Course Title: Provide myofascial dry needling treatment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6159 Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy

Course Title: Provide myofascial dry needling treatment

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019

Course Contact: Joshua Davies

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4333

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to administer myofascial dry needling treatment.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21879 Provide myofascial dry needling treatment


1 Apply the central principles and practices of myofascial dry needling treatment.

2 Work within clinic and regulation guidelines.

4 Perform myofascial dry needling

Learning Outcomes

See Elements of competency above 

Overview of Assessment

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.


Assessment Task 1 – Practical Assessments

Assessment Task 2 – Clinic Observation Skills Checklist

Assessment Task 3 – Class Treatment Record

Assessment Task 4 – Assessment

Assessment Task 5 – Practical assessment