Education Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some commonly asked questions about the Education programme of the McKenzie Institute International. For more information please get in touch with us directly.

Do the courses need to be completed in a specific order?

Part A must be completed first, and Part D completed last.  The order for completing Parts B and C is at the discretion of the course participant.  Completion of Parts A to D is a prerequisite for the Credentialling Examination.  

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What are the course fees and what does it include?

Part A - D  - $700 + GST

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Who teaches the courses?

Courses are taught by Faculty contracted to the International Head Office with licensing renewed on an annual basis. For specific courses Faculty are appointed by the branch conducting the course (or Head Office for International courses). 

Faculty are selected, trained and performance monitored according to strict criteria to ensure the highest standards of education. Faculty are all licensed clinicians holding a Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy and current practitioners in clinical practice treating patients with musculoskeletal conditions for a minimum of 800 hours in direct patient care. 

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Who can attend your courses?

Fully qualified Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths and GP’s.

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At what point in my training do I become a ‘certified’ McKenzie clinician?

Clinicians who have completed the full course programme (Parts A to D) and have successfully passed the Credentialing Examination will attain Credentialed status and the right to identify themselves as ‘certified’ McKenzie clinician through use of the title: CredMDT.

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What if I need to cancel or postpone a course I am booked on?

Course Disclaimer:
No refunds will be given for cancellations received within two weeks prior to the course commencement date. The McKenzie Institute New Zealand will not be responsible for airfares or any other expenses incurred should the course be cancelled due to circumstances outside of its control.  However, we will transfer your course fee to the next available course. If you would prefer to have a refund, we hold the right to charge an administration fee for work already carried out. This will be subject to circumstances. Please confirm with the Course Co-ordinator that the course is proceeding prior to purchasing non-refundable air tickets. 

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