To be eligible for registration you must be able to demonstrate that you have an adequate command of the English language.
English language proficiency can be demonstrated through the completion of the Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Primary Health Care (Practice) or a qualification considered by the Board to be equivalent. As outlined in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia’s (the Board) English language skills registration standard, the Board may require further evidence of English language skills under section 80 of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act as in force in each state and territory (the National Law).
The English language referee report form should be used by any applicant who is requested to provide further evidence of their English language skills. This form needs to be filled in and signed separately by the applicant’s primary supervisor and a secondary supervisor.
A primary supervisor is a person who directly manages a practitioner’s day to day work and a secondary supervisor is someone who regularly oversees a practitioner’s work and/or acts as the primary supervisor when the primary supervisor is absent.