Advancing and assuring quality in pharmacy education

Our vision is to lead accreditation and assessment of education of the pharmacy sector nationally and internationally.

‌We maintain the high standards of pharmacy education and assess the competency of Australian intern and overseas pharmacists as part of our role to protect the public.
I want my pharmacy qualification recognised in Australia (so I can live or work in Australia)
I want to sit the CAOP or KAPS examination
I want to sit the Australian Intern Written Examination

COVID-19 Updates

Our highest priority is to keep our candidates and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

See measures we've been taking to help ensure that safety.

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Upcoming exam information
Exam date
Registration period
Intern Written Exam
22 February 2021
12 - 25 January 2021
KAPS
14 - 16 March 2021
27 January - 8 February 2021
CAOP
17 - 18 April 2021
9 - 22 March 2021
Results release dates
Exam held
Results released
Intern Written Exam
6 - 7 December 2020
21 December 2020
KAPS
6 - 8 December 2020
25 January 2021
CAOP
4 - 6 December 2020
21 December 2020

Adapting to new accreditation processes after COVID-19

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APC welcomes new leadership for Council of Pharmacy Schools

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Changes made to intern registration exams

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Exam Resources

Follow our useful guides to prepare for the exams and complete our past papers. It will help you to assess your knowledge.