Under the National Law, all students enrolled in an approved program of study, or who are undertaking clinical training, must be registered as a student with their respective National Board.
Students must be registered before they start study or clinical training and will remain registered for the duration of study, or until they are no longer enrolled.
Students do not need to apply for registration. Under the National Law, the education provider is responsible for ensuring that all students enrolled in an approved program of study or who are undertaking a period of clinical training are registered with AHPRA.
There are no fees for student registration.
AHPRA manages student registration matters on behalf of the Boards and works directly with education providers to obtain details of all students in approved programs of study who need to be registered.
As clinical training placements are organised on an ad hoc basis and cover a wide variety of education providers, AHPRA cannot contact education providers who take on students for clinical training placements to request their student information. Clinical training education providers must initiate contact with AHPRA when they accept a student for a clinical placement to ensure that their student is added to the Student Register prior to the clinical training commencing.
To register students, education providers must complete the Student Data Template (34.0 KB,XLS) and submit their completed template via email.
You can visit AHPRA’s Student Registration page for more information.
Students of medical radiation practice are encouraged to learn more about the regulatory requirements for the profession and what it means to be registered as a medical radiation practitioner with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia.
The Board has produced a presentation – What you need to know about registration – to help students understand what is involved in the transition from study to a career as a medical radiation practitioner and why they must be registered.
Students must make an application for provisional or general registration, depending on which course they graduate from. Graduates who are eligible for provisional registration are required to undertake a period of supervised practice.
Read more in our news item which includes information about how and when to apply for registration online.
More information, including FAQ for graduates, is available on the AHPRA website.
All application forms for registration are on the Forms page.