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 prices 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*

Workshop registration fee in NZ is $232* plus resource costs.

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 2023

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

WorkshopLocationDateStatus
FIM Open Circular Quay, Sydney

23 Feb

Register
FIM Facility Trainer Circular Quay, Sydney

24 Feb

Register
FIM Open Circular Quay, Sydney 29 June Register
FIM Facility Trainer Circular Quay, Sydney 30 June Register
FIM Open Circular Quay, Sydney 19 Oct Register
FIM Facility Trainer Circular Quay, Sydney 20 Oct Register

 

 Victoria

WorkshopLocationDateStatus
FIM Open Hawthorn, Melbourne

27 Feb

Register
FIM Facility Trainer Hawthorn, Melbourne

28 Feb

Register
FIM Open Hawthorn, Melbourne 16 May Register 
FIM Facility Trainer Hawthorn, Melbourne 17 May Register
FIM Open Hawthorn, Melbourne 9 Oct Register
FIM Facility Trainer Hawthorn, Melbourne 10 Oct Register

 

Western Australia

WorkshopLocationDateStatus
FIM Open TBC TBC dates will be confirmed in Jan 2023
FIM Facility Trainer TBC TBC dates will be confirmed in Jan 2023

 

Queensland

WorkshopLocationDateStatus
FIM Open Herston, Brisbane 20 Feb Register
FIM Facility Trainer Herston, Brisbane 21 Feb Register
FIM Open Herston, Brisbane 26 July Register
FIM Facility Trainer Herston, Brisbane 27 July Register
FIM Open Herston, Brisbane 25 Oct Register
FIM Facility Trainer Herston, Brisbane 26 Oct Register

 

South Australia, Tasmania & Northern Territory

WorkshopLocationDateStatus
FIM Open Adelaide Sept TBC Equire
FIM Facility Trainer Adelaide Sept TBC Equire
FIM Open Hobart Sept TBC Equire
FIM Facility Trainer Hobart Sept TBC Equire

 

New Zealand

WorkshopLocationDateStatus
FIM Open Auckland April TBC Enquire 
FIM Facility Trainer Auckland April TBC Enquire 

WeeFIM workshops 2023

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

StateLocationDateStatus
NSW Sydney Business School 7 March Register
VIC TBC TBC Enquire
WA TBC TBC Enquire
QLD Herston 27 June Register
SA Request workshop    
TAS Request workshop    



 

New Zealand

LocationDateStatus
Auckland

July TBC

Enquire