22316VIC Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy

Max Therapy Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 085316K

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


Myotherapy course will prepare students to become a Myotherapist specialising in the assessment, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal conditions to enable them to use clinical skills to location the sources of the symptoms and identify dysfunctions. Dry needling, Cupping and Tens machine are used in conjunction with Myotherapy techniques to treat clients. Underpinning knowledge of Anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics and pathology is required to understand the relationship between the myofascial and also how the muscles and connective tissues relate to other systems of the body.

Clinical Requirements

Students enrolled in 22316VIC Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy are required to complete a minimum of 75 hours of practical experience in MTI’s fully supervised Student Massage Clinic involving 30 clients with varied musculoskeletal conditions. Clients must include males and females from different stages of life.

Delivery mode: Face to Face

Units of Competency

9 Units of Competency are required for award of this qualification

Core Units

CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships

VU21873 Establish and manage a myotherapy practice

VU21874 Manage health risks in a myotherapy environment

VU21875 Work within a myotherapy framework

VU21876 Perform myotherapy clinical assessment

VU21877 Plan myotherapy treatment strategy

VU21878 Provide myotherapy treatment

VU21879 Provide myofascial dry needling treatment

VU21880 Conduct research relating to myotherapy clinical practice

Career outcomes

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

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
13,200 Per Year
Read moreTuition: 13,200 for the entire course (2,200 per term); 500 Resource Fee plus 250 Application Fee
18 Jul 2022
10 Oct 2022
30 Jan 2023
1.5 years
Read more1.5 years (78 weeks - 6 x 10 week terms + holidays)

Full time
Max Therapy Institute
Level 3, 310 King Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Minimum 18 year of age

IELTS score of 5.5 (Academic) or equivalent

HLT50307 Diploma of Remedial Massage or equivalent


Max Therapy Institute
Level 3, 310 King Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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