The Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice (FARGP) is a qualification awarded by RACGP in addition to the vocational Fellowship of the RAACGP (FRACGP). The FARGP cannot be undertaken as a stand-alone qualification.
You have four years to complete the requirements and achieve dual RACGP Fellowship (FRACGP, FARGP) or three years to complete the FRACGP.
It recognises additional skills training undertaken to meet specific community needs and help provide safe, accessible and comprehensive care in rural and remote communities.
To complete the requirements of the FARGP, you must satisfactorily complete:
- the FARGP learning plan and reflection activity
- 12 months in a rural general practice setting (MMM3–7)
- 12 months of Additional Rural Skills Training (ARST) in an accredited procedural or non-procedural training post
- a rural general practice community-focused project (for specific Additional Rural Skills Training curriculums)
- the FARGP emergency medicine training module.