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Professional Registration

To meet AUSactive’s registration requirements, you must have completed Nationally Accredited First Aid and CPR certifications issued by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

Nationally Accredited First Aid

HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. 

The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. 

HLTAID011 is recognised as valid for three years from completion. 

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid (supersedes HLTAID003).  

Nationally Accredited CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 

HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. 

This unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. 

HLTAID009 is recognised as valid for one year from completion. 

HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) (supersedes HLTAID001) 

No, your new registration period will still begin the day after your current registration period expires.

You can speak to our HR Hotline by calling us on 1300 211 311 and selecting option 4. Please ensure you have your registration number on you before calling

While it is not a legal requirement to be register with AUSactive, being an AUSactive registered professional shows that you’re committed to industry standards and ongoing professional development. Professional Registration will also give you:

• National recognition of your qualifications and expertise through the AUSactive Professional Register
• International job recognition for qualification transferability
• A searchable, online professional profile to enhance your credibility and build the confidence of potential clients, employers and referring health professionals
• Access to high quality industry education to support your long term career goals and capacity to meet consumer and employer demands now and into the future
• Powerful opportunities for industry networking and collaboration with national fitness and health service providers
• Health Fund Provider Status – Personal Trainers
• Monthly eNews updates and access to monthly Skill Sessions and Webinars
• Access to member rates for FILEX and discounted rates for First Aid & CPR

The Sole Trader Pack is an add-on to a Exercise Professional Membership for an AUSactive Professional who also has an ABN or runs a business and would like access to the following additional benefits:

– Access to the Grow your Fitness Business Toolbox
– Business Directory Listing & Profile
– Competitive Business Insurance
– Voting rights at AUSactive Board Elections as a Business Member
– Cleanlife Priority List & Discount
– Iron Edge – Trade Pass

To upgrade, please log in to your account at and click on ‘Upgrade Options’ located on the right of your dashboard.

These are new categories introduced in addition to the existing categories (personal trainer, gym instructor, group exercise instructor and group exercise leader) in line with the rebarnd to AUSactive. With growing interest in the Pilates for health and fitness sector from the fitness business, exercise professional and client, there is a demand for professionals who have completed relevant training and experience to be recognised for their skill sets.

There is nothing you need to do as your registration details. your registration number and profile will all remain the same.

Please email us at [email protected] and provide your full name and DOB and we can attempt to locate your registration number for you

All AUSactive Registered Professionals are allocated a registration level in acknowledgement of their obtained industry experience. The levels of registration accommodate all existing expertise in the field and help to coordinate service delivery and provide identifiable career progression opportunities for registered professionals. Click here more information.

If you have had a previous registration and cannot locate your registration number, please email us at [email protected] and we will attempt to locate your old registration for you.

To renew your previous registration once it expires you need to:

• Complete 20 CECs in the 2 years prior to renewal.
• Hold a current CPR + First Aid certification.
• Make the appropriate payment.

If you have not been registered previously with AUSactive, to register you will require the following:

1. Qualification/s (or appropriate Exercise Science or Human Movement degree where the units undertaken meet AUSactive’s identified subject areas)
2. Valid Australian CPR + First Aid
3. If your qualifications were completed over 2 years ago, 20 CECs completed in the past 2 years will be required. For more information on CECs see: The registration process can be completed online at: wordpress-734414-2697539.cloudwaysapps.com/members/

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