Working as a Melbourne based remedial massage therapist requires more than just skills, our massage therapists have to go through rigorous training and pass a diploma level in order to achieve registration with the massage associations and receive professional indemnity insurance. These thing are also necessary to provide health fund rebates to clients.

Regarded as one the oldest and most effective ways of healing many of the bodies ailments and emotional disorders, pursuing a career in remedial massage therapy can be very rewarding for many school leavers, career changers, and current industry professionals. However, before you do decide to become a remedial massage therapist, it is essential that you explore your options so that you can start on the right foot.

Whether you want to pursue this career in order to help athletes get back to their best, help people recover from an injury, or help people unwind and relax their mind and body, here is what you need to do in order to become a certified remedial massage Melbourne therapist:

Certification in Remedial Massage


In order to become a certified remedial massage therapist, you first need to get a Certificate IV in Massage Therapy from a nationally recognised institute. This is basically a foundation course providing basic skills in therapeutic relaxation massage, health assessment, and treatment.  

Diploma in Remedial Massage

A diploma equips you with the necessary skills required to gain competence in remedial massage practice. Once you complete a diploma in remedial massage you can treat clients with specific needs such as injury management, postural issues, rehabilitation and many other pain related issues.

Whether you hold an Australian diploma or have completed your course from an internationally recognised institute, it is also necessary to be registered with an Australia association. They will check your qualification and decide if they are happy to register you. It is a good idea to contact the associations before you register for a course to make sure it is approved.

If you are interested in working in the industry give us a call for a chat. We are always looking for good people.

Melbourne Natural Therapies
03 9645 9923