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ACC00085 - Short Course in Massage


At a glance

This accredited short course describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide full body relaxation massages.

It requires the ability to establish priorities with clients, synthesise knowledge of anatomy and physiology and lifestyle factors to design body massage routines, and provide advice on body products and protection from environmental damage. Body massage can be a single treatment or form part of a series of treatments. 

This unit applies to beauty therapists who work in beauty salons, massage clinics and spas. In this environment they work as part of a team but make independent treatment decisions. 

The cost of this short course will be $225.00.
Application Mode On-campus
Availability Rockhampton City
Duration3 weeks
Intake Dates August

Career Opportunities

On successful completion of the practical and written assessment requirements for the unit, students will be eligible to provide massages to clients as part of a salon team  

Entry Requirements

There are no academic entry requirements, however students will need to be at least 16 years of age to provide massages to a partially clothed male or female body. 

Professional Recognition


CQUniversity Rockhampton City

The first class will be held on Wednesday, 9 August 2017. Weekly classes will be held on Wednesdays for three weeks. All classes will commence from 9 am - 4 pm at Building B, Room 2.01.

Students will require access to a computer and the internet to access online assessments and their student emails.
Students will need to provide their own models to perform massage services on.


This accredited short course is available at CQUniversity Rockhampton City

Duration and dates

3 weeks

How to Apply


You’ve made an excellent choice. Now that you have decided to train or study at CQUniversity, the next step is to apply, and we’re here to assist you every step of the way.

Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t have a USI, creating one is quick and easy. Simply visit to create one.

You can apply to study ACC00085 - Short Course in Massage by clicking the Apply Now button below.

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