Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy Course (22316VIC) On-campus in Melbourne

Looking to get the edge in your career this year? Learn from the industry leaders and become an in-demand myotherapist with ACFB’s Melbourne-based myotherapy courses!


ACFB’s (22316VIC) Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy Course offers you the opportunity to further your physical therapy education and practical skills. Not only will this consolidate and advance your existing knowledge, it will ensure you fulfil your professional development requirements and increase your future employment options.


Why are we so confident? Because at ACFB, you receive remedial massage education that few other training providers in Victoria can match. Our highly qualified staff are industry leaders who provide award-winning training and support, which is why we were voted a previous winner of the Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year by the Department of Education. This shows our courses lead the field in myotherapy and other massage course training.

As an award-winning training provider, we are committed to providing the most up-to-date theoretical and practical education based on the latest research in the myotherapy industry.

By adopting teaching methods that are motivating, empowering and fun, our trusted teaching experts ensure you graduate with the competence and confidence to work as a myotherapist across a variety of settings.

Stay ahead of the game by graduating with an (22316VIC) Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy course.

What you’ll learn in our Myotherapy courses

ACFB’s award-winning college’s (22316VIC) Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy course will truly set you apart in the growing health and massage industry. By focusing on the treatment and prevention of soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement caused by muscle dysfunction, myotherapy advances your existing massage skill set, making you a highly valuable and sought-after employee in this industry. Below is just some of the content ACFB’s (22316VIC) Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy course covers:

  • How to successfully apply dry needling techniques
  • Advanced skill and knowledge of remedial techniques including Trigger Point Therapy, Muscle Energy Techniques and Myofascial Release
  • Deep tissue massage techniques
  • T.E.N.S techniques
  • Applying hot and cold therapies
  • Understanding passive and active stretching exercises
  • Electro-mechanical stimulation
  • Corrective or rehabilitative exercises to aid muscle repair and recovery
  • And so much more!

Our expert trainers are leaders in the industry and focus on providing students with a well-rounded mix of theoretical knowledge and practical work, giving you the skills and confidence to further your career in the massage industry.

Real Life Practical Experience

As part of our ongoing commitment to preparing our students for the industry, in 2008 ACFB opened a full-time Student Massage Clinic at our Mitcham campus. When you study at ACFB, our clinic will bring together your skills and knowledge in a fully supervised and supportive environment. The clinic is open to the general public from Monday to Saturday and some evenings and you are able to put in your availability to suit your lifestyle commitments.

To give you an idea of how popular our students clinics are, we have an average of 500+ clinic sessions a month, and a database of over 7000 clients so you will be able to get a great deal of experience when you study. Which in-turn provides you with the confidence and knowledge to start your new career once you graduate!

Why choose ACFB?

Like with all good training, it needs to be comprehensive! We don’t gloss over anything and we ensure you have detailed knowledge and skills in all aspects within your course – And this is what will set you apart in the industry!

You will enjoy the benefits of studying in a small class and our highly trained and supportive instructors will ensure you receive the best possible training that can be matched by few other providers. Our (22316VIC) Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy course is designed to ensure our graduates get the necessary education and skills to forge a successful career in the industry.

Don’t hesitate — If you’d like to know more about our Melbourne myotherapy course, call us today on 1300 002 232.


Enjoy nice small classes, a mixture of theory and practical in each class and be guided by a team of highly qualified and supportive trainers.

  • Next Class: August 2023 – Mondays & Wednesdays (two classes per week) / 9:30am – 4:30pm  – SEATS FILLING FAST – LOCK IN YOURS NOW!


  • (Two classes per week) 7 months of classes + additional time to finalise your student clinics.
  • (One class per week) 12 months of classes + additional time to finalise your student clinics.


The following 9 units are included in this course:

Unit Code Unit Description
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


At ACFB, we are committed to ensuring you receive professional industry mentorship from expert trainers throughout your 222316VIC Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy course. We also want to foster peer relationships and support, which is why we also provide you with access to an interactive student web page for easy access to course material, detailed films, student forums and assessment submission.


To undertake this (22316VIC) Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy course, you need to have attained the (HLT50307 or HLT52015)  Diploma of Remedial Massage.


Practical Hours

A minimum of 130 hours of clinical massage practice that is made up of supervised clinics, logbook and case studies.


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you have accredited and recognised qualifications and/or work experience that you feel cover the contents, or part of this course, please complete and submit ALL required RPL forms AVAILABLE HERE to ACFB’s Program Manager: [email protected]

  • Relevant evidence must be provided to support your request for RPL.

Career Pathways

By completing ACFB’s (22316VIC) Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy course, you will be able to further your studies and get direct credit into the Bachelor of Clinical Myotherapy at Southern School of Natural Therapy (SSNT).


Career Opportunities

ACFB’s Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy will equip you with an advanced level of knowledge and skills, allowing you to increase your employment opportunities and work across a greater variety of settings. It will also let you build on your existing business, as well as fulfil your professional development requirements, helping you maintain your health care provider number in the process.

A previous recipient of the Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year by the Department of Education means studying with ACFB ensures you get the best possible training and education to start you on your career as a myotherapist!



ACFB is a Registered Training Organisation through the Australian Skills and Qualification Authority (ASQA) TOID – 21150

This course is Nationally Recognised as listed on and has the following Nationally Recognised code – 22316VIC

Course Fees

ACFB’s award-winning courses are competitively priced because we try to make it easier for you to start your new career. You may even be eligible for government funding. Below are course fee options for the (22316VIC) Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy course:

  • Skills First Funding – Get your Massage Course Government Funded! Click here to see if you are eligible. Skills First Funding is provided by the Victorian and Commonwealth Government.
  • Student Scholarship ProgramIs a way you can gain more practical experience and reduce your course fee.
  • No deposit and No interest instalment plans available – If you don’t want a loan, you can simply put your course fees on an instalment plan.
  • Tax Deductible – If you have an ABN Number and Business, you may be able to claim the cost of your course on your tax as a Self Education Expense! Contact you Accountant to check!

Contact ACFB on 1300 002 232 for more information about our course fees for the Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy and other available courses.

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