PAA Membership Classes & Pricing

Membership Classes 

$800

Certified Member

Certified membership is available to certified pedorthists who meet the eligibility criteria relevant to their specific certification level. Certified members are actively involved in pedorthics and are certified practitioners by the APRB (Australian Pedorthists Registration Board) Committee. Certified membership is also offered to pedorthists who hold reciprocal overseas qualifications.

There are three classes of certified members:

  1. Certified Pedorthist Custom Maker (CPedCM Au) Member 
  2. Certified Pedorthist (CPed Au) Member 
  3. Certified Pedorthic Retailer (CRetPed Au) Member

$440

Special Interest Member

This class of membership is available for individuals who are ineligible for PAA Certified Membership but are actively interested in pedorthics. For example pedorthic technicians and allied health professionals who wish to remain informed and connected with the profession and community.

$165

Student Member

Student memberships are available to students currently enrolled in a PAA accredited tertiary course. Student membership status will lapse on 30th June of the year conferring qualifications or discontinuation from the course, at which time the student member will need to transition to either a Certified or Special Interest membership.

$165

Retired Member

This membership is for those who have retired from the pedorthic profession and are no longer practising as a pedorthist.

Other Membership Types 

Provisional Member

Provisional membership is a temporary membership status that covers the period in which the practitioner is progressing towards acceptance for the appropriate certification membership. For example, a certified membership applicant yet to sit and pass a certification panel or a person enrolled in a PAA Resumption of Practice Program.

Leave of Absence Member

Leave of absence is a discounted membership available to certified members who intend to take a break from practice for an extended period. The minimum length of time for a leave of absence is 6 months.

Life Member

Life members are professionals specifically honoured for their dedication and service to the pedorthic industry who have been awarded lifetime membership of the Association. Each membership class can become eligible for Life membership status.

Active Non-Certified Member

Non-Certified members are professionals actively involved in pedorthics who have not been certified as pedorthists by the APRB Committee.

Please note: As of 22 October 2021, this membership class has closed to new persons.

Please note that all membership applications are subject to approval by the PAA Board.

Detailed information regarding membership types can be found in the PAA Constitution.

Classes and Sub classes of membership are established as follows:

Certified Member

$800

Certified membership is available to certified pedorthists who meet the eligibility criteria relevant to their specific certification level. Certified members are actively involved in pedorthics and are certified practitioners by the APRB (Australian Pedorthists Registration Board) Committee. Certified membership is also offered to pedorthists who hold reciprocal overseas qualifications.

There are three classes of certified members:

  1. Certified Pedorthist Custom Maker (CPedCM Au) Member 
  2. Certified Pedorthist (CPed Au) Member 
  3. Certified Pedorthic Retailer (CRetPed Au) Member

Special Interest Member

$440

This class of membership is available for individuals who are ineligible for PAA Certified Membership but are actively interested in pedorthics. For example pedorthic technicians and allied health professionals who wish to remain informed and connected with the profession and community.

Student Member

$165

Student memberships are available to students currently enrolled in a PAA accredited tertiary course. Student membership status will lapse on 30th June of the year conferring qualifications or discontinuation from the course, at which time the student member will need to transition to either a Certified or Special Interest membership.

Retired Member

$165

This membership is for those who have retired from the pedorthic profession and are no longer practising as a pedorthist.

Other Membership Types 

Provisional Member

Provisional membership is a temporary membership status that covers the period in which the practitioner is progressing towards acceptance for the appropriate certification membership. For example, a certified membership applicant yet to sit and pass a certification panel or a person enrolled in a PAA Resumption of Practice Program.

Leave of Absence Member

Leave of absence is a discounted membership available to certified members who intend to take a break from practice for an extended period. The minimum length of time for a leave of absence is 6 months.

Life Member

Life members are professionals specifically honoured for their dedication and service to the pedorthic industry who have been awarded lifetime membership of the Association. Each membership class can become eligible for Life membership status.

Active Non-Certified Member

Non-Certified members are professionals actively involved in pedorthics who have not been certified as pedorthists by the APRB Committee.

Please note: As of 22 October 2021, this membership class has closed to new persons.

Please note that all membership applications are subject to approval by the PAA Board.

Detailed information regarding membership types can be found in the PAA Constitution.