1. AOAC processes your application for assessment of eligibility for the Competent Authority Pathway and checks all associated documentation. Please ensure that supporting documents are certified as per information above.
2. If AOAC is satisfied that you have met all the requirements, you will then be invited to undertake the Assessment Open Book Examination (OBE) based on the Information on the Practice of Osteopathy in Australia – A guide for graduates trained overseas. This exam is multiple choice and completed online. Log in details will be provided once a candidate reaches this stage.
3. On successful completion of the OBE, you will be issued will a certificate of assessment of qualifications and skills in osteopathy.This is the end of the AOAC process.
4. Apply to the Osteopathy Board of Australia for Provisional Registration. Once granted Provisional Registration, you will undertake 6 months supervised practice. The Osteopathy Board of Australia defines the supervision and reporting requirements when it grants Provisional Registration. Supervised practice is not a function of AOAC, information regarding supervised practice is available from the Osteopathy Board of Australia.