The pathway to Fellowship


Making the decision to become a GP can open up a life of endless possibilities. But where do you start, and how do you get there?

The RACGP offers a number of pathways to Fellowship including the Australian General Practice Training Program (AGPT), Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS) and the Practice Experience Program.
 


Follow the interactive path below to find out more about the AGPT pathway to becoming a GP in Australia. You can click on the question marks to reveal information on each step of the journey.

AGPT Pathway to Becoming a GP

Pathway to FRACGP
Pathway to FARGP
Combined pathway

High School

6

 
Graduate High School
Graduate Undergrad degree
GraduateMBBS Degree (Undergrad)
or Doctor of Medicine (Postgrad)

Medical School

4-6

Intern (PGY1)

1

Hospital

Resident (PGY2+)

2+

Apply to AGPTGeneral or Rural Pathway
GP ready

AGPT Registrar

1

Hospital

AGPT Registrar

2

Clinic

AGPT Registrar (FARGP)

1

Additional rural skills

Exams

Fellowship

FRACGP

Fellowship

FRACGP, FARGP

Specialist GP

In Practice

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