The Audiology Australia Accredited Audiologist® trade mark communicates to clients, employers and others that as a practitioner, you are a professionally educated and competent audiologist having completed a recognised professional Master degree from an Australian university accredited audiology program (or overseas equivalent) and agrees to abide by Audiology Australia’s Code of Conduct.
Being clinically certified by Audiology Australia to become an Audiology Australia Accredited Audiologist® comprises being tested against, and continuing to abide by, a suite of policies aimed at ensuring audiologists provide services lawfully, safely and effectively and in the clients’ best interests. This includes meeting Audiology Australia’s rigorous:
• Education and training requirements, which include completion of at least an Audiology Australia accredited Australian Masters-level degree and our full-time one-year internship programme;
• Code of Conduct which is in line with the National Code of Conduct for Health Care Workers;
• Continuing Professional Development programme, and;
• Recency of Practice requirements.
For members of the community, the Audiology Australia Audiologist symbol provides assurance that they are seeing a professionally qualified audiologist who is accredited by the peak representative body for audiologists in Australia.