The Australasian Osteopathic Accreditation Council (AOAC) is an independent organisation to assess and accredit osteopathic education programs leading to eligibility for registration as an osteopath in Australia and to assess the suitability of overseas qualified osteopaths to practice in Australia.
English Language Requirement
Candidates who did not complete their secondary education in English must demonstrate that they have the necessary English language skills for registration purposes by achieving a minimum score of 7 in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking) in the IELTS examination (academic module) or completion and an overall pass in the OET with grades A or B only in each of the four components. Test results will generally need to be obtained within three years prior to applying for assessment for registration.
Candidates who provide evidence that they undertook and completed secondary education that was taught and assessed in English in one of the countries listed below and that their tertiary qualifications in osteopathy were taught and assessed in English in one of the countries listed below satisfy the English language requirement:
Submitting supporting documents
Electronic Copies (Certification required)
All documents submitted electronically must be certified scanned colour copies of the original document. This information offers you guidance in attaching documents to your email application.
A certified copy is a copy (often a photocopy) of a primary document, that has on it an endorsement or certificate that it is a true copy of the primary document. It does not certify that the primary document is genuine, only that it is a true copy of the primary document
The only people who can certify your documents are a:
AOAC recommends you ask the person who certifies your application form to certify all other documents.
The person who certifies your documents has to:
AOAC is not able to accept files that have been compressed. A compressed file is a container for documents, programs or other files that have been packaged together and reduced in size.
A common example is files compressed using WinZip® with a ‘.zip’ file extension. If the document you are attempting to attach is too large we recommend that you create a PDF document.
What can you attach?
AOAC is only able to accept the following file formats:
The following table details the maximum number, size and allowable formats of files you are able to attach to your application: