The Clinical Assessment is part of the Standard Assessment pathway and assesses the ability to apply clinical skills in Australian healthcare settings. To pass the Clinical Assessment, you must demonstrate the ability to independently practice and undertake a safe and effective consultation in three separate assessment events.
Assessments are held in Australia at venues in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia (Perth only). Allocations are based on many factors including:
You must have adequate Professional Indemnity Insurance to cover your attendance of assessment sessions. Prior to the commencement of each session, you must produce a Certificate of Currency of Professional Indemnity Insurance for a minimum of $5 million. But we have great news…
You are automatically entitled to free insurance and membership with the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA). Please click here for more information.
You can opt out when making your Eligibility Assessment application.
Your performance is observed and assessed by two assessors, based on Domains and Performance Indicators. A guide to a typical Clinical Assessment session can be found in Clinical Assessment – Session Information.