Membership

The Australian Kinesiology Association is the peak body in the kinesiology industry. The membership period for all memberships and renewals is from 1 July – 30 June and all kinesiology study must be fully accredited with the AKA.

Kinesiology Practitioner Membership types

Registered Kinesiology Intermediate Practitioner
(Level 4)

Eligibility

375 hours study consisting of:

  • 250 hours kinesiology study
  • 50 hours communication study
  • 50 hours anatomy physiology study
  • 25 hours infection prevention and control

50 hours of clinic consisting of:

Current First Aid Certificate

Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance

Note: A minimum of 40 supervised and mentored clinic hours annually until 200 hours total is achieved.

$210 annually

$35.95 Application fee*

Registered Kinesiology Professional Practitioner
(Level 5)

Eligibility

HLT 52415 Diploma of Kinesiology

OR

1000 hours study consisting of:

  • 600 hours kinesiology study
  • 100 hours nutrition study
  • 100 hours communication study
  • 100 hours anatomy physiology study
  • 40 hours business management study
  • 40 hours work practices, work health safety, legal, ethics study
  • 20 hours marketing (including social media) study

50 hours of supervised clinic

150 hours mentored clinic

Current First Aid Certificate

Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance

$210 annually

$59.95 Application fee*

Registered Advanced Kinesiology Practitioner
(Level 6)

Eligibility

1950 hours study consisting of:

  • 1200 hours kinesiology study
  • 300 hours specialisation units
  • 100 hours nutrition study
  • 100 hours communication study
  • 150 hours anatomy physiology study
  • 40 hours business management study
  • 40 hours work practices, work health safety, legal, ethics study
  • 20 hours marketing (including social media) study

200 hours of supervised and mentored clinic

Current First Aid Certificate

Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance

$210 annually

$83.95 Application fee*

Kinesiology Instructor/ Trainer Membership

Kinesiology instructors/trainers teach both non-professionals and professionals in the industry. An instructor meets individual kinesiology modality requirements (may offer proficiency assessment). A Trainer must have current Cert IV TAE qualification or higher (may issue proficiency assessment certificates).

$210 annually

AKA Registered Supervisor/ Mentor

If you are an AKA practitioner member you can also register as a clinical supervisor and/or clinical mentor. Click here for further information about eligibility and application forms.

Additional $55 annually

International Membership

For registered modality instructors who are also registered kinesiology practitioners residing overseas with membership with a kinesiology association in the country you are residing.

$190 (excl. GST)

Other Membership types

Associate Membership

To keep up to date with the world of kinesiology

Available to the general public

$59.95 annually

Student Membership

For current kinesiology students (Australia only)

$0 for first 2 years, then $59.95 annually

Notes:

  • Fees are in Australian dollars and include GST except where indicated
  • Membership period is 1 July – 30 June.
  • All study must be fully accredited with the AKA. Find an accredited course here. Check before commencing study to ensure your course has accreditation status.
  • Please allow up to 5 business days for your membership application to be processed.
  • All practitioner and instructor members must abide by the AKA Constitution and By-Laws, Code of Practice, Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics. Click here to view these documents.
  • Applications must be completed within 3 months or additional application fees may apply.
  • *Application fees are once-off and strictly non refundable