Course Summary

Diploma of Reflexology (HLT51712)

(Domestic Students)

React to your desire to learn about reflexology by enrolling in a Diploma of Reflexology at Sunshine Coast TAFE. This course is designed for existing health professionals to upgrade their skills or new health care professionals. It involves understanding, theory and practical application of reflexology through the treatment of the feet and hands, which corresponds and mirrors the different parts of the body to bring about therapeutic effects.

You’ll learn how to: maintain personal health and awareness in a professional responsibility; work within a reflexology framework; prepare for a reflexology treatment; provide reflexology treatment; and monitor and evaluate reflexology treatments.

On completion you’ll be competent in reflexology practice and the general provision of reflexology treatment. You may be self-employed as independent practitioner or work in a larger health service.

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Information : This program will be offered again in Semester 2, 2014.
Please Register Your Interest below and you'll be contacted when this program is open for enrolment.

For further information please call Scott Strand or Catherine Brennan on 5457 1000.

You will need to purchase 'Better Health with Foot Reflexology' by Dwight Byers.

Career Prospects : Reflexologist, Enhanced skills for existing health care professionals.

Entry Requirement : Those with a Diploma (HLT50307) of Massage can enrol directly this course.

Other complimentary health care professionals or individuals will be able to complete this course, but will also need to complete further competencies to be awarded the full Diploma of Reflexology.

If you do not meet the entry requirements please complete an application and the Teacher will contact you to map your particular training pathway.

Assessment Information : Students will be assessed via various modes including; assignments, tests, oral questioning, observation and third party reports. Assessment is competency based and requires the completion of all projects and assignments, written and/or practical, as set out within the TAFE student handbook. 

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Location :

Nambour Campus
91 Windsor Road, Nambour
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Room NMD2.02

Full-time Duration : 6 Months  Part-time Duration : 1 Year/s 
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Cost Details : Because you can choose your own study options the cost of this course will depend on the programs you select. An estimate of costs can be made at your request, but fees will only be confirmed when you enrol.

Fees are to be paid at the time of enrolment although payment plan options may be available. You will also be required to pay a $43.50 Student Services Fee at the time of enrolment. Click here for more information.


Enrolment Information

Before You Enrol :

Direct Enrolment

By telephone
You can enrol over the phone and we will complete all of the necessary forms for you and take your payment. Payments are accepted by credit card on (07) 5457 1000 between 8am - 5pm Mon-Fri.

In Person
Call into any of our Customer Contact Centres and we will provide you with full details of your course and complete your enrolment forms with you.
We can take payment directly over the counter using cash, cheques, credit cards and EFTPOS - Mon-Fri 8am - 4:30pm at the following Campuses:
  • Nambour 91 Windsor Road, Nambour
  • Mooloolaba 34 Lady Musgrave Drive, Mountain Creek
How to Enrol :  

Register your interest


HLTREF501B Work within a reflexology framework
HLTREF502C Prepare for a reflexology treatment
HLTREF503C Provide reflexology treatment
HLTREF504B Monitor and evaluate reflexology treatments
HLTSHU509C Maintain personal health and awareness as a professional responsibility
CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAP501C Analyse health information
HLTCOM502C Develop professional expertise
HLTHIR501C Maintain an effective health work environment
HLTHIR506C Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements

Additional Information

Austudy Austudy provides financial help if you are aged 25 years or more and studying or undertaking an Australian study full-time, you will need contact Centre link Customer Service on 132490.
Student Support Services We offer a range of support services for students who require extra help or for potential students who are looking for support in making course decisions. Visit our website to discover the full range of student support services.
Skills Recognition Skills recognition benefits students by recognising skills and knowledge gained from previous studies, informal training or experiences gained at work and in everyday life. Skills Recognition may include one or more of the following processes:
  • Internal Credit (for competencies already achieved in TAFE)
  • External Credit (for achievement of equivalent competencies outside TAFE). If you have received a pass result in the same unit from another organisation and it is part of the program you are enrolling in, you will get unit credits at no charge.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning assessment; formally recognising that you have acquired relevant skills and knowledge as a result of work experience, life experience or previous informal training education (be initiated by written application). For more information please contact our Skills Recognition Officer on 5457 1000 or email -
Further Study :

Certificate IV in Massage, Diploma of Massage, Certificate IV in Ayurvedic, Advanced Diploma of Ayurvedic, Certificate IV Aromatherapy, Remedial massage for athletes. 

Information Current : 14/01/2014
Core competencies are mandatory. Elective competencies are offered at the institute's discretion. This course may include some competencies in excess of qualification requirements, programs are designed to meet industry needs. All program information and approximate course costs are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change at any time without prior notification.

To be eligible to access Government funded training you must have a Queensland residential address. Advertised fee structures apply to QLD residents only. If a resident resides outside of QLD Commercial/Fee for Service Fees will apply. Please check at time of enrolment for current details.
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