Alternative Health and Holistic Medicine Courses

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Alternative Health and Holistic Medicine Courses

Whether you’re an established medical practitioner seeking a recognised qualification in alternative therapies or a student keen to develop a career in holistic medicine, these online courses can help you get to where you want to be. Here you can learn more about human physiology while empowering your patients to contribute to their own wellbeing through better nutrition, spiritual practices and lifestyle choices.

These alternative health and holistic medicine courses can help prepare you for jobs in the massage industry as well as open up doors to careers in kinesiology, aromatherapy, reflexology and shiatsu therapy. Junior and mid-level roles in alternative health and holistic medicine can pay $865-$1,050 per week.

Those who have or are interested in jobs in alternative health and holistic medicine can choose from a variety of courses that will help hone your deep tissue, remedial and whole body massage skills to address issues with soft tissue ailments, range of motion restriction, pulled, strained or torn muscles, sprained wrists and ankles and overall discomfort. You'll also learn some of the key points of running your own business and interacting with clients.

Start or further your alternative health and holistic medicine career today.

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Popular Courses

There are 8 courses available for people who want a career in Alternative Health and Holistic Medicine. These are the most popular courses.

SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is for students wanting a full-time career in the beauty industry — either owning your own salon or working at health spas, cruise ships, beauty clinics and studios. This course focuses on practical skills and you’ll graduate (alongside your shiny diploma) with advan...

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Deep Tissue Massage for Common Injuries Step 4

Consolidate your knowledge of massage therapy in this advanced level course in deep tissue massage techniques. Apart from further refining your diagnostic and communication skills, you’ll graduate a confident masseuse with a new set of skills for treating groin problems as well as pain in the low...

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HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy

Get started in massage or formalise your knowledge of massage therapy with a nationally recognised qualification. This hands-on course teaches you the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology; practical skills in deep tissue massage; personal safety and infection controls; as well as business...

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Certificate in Whole Body Massage

Launch your career in massage therapy by grabbing a Certificate in Whole Body Massage. This two-day intensive teaches you a complete massage system (not just a few strokes) as well as business and interpersonal skills. Graduate with an industry accredited certificate and eligible to join the Inte...

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Deep Tissue Massage for Common Injuries Step 3

This Level 3 massage course teaches you advanced skills in deep tissue massage including the Contractual Tendon Release (CTR)™ and Contractual Ligament Release (CLR)™ techniques . You’ll further develop your client relationship skills and graduate with a greater ability to interpret ‘pain talk’ a...

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Deep Tissue Massage for Common Injuries Step 2

Build on your knowledge of massage therapy by learning five new treatments and gain the skills you need to treat pulled, strained or torn muscles. Apart from knowing how to develop a treatment plan, you’ll graduate with greater interpersonal and relationship building skills. The course is fully a...

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Deep Tissue Massage for Common Injuries Step 1

Take your skills in massage therapy to the next level as you learn to treat a range of common ailments with deep tissue massage. The course covers diagnosis, contraindications, and further study of anatomy. You’ll graduate ready to treat real world injuries like sprained wrists and ankles, upper ...

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HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage

A Diploma of Remedial Massage is suitable for students seeking careers as remedial massage therapists who work with clients presenting with soft tissue dysfunction, musculoskeletal imbalance or restrictions in range of motion (ROM). Practitioners may be self-employed or work within a larger healt...

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