Diploma in Health Sciences (Therapeutic Massage)

NZQA Level 6, 18 months full time

Therapeutic massage is an exciting and fast growing health modality, nationally and internationally. This qualification provides practitioners with the ability to assess dysfunction in the soft tissues of the body and to apply techniques for change. Clients may experience reduced pain and improved physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health.

Why choose this qualification?

  • Your Diploma will provide the basis for working as a professional therapeutic massage therapist.
  • There are many career opportunities including: self-employment, working alongside other professionals in a multi-health practice, e.g. physiotherapy, acupuncture, osteopathy or medical centre. Other opportunities include ski-fields, gymnasiums, cruise ships, tourism, spas, resorts, hotels, on-site corporate, rest homes and rehabilitation centres.

Key Dates

2 February 2016 – 1 July 2017 or 18 July 2016 – 2 December 2017

Fee Schedule

Year 1 Semester 2 + Year 2 Semester 1 $6800
(12 months)
(Pre-requisite is the Certificate of Relaxation Massage)
Course Related Costs – Year 1 Semester 2
Textbooks $594
Clinic Linen Hire $80
PC, Wireless and Internet $40
ID Card $12
Manual Costs $75
Course Related Costs – Year 1 Semester 2 Total $801
Course Related Costs – Year 2 Semester 1 (last 6 months)
Clinic Linen Hire $80
Inclass Resources and Course Manual Cost $75
PC, Wireless and Internet $40
Course Related Costs –
Year 2 Semester 1 (last 6 months) Total $195
Year 1 Semester 2 PLUS Year 2 Semester 1 Total $996