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Accreditation Programs

We offer two accredited programs

Members are invited to submit their qualifications for assessment and apply for an inclusion in our national accreditation program – as an ARAP Registered Practitioner or a CTARP Registered Practitioner (for Cosmetic Tattooists). Successful candidates will be included in the APAN National Register.
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ARAP (APAN Registered Aesthetics Practitioner)

We have a special Trademark – ARAP™ (APAN Registered Aesthetics Practitioner). Industry professionals are invited to submit their qualifications for evaluation by an industry assessor, who will review their documentation and determine their appropriate level of registration. There are several categories within the ARAP registration to help identify the appropriate skills needed in accrediting a practitioner. This process is separate to membership.
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CTARP (Cosmetic Tattoo APAN Registered Practitioner)

We have been an instrument in supporting qualifications for Cosmetic Tattoo professionals. Members who can provide evidence of having completed two government-approved units of competency – “SHBBSKS003 Design and Provide Cosmetic Tattooing” as well as “SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards” can be accepted under the CTARP registration and included in the APAN National Register.

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