Membership Information

Benefits of ACCE Membership

  • Access to extensive network contacts e.g. employer organisations, tertiary institutions and government agencies
  • advice, consultancy and advocacy on career education, and vocational education and training
  • regular professional journals
  • fortnightly E-news updates and in-house produced resources published to website
  • access to the ACCE online learning community that provides professional support to members
  • comprehensive professional learning programs aligned with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers  and the CICA Australian Professional Standards for Career Practitioners
  • links to national and international career associations and organisations
  • liaison and support for over 35 regional career groups
  • new training programs/conferences at member rates for new and existing members (inc. mentoring)

Benefits to your school or Organisation

  • Advertise career vacancies for free via the ACCE Member lounge, enews and Social media
  • Register for discounted professional learning for all school staff
  • Register for free member webinars through your login – available for parents and students
  • ACCE recognises Associate and Professional members that have completed a CICA endorsed Course.


ACCE Group Membership Discounts

To apply for a group membership please email

or call the office on 03 9433 8000


* Discounts apply for 3 or more Corporate members

  • Corporate for up to 3 memberships $756.00
  • Corporate for up to 5 memberships $1008.00


The professional standard requirements are not applicable to this membership level. Schools are not eligible for corporate membership. 

All prices are GST Inclusive


** Discounts applies for 3 or more members of a school or organisation

  • 1 Member - $262.50
  • 2 Members - $525.00
  • 3 Members - $577.50
  • 4 Members- $756.00
  • 5 Members - $945.00
  • 6 Members - $1134.00
  • Small School Rate (on enquiry)

Applies to Professional, Associate and Standard memberships. All prices are GST Inclusive.


*** Please note that the student membership fee is non-refundable.

On completion of the Certificate IV in Career Development students are eligible for Associate membership.

On completion of the Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice students are eligible for Professional membership.

Recognition as an Associate or Professional member is granted to individuals that have successfully completed a CICA endorsed course. 

Terms and Conditions:

Please note all memberships once opened will be for the duration on 12 months.

For any changes in regard personal that hold school or organisation membership, it is the responsibility for the school or organisation to contact ACCE to action the membership change. Email us 

Refund Policy for Membership Payments and Consulting Services

  • No refunds will be issued for membership payments and payments for consulting services
  • Unwanted paid memberships may be transferred to another party

Student membership

  • A student membership is open to individuals enrolled in a CICA endorsed course provider 
  • If you withdraw from a CICA endorsed course provider ACCE has the right to close your student membership access.
  • Please note that no refund will be issued for any membership fees.

Refund Policy for Physical Products

Refunds will be made in full excluding postage and handling costs providing the materials are in good order.

Refund Policy for Events

  • If the request for refund is made more than two weeks prior to the event a full refund minus a $44 administration fee will be issued
  • If the request for refund is made less than two weeks before the event a refund of only 50% of the cost of the event will be issued
  • Please note that ACCE conferences will have its own Terms and Conditions


Credit Card Payments

ACCE now offers the facility to pay memberships by credit card. To pay by credit card visit the following website:

Before paying by credit card you must have a ACCE tax invoice. You will be required to input your invoice number (located under the logo on the invoice) before you can pay by credit card.

Further payment instructions may be found on the ACCE Payway page above. 

Contact us

For more information or if you have any membership queries please get in touch with the ACCE team by heading to the contact us page and sending us a message!