NZ Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage

Study Options

Full-time, Part-time


1 year, Part-time options available


Level 5

We are still contactable about this programme

Interested in this programme? Sue Jackson the programme secretary is working remotely and can still be contacted via phone: (06)  8301521  – or email:

Put People's Well-being in Your Hands

This programme provides practical and theoretical learning in wellness and relaxation massage. Get essential knowledge and skills in massage assessment and application, stress, nutrition, activity and health, human structure and function and the role of massage therapy and sport. Graduates of this diploma can go on to study either the NZ Diploma in Remedial Massage [Level 6] or the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science [Level 7].


There are two entry dates per year:

  • February
  • July


Entry requirements

Academic Learning Services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

Find out more:

Hawke’s Bay Campus



EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact or call in for a chat.