Membership Levels & Fees

QCA membership is a significant indicator of a practitioner’s training and experience in counselling and psychotherapy.

Don’t know what level?
View our Membership Pathway Flowchart to establish the correct level for you.

Have a question or need assistance?  Email the QCA Registrar registrar@qca.asn.au or phone 0402 074 134.

Student – $55/year

  • Available to students who are undertaking training in Counselling or Psychotherapy.
  • Student members are not endorsed by QCA to be practising counsellors.
  • Application Fee:  $11 (inc. GST) – non-refundable
  • Annual Membership Fee:  $55 (pro-rata for 2nd quarter, 3rd quarter and 4th quarter applications)

Affiliate – $99/year

  • Available to those using counselling skills in their employment, but who have not yet attained appropriate qualifications, qualified counsellors looking for employment, or former members who have retired or those on extended leave.
  • Affiliate members are not endorsed by QCA to be practising counsellors.
  • Application Fee:  $33 (inc. GST) – non-refundable
  • Annual Membership Fee:  $99 (pro-rata for 2nd quarter, 3rd quarter and 4th quarter applications)

Associate – $220/year

  • QCA Associate members must have completed a PACFA accredited (or equivalent) undergraduate or postgraduate degree, must be practising under supervision and must be covered by professional indemnity insurance.
  • Application Fee:  $55 (inc. GST) – non-refundable
  • Annual Membership Fee:  $220 (pro-rata for 2nd quarter, 3rd quarter and 4th quarter applications)

Provisional – $270/year

  • QCA Provisional members must satisfy the above conditions and in addition have 200 hours of client contact and 50 hours of related supervision.
  • Application Fee:  $55 (inc. GST) – non-refundable
  • Annual Membership Fee:  $270 (pro-rata for 2nd quarter, 3rd quarter and 4th quarter applications)

Clinical –  $354/year

  • QCA Clinical members meet the conditions for Provisional membership and have a further 750 hours client contact and 75 hours of related supervision over a period of 2 years post training.
  • Application Fee:  $55 (inc. GST) – non-refundable
  • Annual Membership Fee:  $354 (pro-rata for 2nd quarter, 3rd quarter and 4th quarter applications)

 

Quarterly pro-rata fees apply where relevant.

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