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Qualifications to Practice

Professions, by their very nature, usually involve some form of legal regulation to ensure protection of clients through a statutory arrangement to oversee entry to the profession, professional conduct and maintenance of professional standards.


Author(s): Hugh Breakey, Carmel Connors and Charles Sampford

‘Qualifications to Practice’ refers to the requirements required for entry to a particular profession and the ongoing licence to practice within that profession. This title explains:

  • Pathways to practice;
  • Continuing requirements for ongoing practice;
  • Variations on the qualifications to practice; and
  • Organisations determining qualifications to practice.


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