Applying For Membership
ATMS represents, promotes and supports professional practitioners of natural medicine, encouraging members to pursue the highest ideals of professionalism in natural medicine practice and education.
ATMS is the largest Natural Medicine Association in Australia, representing over 20 modalities in Ingestive, Massage and Bodywork and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Click here for a full list of modalities.
ATMS offers three kinds of memberships, all with different requirements and benefits, for Accredited Practitioners, Associate Members, and Student Memberships.
If you would like to know what level of membership to apply for, we have broken down the requirements into each category below.
To view the Accredited member benefits, click here
To view the Student member benefits, click here
To view the Associate member benefits, click here
If you would like to apply, please download the appropriate application form below – Accredited (Practitioner), Associate (Non-Practising) or Student (currently studying at an ATMS preferred provider). You may also obtain an application form by contacting the ATMS office on 1800 456 855 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accredited (Practitioner) Membership Application
Certified Photocopies of qualifications and academic transcript
Please attach certified photocopies of all qualification(s) and academic transcript(s). These documents may be certified by a (JP) Justice of the Peace; accountant; bank manager; solicitor; barrister; pharmacist; post office manager; judge; member of parliament; police officer. Providing certified photocopies in the first instance will assist in fast-tracking the assessment and accreditation process for you.
Overseas-born applicants – proof of permission to work in Australia
For all overseas-born applicants, please attach proof of permission to work in Australia (ie. Australian passport, citizenship certificate, permanent resident visa or passport number to verify work rights)
Health Fund Provider Status & Provider Numbers
Association membership does not guarantee health fund provider status. Health funds maintain their own requirements for provider status. Health funds do not recognise qualifications delivered substantially online, by distance, through correspondence or externally.They also do not recognise overseas qualifications. For health fund requirements, please refer to the Health Fund section of the ATMS website
APPLY TODAY: Download the ATMS Accredited Membership Application
APPLY TODAY: Download the ATMS Health Fund Declaration Form
Associate (Non Practitioner) Membership Application
This membership is ideal for partners and non-practitioners interested in the natural medicine industry. To apply for this membership category please download the forms below.
APPLY TODAY: Download the ATMS Associate Membership Application
FREE Student Membership Application
Confirmation of CURRENT SEMESTER enrolment
Please attach evidence of current semester enrolment which includes your name, the course name and a list of subjects that you are currently enrolled in. (Note:Letters of Offer or student ID cards are NOT considered sufficient evidence.)
APPLY TODAY: Download the ATMS Student Membership Application