If massage is your passion, the Certificate IV in Massage Therapy from the Australian Institute of Fitness (AIF) will give you the best start to your career. Modelled on industry best practice, students learn the safest, most effective techniques for giving a full body relaxation massage, as well as stress management and establishing your own massage practice working with allied health professionals within the Australian healthcare system.
The course also covers treatment of muscular pain, the essentials to managing a successful massage therapy business, and the skills required to work in a massage clinic.
During your massage studies at AIF, you will be supported by gaining clinical experience providing massage services to the general public. You will have access to AIF’s purposely built clinics, that are run by our students and overseen by Coaches, allowing for exposure to real-life industry practicies from sourcing and managing client bookings to providing massage services, including health consultations, assessments and treatment.
The course can also serve as a stepping stone towards a higher level industry qualification. If you want to enhance your Massage Therapist qualification and your opportunities within the massage industry, AIF’s Diploma of Remedial Massage (HLT52021).
Who this course is for
- Those who have an interest in massage and in pursuing a long, successful career in it
- Those who aspire to manage their own business, or to be employed in a gym, health centre, spa or other massage-related area
- Those passionate about stress management through relaxation massage
- Opportunities for working with other allied health professionals
- Personal Trainers wanting to expand their knowledge, skillset and business opportunities
Qualified Massage Therapists are always in demand, and the career opportunities are varied. Graduates of Certificate IV in Massage Therapy have the option to work at health clubs and spas, on cruise ships, out of gyms or even start their own massage business, the opportunities are endless.
If you are already working in the fitness industry, this course offers a great way to supplement your current career, by providing you with new skills and greater earning potential.
All of our highly trained Coaches maintain active practice in the massage industry, with many experienced in working with professional sports teams, while others have vital on-the-job experience gained at gyms, multi-modality clinics and health hubs, as well as with special needs clients.
All our dedicated Coaches are multi-skilled across both physical and manual therapies and, through their passion for teaching, ensure that every student receives the practical hands-on experience they need to be ‘job-ready’.