Online Massage Courses Australia | HLT52021 & Massage Therapy

Online Massage Courses

Study NETQ's Accredited Online Massage Courses so You can join our Booming Allied Health Industry and Earn $40 - $80 an hour working from Home or in Professional Clinics

Study nationally accredited Diploma of Remedial Massage or Certificate IV in Massage Therapy courses online from anywhere in Australia – then complete your supervised clinical training hours in one of our 5 student clinics across Australia – located in Brisbane, Sydney, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast & Cairns.

Online only short massage courses also available. 

Remedial massage student

HLT52021 Diploma of
Remedial Massage (Mixed Delivery).

Massage Therapy student

HLT42021 Certificate IV in
Massage Therapy (Mixed Delivery).

Online Short Courses. Nationally Accredited or General Interest. 

Certificate IV & Diploma of Remedial Massage Courses Online

By studying NetQ massage courses online, you can be confident that you are learning a Nationally Accredited Qualification with NetQ, a division of Q Academy Pty Ltd. RTO 31896. This means your qualification is recognised anywhere in Australia, allowing you to join the Association of Massage Therapists (AMT) or Massage & Myotherapy Australia (MMA) as a Massage Therapist.

VET Student Loan funding is available through Q Academy for eligible students studying eligible courses, to help you start studying massage online sooner. You will also be eligible for your Private Provider Numbers, when studying the HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage (Mixed Delivery), so your clients can claim rebates with their private health insurance.

The NetQ Mixed Delivery course provides the ideal combination of online subjects to be done at home plus supervised clinical practice and assessments to be done in one of our NetQ Training Clinics located throughout Australia in Brisbane, Sydney, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Cairns or Sydney. This makes us a popular option for students wanting to study massage courses in Bundaberg, Hervey Bay, Rockhampton, Agnes Water, Gladstone, Maryborough, Gympie and other regional towns and cities throughout Queensland.     

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Online Remedial Massage Course in Australia

HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage Online


$10,900 + $109.95 Materials Fee VET Student Loan funding is available to eligible students studying the HLT52021 Diploma of Remedial Massage. If you are not eligible for a VET Student Loan, you can choose to self-finance the course cost in interest-free instalments per module.


12-18 months duration The course takes 12 months to complete. There is the option of a 6 months extension, if required. The course starts on the 1st Monday of each month.


200 hours of on-site training To meet the current guidelines to be recognised by all major health funds to be eligible for private provider numbers, you will need to complete 200 hours of clinical practice at a NETQ Training Clinic (Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Cairns or Sydney).


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Massage Therapy Course Online in Australia

HLT42021 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Online


$4,900 + $109.95 Materials Fee The course can be financed in interest-free instalments per module.


6-9 months duration The course takes 6 months to complete, with the possibility of a 3 months extension, if required. The course starts on the 1st of each month.


80 hours of on-site training Clinic is a very important part of the qualification as it is where you apply your skills and knowledge learned, in a clinical setting. This is a workplace simulation, showing your ability to work as a professional within the massage industry.

Online Massage Short Courses

We have a range of Nationally Accredited or General Interest online massage short courses. They would suit someone wanting to learn basic massage skills, or massage therapists, beauty therapists, or personal trainers wanting to learn additional skills or earn CPE/CPD points. Study these courses online anywhere in Australia.


$60 - $720


Get started anytime!


30 - 60 day access


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Course Finance Options

Australian Government's VET Student Loan

VSL is a 0% interest Loan from the Australian Government with a one-time 20% loan fee and is inflation adjusted. VSL repayments are only deducted when your taxable income exceeds the Repayment Income Threshold (2024 is $51,550) otherwise no repayments are deducted.


Q Academy offers interest-free monthly payment terms to all interested and eligible students. To explore your options, please submit an inquiry below.

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Career Opportunities

Remedial Massage Therapist

There are a lot of exciting career opportunities for Remedial Therapists, with great flexibility. Work alongside other massage therapists, physiotherapists, acupuncturists, exercise physiologists, myotherapists, nutritionists, and other health and wellbeing providers.

Relaxation Massage Therapist

Work all around the world, in day spas, resorts, beauty clinics, cruise ships, or own an at-home business. A great introductory massage qualification, the Certificate IV in Massage Therapy could be perfect for someone looking for flexible work with a friendly work-life balance.

Specialised Therapist

If you’re a Personal Trainer, Beauty Therapist, or professional in the health space, use our range of online short courses to add extra skills to your scope. You could also earn CPE/CPD points to maintain your association membership.

Why Study Massage Online With NetQ?

NetQ is Q Academy’s e-learning training division, that has been
producing the same world-class therapists since 2017. In that time
we have helped over 350 Australian students study massage from home.

Student Support

You will have a course coach to guide and support you
throughout your journey. Along with a network of peers
also studying massage training from home. 

Student Satisfaction

In February 2019 the Australian Skills Quality Authority
(ASQA) conducted a survey of over 500 of our Q Academy graduates and students and 93% of the respondents indicated that they would recommend studying at Q Academy online massage courses to their friends and family.

Course Content & Materials

We have developed short 5-10 minute videos, to break
the massage training online content into easy-to-understand lessons. You will get short interactive videos and a flipbook manual with all of your learning materials and knowledge checks as you go. 

Quality & Experience

You will have access to our professional student clinics
to complete your practical training hours for hands-on
learning after completing our online massage courses. All of your clients, materials, towels and oil will be provided, and you’ll have a course coach there to supervise and help answer questions and develop your treatment plans.

Training Clinics in Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Cairns

All students studying the Certificate IV in Massage Therapy or the Diploma of Remedial Massage will need to visit a NETQ Training Clinic in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast,  Sydney or Cairns – so we can assess all that you have learned throughout the course. You can find these clinics in the following locations in Australia. 

Please note, if you live outside of Australia, you will need to make travel arrangements to complete your clinic hours on-site. 

NetQ Australian Massage Training Clinic Locations

Brisbane Massage Training Clinic

100 Brookes St, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006

Gold Coast Massage Training Clinic

Level 1 Robina Town Centre, Gold Coast, QLD 4231

Sunshine Coast Massage Training Clinic

64c Aerodrome Rd, Maroochydore, QLD, 4560

Sydney Massage Training Clinic

Level 3, Castle Towers Shopping Centre 6, 14 Castle St, Castle Hill, NSW, 2154

Cairns Massage Training Clinic

91 Mulgrave Road, Parramatta Park QLD 4870

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Submit an inquiry and receive personalised advice from one of our NetQ Career Specialists. 

What Our Students Say

"Studying online with NetQ has been fantastic! The course content is very thorough and easy to follow, with multiple videos available to learn the massage techniques. The online course tutors made flexible learning easy and were always quick to respond and help with all aspects of the course. I really enjoyed studying the massage course and felt fully supported to achieve my goals. I highly recommend it! Thanks again!
Nicky, From the Sunshine Coast
NetQ Student

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