This online membership application is open to new members only. If you are already a current AKA Student/Practitioner member and want to upgrade please click here.

Annual Membership Fees

Membership TypeAnnual Fees
All Practitioner Levels (Level 4-6)$231.00 incl GST
Kinesiology Instructor/ Trainer$231.00 incl GST
AKA Registered Supervisor/ MentorAdditional $55
Associate$65.95 incl GST
StudentFREE for first 2 years, then $65.95 incl GST
Note: All Annual Membership Fees are non-refundable

Practitioner Registration Board (PRB) Application Fees

The PRB Application Fee is a non-refundable application fee payable to the Practitioner Registration Board (PRB) for those wanting to apply for practitioner registration. Note that applications must be completed within 3 months, otherwise the application may need to be resubmitted for an additional application fee.

PRB Application fees (non-refundable)
Registered Kinesiology Intermediate Practitioner (Level 4)$39.55 incl GST
Registered Kinesiology Professional Practitioner (Level 5)$65.95 incl GST
Registered Kinesiology Specialist Practitioner (Level 6)$92.35 incl GST
International feeAdditional AUD$121

AKA Membership Application Process

Step 1: Check eligibility for registration

You are required to meet eligibility requirements in both kinesiology and non-kinesiology courses.

Kinesiology courses must be accredited by the AKA in order to be eligible for registration. See accredited courses here. Kinesiology course requirements are outlined below.

Kinesiology TrainingLevel 4Level 5Level 6
Total Kinesiology Hours2506001200
Category A (Foundations in kinesiology)30100100
Category B (Post-foundations in kinesiology)250500
Repeated courses (maximum allowed)50120250
Balance, can be made up of either Category A, B 205250600
Supervised Clinic205050
Mentored Clinic30-75150150

Non-kinesiology course requirements are below. The AKA accepts government accredited non-kinesiology courses delivered by RTO’s qualified to deliver HLT non-kinesiology units.

Non-kinesiology trainingLevel 4Level 5Level 6
Anatomy & Physiology50100150
Business Management04040
Work practices, WHS, legal, ethics, etc254040
Marketing including social media02020
Specialised Study00300

You also require a current First Aid certificate and Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance. If you cannot apply for insurance until you are a member of the AKA Inc., please apply and advise us as soon as you receive your insurance certificate of currency.

Step 2: Complete online registration 

Before commencing your online registration please read below information about documents and qualifications.

To initiate your online application click “Apply Now” below to complete an online registration form.

Step 3: Submit relevant documentation to AKA Practitioner Registration Board (PRB) 

Please note the PRB will only accept kinesiology qualifications that have been approved by the AKA Course Accreditation Board (CAB). Please click here to view AKA Accredited Courses List showing all AKA accredited Registered Training Organizations and AKA accredited Individual Courses.

Upon completion of your online application, you will be sent an email requesting you to submit the following documents online:

  • A copy of your kinesiology qualifications. Either:
    • Diploma in Kinesiology certificate (HLT52415) and statement of attainment if you have studied via a Registered Training Organization; or
    • If studying via the Workshop Study Pathway,  provide individual proficiency assessed certificates for each individual kinesiology course.
  • A copy of your completed Supervised (50 hours) and Mentored Record clinic (150 hours) forms (click here for forms). Note Level 4 minimum requirement is 50 hours of clinic (20 hours of supervised clinic + 30 hours mentored clinic).
  • A copy of your certificates for the non-kinesiology components of your application (including infection prevention and control for level 4 applicants). Please note for the non-kinesiology component of your application the AKA accepts AKA accredited non-kinesiology courses listed in the AKA Accredited Courses List and/or only government accredited courses.
  • A copy of your current first aid certificate
  • A copy of your certificate of currency (Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance)

All documents may be scanned and uploaded.

Once these documents have been received by the AKA, your membership submission can be further processed by the PRB. Please allow up to 10 business days for the AKA office to contact you.

We appreciate your interest in becoming an AKA member and we look forward to receiving your application. Upon successful submission of your application and once all documentation requirements have been met, you will receive an invoice for the relevant membership fee as outlined above. Payment of this invoice is due within 21 days. If you encounter any issues or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us within the specified 21-day timeframe and we will do our best to assist you in obtaining membership. Please note, invoices that remain unpaid after 30 days may result in automatic cancellation of your application. We value your membership and will work with you to assist a positive experience.