Demand for qualified remedial massage therapists continues to grow to meet the demand of consumers who are embracing the manual therapy for its ability to soothe the mind, body and spirit.
It is a trend backed by careers and labour market research site Job Outlook, which recently stated employment prospects for Remedial Massage therapists is expected to grow very strongly to 2015-16.
It also stated the broad mix of industries employing massage therapists was highly favourable for employment growth prospects.
National Training Manager – Manual Therapies at Endeavour College of Natural Health Jim Olds said there were a variety of reasons people pursued a career in massage and manual therapies.
“Not only will practitioners have the peace of mind of being in high demand across Australia and overseas, they are able to help people heal and relax while staying active themselves and often have the flexibility to fit their job around their lifestyle,” Jim said.
The Job Outlook Report shows unemployment in the industry is below average and the proportion of workers leaving the industry is 10.5%, below the average across all occupations of 13.1%.
“Our graduates are enjoying successful careers in private practice, education, corporate business, the health sector, aged care homes as well as leading day spas and resorts.”
Endeavour College is currently accepting students for its Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine Remedial Massage, its Diploma of Remedial Massage and the Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy courses, with classes being offered at select campuses across the country.
Endeavour College will hold an Open Day at each campus across Australia on Saturday 9 May, 2015 from 10am to 12.30pm to answer any questions interested students may have.
Endeavour students are eligible to apply for the Federal Government loan VET FEE-Help to assist in meeting tuition fees. Endeavour College of Natural Health is the largest provider of higher education and VET courses in natural health and fitness in the Southern Hemisphere.
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