Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy - Australia





This course will train students to become a specialist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders to become a myotherapist and encourage them to use clinical skills to locate the symptom sources and recognise dysfunctions. In combination with Myotherapy methods, dry needling, Cupping and Tens devices are used to treat clients. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, and pathology is needed to understand the relationship between the myofascial system and how the muscles and connective tissues contribute to other body systems.

Clinical Requirement

Students participating in the Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy are expected to complete at least 75 hours of clinical experience in the professionally supervised Student Massage Clinic involving 30 clients with different musculoskeletal conditions. Clients must include men and women from various periods of life.

Course Structure


Accordion Content
  • Use communication to build relationships
  • Establish and manage a myotherapy practice
  • Manage health risks in a myotherapy environment
  • Work within a myotherapy framework
  • Perform myotherapy clinical assessment
  • Plan myotherapy treatment strategy
  • Provide myotherapy treatment
  • Provide myofascial dry needling treatment
  • Conduct research relating to myotherapy clinical practice

Entry requirements

  • Minimum 18 year of age
  • IELTS score of 5.5 (Academic) or equivalent
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage or equivalent

Fee information

  • $13,200 ($2,200 per term)
  • $500 Resource Fee
  • $250 Application Fee (One off & non refundable)

Career Outcomes

  • Myotherapist Practitioner
  • Clinic Supervisor
  • Clinic Manager
  • Work within a large health service