Course Details


This Course

This 16 Module, 400 hour course has been designed to maximise your learning and integration.
There are both online and face-to-face components. Face-to-face are held in Melbourne.

The Focus

The focus in each module will be on appropriate functional assessment of development; from a sensory, motor, social, cognitive and language perspective.

Appropriate adjusting protocols, effective environmental stimuli and professional collaboration will also be incorporated. Common issues, management, indications, contraindications, red flags and referral will be included.

Continuing Professional Development

Your responsibility is to fulfil your requirements by completing and keeping the appropriate Continuing Professional Development documentation.  Australian requirements can be found at Chiropractic Board of Australia website.

A Certificate of Completion will be issued upon the successful completion of the 400 hour course

Year One

Commencing October 2021

Module 1: Oct 9-10 2021 Online  
Course introduction, anatomy and neurology of the developing brain

Module 2: Nov 6-7 Online
Understanding the neonate, and young infant. Attachment, attunement and feeding

Module 3: Dec 4-5 Online
Anatomy & physiology of spinal cord, cranial system, ANS, and CNS

Module 4: Jan 8-9 2022 Online
Research: How to structure, read and analyze research

Module 5: Feb 5-6 Online
Motor development and control. Cerebellum, basal  ganglia and movement

Module 6: March 5-6 Online
Infancy: Plagiocephaly, torticollis, DDH and physical examination

Module 7: April 2-3 Online
Childhood Age 1-3 years. Brain lateralisation, language, and learning

Module 8: April 30-May 1 Online
Understanding the developing spine and extremity system

Year Two

Commencing May 2022

Module 9: May 28-29 2022 Online
Childhood age 3-5 years. Learning, developing and making connections

Module 10: June 25-26 Online
The school-age child, neurological development and learning

Module 11: July 22-24 Face-to-Face Melbourne
The afferent brain model and neuro-sensory integration

Module 12: Aug 20-21 Online
Neuro-developmental disorders and special needs children

Module 13: Sept 17-18 Online
Communication and collaboration, developing referral and community strength

Module 14: Oct 15-16 Online
Food, nutrition, and supplementation, for kids of all abilities

Module 15: Nov 11-13 Face-to-Face Melbourne
The pre frontal cortex, self-regulation, and vagal tone

Module 16: Dec 10-11 Online
Tying it all together.  Completion Examination and Celebration

Note:  All content will be covered, however the order may be varied to facilitate learning outcomes

Online Times

Saturday:  2pm - 6pm Melbourne time (with 30 mins break)

Sunday:  10am - 2pm Melbourne time (with 30 mins break)

Note: Melbourne is on AEDT from Oct 3 2021 - Apr 3 2022

Attendance is required at the online components of this course. They are not recorded for later viewing. 


The full investment for this 16 Module course is $15,824.00 AUD  (including 10% GST)

This will be paid in monthly instalments

Payment Details

The first payment of $989.00 is due at time of application and covers Module 1
(this will be fully refunded if there is not a place available in the program)

Monthly payments of $989.00 will then commence on 11th October 2021 and continue for 15 months

All payments are in Australian dollars and include 10% GST


Acceptance into this course is by application only

  • Applicants must hold a B.Sc (or equivalent) degree in Chiropractic and be a registered Chiropractor 
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated a clinical interest in paediatric neuromusculoskeletal development.
  • You will be advised of the outcome of your application within 14 days
  • $989.00 is payable at time of application (Module 1 payment)
  • Upon successful application, a monthly payment schedule will commence Oct 11th 2021, and continue for 15 further payments on the 11th of the month (completing December 2022)
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