To attain Level 1 certification, you will need to demonstrate your competence through completion of the Level 1 assessment.
To be eligible to apply for Level 1, you must meet one of the following education or experience standards and be employed as a CDS:
You will be required to provide the following supporting documents during the application process for Level 1 certification:
To ensure a smooth application process, please have documentation ready to demonstrate your eligibility. Please see the CDIA CCDS Reference Guide for more information for document requirements.
You will be required to pay the certification fee upon application. The certification fee is AUD$200 for CDIA Community members and AUD$250 for non-members. Find out how to join the community to obtain your discount here.