Register with AAAHP
MEMBERSHIP TO AAAHP IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF EMPLOYMENT AND IS PURELY VOLUNTARY
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE PAID ON SUBMISSION
To ensure the highest possible standards in anaesthesia practice in Australia, Australian Anaesthesia Allied Health Practitioners, forthwith called the Society, is calling upon all persons who currently work either full time or part time or who are currently undertaking the recognised training to become an Anaesthesia Allied Health Practitioner/ Technician to VOLUNTARILY REGISTER with this Society.
Are you an Anaesthesia Assistant, with an AAAHP-recognised qualification, working in Australia? If so you may be eligible for Full Registration with AAAHP. If you have a UK qualification and are listed on the HCPC register your qualification may accepted by AAAHP. If you are registered with the NZATS and you are on their Register, then your qualifications may recognised by AAAHP. If you have trained and attained you qualifications outside either of these countries and Australia you will need to have your Qualifications assessed at this website , Australian Qualifications Assesment . Once you either meet any of the above conditions or have received an assessment of your qualifications, then you will be assessed by AAAHP for your eligibility for membership. Once you are accepted and payment is made, this is currently set at A$80, you will be issued with a registration number and be entitled to member benefits.
Migrating to Australia
If you have migrated to Australia from any other country other than the UK or NZ, you will need to have your Qualifications assessed at this website , Australian Qualifications Assessment .
1) Acquire appropriate Visas to work in Australia.
2) Complete the IELTS at https://ielts.com.au/australia/test-dates
3)Apply for employment at any Health Service across Australia.
4) If requested to join AAAHP by your new employer please contact us at email@example.com .
If you have an Australian AAAHP-recognised qualification but are currently working overseas, or if you do not possess the required documentation or qualifications to be eligible for full registration with AAAHP, you qualify for Associate Registration. This gives you all the benefits of full registration other than voting rights or the opportunity to stand for positions on the AAAHP committee. This is currently set at A$55. Register now
This Society receives advice from overseas registering bodies regarding those people who have been disqualified from working as an assistant to the anaesthetist.
Renewal of Registration
Registration is due for renewal on the 1st of July of each year. The renewal fee is A$80.00 per annum (or A$55.00 for Associate Registration). Registrants will receive a renewal notification via email two weeks prior to renewal date so it is important to ensure that we have your correct email address. Log in and click on your name to check your profile.
Documentation to be provided:
This is available to those individuals who do not possess the required documentation or qualifications to be eligible for full registration with AAAHP. This gives the registrant all the benefits of full registration other than voting rights or the opportunity to stand for positions on the AAAHP committee. This is currently set at A$50.
Obsolete Qualifications eligible for Full Membership
Footnote: AAAHP will not comment on eligibility for employment.
AAAHP have no remit or authority to make such a judgement.
Eligibility for employment is solely the remit of prospective employers.
Overseas Qualifications for membership
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
This may be achieved through self directed learning, accredited course, attendance at in-services, conferences and/or seminars, development and presentation of in-services and talks.
CPD will be audited randomly on a yearly basis to ensure that current CPD hours are being obtained. Failure to accrue 20 hours CPD a year may render registration void although consideration will be taken into account if the registrant accrues sufficient hours within a nominated time period granted by the society. Accrual of CPD falls on registration date, not calendar year.Download Continuing Professional Development Record sheet
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