenient as possible. If you love the supportive and motivational nature of the classroom, Q Academy has three campuses in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine CoastHowever, if you prefer more independence and flexibility with your learning, Q Academy offers massage therapy courses online. You will complete your online massage course through a number of learning modules, delivered through engaging videos, as well as knowledge review checks. If you wish to repeat or replay content, this can be done 24/7, something that can't be offered in a classroom. We've worked especially hard to ensure that students completing one of our massage courses online are given the same amount of guidance and support as our students studying massage internally. 

Medibank and HCF Compliance

Since changes came into effect in November 2013, graduates of the Diploma of Remedial Massage wishing to obtain provider numbers from Medibank, must satisfy Medibank's reformed minimum education standard requirements.

As dictated by Medibank's requirements, the Diploma of Remedial Massage course must be a minimum duration of an Academic year for full time study, or 18 months part-time. A minimum of 20% of the course is to be conducted on campus supervised by a trainer with the appropriate qualifications. The practical components of massage therapy courses must include surface anatomy, palpation, clinical examination, assessment of conditions, treatment plans, tactile therapies massage techniques and other associated therapeutics and techniques. Not all massage courses provided by other massage schools satisfy these requirements, so careful consideration when selecting a massage course and a massage school should be taken.

Students graduating from the Q Academy Diploma of Remedial Massage (HLT50307) course will satisfy all of the stated requirements, therefore making Q Academy's graduates Medibank compliant and also HCF compliant.


Industry Association Memberships

Q Academy's massage school graduates who are Medibank compliant can therefore obtain private health care insurance provider numbers, as well apply for membership with professional industry associations, such as ANTA, AMT and AAMT. In order to apply to these associations, Q Academy graduates will be provided with a letter stating that they have satisfied the necessary criteria, along with their graduate statement of attainment. This letter is required by the associations mentioned above, in order for individuals to gain membership.

 Q Academy value integrity and honesty with our students, and will always disclose any industry changes which may threaten our student's chances of being association members. Please ensure that any other massage schools that you are considering have similar values.


Staying Industry Compliant

Requirements are changing for industry recognition and Q Academy will always ensure that their Massage courses successfully satisfy all of the necessary industry requirements, so that graduates of our massage school have the necessary qualifications and sufficient documentation needed within the massage industry. As it is important to Q Academy that our students meet all industry standards, any changes to industry requirements will be made available to students through our unique "Student for Life" (free retraining) guarantee.

Once you graduate from one of Q Academy's massage courses, you will always have the resources and support to ensure that you'll remain industry compliant.


 What are you waiting for?! Enrol in a Massage Course at one of our Massage Schools Today! You can fill out our "Enrolment Form" at the top of this page, or simply call us on 1300 20 40 80, where we will answer any questions that you may have.

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If you are looking for a rewarding career in massage, and want to be trained at one of the most respected massage schools in Queensland; Q Academy can help you with the following unique features and benefits:

   a)  Science based content that is the industry benchmark

   b)  Unbeatable value (compare our prices and contact hours with top 3 competitors)

   c)  90% completion (graduation) rate

   d)  Free to resit your course -  “Student for Life

   e)  30% of new students are referred to us by our past students (see what over 1000 of our graduates have said about us)  

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  Nationally Recognised Qualifications from RTO
  Graduates highly sought after by employers
  Leading Adv. Dip. MYOTHERAPY Course
  Repeat course for FREE - see "Student for Life"
  VET FEE HELP and easy Payment Plans
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