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LYMPHOEDEMA COURSES - Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy
Casley-Smith DLT courses are accredited with the Australasian Lymphology Association, and the National Lymphoedema Practitioner Register.
NOTE: The ALA is the sole and peak body for lymphology, in Australia. For your protection, and if you have any concerns about other available training, ask the educators if their course is accredited by this peak body.

135 hours (with practical and theory exams).
A component of home study is part of the course requirement.

These include undergraduate studies in: Remedial Massage therapy, Nursing, Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy, and many other health professions.

Course Content
A list of the main topics can be found here: DLT Topics
A PDF document can also be emailed to you.

Course Dates

  • 4thJanuary - 24th January, 2017.
    (By invitation)
    Venue: The Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China
    Congratulations to the 22 new graduates!!
  • 27th February - 16th March, 2017.
    Venue: The Gathering Place, Dickson, Canberra
    Congratulations to graduates!
  • 29th October - 15th November, 2017.
    Venue: The Gathering Place, Dickson, Canberra
    NOTE: This course will be held over 3 continuous weeks. Fridays and Saturdays are days off, but Sunday is included.
  • 8th December - 10th December, 2017.
    (By invitation)
    Venue: Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation, Kowloon Centre, Hong Kong
  • 26th February - 15th March, 2018.
    Venue: The Gathering Place, Dickson, Canberra
    NOTE: This course will be held over 3 continuous weeks. Saturdays and Sundays are not included.
    Venue - Canberra or Moss Vale
    Private tuition requires a minimum of 3 participants. Dates are negotiated to suit both parties, and can be split into several blocks. Scheduling will also depend on the availability of venue.
    The cost for private tuition is AUS$3,500.
    A private course is currently in progress.
    To discuss further opportunities, please contact Elsebeth on 02 6282 8295

    Email or call (see below).

    Unless otherwise stated all courses are held at the Gathering Place, Dickson, in Canberra. This venue has inexpensive guest-house style accommodation and offers a peaceful atmosphere.
    Canberra is approximately 3.5 hours south of Sydney, by car.
    Canberra has a domestic airport and a train line from Sydney. Coach services run regularly between Sydney and Canberra.

    AUD $3,300. (Please Note: Fees for private tuition are $3500)
    Includes tuition, textbook, classroom workbook, a full set of bandages, product information, morning tea, and a light welcome lunch on the first day.

    For Canberra courses: The Gathering Place has reasonably priced accommodation. Contact number: 02 6247 8848. Alternatively, please visit www.visitcanberra.com.au

    Contact & Enquiries:
    Via email or phone:

    Within Australia:
    (02) 6282 8295 (Canberra, ACT)
    (02) 4868 3641 (Southern Highlands, NSW)