WHY JOIN APAN AS AN EMPLOYEE?

Membership is available to Business Owners & Employees in these categories:-

  • Aestheticians,
  • Medical aesthetic practitioners,
  • Nurses,
  • Laser and IPL practitioners,
  • Cosmetic Tattoo Practitioners,
  • Spa and beauty therapists,
  • Allied Health practitioners,
  • College principals,
  • Teachers and educators,
  • Business Coaches,
  • Suppliers and Manufacturers of aesthetic products and equipment.

CAN I PAY MY MEMBERSHIP THROUGH PROGRESSIVE PAYMENT TERMS?
Your membership will require for you to complete an APAN APPLICATION FORM and to nominate your choice of payment.

We can also process your membership over the phone (07 55 930 360).

If you cannot afford to pay the full amount on joining we have term payments available.

JOIN AND BENEFIT
Joining APAN is also about CREDIBILITY. The APAN logo represents integrity and professionalism. Our Helpline will allow you to access the best industry experts to advice you on numerous areas, while allowing you to access discounted services that will help you save money. Being part of the APAN Community of Practice with set you apart from the competition. Why not join today?

The Aesthetics Practitioners Advisory Network (APAN) is a membership-based Standards Body with a strong commitment and focus to the on-going establishment of Member Benefits as its prime objective. It achieves this by conducting research and due diligence on companies and organisations and negotiates valuable and credible cost-effective services and products for the benefit of its members through strategic alliance agreements.

APAN is also an active advocate on behalf of the aesthetics industry rigorously pursue and promoting the development of educational pathways through relevant conference and seminars as well as higher learning initiatives that will contribute to a more professional industry.

It negotiates with Government Regulatory Bodies and Educational providers to ensure that relevant industry needs are taking into consideration when establishing qualifications.

I AM AN EMPLOYEE HOW CAN APAN HELP ME AND WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM MY MEMBERSHIP?

APAN can provide you with support through the following services and products which are grouped into 15 KEY CATEGORIES:

* HELPLINE available to you to speak to an expert on matters such as understanding the wage awards, understanding your employment agreement, your rights and obligations. When you need clarification on a matter you can call to speak to an expert who can offer you advice and direction. As a member your consultation will be strictly confidential.

* MENTORING – more advanced and involved expert consultation sessions for specific concerns. These may include conflicts with colleagues or clients and ways to resolve them. Advice on your career direction, for example options available to you to advance your career.

* INSURANCE – If you are working as a private contractor with an ABN number then the salon’s insurance within which you are working will not cover your activities. You need to have your own professional Indemnity and professional Liability insurance. We have negotiated with two reputable companies who are committed to giving you as our member the best rates and the most comprehensive cover.

* REGULATORY ISSUES – Government, Health Regulations. As an employee it is your responsibility to work within the Health Regulation Guidelines. If your employee does not provide you with this it will be your responsibility to get this information and abide by it.

* TGA GUIDENLINES – The Therapeutic Goods Administration has certain guidelines as to what you can say and what you can’t when it comes to products and services. If you are not sure APAN can offer you assistance.

* ON-GOING EDUCATION – Networks to support higher learning and educational options to advance your knowledge and qualification. It is important to understand that product knowledge and techniques offered by supply companies will add to your expertise and proficiency, however, formal qualification will help you secure a higher salary. We can guide you with such matters.

* TAXATION – Getting the most from your tax deductions

* SUPERANNUATION – Companies who are offering the best investment for your money

WHAT WILL I RECEIVE IN MY MEMBERSHIP KIT?

  • Membership Certificate
  • Membership Card with your allocated member number
  • Code of Ethics – which you will need to sign and abide by
  • APJ Journal (which you will receive every quarter)
  • APAN high resolution logo (electronically) via email with Policy for wording you can use
  • Strategic Alliance Partners – this document will give you the names of companies who are prepared to give you special rates, products and services just because you are an APAN member.
  • INVOICE for your tax deduction
  • E-NEWSLETTER – we need your email address so that we can send you e-newsletter with important information

WILL YOU BE CONTACTING ME ON A REGULAR BASIS?
APAN may contact you from time to time. However, as our membership grows it is not viable for us to phone every member. The way we operate is that as a member you are invited to contact us as often as you wish either through our phone Helpline 07 5593 0360 or send us an email: info@apanetwork.com with any concerns you may have. If you are concerned phone costs we can phone you back to discuss your queries. Please keep your membership number handy when contacting us as consultation are for the benefit of members only.

CEO’S MEMBERS BLOG
We also encourage you to check out our website on a regular basis www.apanetwork.com as we are constantly updating it with new information. Specifically we encourage you to check out the CEO’S MEMBERS BLOG on a regular basis as we have new postings at least ever fortnight with new government and regulatory information.

WHAT LEVELS OF MEMBERSHIP ARE THERE?
As an employee the most suitable membership level for you would be GOLD MEMBERSHIP.

GOLD MEMBERSHIP is designed to suit individual professionals, employees or sole practitioners.

CAN I PAY MY MEMBERSHIP THROUGH PROGRESSIVE PAYMENT TERMS?
Your membership will require for you to complete an APAN APPLICATION FORM and to nominate your choice of payment.

We can also process your membership over the phone (07 55 930 360).

If you cannot afford to pay full amount on joining we have term payments available.

JOIN AND BENEFIT
Joining APAN is also about CREDIBILITY. The APAN logo represents integrity and professionalism. Our Helpline will allow you to access the best industry experts to advice you on numerous areas, while allowing you to access discounted services that will help you save money. Being part of the APAN Community of Practice with set you apart from the competition. Why not join today?