Introduction to Massage Byron Community College

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Introduction to Massage

Introduction to Massage
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Read and respond to routine workplace information (FSKRDG10)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Are you fascinated by the human body? Like to learn more about human anatomy and develop the skills to treat your friends and family to the ancient healing art of massage?

This four week Introduction to massage course will open your eyes to the fascinating world just under your skin. This introductory course is designed to give you the basic skills to provide massage for friends and family at home.

Who knows though, it may just ignite your curiosity enough to go on to join us for further study, in the industry recognised HLT42015 – Certificate IV in Massage Therapy course commencing early 2021.

The final week will have 3 sessions to allow for a final theory and practical assessment of your skills and knowledge.

You will learn how to:

  • How to work with muscles, bones, fascia to evoke deep comfort and relaxation
  • How to give the gift of relaxation to your loved ones
  • Simple and effective ways to calm the nervous system

This training is subsidised by the NSW government.

Entry Requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this skill set.
  • Learners must not have successfully completed more than one unit of competency attached to this course listed under Units of Study Required for this Skill Set

Desirable Requirements

  • It is strongly recommended that learners to be able to bend, lift, stand for long periods, partially squat, weight bear on a single leg, have moderate grip and postural strength.

Course Duration & Hours

  • Classes are delivered face to face
  • 9 day/s of classroom onsite learning 9:00am – 4:00pm (3 days in week 4)
  • 4 week duration
  • Delivery location: Byron Campus

Course Fees

Fees are fully subsidised for eligible students, a resource fee applies to all enrolments.

  • Subsidised Fee: $0 (plus resource fee of $20)
  • Full Fee : $50 (plus resource fee of $20)

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Call our office today to see if you are eligible on 02 6684 3374.

What to bring

  • Pen and paper
  • Own lunch and refreshments


From the 1st of January 2015, any student enrolling in an Accredited Training course will be required to obtain a USI. The USI helps to keep your training records and results together in an online account which is controlled by you. You can logon to the USI website and follow the simple instructions online to create your USI. This then needs to be provided to the College at the time of enrolment.

Important Information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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Course testimonials:

  • Laura is an amazing teacher, very engaging and with so much knowledge. Inspired me so that I have enroled for the Cert IV in massage therapy
  • The Introduction to Massage course was the ideal duration for students to decide if they wish to pursue massage further. The classroom environment at Byron Community College was relaxed, spacious and airy. The balance of theory and practical was perfect and the reception staff were always friendly and helpful. The tutor, Laura's teaching was engaging, concise and professional and she was always happy to answer any questions and accommodate any special requirements. She has a positive energy and is very respectful and kind.