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16 November 2018

FASEA releases Work and Training (Professional Year) Legislative Instrument


FASEA has today released its legislative instrument for work and training (professional year) standard for consultation.

The legislative instrument was informed from consultation received through 24 formal submissions during FASEA’s consultation process for this standard in July and August 2018.

Under the standard, FASEA proposes a provisional relevant provider will be required to undertake a professional year comprising 1600 hours, of which 100 hours is to be structured training.

Provisional relevant providers will engage with their supervisor and licensee to establish a professional year plan aimed at developing the following competencies:

  1. Technical competence;
  2. Client care and practice;
  3. Regulatory compliance and;
  4. Consumer protection, professionalism and ethics.

The legislative instrument and explanatory statement can be viewed here.

All feedback and submissions on the legislative instrument can be submitted through FASEA’s dedicated consultations email consultation@fasea.gov.au by 30 November 2018.

“We welcome stakeholder feedback as we move to the final phase of development of FASEA’s work and training requirement standard and it will be reviewed prior to release of the final standard,” FASEA Chief Executive Stephen Glenfield said.