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Australian Kinesiology Association

The vision of the Australian Kinesiology Association Inc. is to provide a platform of high standards of kinesiology that practitioners, the public and the government can rely upon. As an industry association we strive to lead in educating and gaining community acceptance of kinesiology as an outstanding health modality for all Australians.

 Setting and maintaining industry standards in Australia, the AKA is tailored specifically to the needs of kinesiologists. All revenue generated is used to grow the organisation and further support its members. The AKA maintains a virtual office space, employs two part time staff members in Melbourne and an editor for the quarterly 'In Touch' magazine an invaluable resource for kinesiology practitioners.

Setting industry standards

The AKA sets the benchmark for practitioner standards. We are acknowledged by government bodies in setting industry standards and qualifications. This not only protects you as a kinesiologist, knowing that you have studied with AKA accredited registered training organisations (RTOs), and/or course authors, but it also builds confidence with the public accessing your services, knowing that you are registered with an industry body who matches practitioner standards, qualifications and requirements with national training standards. A formally constituted organisation, the AKA provides rules, regulations and guidelines for all kinesiologists.

Maintaining industry standards

All AKA members abide by the AKA Constitution and By-Laws, Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics. 

Essential practitioner requirements, such as Continuing Professional Education (CPE), current First Aid Certificate and current Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance were introduced in the late 1980's. These requirements ensure practitioners continue to maintain their training and competency levels, staying up to date with emerging research and trends in our industry. The AKA essential practitioner requirements are and will continue to be maintained as a measure to safeguard the public, the practitioner and the kinesiology profession.

Address ., PO Box 233
Kerrimuir VIC 3129
Tel 03 9898 7406
 
Website www.aka.asn.au