This Dry Needling course is recognised by all major Professional Associations. The 2024 Practical Courses are now posted and ready for enrolment! 

80-hr Dry Needling Introductory Course

Australia's SAFEST Dry Needling Course for Remedial Massage Therapists

SAFE - Confident - Effective

If you're a Remedial Massage Therapist then this course is for you :))

Due to Professional Associations & PI Insurance guidelines, Remedial Massage Therapists need to complete 80-hrs of Dry Needling training.


What's included in the Dry Needling Course for Remedial Massage Therapists in 2023?

This beginners Dry Needling Intro Course includes a 60-hr online theory program, 8-hr recommended practical technique exercises plus practical course (Friday 4pm-8pm and Sat 8am-6pm): Total 80-hrs DN training.

You'll be fully qualified to start using dry needling the day after successfully completing the Online Theory Program & practical Dry Needling Course.

This Dry Needling course meets the standard needed for professional indemnity insurance to use Dry Needling.


Unreal. Absolutely inspired now to offer Dry Needling in my practice.
Jen (Remedial Massage Therapist)


How much does the Dry Needling Course cost in 2023?

The standard price of the Dry Needling Intro Course for Remedial Massage Therapists is $849.

You can Enrol today with a payment plan for just $1 and pay the balance 3 weeks before the practical course.

Or if you pay in full at the time of enrolment, you can save $50.

Your course price reduces to $799.

Discounts are automatically applied on the checkout page.

This includes the online theory, recommended practical technique exercises, the face to face practical course, the practical course handouts, free access to our App and access to the Dry Needling Video Training Site.


Can Students join the Introductory Course?

Yes! Students can enrol in the Dry Needling Introductory Course at any time as long as they choose a practical course that's within 3 months of completing their Diploma.

Students automatically receive a $100 discount off the standard course fee when they choose Student as their profession.

The student price is $749.


Ryan D
Excellent. Really good to go over all the anatomy and structures.
Ryan D (Remedial Massage Therapist)

Which muscles will I learn to needle on the Dry Needling Course in 2023?

  • Upper Trapezius
  • Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor, Teres Major & Latissimus Dorsi
  • Brachioradialis, Deltoid, Biceps, Triceps
  • Rectus Femoris & VMO
  • Biceps Femoris, & Semitendinosus/Semimembranosus 
  • Peroneus Longus/Brevis, Tibialis Anterior
  • Gastrocnemius, Soleus
  • LES/Multifidi                                                                                           

"Recommend CPD to everyone, such a friendly and inviting space. Wayne is very knowledgeable, and I feel I have learnt a lot from him in a short time.

Most importantly I feel confident in providing safe dry needling." Paige C. RMT


What's different about this Dry Needling Course compared to other course providers?

  • You'll leave the course feeling 100% SAFE knowing how to avoid the most important caution structures, including the lungs/pleurae, nerves and arteries 
  • The quality & ease of completing the online theory which is supported by evidence based, peer-reviewed literature
  • The ease of using our Dry Needling App to complete the online theory on your mobile device any time, anywhere
  • Become fully qualified to use Dry Needling after completing the online theory program, practical technique exercises & practical course 
  • Be taught by presenters who have 36 years of experience, knowledge & teaching 
  • Free access to the Video Training Site which includes thousands of Dry Needling video demonstrations
  • Best value for money compared to other Dry Needling Course providers
  • We have hundreds of 5 STAR Google Reviews

                                                                                                     Click HERE to Enrol for $1 or call 0404 646 806 for more info.

Who can join this Dry Needling Course?

Remedial Massage Therapists who have a Diploma in Remedial Massage. You don't need any prior needling experience.


Loved it! Can’t wait to needle everyone!
Cristina (Remedial Massage Therapist)

What are the benefits of using our Free Dry Needling App?

No other course provider has an App where you can complete your theory on any mobile device, anywhere, at any time.

Our App gives you the freedom & flexibilty to watch the practical technique videos and complete the online theory on your phone, tablet, desktop or laptop...on the train, waiting for an appointment or at work. 


Very good. Very ‘compact’. I am keen to practice to retain and build on skills taught.
Jacqueline (Remedial Massage Therapist)

What are the Benefits of the Dry Needling Video Training Site?

We understand that therapists need to be supported once they've completed their training.

So, once you complete the practical course, we'll give you access to the Dry Needling Video Training site which has hundreds of Dry Needling video demonstrations plus:

  • Download the Dry Needling Patient Consent Form
  • Ask any dry needling questions & get answers from Dr Wayne
  • Receive 20% Discount on all your Dry Needling supplies

Sally S
The presenter was very professional with amazing knowledge. Great Teacher.
Sally S (Remedial Massage Therapist)

                                                                                                      Click HERE to Enrol for $1 or call 0404 646 806 for more info.

