Training

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:

 

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.

Advice written by GP Registrars, for GP Registrars — how to prepare for training.