AGPT registrar training handbook

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What do I need to include in my application?

        1. What do I need to include in my application?

Last revised: 16 Feb 2024

What do I need to include in my application?

You’ll need to gather evidence to demonstrate that you have met the learning outcomes of the hospital training term or extended skills training term for which you are seeking recognition. Your evidence must be comprehensive and address all the disciplines in which you have prior training or experience, even if these were undertaken in the same hospital.

Completing your application and gathering the necessary evidence takes time. Statements of service and other documentation from hospitals can take up to six weeks to obtain, so we recommend you request these as early as possible.

An RPLE portfolio must include:

  • evidence of the date that you were first granted general registration by AHPRA,
  • a current curriculum vitae,
  • for each post included in your RPLE application:
    • a statement of service,
    • an end-of-term assessment form,
    • a summary of educational activities undertaken during the post,
    • detail of how supervision was provided,
    • a reflective description of the learning outcomes achieved during the post and their relevance to Comprehensive Australian General Practice,
    • a description of the assessment processes and feedback received during the term,
    • the names and contact details of three past supervisors who can act as referees to discuss your knowledge and skills, particularly in relation to training for general practice.

If you are applying for RPLE for the extended skills training term, you’ll also need to show how the activities you completed extended your skills and experience in a specific area relevant to general practice, to ensure it is equivalent to undertaking an extended skills training term during the training program.


If your hospital experience was gained between 5 and 10 years prior to starting GPT1, you will need to submit additional evidence in your RPLE application to demonstrate that you’ve maintained the skills and knowledge acquired during the posts.

In exceptional circumstances where it isn’t possible to provide the evidence listed above, you may be able to submit alternative evidence to support your application. Please speak to your training coordinator or medical educator for advice.