We no longer enroll new students in this qualification. Please contact us for alternative options
Healing touch is one of the oldest, most instinctual and powerful methods of caring available for human beings. Massage involves the stimulation of the superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue, using various techniques to enhance function, aid in the healing process and promote relaxation and well-being. Massage involves working and acting on the body with pressure or moving on muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, skin, joints, other connective tissue, as well as vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system. Massage can be applied with the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms and feet.
This nationally recognised, Industry endorsed massage course has been designed to give you the required knowledge and skills to practice as a Massage Therapist.
The course encompasses a variety of massage subjects and areas including:
Passive joint movement techniques
Passive soft tissue movement
Effleurage longitudinal stroking
Cross over stroke
Deep tissue massage
Myofascial tension technique
Manual lymphatic drainage,
Trigger point release techniques
Specialised remedial massage treatment
In addition to massage techniques many other subject areas related to practice as massage therapists are also covered.
The course is designed to be delivered over eight months on a full time fast track basis requiring about 30-40 study per week, or on a part time basis with in twenty four months. Due to the practical nature of the course, this course is not available for virtual campus students and is offered only at AIHM, Perth campus.
If you need any assistance for your study plan please contact one of our course advisors.
Full time fast tracked schedule: Under review.
Your qualification is nationally recognised (Australia wide) through Australian Qualification Framework.
Monitored and regulated by Australian Skills Qualification Authority, the government regulator of the Vocational Education and Training Sector.
Articulation with Charles Sturt University that enable our graduates to enrol in the Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicine) degree with advanced standing.
Advanced Diploma and Diploma courses offered by AIHM are approved by Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education [DIISRTE] which enables our eligible students to access VET FEE-HELP, an interest free Government study loan.
Approved by Department of Human Services to receive financial assistance for full time eligible Australian students (Austudy/Abstudy).
Industry recognition which enable our students and graduates to apply for membership of professional bodies such as Australian Natural Therapists Association and other massage therapy associations.
Member of the Australian Council of Private Education and Training and fee protection for Australian students under their Tuition Assurance Scheme.
Eligibility to apply for membership of American Association of Drugless Practitioners.
Accredited by British Complementary Medicine Association.