Globally Unique Approach to Professional Development and Career Management for the Disability, Aged Care , Health and Community Service Sectors . The Professional Practice Academy is an independent professional development , certification and learning content hub . PPA's purpose is to provide leading solutions to enable a workforce to deliver the skills and expertise necessary in these rapidly evolving sectors . PPA provides a networking and professional development platform , certification programs and pathways to attaining nationally recognized qualifications. Together with industry , we have created the benchmark measures for quality and service at all levels of employment , building pathways to excellence for people , providers and consumers .

The Academy is built around a capability and aptitude assessment framework .

Employers can find talent that have undergone certification to a global standard and that possess the requisite skills and experience necessary to be an employee of choice .

Sector professionals and aspirants can find work with organisations that are certified employers of choice


1. Community Practice Meeting Place for members to search, connect, share information, interact and engage with one another .

2. E -Commerce website that enables members and NFPs to publish content , receive service requests , commercialise offerings and make course bookings .

3. Provides a community of practice platform to facilitate alliances across the sector and drive quality improvement

4. Globally unique and industry specific certification program with attribution assessment modules, using world first attributional tools to identify the right workers. Managed independently to international quality standards.

5. Learning content management system (LCMS) which acts as the "House" for certification programs, attributional assessment tools , course content and developing tailored learning pathways for workers and peers.

6. Develops tailored learning pathways for workers and peers. Allows workers and businesses to access compliance , insurance and other services fit for the sector.

Together we can benchmark our industry, facilitate industry informed standards of excellence across our workforce, and maximise employment stability and quality of care provision within a changing landscape