Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Standard Format for Curriculum Vitae

The following information is provided as a guide to what you should include in the curriculum vitae that you provide to AHPRA as part of your application.

Personal Information

Qualifications Obtained

Bridging Programs / Qualifying Examinations 
(Include dates, facility, city, state and results)

Clinical / Procedural Skills 
(Please note whether competent and /or observed)

Work / Practice History 
        Current and Previous Positions

          Details to include:

    • Dates
    • Position(s) - Title
    • Facility (including name, address and contact details ie City, State, Country)
    • Responsibilities (including whether position was full-time/part-time and if part-time include hours of work/week) 

        Internship and Observership 

    • Provide in the chronology of the practice history details of internship rotations and any periods of observership. 

Gaps in Work / Practice History
Please provide an explanation of any period since obtaining your professional qualifications where you have not practised and reasons (eg undertaking study, travel, family commitment).

Registration History
Provide a list of jurisdictions ie authorities:

  • where you are currently registered to practice and your registration number)
  • where you have been previously registered to practice and your registration number (if known)
  • where you have applied for registration and that application remains under consideration

References and Publications
Note: If provided this should be limited to 1-2 pages

Other important information

You must declare on your CV:

  • that the ‘The Curriculum Vitae is true and correct as at (insert date)’. This declaration must be signed and dated.
  • The Boards will only accept the original signed Curriculum Vitae.
  • You must also attach certified copies of any results or performance reports from bridging courses undertaken, skills assessment, observership (as applicable) that have been stated in the CV.

downloadable copy of these guidelines is also available.

Page reviewed 13/01/2014