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Apply for course accreditation

Apply for accreditation of a counselling or psychotherapy training program

Training providers and educational institutes interested in applying to accredit a counselling program should review the Course Accreditation Guidelines 2018 which set out the requirements for accreditation and provide detailed guidance on how to prepare the application.

Education programs must meet the requirements set out in the Guidelines, including demonstrating that the course meets the PACFA Training Standards 2018.

The Accreditation Application Form is available on the documents and forms page. The application must be made in the approved form, include all information requested by PACFA and must be accompanied by the applicable fee. 

Information about fees is available at the accreditation fees page.

Apply for accreditation of a specialist training course

Training providers and educational institutes interested in applying to accredit a specialist course in counselling or psychotherapy should review the Specialist Training Accreditation Requirements 2018 which set out the requirements for accreditation and guidance on how to prepare the application.

Specialist courses must meet the requirements set out in the Guidelines, including demonstrating that the course meets the Specialist Training Standards 2018.

The Specialist Training Accreditation Application Form is available on the documents and forms page. The application must be made in the approved form, include all information requested by PACFA and must be accompanied by the applicable fee. 

Information about fees is available at the accreditation fees page.

Further information

For further information on both of the Course Accreditation processes, please contact:

EPAC Administrator
Julia Bilecki
Phone: 03 9486 3077
Email: epacadmin@pacfa.org.au

For more specific advice on the application process for prospective applicants, please contact:

Dr Brenda Bentley
Course Accreditation Adviser
brenda.bentley@pacfa.org.au