Registering for workshops

To register for a FIM / WeeFIM Open workshop or a FIM Facility Trainer workshop click on the relevant Register button of the workshop you wish to attend from the table below. Complete the registration form (and application form for Facility Trainer workshops) and email it to FIM. Registration closing dates are generally 2 weeks prior to the workshop date. Prices are listed below.

To organise an AROC FIM / WeeFIM Master Trainer to come to your facility and conduct a FIM or WeeFIM workshop, download and complete the workshop request form (pdf), then email the completed form back to FIM. FIM workshop at your site conducted by AROC Master Trainer.

FIM or WeeFIM Training specific for Community Assessors is available by video conference on limited dates. Please email your enquiry to fim@uow.edu.au for more information.

AROC conducts training for the FIM (Functional Independence Measure) and not the AFM (Australian Functional Measure) – an Aged Care assessment tool. The FIM and AFM are different assessment tools. Further information on the AFM and AN-ACC can be found on the Commonwealth Department of Health’s website Residential Aged Care Funding Reform page or Assessment process and classification page.

How to attend workshops

FIM or WeeFIM Open workshop

View upcoming FIM and WeeFIM open workshops. Download a registration form by clicking on the Register button of the workshop you want to attend. Once you have completed the registration form, scan and email it to FIM. You will receive an email confirming receipt of your registration form. Please note, workshops may be cancelled if insufficient registrations are received. You will be notified of cancellation 2 weeks before the workshop date. Confirmation of your place including details of the workshop will be sent to you via email before the workshop date.

If more than eight staff need to be trained from a particular rehabilitation facility, that facility may wish to organise its own on site workshop conducted by an AROC Master Trainer.

How to attend Facility Trainer Open workshop

You must ensure you meet all the requirements to become a FIM Facility Trainer. Facility Trainer workshops are listed in the below table. Download a registration form by clicking on the Register button of the workshop you want to attend. You must complete the registration and application form completely and return it to AROC. You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application. Please note, workshops may be cancelled if insufficient registrations are received. You will be notified of cancellation 2 weeks before the workshop date. Confirmation of your place including details of the workshop will be sent to you via email before the workshop date.

 If there are no available workshops in your state. Please submit an Expression Of Interest to participate in a Facility Trainer workshop by reading, completing and returning an application form.

Open workshop prices

*All costs are GST inclusive and in Australian Dollars.

FIM open $295.90*

  • Workshop $214.50*
  • Manual $36.30*
  • FIM exam $45.10*

FIM Facility Trainer $259.60*

  • Workshop $214.50*
  • Resources $45.10*

NZ costs are GST exclusive.

For more information about pre-requisites and/or course content for either of these workshops please refer to the training and credentialing page.

FIM and Facility Trainer workshops 2024

Registration forms for the FIM and Facility Trainer workshops must be received prior to the registration closing date of the workshop (2 weeks before workshop date). Facility Trainer workshop applicants must send in the relevant registration form and the relevant application form to demonstrate eligibility. The application form can be downloaded with the registration form in the list of workshops below. Workshops may be cancelled if there is a lack of registrations. Generally, cancellation will be notified 2 weeks prior to the planned workshop date.

New South Wales

Workshop Location Date Status
FIM Open Circular Quay, Sydney

22 Feb 2024

FULL/CLOSED
FIM Facility Trainer Circular Quay, Sydney

23 Feb 2024

FULL/CLOSED
FIM Open Circular Quay, Sydney 27 June 2024 Register
FIM Facility Trainer Circular Quay, Sydney 28 June 2024 Register
FIM Open Circular Quay, Sydney 17 Oct 2024 Register
FIM Facility Trainer Circular Quay, Sydney 18 Oct 2024 Register

 

 Victoria

Workshop Location Date Status
FIM Open Hawthorn, Melbourne

15 Feb 2024

Low numbers, postponed
FIM Facility Trainer Hawthorn, Melbourne

16 Feb 2024

Low numbers, postponed
FIM Open Hawthorn, Melbourne 29 May 2024 Register
FIM Facility Trainer Hawthorn, Melbourne 30 May 2024 Register
FIM Open Hawthorn, Melbourne 28 Oct 2024 Register
FIM Facility Trainer Hawthorn, Melbourne 29 Oct 2024 Register

 

Western Australia

Workshop Location Date Status
FIM Open Sir Charles Gairdner, Perth

23 May 2024

Register
FIM Facility Trainer Sir Charles Gairdner, Perth

24 May 2024

Register
FIM Open Sir Charles Gairdner, Perth 7 October 2024 Register

 

Queensland

Workshop Location Date Status
FIM Open Herston, Brisbane 13 March 2024 Register
FIM Facility Trainer Herston, Brisbane 14 March 2024 Register
FIM Open Herston, Brisbane 10 July 2024 Register
FIM Facility Trainer Herston, Brisbane 11 July 2024 Register
FIM Open Herston, Brisbane 09 Oct 2024 Register
FIM Facility Trainer Herston, Brisbane 10 Oct 2024 Register

 

South Australia, Tasmania & Northern Territory

Workshop Location Date Status
FIM Open HRC, Adelaide 20 May 2024 Register
FIM Facility Trainer HRC, Adelaide 21 May 2024 Register
FIM Open Tasmania   EOI
FIM Facility Trainer Tasmania   EOI
FIM Open Northern Territory   EOI
FIM Facility Trainer Northern Territory   EOI

 

New Zealand

Workshop Location Date Status
FIM Open TBC Auckland TBC March 2024 Registration coming soon
FIM Facility Trainer TBC Auckland TBC March 2024 Registration coming soon

WeeFIM workshops 2024

Once an application to a workshop has been accepted, should you wish to cancel, you will need to do so by giving 3 working days notice. Failure to do so will incur the full cost of the workshop. Alternatively, another person can be substituted for the person named on the registration form.

Australia

State Location Date Status
NSW Circular Quay, Sydney 22 May 2024 Register
QLD Herston, Brisbane 09 July 2024 Register
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New Zealand

Location Date Status
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