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Please use this form as your submission summary and checklist. We recommend that you work through the requirements and check off items as you have completed them. Once you have completed the requirements, please follow the instructions below to upload your full application including this form with your attachments.

Accreditation applications: For current member upgrades, please click here to use the upgrade form and login to the Member Area for important information which will assist your Accreditation application.

Please note new membership application fees as of 1 April 2015.
All details provided remain Confidential.

STEP 1 Enter Your Personal Details
First Name:
Last Name:
Business Name:

Registered business name only

STEP 2 Select Your Membership Type
Please check the appropriate box for new member or existing member seeking accreditation.
I am a new member Complete Section A & C
I am applying for Associate Membership (employed or contracted by another AAPO member)-Complete Section A & C
I am applying for Affiliate Membership (member of ICalm or AAPO Affiliated Business)-Complete Section A & C
I've been an AAPO member for at least 6 months and seeking an Accomplished level of membership. Login to Member Area for Accreditation Guidelines then Complete Sections A & B & C
I've been an AAPO member for at least 12 months and seeking an Expert level of membership. Login to Member Area for Accreditation Guidelines then Complete Sections A & B & C
Section A
STEP 3 Enter Your Full Details
Date of Birth: / / Gender:
Postal Address:
Suburb: State:
City: Closest City:
Postcode: Country:
Preferred Phone No: Fax No:
Email: Website:
Locations Serviced:
Home Group Forum:
Special Services
More Information:

Any additional info or leave blank

General Search:

List suburbs, surrounding towns etc or leave blank

How did you hear about AAPO?
STEP 4 Enter Your Industry Details
Section B
STEP 5 Accreditation - Please refer to the Accreditation Overview
Checklist, FAQs and example templates in the Member Area before completing this.

Evidence is attached demonstrating completed hours of organising services (which could include up to 50 hours of unpaid organising work).

AAPO Accomplished Member 300 hours organising services

AAPO Expert Member 750 hours organising services

Evidence of completed hours in professional development (PD) activities over the last 2 years. Provide copies of certificates and/or course outline, the number of hours spent on the course, a brief statement outlining how that particular course has benefited your clients.

AAPO Accomplished Member 40 hours PD (can include up to 20 hours worked in AAPO activities or related volunteer group)

AAPO Expert Member 70 hours PD (can include up to 30 hours worked in AAPO activities or related volunteer group)

My CV detailing relevant life knowledge, skills and experience is attached.

Two written recommendations from clients with contact details are attached

One written recommendation from mentor or coach is attached. Provide a brief statement outlining the relationship and how your mentor has benefitted you as a Professional Organiser.

Section C
STEP 6 Accept Conditions of Membership

All members are bound by the Code of Conduct. Membership of AAPO is individual and non-transferable. Full terms and conditions of membership are available at www.aapo.org.au/joinus.php. Submission of your signed application form and annual membership fee constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions of membership of AAPO.

I accept the Code of Conduct and Terms and Conditions of Membership of AAPO.

I have not been refused membership by AAPO in the past.

I have never been convicted of a criminal offence

I have checked my business name against the ASIC National register and the registered AAPO members

STEP 7 Accept Privacy Statement

AAPO is concerned with the protection of your privacy. We support the Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), as amended. AAPO collects and stores your personal information for the purposes of providing membership services in various ways. For full details of our Privacy Policy refer to www.aapo.org.au.

I do agree that for Accomplished or Expert level membership my business details will be published on the AAPO website for client reference.

STEP 8 Make Payment
Australian and International
Membership fee AU $300
Associate membership fee AU $275
Affiliate membership fee AU $275
Accreditation application fee AU $100

Application Type Fee Description Total Fee Select Option
I have applied to be a New Member Yearly Membership fee plus member application fee $300 AUD
I have applied to be a New Affiliate Member Yearly Affiliate Membership fee plus member application fee $275 AUD
I have applied to be a New Associate Member Yearly Associate Membership fee plus member application fee $275 AUD
I am an existing member seeking an Accreditation level Click here to upgrade your accreditation level $100 AUD  

Payment Type Instructions Select Option
DPS Credit Card You will be directed to a payments page after you submit your application
PayPal You will be directed to PayPal after you submit your application to make payment.
Direct Bank Transfer AUSTRALIA: Westpac AAPO BSB 03-2020 ACCOUNT 191867

Written confirmation of your membership will be emailed to you within 10 Business days after receipt of your payment.
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STEP 10 Submit Your Application

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