APSCo Australia’s Recruitment Professional program provides a flexible and affordable professional development program that empowers consultants to do their job effectively and with confidence. The Recruitment Professional program results in having motivated staff and clients and candidates who enjoy working with professionally trained consultants.

APSCo Recruitment Professional status sends a strong message to clients, candidates, Government, and regulators that consultants are serious about upholding quality standards, committed to best practice compliance and should be a key partner for talent management in their business.

The Recruitment Professional Program includes:

The program is available to consultants engaged in the recruitment and contracting of professionals and consists of a series of readings, webinars, and a final online exam based on the key areas of compliance. The readings have been written by legal professionals and are revised regularly to ensure they cover any changes to legislation relevant to staffing professionals. These readings are compulsory for all consultants intending to complete the Recruitment Professional examination to be recognised as APSCo Australia Recruitment Professionals

The modules:

·         The Australian Workplace Migration System

·         Contract Templates & Modern Awards

·         Regulation & the APSCo Australia Code of Conduct

·         Employment and Labour Hire Licensing

·         Privacy & Notifiable Data Breaches

·         Equal Employment Opportunity and anti-Discrimination

·         Work Health & Safety

·         Reference Checking

APSCo Australia supports consultants exam preparation with:

·         relevant webinars to support their readings

·         alerts when new readings or other support materials are available

·         notification of sample exam questions to assist with preparation

·         Recruitment Professional Benefits

APSCo Australia has a number of Benefits and Discounts which have been developed by APSCo Australia, their advisers, and Affiliates to support you. Log in to access the Benefits available to Recruitment Professionals.




The Examination

Online exams can be purchased for $385.00 (GST inclusive) per exam. Companies can also purchase discounted packages of two or more exams if you have multiple consultants who will be ready to sit the exam in any six-month period.

Once payment is received, access to the exam will be provided to the consultants nominated by their company to sit the exam. Consultants can do the exam at a time that suits them, within six months of payment. The exam is managed by an external platform and the results will be delivered directly to the consultant and to APSCo Australia. On successful completion, the consultant will be recognised as an APSCo Australia Recruitment Professional and is encouraged to use this title with pride.

If the required pass rate is not achieved ONE exam re-sit can be undertaken at a cost of $99 (GST inclusive) within the next 6-month period.

APSCo Australia Recruitment Professional recognition requires an annual renewal fee $88.00 (GST inclusive) and requires attendance at a minimum of two webinars relevant to the Recruitment Professional’s role, ongoing support for professional growth and continued access to Recruitment Professional benefits.