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Australian Psychology Accreditation Council

Welcome to APAC

APAC is an independent quality and standards organisation. We develop and review the standards for accreditation of psychology programs of study.

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Information for education providers

Program accreditation for education providers ensures the quality of the psychology profession with a focus on public interest and safety.

Information for students

Information for students including pathways to registration as a psychologist, entry requirements for study as well as overseas qualifications assessment.
For students

Registration pathways

There are typically two pathway options to register as a psychologist following the completion of an APAC accredited Level 1 and Level 2 program.

For education providers

The accreditation process

Program accreditation is the process of assessing whether a program of study meets the Accreditation Standards and produces graduates who have the knowledge, skills, and more to practise psychology in Australia.


Click through to find all the relevant accreditation resources including rules, forms and templates.
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PDF • March 22nd, 2021
APAC Acreditation Standards, effective 1 January 2019
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PDF • June 27th, 2022
APAC Rules of accreditation, effective 27 June 2022
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