Membership

Are you a practitioner, a student, an educator, a researcher, a manager, interested in learning more about Aromatherapy?

 

As a member of IAAMA, you’ll be among a group of Aromatherapy professionals who value professional credibility and excellence.

  • Membership Levels

    Accredited Professional Membership

    IAAMA does not recognise any courses with practical subjects provided by Online or Distance or External Modes of learning.

     

    Australian Qualification and practicing in Australia

    To be eligible for Accredited Professional Membership with the IAAMA you are required to have completed a Diploma level course recognised under the government health training packages.

     

    HLT51407 Diploma of Aromatherapy OR HLT52315 Diploma of Clinical Aromatherapy OR HLT690907 Advanced Diploma of Aromatic Medicine.

     

    It is essential that you fully complete your application and supply all supporting documentation certified as required. Applications are assessed on the information supplied and reviewed by the National Council in accordance with IAAMA membership requirements at the time of application. Accredited Professional Members may apply for private health fund provider status.

     

    International Qualification and intending to practice in Australia

    If you are living and practicing in Australia but have an international qualification, to apply for Accredited Professional Membership you must contact an Australian Registered Training Organisation offering a Diploma course recognised under the Australian Government's health training package and apply for recognition of prior learning. This process will match your international qualification with the appropriate Australian qualification.

     

    At the completion of this process you will be awarded an Australian qualification that you can provide with your application for Accredited Professional Membership.

     

    Professional Membership

    IAAMA does not recognise any courses with practical subjects provided by Online or Distance or External Modes of learning.

     

    Australian Qualification and practicing in Australia

    Professional Membership with the IAAMA is available, on application, if you are a former member of IAAMA. It is essential that you complete your application and supply all supporting documentation certified as required. Applications are assessed on the information supplied and reviewed by the National Council in accordance with IAAMA membership requirements at the time of application.

    International Qualification and practicing in a country other than Australia

    If you are living and practicing internationally, you may apply for International Professional Membership with IAAMA if the course you have completed is provided by a college affiliated with IAAMA. Please check the website for affiliated schools.

     

    It is essential that you fully complete your application and supply all supporting documentation certified as required. Applications are assessed on the information supplied and reviewed by the National Council in accordance with IAAMA membership requirements at the time of application.

     

    Associate Membership

    This level of membership does not require any qualification. It is intended for non-practicing aromatherapists, practitioners of other modalities and people interested in aromatherapy who are willing to uphold the high standards of IAAMA.

     

    Student Membership

    Students of IAAMA approved Aromatherapy courses at colleges and schools affiliated with IAAMA are offered free Student Membership. The Membership Application fee is waived when students of approved courses recognised by IAAMA upgrade to an Accredited or Professional Membership level within three (3) months of attaining their qualification.

     

    School or College Membership

    Schools and colleges teaching Aromatherapy can apply to be affiliated with IAAMA and have their courses approved as accredited training or short courses approved for CPE points for members. Students studying accredited aromatherapy courses can apply for free Student Membership. Schools will appear on the Find a school listings. Please email info@iaama.org.au to apply.

     

    Lodging Applications

    Applications MUST be sent by mail to the IAAMA – PO Box 5058, BRASSALL, QLD, 4305 – and must include the application fee and membership fee.

    The application fee is non-refundable.

     

    Please help us to process your application by ensuring that you apply for the category of membership for which you are eligible and that you have completed all requirements on the membership application form.

  • Membership Fees

    The IAAMA Membership year is 1 May to 30 April.

    Membership Fees are due on or before 30 April annually.

     

    New applications must include a $50 application fee

    in addition to the annual fees shown below.

     

    Australian Membership Fees

    Accredited Professional Membership $215

    Professional Membership $215

    Associate Membership $65

    Student Membership Free

    School Membership $150

     

    International Membership Fees

    Professional Membership  $260

    Associate Membership $110

    Student Membership Free

    School Membership $150

     

  • Membership Applications

    Australian Member Application Forms

     

    Member

    Student

    School Applications please contact info@iaama.org.au

     

    International Member Application Forms

     

    Member

    Student

    School Applications please contact info@iaama.org.au

     

    Application Process

     

    • Download & complete the application form.
    • Ensure documents are certified where applicable.
    • Include all requested documents.
    • Sign the declaration and have it witnessed.
    • Include payment of the annual membership fee and membership application fee.
    • Post your application and supporting documents to

                IAAMA, PO Box 5058, BRASSALL, QLD, 4305.

    • Your application will be reviewed and assessed by the IAAMA Council.
    • If your application is incomplete or is missing documents, approval of your membership will be delayed.
  • Membership Benefits

    Insurance

    IAAMA practicing members are able to obtain combined Professional Indemnity, Public & Products Liability insurance at a competitive rate because of negotiated insurance products for our members with the following insurance brokers.

              Fenton Green & Co – contact 1800 642 747

              Arthur J Gallagher – contact 1800 240 432

    If you would like to take advantage of insurance with the above brokers, please advise them you are an IAAMA member and quote your IAAMA Membership number.

     

    Health Fund Provider Registration

    IAAMA members are accepted by Private Health Funds that cover aromatherapy to enable their clients’ access to rebates. Health Fund Registration is dependent on the membership level. Rebates available are dependent on the level of cover clients hold. IAAMA manages health fund registration on members’ behalf.

     

    Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

    Members are advised of CPE opportunities through the eNewsletter. Opportunities are also advertised on the IAAMA website. The IAAMA annual Members Day provides ongoing professional education. IAAMA recognises a range of providers of aromatherapy education for post qualification education.

     

    Newsletters

    Members of IAAMA are kept up to date with the latest news about the Association and Aromatherapy with regular eNewsletters.

     

    IAAMA Logo

    Practitioner members, teachers and schools are entitled to use the IAAMA logo to promote their professionalism.

     

    Advocacy

    IAAMA works to advance the profile of Aromatherapy and the professional profile of our members with Governments at all levels and liaises with educational facilities and private health funds to enhance recognition of our members and aromatherapy.

     

    Member Participation

    Full members have the right to vote on matters relating to the operation of IAAMA. Members are invited to contribute to the association through nomination for Council Membership at Annual General Meetings and through participation in special projects.

     

    IAAMA Website

    The IAAMA website Find a Practitioner feature allows members of the public to locate a professional aromatherapist. The For Members section has a range of information, policy and forms are available that can help members manage their practice safely and successfully. Members can manage their own information including the information available to the public in Find a Practitioner, as well as upload CPE activities and pay membership fees in our secure online environment. Links to resources will assist members to keep up to date with the latest developments in Aromatherapy.

     

     

Membership with IAAMA

International Aromatherapy & Aromatic Medicine Association Inc.

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The International Aromatherapy and Aromatic Medicine Association, is the leading independent non-profit professional association dedicated to support aromatherapy practitioners in Australia and overseas.

Contact Us

info@iaama.org.au

PO Box 5058

Brassall Qld 4305

0438 511 415