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Temporary registration (Service) for Speech-Language Therapists

Eligibilty Criteria:

The AHPC will consider granting 12 months of Temporary Registration (Service) to Speech-Language Therapists (SLT) who meet ALL of the following criteria:

  1. Applicants have an employment offer from an employer/establishment that have met the readiness review.
  2. Applicants must hold a professional qualification obtained from Australia, United Kingdom, India and Philippines (subject to additional requirements);
  3. Applicants must have met the AHPC’s English Language proficiency requirements at the point of registration;
  4. Employing institution is able to meet the conditions specified by the AHPC on the applicant.

The SLT must sign up for the next available SLT Qualifying Examination (QE) after being granted Temporary Registration (Service) with the AHPC. SLTs on Temporary Registration (Service) will not be allowed to change employers.

The conditions imposed are as follows:

  1. Supervision intensity is at 8 hours/week throughout the Temporary registration period; and
  2. Submit 40 case reports in the first 2 months of supervised practice and 5 case reports per month for the remaining supervised practice period.


Conversion to Conditional Registration
The SLT may apply for conversion to Conditional Registration upon passing the QE. A fresh application for registration has to be submitted via the Professional Registration System and will be subject to prevailing rules and supervision requirements.

Important Note:

The AHPC will not accede to requests/appeals on deviation of the supervisor-supervisee ratio, supervisors’ employment status and the organisations’ Readiness Review/Supervisory requirements.


Last updated: 02 Oct 2019 14:31