CPD Health Courses Mission Statement:

  • Our mission is to provide the SAFEST, highest quality, world class online theory & practical Dry Needling Training for health professionals around the world.
  • Our programs continously aim to meet the demands of busy practitioners who want to take advantage of the conveniece and flexibility of the latest technology in delivering continuing professional development courses. 
  • Our goal is that every practitioner who attends our practical courses feels they have gained expert knowledge that assists to help their patients and grow their businesses.
  • We regard every practitioner who has bought a product from us, as someone who has made an investment in themselves and their business.

Joining Australia's Safest Dry Needling course will be one of the best decisions you’ll make as a manual therapist and for your patients. 

Patients will be asking you for Dry Needling because they feel the effectiveness of releasing muscle tension using an acupuncture needle.


                                                                                                      Click HERE to Enrol for $1 and start watching the videos today!

Sharon W
Very happy with the modules and the information contained in them. It prepared me well for the practical.
Sharon W (Remedial Massage Therapist)

You'll have more skills to treat the same conditions that you treat now.

Trigger Point Dry Needling...

  • Will increase the types of conditions that you will be able to treat.
  • Will create new treatment opportunities and interventions that you never thought possible.
  • You'll retain more patients and you'll get more referrals for Dry Needling therapy instead of having to refer patients to other practitioners.
  • You’ll grow in confidence as a practitioner by learning this new skill.
  • You'll save your thumbs by using an acupuncture needle instead of your hands to release trigger points.

Really happy with the standard of teaching.
Melinda (Remedial Massage Therapist)

                                                                                                   Click HERE to Enrol for $1 or call 0404 646 806 for more info.   

Testimonials and '5 STAR' Google Reviews

"Highly recommend this course! The online content was thorough and easy to understand, and the face-to-face practical course was even more so. The presenters obviously know their stuff." Marcia R. RMT

"The best and safest dry needling course out there." 

"This course is brilliant. It’s comprehensive while still being easy to understand and apply. You’ll leave feeling safe and confident to begin needling your current and future clients." Elisabeth D. RMT

"The CPD training course is the most comprehensive online and in-person course, I have ever had the pleasure of doing. Wayne, Louise and Skye were exceptional presenters and guides, and I would highly recommend adding it to your repertoire of healing modalities." Mish T. RMT

"Recommend CPD to everyone, such a friendly and inviting space. Wayne is very knowledgeable, and I feel I have learnt a lot from him in a short time. Most importantly I feel confident in providing safe dry needling." Paige C. RMT

"This is the most intense and interesting course I have done for a long time, has made me review my knowledge base, have learnt many new techniques, Wayne & Skye are extremely knowledgeable and present the information in a way that is understandable, I am going away with more tools in my toolbox to make my practice better." Kerri RMT

Benefits of becoming a Dry Needling Therapist

  • You’ll be less tired at the end of each workday
  • You'll save your thumbs & hands
  • Your patients say that they’re not as sore after your treatments
  • It will increase the types of conditions that you will be able to treat
  • You’ll increase your treatment fees because of increased demand
  • You’ll create a uniqueness about what you do in comparison to other local therapists
  • You’ll wipe out the competition by learning a new skill
  • You'll command more trust, more respect & more authority among your patients and your colleagues


Very positive. Thank you – it’s a great course.
Vanessa (Remedial Massage Therapist)

To wrap it all up... Why should you join this Dry Needling Course to learn Trigger Point Dry Needling?

  • Over the past 10 years, more & more practitioners have wanted to learn Dry Needling Therapy because their patients are asking for it.
  • Such is the popularity of this great treatment technique that many clinics are now insisting on practitioners becoming Dry Needling Therapist before they join their clinics.
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling is the skill that will transform you as a practitioner, your clinic, your patient list & your patients' problems.
  • Your patients will be fascinated, impressed & incredibly receptive when they realize & then appreciate why you wanted to learn this new skill.
  • Ultimately of course, the aim of learning any new skill is to help people, which is why we all do what we do. 
  • Sports teams are now asking for Dry Needling as a key skill to use on their players.
  • New grads become qualified in Dry Needling therapy to maximize their job opportunities.
  • Patients are now calling clinics and asking the question… Do you do Dry Needling?
  • Since 2013, we’ve trained over 10,000 Manual Therapists in 8 capital city locations around Australia.
  • We are now the largest provider of Dry Needling courses in Australia.
  • We present over 66 courses every year which includes online theory plus face-to-face practical.
  • This course will help you gain practical skills, confidence and theoretical knowledge to treat your patients SAFELY & effectively using Dry Needling therapy.
  • All professional associations award CPE/ CEU points after successfully completing the CPD Health Courses 80-hr Dry Needling Course. Click HERE.

                                                                                                    Click HERE to Enrol for $1 and start watching the videos today!

