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Becoming a GP in Australia

Vocational Training Pathway

The RACGP’s Vocational Training Pathway is a three year vocational training program for medical practitioners wishing to pursue a career as a specialist general practitioner. Medical practitioners in the Vocational Training Pathway are referred to as Registrars.

On completion of all of the requirements of the pathway Registrars can apply for Fellowship of the RACGP. To view the requirements see the Vocational Training Pathway – Requirements for Fellowship Policy at the bottom of this page.

There are two entry points into the Vocational Training Pathway:

Visit the above websites for more information on how to apply and the selection processes.

Applicants selected into the AGPT or RVTS are allocated to a designated Regional Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers education and training in accord with RACGP Standards for General Practice Training.

See all pathway policies

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