Kick-start your career in massage therapy with hands on training on the Townsville. At Discover Massage Australia, our range of massage courses will give you the skills to provide comfort and relief to others, while having the satisfaction of running your own business.

As well as teaching massage for beginners, we also offer advanced courses for practising professionals, which will enhance your existing skills and teach you advanced techniques for specific injuries. So browse our range of courses and sign up with Discover Massage Australia, the most well established privately-owned massage college in the country.


Mercure Townsville
166-194 Woolcock Street
Townsville, QLD 4812

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The courses we offer

Our courses provide training for students at all levels, from first-timers to those already working in the industry. They include:

Certificate in Whole Body Massage (Weekend Course)

The most comprehensive two-day course in the country, approved nationally for membership and professional indemnity insurance by the industry body International Institute of Complementary Therapists (IICT) Massage Association of Australia (MAA) and providing a solid grounding in massage techniques. Upon completion, you can join either independent industry body, obtain insurance, and start working as a professional massage therapist.

Deep Tissue Massage for Common Injuries – 1

This course builds on the skills you acquired in the Whole Body Massage Course and covers the treatment of complaints such as upper back tightness, tennis and golfer’s elbow, TMJ complaints, and sprained ankles.

Deep Tissue Massage for Common Injuries – 2

This builds on the Level 1 course and provides a deeper understanding of relaxation massage and common injuries. It covers the treatment of injuries such as hamstring and quadricep injuries, shin splints pain, Anterior Tibialis Compartment Syndrome, Plantar Fasciitis, and Achilles Tendonitis.

Deep Tissue Massage for Common Injuries – 3

A course for currently practising massage therapists seeking to improve their deep tissue massage technique. The course covers the treatment of lower back pain, sciatica injuries, and shoulder injuries.

Deep Tissue Massage for Common Injuries – 4

This is the culmination of our Pathway to Massage Excellence courses. It covers the advanced treatment of neck pain, lower back pain, and groin pain, and once completed will see you fully proficient in most relaxation massage treatments.

HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice

This government accredited course is open to everyone who has successfully completed the Whole Body and Deep Tissue and Common Injury Level 1 and 2 workshops. It is a flexible distance learning course that can be completed at your own pace.

All Townsville courses are held at 166-194 Woolcock Street Townsville, QLD 4812

Sign up now with Discover Massage Australia

Discover Massage Australia conducts over sixty courses a year across Australia, including Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, and the Gold Coast. We have helped numerous people become professional massage therapists, and all of our courses are run by experienced therapists whose sole aim is to see you succeed. Our mission is to continue producing the most skilful and successful graduates in the industry, and we look forward to helping you to become the best that you can be.

Why choose Discover Massage Australia?

Discover Massage Australia has been providing massage courses since 1995, and we have created a unique course pathway designed to improve each participant’s massage skills in a practical and structured way. We are confident that we offer the most comprehensive, hands-on short massage courses Townsville has to offer, so contact us today for training from dedicated professionals who are passionate about massage and whose sole aim is to see you succeed.

Why study with us?

We believe the best massage therapists learn hands-on, not through hours of lectures. That’s why we focus on teaching you the practical skills you need, backed up with knowledge so you can competently treat your clients.

Our massage courses are fully recognised with the Massage Association of Australia (MAA) and the International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT). On completion of the Whole Body Massage course you will be able to join the MAA or IICT and purchase professional Indemnity Insurance. Membership facilitates purchase of Professional Indemnity insurance allowing you to practice professionally.

Ready to launch your career?

If you have any questions, or would just like to speak with our friendly trainers before booking one of our courses then simply send us your details or call us on 1300 585 989 today