Psychologists wanting to become a Board-approved supervisor will need to complete Board-approved competency-based supervisor training (full training), consisting of three components that need to be completed in sequence:
Psychologists wishing to maintain their supervisor approval are required to refresh their training every five years by completing at least one Board-approved master class. A master class is a competency-based training workshop requiring at least six hours of direct/live training.
Psychologists who have had a break from supervision or from practice more generally, or feel they need to refresh their knowledge and skills across the supervisor competencies, are encouraged to complete full training (at least Part 2) instead of a master class.
For more information on these requirements, please review:
There are 15 training providers approved to deliver supervisor training until 31 December 2023. Their contact details are listed in the table below.
You can find information on the curriculum of supervisor training program and scheduling of full training Part 2 and master class workshops by contacting Board-approved supervisor training providers directly. Providers typically list their upcoming workshops on their websites, which can be accessed through the links below. You can also make phone enquiries about upcoming workshops directly with the providers.
Name of provider (and link to website)
Approved to deliver:
Master classes online
Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP)
The Australian Psychological Society (APS)
(03) 8662 3300
The Cairnmillar Institute
(03) 9813 3400
Clinical Supervision Services (CSS)
0479 148 929 (Mon, Wed, Fri)
Communicare Training Institute
(08) 8251 5777
C-BEST (Competency-Based Excellence in Supervisor Training)
0425 710 045
(03) 9244 6844
(03) 9905 4359
(08) 9335 8777
University of Canberra & Australian National University
(02) 6206 8576
University of Melbourne
(03) 8344 6377
UNSW Forensic Psychology Clinic
M: 0478 199 084
Interested in becoming a Board-approved training provider?
Every five years the Board invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced organisations, groups and individuals to deliver Board-approved supervisor training programs across Australia.
The application round for the next five-year approval cycle (1 January 2024 to 31 December 2028) has now closed. Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application in July 2023.
Please contact us at PsyBA.firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about the supervisor training provider program.