Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies

The College’s main academic focus is the nationally accredited Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies (HLT52215). The Diploma provides the necessary qualification required to pursue a professional pathway as a shiatsu practitioner.​

Further information on the Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies training package can be found at training.gov.au.

The Australian Shiatsu College (TOID3609) is a recognised and accredited provider of Shiatsu training by Shiatsu Therapy Association of Australia (STAA), the peak membership organisation for Shiatsu in Australia. All ASC Diploma graduates are eligible for registration with STAA and other natural therapy membership associations.

​The next intake for the Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies is in February 2020. 

Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies HLT52215

The Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies (HLT52215) is a full-time two-year study program, delivered over four semesters.  

First-year classes run weekly on Mondays and Tuesday, with day or evening options subject to enrolment numbers. Semesters commence in February and July each year.

Articulation pathways exist for graduates wishing to pursue further studies in Chinese Medicine following completion of the Diploma.

We also offer a range of Short Course study options drawn from Diploma subjects.

To learn more about your study options, please visit us on our upcoming Open Day on Sunday 27 October 2019, 2:00-5:00pm. This is a great opportunity to talk to students and staff about the course and experience Shiatsu from our students. 

To enrol, download our latest prospectus and complete an expression of interest form.