Please note: There are currently no application rounds scheduled.

Following the two-week application period, pharmacists will have four months to collate evidence and submit their practice portfolio via the Advancing Practice portal. View our FAQs for process and submission information, pricing and payment plans, round timelines and key resources.

You can also preview the application form before applying, or have a look at the practice portfolio form before submitting your own.

Portfolio building guide

Assists you with preparing a practice portfolio to be evaluated to determine your stage of practitioner development.

Background and Guiding Principles

Outlines the background and guiding principles for the credentialing of Advanced Practice Pharmacists in Australia.

Competency Standards

The Advancing Practice framework for assessment is based on the competencies outlined with in the ‘National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia’.


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The Advancing Practice program aligns with FIP’s 2015 Advanced Practice and Specialisation in Pharmacy global report and 2016 Pharmaceutical Workforce Development Goal 4: Advanced and Specialist Development.

Please note: There are currently no application rounds scheduled. Advancing Practice is under consultative review to ensure a program is in place that leverages the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Framework to the optimal benefit of practitioners, supporting their growth, satisfaction and impact on patient care.

If you are currently credentialed and have an enquiry regarding the review or future re-credentialing and recognition, please email