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.  


What are the course fees and what does it include?

Part A  - $800

Part B – D $700 (MINZ Branch Member), $800 (Non-Branch Member)


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. 


Who can attend your courses?

Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths and GP’s.


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.


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

Course Disclaimer:
Closing date for registrations is 3 weeks prior to the course. Written cancellations will be accepted up to the closing date for each course. Refunds (less a $100 administration fee) will be given, or participants may transfer registration for up to one year. No refunds will be given for cancellations received within three weeks prior to the Course commencement date. The McKenzie Institute New Zealand will not be responsible for any costs incurred if minimum registration numbers are not reached and the course is cancelled, however full refunds will be given, or registrations may be transferred to another course. Please confirm with the Course Co-ordinator that the course is proceeding prior to purchasing non-refundable air tickets.