After paying $1, you'll be enrolled in the course & gain instant access to all the online videos, practical course notes and Muscle Safety Grid.

This Dry Needling Course is accredited by Massage Associations including Massage & Myotherapy Association of Australia (MMA), Massage Association of Australia (MAA) & Massage Australia (MA). Practitioners also receive CPE hours with MA & ATMS.

Do you feel...

  • You’re not sure how long your hands, joints and muscles can take the load that massage places on them
  • There must be more to your work than just treating where it hurts. You want to know what causes that muscle pain, the science behind myofascial pain and how to confidently explain this to your patients
  • There’s so much competition out there from other RMT’s and even people who have much less qualifications than you. You’ve worked hard to get where you are but you’re looking for something to make you stand out above the rest
  • You want to treat more than just tight shoulders and backs. You want to be able to increase the number of conditions & areas of the body that you didn’t even know were in your scope of practice, conditions like TMJ pain, knee osteoarthritis, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, & rotator cuff tendinopathy
  • You want to be recognised for all the study you’ve completed, the hard work you’ve put in to build your reputation and the money you’ve invested to get to where you are now.

Becoming a Dry Needling Therapist will:

  • Increase the type of conditions that you will be able to treat. 
  • Create new treatment opportunities and interventions that you never thought possible as an RMT.
  • Patients stay with you and other practitioners will be referring patients to you - instead of you referring patients to other therapists.
  • Increase your confidence. By completing your Dry Needling training with CPD Health Courses, you’ll learn how to SAFELY use Trigger Point Dry Needling to treat more conditions, you’ll also have many more options for treating the same things that you treat now. 
  • It will create new treatment opportunities and interventions that you never thought possible.
  • You'll retain more patients and you'll get more referrals for Dry Needling therapy instead of having to refer patients to other practitioners.
  • You’ll grow in confidence as a practitioner by learning this new skill.

Why are so many massage therapists choosing the CPD Health Courses Dry Needling Course to learn Trigger Point Dry Needling over other course providers?

  • We are Australia's SAFEST Dry Needling couse provider
  • We teach pain free, highly effective dry needling techniques to use the next day
  • Sports teams are now asking for Dry Needling as a key skill to have available for their players. 
  • Newly graduated therapists are getting qualified in Dry Needling therapy to maximize their job opportunities. 
  • Patients are now calling clinics and asking the question… Do you do Dry Needling?
  • By delaying your Dry Needling training, you’re missing out on potential revenue and life long patients who are looking for someone to help them.

Other Benefits:

  • MMA, MAA, MA, AMT , ANTA & ATMS award CPE points for this 80-hr DN course 

  • Other course providers don't accept massage therapists on their Dry Needling course
  • Practical courses in Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth

  • Personalized coaching on all our practical dry needling courses  

  • Receive Certificate of Completion, a fully illustrated colour practical course notes and free access to the Dry Needling Video Training site!

Why Choose us?

  • Because we're provide the SAFEST Dry Needling Training course. We've trained thousands of RMT's over the years!
  • CPD Health Courses offers the quickest, easiest and most inexpensive way to learn Dry Needling therapy. This Dry needling course has been specially created remedial massage therapits with little or no previous dry needling experience.
  • We focus on correct needling technique with lots of needling practice to low risk areas & cover the treatment of many muscles and areas of pain. 
  • One of the key skills you’ll learn on the practical course is becoming highly effective at finding trigger points in muscle fibres.
  • Practice the correct way to hold the guide tube, manipulate the needle & experience what the needle feels like when it’s in the right location at the right depth and angle, to make you feel confident, safe & effective.
  • The insertion of a needle is generally painless when carried out correctly; you don't need to vigorously manipulate an acupuncture needle to get great results!
  • Having used Dry Needling for over 12 years & it never fails to amaze me how well patients respond to this therapy. It’s like magic.
  • Download a ready to use dry-needling patient consent form to use in your clinic
  • Ready-made scripts helping you to explain dry needling to your patients' download

                                                                                                                Click HERE to Enrol Today or call 0404 646 806 for more info.

If you’d like to find a solution to all of these problems, then you need to join the CPD Health Courses Dry Needling Course today. 

We've trained over 10,000 manual therapists since 2013, so we asked them which muscles they most commonly treat, using Dry Needling.                                                         

Start your Dry Needling training for just $1 today!

How does it work? You're just a few easy steps away from securing your place for just $1...

  1. Click Enrol and choose your practical course.
  2. Pay only $1
  3. After making your payment, your place will be secured on the practical course, and you'll get instant access to ALL your online theory and video training modules
  4. Pay the balance 14 days before your practical course
  5. All admin fees have been waived (normally $55)

It’s as easy as that!

And don't forget...the SOONER you enrol, the MORE TIME you'll have to complete your theory modules.