Eligibility & Prerequisites to Learn NIS

Who can learn NIS (Foundation)

All NIS seminars are designed to be post-graduate. It is essential that all practitioners wishing to attend possess a comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology and neuro-anatomy prior to attending. NIS Seminars are predominantly attended by (but not limited to): Medical specialists/doctors, chiropractors, osteopathic physicians, physical therapists/physiotherapists, registered nurses, dentists, veterinarians, occupational, TCM & naturopathic physicians. Pre-requisites to attend NIS Seminars, are as follows:

Prerequisite Qualifications:

  • MINIMUM of a Bachelors Degree in one of the health/clinical sciences &/ or Bachelors Degree Psychology.
  • LICENSE: Must be licensed for independent practice by a national or state registration. Psychologists will need to supply their registration number.

These pre-requisites are the minimum criteria. Participants may be asked for additional proof of their qualifications and license at time of registration. If you are unsure whether you meet the criteria above please contact us BEFORE you register for a seminar.

The approved NIS Profession list:

  • Medical Doctors / Specialists
  • Osteopaths
  • Chiropractors
  • Physiotherapists/ Physical Therapists
  •  Nurses
  • Acupuncturists
  • Naturopaths
  • Dentists
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Veterinarians
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Licensed Massage Therapists* conditions apply


Learning the complete NIS foundation takes 3 days (27 hours).  To learn NIS for the first time you must sign up for  NIS Foundation before going on to more advanced NIS including Masters.

All seminars in the NIS Seminar Program are designed to be post-graduate.  It is essential that all practitioners wishing to attend possess a comprehensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and neuro-anatomy prior to attending.

NIS Masters

Who Can Attend Masters?
Presented by Dr Allan Phillips, the annual NIS Masters program is open to practitioners who have learnt the NIS system (Foundation) AND are current members of the NIS Academy.

Taking the NIS system beyond NIS Foundation, the Masters is conducted by the developer of NIS, Dr Allan Phillips, and incorporates his latest clinical research from over the last 12 months.

The NIS Masters seminar is packaged into a practical and enlightening format summarising the vision and future developments of NIS.