This specialist registration pathway is available for applicants who hold a qualification in one the following specialties:
There is no current approved program for these specialties in Australia.
Under this pathway, an applicant’s qualification is assessed against specific criteria to determine whether this qualification is relevant to the specialty. The applicant is also required to successfully complete an assessment.
The criteria are:
You must complete a self-assessment against each competency listed in the entry-level competencies for the specialty you are applying for. You need to provide evidence to support your assessment for each of the competencies.
Self-assessment template forms for each specialty are available below.
You need to complete and submit:
Your qualification may be assessed by the Board as:
And you may:
You must have a qualification relevant to the specialist and successfully complete the assessment to be considered as qualified for registration in the specialty.
Along with your qualification being assessed, your eligibility for specialist registration will be assessed. You must meet the requirements set out in the Board’s Specialist registration standard. These requirements include that you have:
Once your application and supporting documents are assessed, the Board can decide to:
Before deciding to grant specialist registration subject to condition(s) or to refuse specialist registration, your will receive a notice stating the reasons for the Board’s proposal and inviting you to make a submission to the Board about what is proposed.