Completing your GP training
Navigating the path to general practice can be confusing. We can help you understand the training pathway and program.
Here is what you need to know:
Pathways into general practice — find out about the different pathways into general practice in Australia, including the differences between the two medical colleges, ACRRM and RACGP.
How to become a GP after medical school — all about the AGPT program, including how to apply and more
Where to after Fellowship? — your options in general practice
Other resources include:
- Becoming a GP registrar in 2018 (pdf)
this one-page factsheet summarises the key information on becoming a GP registrar in 2018.
- In-practice training guide (pdf)
this guide explains the in-practice teaching standards that apply to registrars, and suggests methods to assist both registrars and supervisors maximise their in-practice teaching effectiveness.
- Our 10 tips will help you get started in your GP Training (pdf)
tips to help you get started.
- GP Registrar guide (pdf) (read online)
this guide helps registrars navigate their way through the maze of general practice training and contains information on employment, training, examinations and wellbeing.
- GP First (read online)
this publication helps medical students and prevocational doctors navigate their way through exams, placement, hospital rotation through to general practice.
Coming to Australia as a doctor who trained overseas
Doctors who trained outside Australia may be subject to Section 19AB of the Health Insurance Act 1973, also known as the ‘10-year moratorium’. Visit the Australian Government Department of Health website Doctor Connect to find out more about working as a doctor in Australia.