The Melbourne Institute of Massage & Myotherapy (MIMT) is delighted to announce that government-subsidised training, (Skills First, formerly the Victorian training guarantee), is now available for our Certificate, Diploma & Advanced Diploma courses (eligibility criteria apply).

Please find below a quick step by step guide which outlines the eligibility criteria. If you meet the criteria, you’re eligible for funding!

We’re happy to discuss funding with you. If you’re unsure, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

As a reminder, the following courses offered by the Melbourne Institute of Massage & Myotherapy (MIMT) are eligible for funding:


To be, an individual must meet Victorian Training Guarantee requirements as follows:

a/ An individual must be:

  • Australian citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident (holder of a permanent visa)
  • Holder of a Special Category Visa (sub-class 444, New Zealand citizen)


b/ An individual must enrol and commence training in a course or qualification provided by the RTO between the later of 1 January 2024 or when the VET Funding contract is executed, and 31 December 2024 inclusive.

In addition to meeting the requirements above, an individual is only eligible to:

The ‘2 Skill Sets in a year’ and ‘2 AQF qualifications in a year’ limits

  • In a calendar year, a student (regardless of their age) may only commence a maximum of two:
  • Skills First subsidised Skill Sets; and
  • Two Skills First subsidised programs that are AQF qualifications.

The ‘2 at a time’ limit

  • A student (regardless of their age) may only commence a maximum of two Skills First subsidised programs at any one time.

Must have a physical presence in Victoria during the term of their course duration. This is confirmed through the collection of a valid driver’s licence or in the instance that a licence is not available, the Course Advisor will collect a utility bill which includes the Victorian based address.

This could be your opportunity to kick start your new career for a fraction of the price.

(Training is delivered with Victorian & Commonwealth Governments Skills First funding program)

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The next step- talk to us

We are more than happy to talk to you at any time and show you around the Institute and answer any questions you may have. You can call in at any time during the day to talk informally, alternatively please contact us on 1300 839 839.

Please Note: this indicator is to be used as a guide only. It does not guarantee you government-subsidised training in a nationally recognised course at MIMT.

MIMT will determine your eligibility by conducting a full assessment of your eligibility prior to enrolment.