Membership + Accreditation Benefits

ESSA has been working hard on a number of initiatives throughout 2023. To find out how these initiatives benefit our members, check out our 2023 highlights report.

To discuss your membership and accreditation options, please contact the National Office.

Membership + Accreditation Pricing

  • Accreditation Only

    Eligibility to use the post-nominal AES, AEP, ASpS or AHPM depending on the accreditation type
    Registration eligibility to work within compensable schemes and other programs
    ESSA membership with National Alliance of Self-Regulating Health Professions
    Maintenance of a contemporary accreditation process
    Engagement with other self-regulatory bodies on best practice certification processes
    Profession scope of practice projects to support growth of capabilities
    Management of programs supporting individuals to take a Leave of Absence and Return to Practice
    Engagement with universities and industry partners to support graduate capabilities
    Management of pathway for internationally trained exercise physiologists
    Regular industry updates and support with compliance queries
    Contemporary professional standards to maintain the reputation of the exercise and sports science industry, including minimum standards for accreditation and best practice standards for key practice areas
    Monitoring professional’s compliance with ESSA and industry requirements including audits
    Resources and education to promote safe and quality services

    Add PD+ for $550

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  • Membership Only

    Exclusive member pricing, delivering substantial savings on Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance from Guild*
    Access to discounts on relevant products and services through ESSA’s member benefits program
    Industry partner networking events and discounts
    Access to a one-on-one business support service and HR advice line, education recordings and resources
    Access to research databases EBSCO and JCEP
    Legal assistance, risk management and professional training
    Eligibility for ESSA Industry Awards and Research Grants
    Specifically designed and discounted professional development and learning
    Access to best practice resources and early career support
    Opportunity to be involved in Exercise Right
    Voting rights for full members
    First access to job opportunities and free job advertisements on ESSA’s jobs online
    Opportunity to participate in ESSA’s mentorship program
    Bi-monthly $20 promo code to use on ESSA’s online professional development, excluding Research to Practice and Innovation & Practice Forum

    Add PD+ for $350

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  • Membership & Accreditation

    All membership and accreditation benefits, plus:
    Policy and advocacy to increase workforce opportunities
    Business details included on the ESSA website for accredited members
    Industry representation at promotional activities and stakeholder meetings
    Management of ethics and disciplinary program, including complaints

    Add PD+ for $350

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*Insurance issued by Guild Insurance Ltd, ABN 55 004 538 863, AFSL 233791. It is important for you to consider your situation and read the policy, Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) before you make a decision your insurance. Subject to underwriting approval. Terms and Conditions apply (including exclusions and limitations). You can get a copy of the PDS by calling 1800 810 213.